What to Really Eat For Breakfast If You Want to Lose Weight

POPSUGAR Photography | Nicole Perry
POPSUGAR Photography | Nicole Perry

If you want to lose weight, taking a good hard look at what you eat for breakfast is a smart place to start. Your morning meal can set the stage to fuel you through a healthy day, so neglecting it or reaching for sugary, high-carb options is a mistake you shouldn't be willing to make. Instead, try one of these easy breakfasts, the go-to meals of some of our most successful Before and After stars. These high-fiber, high-protein breakfasts have helped them drop hundreds of pounds — and can help you see success too.

  1. Plain Greek yogurt with fresh berries and a drizzle of honey. — Hilda Lopez, 85 pounds lost
  2. Five scrambled egg whites with salsa, 1/2 cup oatmeal with cinnamon, cup of coffee. — Kelsey Byers, 50 pounds lost
  3. Black coffee and a mix of berries, yogurt, and oats. — Lauren Rabadi, 65 pounds lost
  4. Two boiled eggs with one cup of Greek yogurt with fresh pineapple and an English muffin. — Geneva Alexander, 103 pounds lost
  5. Whole wheat English muffin with peanut butter. — Christine Lipe, 180 pounds lost
  6. Oatmeal with blueberries and three to four egg whites. — Marian Ferry, 40 pounds lost
  7. A smoothie made with banana, kale, spinach, 1/2 cup fruit, broccoli, beets, carrots, cucumber, and protein powder. — Carrie Moran, 175 pounds lost
  8. An egg omelet made with two egg whites and spinach. — Katie Dunlop, 45 pounds lost
  9. Two eggs, any style, a piece of toast, and an apple or other fruit. — Lulu Rubens, 98 pounds lost
  10. Low-carb tortilla, one tablespoon natural peanut butter, a small fruit or piece of cheese, and a serving of almonds. — Kelly Anne Porter, 105 pounds lost