Enjoy a Healthy Breakfast
We all know that a healthy breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But our time is limited, and a fast food breakfast isn't a smart choice.
You want to eat a healthy breakfast, and you need to lose weight. Yet, you need enough calories to carry you while you work. This healthy breakfast has it all; it's nutritious, tastes great, is quick to fix, and it's portable, too. Try my recipe for a healthy breakfast sandwich.
When we had the peanut butter recall, I was lost without my peanut butter and jelly sandwich for breakfast. Constantly dieting, this was my morning protein fix, and it carried me until lunch. I had just started adding walnuts to my diet, as a nourishing snack. Wow! How about making an orange marmalade and walnut sandwich to start my day? And that was the birth of a healthy breakfast sandwich. I hope you enjoy it as much as I have.
When I make a healthy breakfast sandwich, the calorie breakdown is: 2 slices of bread, 140 calories; 2T jelly, 100 calories; and 1/4 cup walnuts, 200 calories. Total 440 calories. I always try to use a little less jelly and nuts; every calorie not eaten is good.
Figure the calories with the bread you will be using, measure walnuts, and measure jam, jelly, or preserves. Once you have established the calories for each ingredient, you'll be set. You can ditto your calories for each day you eat a healthy breakfast sandwich.
Spread a light coating of your favorite jam, jelly, or preserves on two slices of whole wheat bread.
Sprinkle walnuts on top of the spread on only one slice of bread. (Check out the nutritional facts on walnuts; you'll be impressed.)
Top with the other slice of bread, cut, and enjoy. If you are carrying this with you, wrap each half independently in wax paper. Option, eat half the sandwich first thing in the morning, and save the other half for midmorning. Whether you are eating at home, or need to carry it with you, this breakfast sandwich does it all.
If you carry a healthy breakfast sandwich with you, please don't eat and drive. Eating and driving is a dangerous undertaking. Not only is it distracting holding something to eat, but also, I recently heard of someone who got choked on their food while driving. When driving, we need to focus only on that. If you are heading to a business park for work, most have pleasant views like lakes, geese, ducks, etc. Pack your breakfast, and head to this early morning view, and relax before you start your day. I hope you enjoy my recipe for a healthy breakfast.
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