8 Heart-Healthy Breakfasts
Start your day off on the right foot with one of these breakfast ideas. Each has between 300 and 500 calories, and is just what you need to keep your heart pumping.
Yogurt and Muffin
1 cup mixed fresh fruit (melon, banana, apple, strawberries and peaches) topped with 1 small container (175 g) of low-fat yogurt and 25 g almonds. Serve with 1 small whole-wheat muffin and 3/4 cup milk.
Scrambled Eggs on Toast
Scramble 2 eggs in a little olive oil. Serve with broiled tomatoes and a slice of toast and 2⁄3 cup fruit juice
Try 3 tablespoons whole-grain cereal (choose one with at least 3 g fibre per serving) with 2⁄3 cup milk, 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts and a few strawberries, raspberries or blueberries.
Peanut Butter Bagel
Lightly toast 1 whole-wheat cinnamon bagel and spread with 1 tablespoon crunchy peanut butter. Top with a sliced banana. Serve with 3⁄4 cup milk.
Stir 3 tablespoons of sugar-free muesli into 175 g low-fat yogourt and add 1 diced mango. Serve with 3⁄4 cup milk.