Sweet Breakfast Recipes

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Move over milk and cereal. This week's meal ideas will have you looking forward to breakfast. Who knows, you may even try some of these fiber-rich ideas for dinner as well.

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Chocolate Smoothie

Make it a Full Plate Meal: Serve your smoothie with berries for an extra boost in fiber and to ensure the meal stays true to the 75/25 approach.

75%water-fiber foods – banana, black beans, cauliflower, berries
25% foods – dates, almond milk, hemp

Strawberry Shortcake Overnight Oats

Make it a Full Plate Meal: Top your strawberry shortcake oatmeal with 1/2 cup of raspberries to bump up the fiber in this meal and bring it to a true 75% plate breakfast.

75% water-fiber foods –  oats, strawberries, raspberries
25% foods – milk, yogurt, maple syrup, chia seeds

Recipe Note: Skip the maple syrup to keep 25% items in their zone.

Banana Split Breakfast

Make it a Full Plate Meal: Serve your banana split with 1 cup of mixed frozen berries. Use your favorite topping to complete the meal.

75% water-fiber foods –banana, berries, mint
25% foods – yogurt, honey, granola, cacao nibs, peanut butter

Recipe Note: Choose 2 small amounts of the 25% options listed above to ensure you stay in the 25% zone.

Sweet Potato Breakfast Bowls

Make it a Full Plate Meal: Top your fluffed-up sweet potato with pomegranate seeds, blueberries, and blackberries to increase the fiber in the meal.

75% water-fiber foods – sweet potato, pomegranate seeds, blueberries, blackberries
25% foods – milk, flax seed, nut butter

Carrot Cake Oatmeal

Make it a Full Plate Meal: Serve the stovetop version of this meal as it has more fiber foods and helps you achieve a 75% meal.

75% water-fiber foods –carrots, oats, pineapple
25% foods – milk, raisins, walnuts, honey

Recipe Note: Stick to the serving size for the raisins and walnuts, and skip the honey since the fruit adds plenty of sweetness.

👉 Water-fiber foods are 75% zone foods – whole, unprocessed fruits, vegetables, beans and cooked whole grains. 

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