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Rise & Dine: Healthy Breakfast Options

  • Lean Pockets Applewood Bacon, Egg & Low-Fat Cheese

    260 calories, 9g fat, 3g fiber, 11g protein

    "It was so fast and easy to prepare—just two minutes in the microwave."

    —Susan Hennessey, assistant photo editor

  • Van's Natural Foods Lite Waffles

    140 calories, 2g fat, 6g fiber, 3g protein

    "Two waffles (the serving size) were very filling and got me through the morning."

    —Nicole Zigmont, assistant designer

  • Smart Ones Breakfast Quesadilla

    230 calories, 7g fat, 6g fiber, 12g protein

    "There were lots of vegetables, which added texture and made it a substantial breakfast."

    —Heather Eng, web editor


    Research shows that having a high-protein breakfast will reduce hunger throughout the day.

    Originally published in the September 2011 issue of Family Circle magazine.