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5 Heart-Healthy Breakfast Ideas

5 Heart-Healthy Breakfast Ideas

To start your day in a heart-healthy way, try five easy, delicious breakfast options from heart dietitian Kate Patton, MEd, RD, CSSD, LD.

Yogurt with extra goodness

6-ounce, plain 0% fat Greek yogurt, topped with fresh or frozen berries, ground flaxseed, chia seeds, slivered almonds and/or walnuts.

Best breakfast sandwich ever

1-2 slices of sprouted grain bread, toasted, with 2-4 tbsp. avocado (mashed or sliced), 1 tsp. EVOO, and 1 or 2 egg whites for extra protein, if you wish.

Oatmeal with all the trimmings

Top oatmeal with dried or fresh fruit, walnuts or your other favorite nuts, ground flaxseed and/or chia seeds, plus cinnamon or vanilla extract. For extra creamy oatmeal, make with milk or non-dairy milk, your choice.

PB, but hold the J

1 slice sprouted grain bread, toasted with 1-2 tbsp. natural almond or peanut butter, plus 1 serving a fresh fruit.

Svelte Mediterranean omelet

Egg-white omelet with spinach, tomatoes and 12 tsp. EVOO, plus 1 serving of fresh fruit.

Story Credit: https://health.clevelandclinic.org/5-heart-healthy-breakfast-ideas/

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