Two Tasty, Healthy Breakfast Recipes

by Cathy on January 17, 2012 · 0 comments

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If you are trying to get your health on track for the new year, eating a healthy breakfast is a huge step in the right direction. These two recipes are tasty, healthy and easy to make. In fact, one only takes minutes to assemble. Using Greek yogurt, which is loaded with protein, will fill you up, though you could serve either recipe with a scrambled or hard-boiled egg for good measure. Both recipes contain fruit, whole grains, low-fat dairy and protein, which is a balanced meal.

Healthy Breakfast Muffins
Ingredients:
3 cups Fruit and Fiber (or other whole grain flake cereal)
1/2 cup whole wheat flour and 1/2 cup of white flour
1/2 cup of brown sugar
1 teaspoon of baking powder
1 egg
1 cup of low-fat vanilla Greek yogurt
1/4 cup of canola oil
1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
1/4 cup of dried cranberries
Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 12 muffin cups. Combine dry ingredients and mix well. Add rest of ingredients and mix well. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups. Bake for 25 minutes. Enjoy!

 

Breakfast Parfait
Ingredients:
1/2 cup of berries strawberries, blueberries and/or raspberries
1/2 cup of Low-fat vanilla Greek yogurt
1/2 cup of low-fat granola
Directions: Layer each of the ingredients in a parfait glass. That’s it! You DO have time to make breakfast!

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