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    • Outsider_83
    • By Outsider_83 6th Feb 18, 6:45 PM
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    Healthy Breakfasts
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    • 6th Feb 18, 6:45 PM
    Healthy Breakfasts 6th Feb 18 at 6:45 PM
    Hi All,
    I'm trying to lose weight and I thought breakfast might be a good place to start. I'm looking something filling and healthy that isn't too expensive and it should be quick to make as I don't have much time in the morning. I'm a creature of habit and below is my current breakfast menu but I'm told this is unhealthy :

    1. Glass of pure orange.
    2. Quaker oats porridge in honey mixed with milk. This comes in sachet format and goes into the microwave for two minutes.
    3. Two Spar pancakes with butter and syrup.
    4. One instant cup of coffee.

    Any recommendations would be great.
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    • mickeymouse303
    • By mickeymouse303 15th Feb 18, 3:52 PM
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    If you like porridge, you might like overnight oats. If you use non-dairy milk, some fruit and seeds it can be a healthy breakfast. Only takes 5 mins to make and it's ready when you wake up, so no faffing around in the morning.

    Here are some recipes:
    • By YORKSHIRELASS 15th Feb 18, 7:18 PM
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    It's all relative isnt it? Any breakfast is better than having nothing, I wish my teenage kids would have what you are having every morning! It also depends on what you are doing through the day, what else you eat etc.

    However, to be a bit healthier I would swap the pancakes for something else (eggs are brilliant for breakfast) - or do away with them altogether and just have more porridge. I find those sachets of oats too small for me - I am very active and need a big breakfast! As others have said dried fruit is good in your porridge for a bit of sweetness or try frozen fruit.
    • want2bmortgage3
    • By want2bmortgage3 15th Feb 18, 8:41 PM
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    I usually have full fat authentic greek yoghurt ( not greek style) with either banana or frozen berries ( defrosted overnight).
    • WalterShannon
    • By WalterShannon 28th Feb 18, 12:22 PM
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    You need to get as much energy as you can in the morning so always eat well in the morning...The oatmeal is an ideal breakfast (sweet with honey and fruits or salty with meat)
    • halogen
    • By halogen 1st Mar 18, 6:46 PM
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    I do 3 eggs and maybe a banana. I don't mind porridge but i have yet to successfully cook it. I just get grey water with lumps in. Also having prorein for breakfast keeps me away from the office biscuits a bit longer, maybd until.9.30.
    • PasturesNew
    • By PasturesNew 1st Mar 18, 6:52 PM
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    1. Glass of pure orange.
    2. Quaker oats porridge in honey mixed with milk. This comes in sachet format and goes into the microwave for two minutes.
    3. Two Spar pancakes with butter and syrup.
    4. One instant cup of coffee.

    Originally posted by Outsider_83
    That's THREE breakfasts.... not one.
    1, 2, or 3
    A coffee can be had with any of them.
    • LiamSmith
    • By LiamSmith 5th Mar 18, 2:27 PM
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    Good day! I like ure breakfast. How much banana do you eat in one day? I know, if you eat 2 bananas a day it can help you control your blood pressure and protect your eyesight.
    • pollypenny
    • By pollypenny 5th Mar 18, 3:42 PM
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    Porridge with water, 3 dessert spoonsful with a cup of water, 2 mins in microwave, then a splash of milk, add small banana or some soft fruit.

    Or, 35 grams of branflakes with similar fruit. Coffee.

    I have these around 1pm. No need for three meals a day, unless doing energetic work.
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    • queengoth
    • By queengoth 6th Mar 18, 4:24 PM
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    Iím what could only politely be discribed as a big eater, add to that iím On a permenant nights and assorted weird combinations ensue.

    I am never sure which to count my as breakfast, the meal I have when I wake up, today this was scampi, jacket spuds and veg or the meal I have in the morning before bed, which was bacon, mushrooms, kale and halumi in a weight watchers wrap. I am sure that someone will tell me not to eat large amounts before bed, but I really do sleep
    better if I am full. Trying to sleep in the day is bad enough.í
    I do try to stick to Slimming world otherwise I would be the size of a medium hippo, but I like a sweet fix at the end of a meal so usually have fruit or Yoghurt too.
    Shady pines ma, shady pines
    • ElusiveLucy
    • By ElusiveLucy 6th Mar 18, 5:02 PM
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    Another vote for overnight oats here........I use 40g of oats, almond milk and frozen berries in a plastic tub overnight then in the morning I add some quark which is fat free to make it a bit creamier but you can add a fat free yogurt instead. It is so quick and easy to measure out at night then put in the fridge. In the morning you just add the quark and off you go. The oats and quark keep you going til lunchtime.
    What goes around comes around.....I hope!
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