low-calorie breakfast ideas

Low-Calorie Breakfast Ideas

Yogurt And Peanut Butter

One of my favorite combinations of food is peanut butter and yogurt. A co-worker recommended this idea to me because I love yogurt in the morning, but prefer to have something with a bit more protein.

To make: I usually go with ciobani yogurt. The raspberry one. It tastes like peanut butter and jelly sandwich. And, Skippy Peanut Butter. I like to put the ingredients into a bowl for plenty of mixing room.

Note: Eat slowly. It can be very filling.

Ingredients and Calories :

  • One Ciobani yogurt – 120 calories
  • One Tablespoon of Peanut Butter – 95 calories


Egg and Hummus Wrap

I love eggs in the morning especially with hummus and a wrap. It feels like comfort food.

Ingredients and Calories

  • One egg scambled – 70 calories
  • One tablesppon of hummus – 35 calories
  • One whole wheat wrap – 140 calories
  • Spinach – 10 calories
  • Tomoto – 10 calories



This is a variation of an oatmeal cookie recipe that I started making this after making oatmeal cookies for my son. I add chocolate chips to his and sometimes throw a few in my oatmeal as well. It is delicious.

Much like Overnight oats, you can make it ahead of time and just heat it up in the morning.

  • 1 banana – 105 calories
  • 1/5 cup rolled outs – 150 calories
  • Peanut butter (Optional) – 95 calories

Blueberry Smoothie

My mom always made this for me when I was a teenager and I have been making them ever since. My kids like them as well making them a good way to get spinach into their’ diet.

  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1 cup frozen blueberries 0r any fruit you are in the mood for. Pineapple, strawberries, bananas to name a few
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1 scoop of vanilla whey protein

Note: there seems to be a bit of controversy if adding protein is healthy or not, but it is optional and I have always used it to keep me fuller longer.

Peanut Butter and Banana Mash

A simple and delicious way to start the day.

  • One banana – 105 calories
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter – 190 calories
  • 1 dollop of honey (optional) – 5 Calories

TOTAL CALORIES – 295 calories

Low-Calorie Breakfast

Losing weight and maintaining weight is so challenging. After having my second child, However, having a list of low-calorie breakfast recipes at your fingertips may help you resist the urge to skip breakfast and allow you to start your day off right.

Here are some low-calorie breakfast recipes that I found to kickstart my day.

What Is A Low-Calorie Breakfast?

In my opinion, a low-calorie breakfast is anything below 350 calories, however, depending on what I have planned for the rest of the day, I would be willing to go up to anything below 400 calories. Determining a low-calorie breakfast really depends on who you are. Your lifestyle and your needs.

How did I get to 350 calories or below? I’ve been told that a low-calorie diet is dependent on height, weight, activity level, but I personally aim for 1200 calories per day when trying to lose weight and that seems to work out. I break it down to around 300 calories in the morning, 300 for lunch, 400 for dinner and complete my day with a glass of wine. Wine is my treat. However, everyone is different, so you do you and find out what works best to complete your weight loss journey and maybe join me and use some of the .

I realize I could make it easy and stick to measuring out packaged items such as yogurt, peanut butter, etc, and I am not going to lie, I still do from time to time if I am tired or just do not have time. But, measuring packaged items gets boring and I am in this for the long hall. Plus, once I am complete my diet, I still want to be able to go back and mix these recipes into my normal life in order to maintain my weight loss. I like to think of these choices as a lifestyle rather than a diet and that helps me reach my goals.

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