Quick and Easy Breakfasts

In a perfect world we would all prepare a fresh, nutrient-rich breakfast, eat healthy snacks of fruit & vegetables throughout the day and eat dinner at home every night. However, reality says that most athletes are on the go, skip breakfast and grab fast food for dinner. This day and age the grocery store provides all sorts of healthy frozen foods from breakfast to dinner. Now is fresh always better? Yes! But when fresh isn’t an option, let’s look at some healthy alternatives…

Nope…it’s not a toaster strudel frozen pastry breakfast!

• Kashi Honey Oat or Blueberry Waffles are made with 7 whole grains
• Aunt Jemima’s Whole Grain Pancakes provide 3 gm of fiber & 7 gm of protein
• Jimmy Dean’s D-Light Turkey Sausage/Egg White/Cheese Breakfast sandwich only has 7gm of fat and NO trans fat
• South Beach’s Southwestern Style Breakfast Wrap has 6 gm of fiber & less than 200 calories
• Amy’s Organic Steel Cut Oats Hot Cereal 5 gm of fiber & 6 gm of protein
–Amy Goodson

amy-goodson-quarterback-ranchAmy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD is a registered dietitian for Ben Hogan Sports Medicine and serves as the sports dietitian for the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, FC Soccer Dallas, Jim McClean Golf School, Texas Christian University Athletics, and University of Texas at Arlington Athletics. In addition, she is an adjunct professor and dietetic intern preceptor for Texas Woman’s University, Texas Christian University and t