Mecklenburg County Health Department
249 Billingsley Road
Charlotte, NC 28211
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Fruit and Nut Oatmeal. Add dried cranberries, almonds and skim milk to plain instant oatmeal, and microwave for sixty seconds.
Shake It Up, Baby! Whir low-fat milk, frozen strawberries, and a banana in a blender for thirty seconds. Add some protein powder or yogurt for added energy.
Banana Dogs. Spread peanut butter in a whole grain hot dog bun; plop in a banana, and sprinkle with raisins or drizzle with honey.
Breakfast Taco. Sprinkle grated Monterey Jack cheese over a corn tortilla; fold in half, and microwave for twenty seconds. Top with salsa.
Breakfast Burrito. Place two egg whites in a bowl with cooked turkey/chicken sausage or bacon. Cook in microwave for 45 seconds and place in whole wheat tortilla. Top with salsa.
Yogurt with Granola. Grab a yogurt and sprinkle with granola.
Sausage and Eggs. Place two egg whites in a bowl with slices of lowfat turkey or chicken sausage. Whisk together with a fork and microwave for 45 seconds.
Veggie Omelets. Place two egg whites in a bowl with diced red pepper, mushrooms, zucchini, etc. Whisk together with a fork and microwave for 45 seconds.
Farina and Berries. Pour ¼ cup farina (or Cream of Wheat) in a bowl, add berries and cover with skim milk. Stir together and microwave for 45 seconds.
Bacon and Egg Sandwich. Place two egg whites in a bowl. Whisk and microwave for 45 seconds. Place on whole grain English muffin and top with one slice turkey bacon.
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