Amazing Breakfast Foods That Grow Your Waistline

Those specialty coffee drinks, laden with syrups and whipped cream, can add hundreds of empty calories to your day. 

1. High-Calorie Coffee Drinks

Opt for plain coffee with a splash of low-fat milk or a small amount of natural sweeteners for a healthier caffeine fix.

Instant oatmeal often contains added sugar and lacks the fiber and nutrients found in regular oats. 

2. Instant Oatmeal Packets

Choose plain rolled oats and customize your breakfast with fruits, nuts, and a touch of honey.

Many store-bought nut butters have added sugars and unhealthy fats.

3. Nut Butters with Added Sugar

Look for natural nut butter options with no added sugar or preservatives to spread on whole-grain toast or fruit.

Energy bars can be a convenient breakfast option, but some are essentially candy bars in disguise. 

4. High-Sugar Energy Bars

Read the labels and opt for bars with whole ingredients, lower sugar content, and higher protein.

Greek yogurt is a protein-packed option, but sweetened versions can be high in added sugars.

5. Sweetened Greek Yogurt

Choose plain Greek yogurt and add your sweetness with honey, fresh fruits, or a sprinkle of cinnamon.

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