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Quick and Healthy Breakfast Options

Fast food is an easy option for breakfast, but there are several make-at-home options that may be faster and healthier than what you can get on the road. Check out these delicious and nutritious options!

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Remember to choose a whole grain, choose a lean protein, and choose a fruit or vegetable:

1.  Fresh: toast a whole wheat bagel. Add low fat cream cheese and fresh strawberries.

2.  Salty and Sweet: toast a whole wheat English muffin. Add 2 tablespoons of peanut butter, sliced banana, and 1 teaspoon of honey.

3.  Traditional with a Twist: crack an egg in a microwave safe bowl and add with 1 tablespoon water. Cover with a paper towel. Microwave on high for 40 seconds. For a scrambled egg, combine egg and 2 tablespoons milk. Stir and cook as above. Serve with fresh spinach in a whole wheat tortilla. For an added kick, include your favorite salsa!

4.  Nostalgic: toast one whole wheat waffle. Top with yogurt, peaches, and cinnamon.

5.  Hearty and Healthy: combine one packet of plain instant oatmeal and low-fat milk. Heat in the microwave. Top with bananas, cinnamon, 2 tablespoons of walnuts, and 1 teaspoon of brown sugar.

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