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5 Easy Breakfast Ideas For Working Moms

Its time to bring some variation to those busy mornings with these 5 easy breakfasts ideas. Some are quickly made in the morning, others you make the night before, then heat and run!

Waffle Sandwich

Ingredients

  • 1 slice Canadian bacon
  • 1 egg
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • 2 frozen low-fat multigrain waffles
  • 1 tablespoon shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • Sliced tomato, optional

Directions

  • In a nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook Canadian bacon over medium-high heat 1-2 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Remove and keep warm.
  • In a small bowl, whisk egg and green onion; add to the same pan. Cook and stir until egg is thickened and no liquid egg remains.
  • Meanwhile, prepare waffles according to package directions. Place one waffle on a plate. Top with Canadian bacon, scrambled egg, cheese and, if desired, tomato. Top with remaining waffle. 1 sandwich equals 261 calories.

Peanut Butter and Jelly French ToastIngredients

  • 12 slices bread
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 6 tablespoons jelly or jam
  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Directions

  • Spread peanut butter on six slices of bread; spread jelly on six slices of bread. Put one slice of each together to form sandwiches. In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, milk and salt. Dip both sides of sandwiches in egg mixture.
  • In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Cook sandwiches for 2-3 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Yield: 6 servings.

Blueberry Banana Oatmeal Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup raw quick oats**
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup Almond Breeze vanilla unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 1/2 ripe medium banana
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp raw sugar
  • 1/2 cup ice

Directions:

  • Cook oats and water in a small pot for about a minute or two, stirring often until it becomes thick and bubbly. Remove from heat and let it cool a few minutes.
  • In a blender add almond milk, blueberries, banana, cooled oats, vanillas, sugar and ice. Blend on high until very smooth. Pour in a glass over ice. Enjoy!!
  • Makes 3 1/2 cups.
  • *Use gf oats to make this gluten-free.

Easy Egg MuffinsIngredients

  • Olive Oil Spray (Pure Olive Oil)
  • 4 scallions (or green onions), minced
  • 2 carrots, shredded
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, minced
  • 14 egg whites
  • 4 whole eggs
  • 1/2 tsp basil
  • 1 slice partly skimmed mozzarella cheese, or 1/4 cup shredded
  • Dash of sea salt and pepper

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Coat a 12-muffin tin with a small amount of olive oil spray to prevent sticking.
  • Combine vegetables in a big bowl. Fill each muffin tin 2/3 full with vegetables.
  • Whisk eggs and seasonings in a large mixing bowl.
  • Use a 1/3-measuring cup for the egg mixture and pour slowly into each muffin tin. Egg mixture should fill tin the rest of the way. Top each cup with a sprinkle of cheese.
  • Bake for 30 minutes or until muffins have risen and are slightly browned.
  • Serve or keep in the refrigerator for up to 5 days and grab as snacks to go!

Breakfast Bagel Sandwich

Ingredients

  • 1 bagel (flavor of your choice- I prefer Everything or Egg bagels)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 slice cheese (flavor of your choice- I prefer American)
  • 2 pieces cooked bacon (any breakfast meat) or 2 pieces sausage (any breakfast meat)
  • or 2 pieces deli ham (any breakfast meat) or 2 pieces Canadian bacon (any breakfast meat)
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Directions

  • Place bagel in toaster and toast as desired.
  • Over medium heat, fry egg in frying pan.
  • Turn off heat but, leave pan on burner.
  • Place meat on top of egg and then the cheese on top of the meat.
  • Cover with a lid and let the heat melt the cheese.
  • Butter toasted bagel.
  • Place egg, meat, and cheese pile on one half of bagel and top with the other half.
  • Slice in half and enjoy!

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