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8 Breakfasts Under 300 Calories


Updated February 15, 2014


High-fiber, whole-grain cereal is a staple for low-calorie breakfasts like these.

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So, you have a big event tonight and you want to save calories for some "splurges" ... shouldn't you just skip breakfast? Think again! Skipping your morning meal will lead you to overeat and take in too many total calories. Instead of doing without, simply keep your calorie count in check in the a.m. Try these breakfasts under 300 calories.

Cerel with Berries
High-fiber cereal, 1 c.
Mixed berries, 1 c.
Fat-free milk, 8 oz.
260 calories

Waffles and Yogurt
Whole-grain waffles, 2
Low-fat fruit-flavored yogurt, 4 oz.
259 calories

Toast and Bacon
Reduced-calorie bread, 2 slices
Almond butter, 1 Tbsp.
Turkey bacon, 2 slices
240 calories

Simple Smoothie
Blend until smooth and frothy:
Fat-free milk, 4 oz.
Low-fat yogurt, 4 oz.
Berries, 4 oz.
236 calories

Cereal with a Side of Melon
Raisin Bran, 1 c.
1% milk, 1 c.
Melon cubes, 1 c.
225 calories

Cereal with Banana
Bran flakes, ¾ c.
Fat-free milk, 6 oz.
Banana, 1, small, sliced
212 calories

Coffee Shop Stop
Take from your freezer:
Vita-Top muffin, 1
Non-fat cappuccino, short
200 calories

Breakfast Burrito
Egg whites, 2, scrambled
Low-fat cheese, 1 oz.
Salsa, 2 Tbsp.
Whole-wheat tortilla, 1
187 calories

Want to find more calorie-cutting foods to build your breakfast? Check out About.com's Calorie Count to search foods or browse categories.

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