Cutting out sugar has been challenging! I admit that I am dealing with cravings – especially chocolate. I simply love dark chocolate! But what has been easier than I thought it would be is starting each day sugar-free with an easy to make, fast in the morning, delicious breakfast!
What I’m Eating for Sugar-Free Breakfasts
The key for me is that I need something that takes little time, but is also fulfilling both for the taste buds and my body. These are my favorite ways to start the morning that are yummy and fuel me for a busy morning with my middle school students.
Nature’s Own Sugar Free Bread Toasted with Smashed Avocado and a Fried Egg.
Finding this bread has been a boon to my no added or refined sugar diet. If sugar is in the first five ingredients on the label I stay away. This bread has no added sugar and tastes great.
Plain Yogurt topped with 1/4 Cup Blueberries and 1/4 Cup Grape Nuts.
Cereal is a tough one to find! When you check out the labels, no matter how healthy they sound, you will most often find sugar listed in the first five ingredients on the label. Grape Nuts does not have added sugar and offers a nice crunch to this breakfast. I love the tanginess of the plain yogurt, the sweetness of the blueberries, and the crunch of the cereal. A perfect combination!
Nature’s Own Sugar Free Bread toasted and topped with sugar-free peanut butter, sliced bananas, and a large dash of cinnamon.
Be sure to check the peanut butter labels, again most of them contain sugar! But there are a number of natural brands that contain peanuts only. This adds a sweetness and protein to this breakfast toast. Cinnamon is a spice that I adore and the fact that it is said to help level blood sugar levels is just an added bonus.
Cottage cheese is high in protein and the blueberries are high in antioxidants. Add the dash of cinnamon and this is a super easy, super fast breakfast!
Sliced turkey, Swiss cheese and egg omelette
Swiss cheese has more protein than many other common sliced cheeses. Combining this with a couple of slices of roasted turkey and eggs makes for a high protein breakfast. Perfect to keep me going on a Friday morning after a long work week. Depending on my hunger level I will use one or two whole eggs or one whole egg and one egg white. Also depending on my day’s eating plan – I may or may not add a slice of Nature’s Owen Sugar-Free bread.
As you can see, all of these recipes are fast! In fact they all take longer for me to eat than to prepare. They are nutritious and have no added or refined sugar. They are delicious, and because of the protein they all have staying power to help me get through my busy mornings.