Hot 5! Bethenny's Breakfast Tips to Make You Feel Great
We're all so busy! How do you make time for a breakfast that’s going to get your ass out the door and ready to tackle your day? Here’s how!1. Order Smart
Enjoy your eggs Benedict over whole-grain toast, and skip the hollandaise or have it on the side and just use a tiny amount.
2. Go for Oatmeal (Even Instant) Instead of Cereal
Whole oats aren’t processed and are a great source of whole grains.
3. Whip Up Healthier French Toast
For each slice of whole-grain bread, dredge in a mixture of beaten egg whites plus 1 teaspoon of your favorite extract (lemon, almond, etc.) and a drop of Stevia sweetener, agave or honey; soak bread on both sides. Cook a few minutes on each side in a nonstick pan; drizzle with maple syrup and top with fruit.
4. Bite into Better Scones
Mix 2 cups oat flour, 1/4 cup plus 3 tablespoons raw sugar, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 4 tablespoons vegetable shortening, 1 mashed banana, 1/2 cup soy milk, and 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract. (For moist scones, add blueberries.)
Roll out to 1-inch thickness; cut with a biscuit cutter.
Sprinkle lightly with raw sugar, and bake at 350° for 30 minutes, turning pan halfway through cook time.
5. Keep Your Eggs Simple
Eggs are a great source of protein but now when it's a four-egg omelet with bacon, a pound of cheese and bacon. Instead, keep your eggs simple. If you like cheese, shred your own. The grocery store bag of grated cheese comes in big, fat shreds. If you need more of a kick, try some salsa and green onions or sauteed mushrooms and a little chopped turkey bacon.
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