BREAKFAST MY WAY - EASY
Oatmeal My Way:
Organic Quick Oats from Henry's (A local bulk whole foods type of market). I purchase 2 lbs for under $3.00. It lasts about 3 weeks.
That's less than $0.20 per day for breakfast.
I put 1/3 cup of oats in a bowl and add 2/3 cup water, dash of salt and microwave on high for 2 minutes.
Oatmeal additions to change it up daily if you want.
Day 1: 1/4 - 1/2 tsp Cinnamon, 8 drops Stevia (cinnamon)
Day 2: 2 Egg whites scrambled mixed right in to oatmeal (try it)
- I use Quick whites, no fuss, just pour 100% egg whites from carton. Spray the pan with olive oil spray (in a small fry pan), no butter, get it hot, scramble the egg whites while the oatmeal is cooking. If you spray the pan and turn on your stove while you are putting the oatmeal in the bowl and adding water and salt, you'll be ready to add eggs when your oatmeal is 1/2 cooked and the eggs will be done at the same time.
Day 3: 1/4 cup dried fruit (Raisin mix)
Day 4: 1/4 cup Walnut pieces and slivered almond pieces
Sometimes I like egg whites and raisins mixed in. Some days I do nuts and raisins. I measure out the nuts and fruit according to packing. Trying to keep mixed in items under 200 calories.
Save time tip: Measure out your weeks worth of mix ins on Sunday or any 1 day of the week. IT takes 20 minutes to get everything ready.
Some days I don't add anything but the cinnamon and on those days I eat egg whites or a protein shake (whey or egg white powder) 2 hours later.
Now you have breakfast every day for less than $25 per month and trust me it's never boring and it's really good for you.
Okay, you hate oatmeal.. well, come up with your own 300 calorie or less breakfast that you can eat everyday and change it up a little. Oatmeal and cinnamon is one of the healthiest things you can start your day with.