Monday, January 20, 2014

Hungry Girl’s Newest Breakfast Recipes to Jump Start a Healthy New Year

Amongst the top New Year’s resolutions for 2014 are eating healthier and getting fit.*And since breakfast is said to be the most important meal of the day, Hungry Girl Lisa Lillien has created three tasty recipes to kick start your morning and help you reach your New Year’s goal.

No need to sacrifice flavor when it comes to making a good-for-you breakfast. Each of these new recipes is sure to satisfy your taste buds and keep you fulfilled through the AM hours!

Sweet Spiced Apples
150 calories, 3g fat, 22mg sodium, 28.5g carbs, 3g fiber, 24g sugars, 3g protein
(Makes 1 Serving)

2 tbsp. Spiced Latte Flavor NESTLÉ COFFEE-MATE Liquid Coffee Creamer
2 tbsp. fat-free plain Greek yogurt
Dash cinnamon
1 cup chopped Fuji apple

In a medium bowl, thoroughly mix Coffee-mate, yogurt, and cinnamon. Add apple, and stir to coat. Enjoy!

Choco-Berry Oatmeal
305 calories, 9g fat, 255mg sodium, 50g carbs, 6g fiber, 19g sugars, 6.5g protein
(Makes 1 Serving)

1/2 cup old-fashioned oats
1/2 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
2 tbsp. Dark Chocolate Fudge Flavor NESTLÉ COFFEE-MATE Liquid Coffee Creamer
1 no-calorie sweetener packet
Dash salt
1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 tsp. mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup sliced strawberries

Combine all ingredients except chocolate chips and strawberries in a nonstick pot. Mix in 1 cup water. Bring to a boil and then reduce to a simmer. Cook and stir until thick and creamy, 10 - 12 minutes. Transfer to a medium bowl and let slightly cool and thicken. Stir in chocolate chips, and top with strawberries. Mmmmm!

Nice 'n Spiced French Toast
250 calories, 7.5g fat, 425mg sodium, 32g carbs, 5g fiber, 15g sugars, 14g protein
(Makes 1 Serving)

1/3 cup fat-free liquid egg substitute
1/8 tsp. vanilla extract
1/8 tsp. plus 2 dashes cinnamon
2 tsp. light whipped butter or light buttery spread
2 slices light bread
2 tbsp. Cinnamon Cream Flavor NESTLÉ COFFEE-MATE NATURAL BLISS All-Natural Coffee Creamer
1 tsp. powdered sugar

In a wide bowl, mix egg substitute, vanilla extract, and 1/8 tsp. cinnamon. Bring a large skillet sprayed with nonstick spray to medium heat. Add butter and let it coat the bottom. Meanwhile, coat bread on all sides with egg mixture. Lay bread slices in the skillet, and carefully drizzle with Coffee-mate. Cook until golden brown, 1 - 2 minutes per side. Serve sprinkled with powdered sugar and remaining 2 dashes of cinnamon!

About “Hungry Girl” Lisa Lillien

Lisa Lillien (a.k.a. Hungry Girl) is a New York Times best-selling author and the creator of the Hungry Girl brand. She is the founder of www.hungry-girl.com. In addition to the million-plus die-hard subscribers to her daily emails, Lisa also reaches millions more with regular contributing editorial columns, and recurring appearances on daytime television shows.

Lisa is the author of eight best-selling books -- five of which debuted at number one on the New York Times Best Sellers list. Her most recent book, “Hungry Girl 200 Under 200 Just Desserts,” debuted on the list in May of 2013. Her television show, Hungry Girl, airs on both Food Network and Cooking Channel.

Disclosure: I did not receive any products nor received compensation for this promotion. I was provided info and photos to share. My opinions are my own and may differ from those of other consumers.

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