These 500 Calorie Breakfasts Will Keep You Full Right Up Till Lunch

500 calorie Breakfasts

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Having a good, hearty and protein-rich breakfast not only gives you the energy to motor on through the day, but it also helps curb those random pangs of hunger in between meals. However, a hearty breakfast does not mean you get to go indulge too much. So to help you make healthier choices, we’ve drawn up a list of delicious and nutritious breakfast options….and the best part is….they’re all under 500 calories!

1 OATMEAL RAISIN SCONES

CALORIES375
11⁄2 CUPS ROLLED OATS
1⁄2 CUP ALL-PURPOSE FLOUR
2 TABLESPOONS WHEAT GERM
3 TABLESPOONS SUGAR
1⁄2 TEASPOON SALT
11⁄2 TEASPOONS BAKING POWDER
6 TABLESPOONS COLD, UNSALTED BUTTER, CUT IN PIECES 2 EGGS
1⁄2 CUP BUTTERMILK
1⁄2 TEASPOON VANILLA
1 CUP RAISINS
1 EGG WHITE
2 TABLESPOONS RAW SUGAR
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a baking pan with parchment paper or spray lightly with oil. Grind half of the oatmeal into flour in a food processor.
  2. Combine remaining oats, oat flour, all-purpose flour, wheat germ, sugar, salt, baking powder, and butter in a food processor with a metal blade. Process until mixture resembles cornmeal.
  3. In a large bowl whisk together eggs, buttermilk, and vanilla. Stir in raisins with a spatula or wooden spoon.
  4. Add dry ingredients and fold in with a spatula. Drop scones into rounds onto a prepared baking sheet.
  5. Brush scones with egg white and sprinkle with raw sugar. Bake for 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

PER SERVING

Amount Per Serving
Fat 2 g
Protein 8g
Carbohydrates 44g
Sugar 37g

2 BLACKBERRY-MANGO SMOOTHIE

CALORIES235
 1⁄2 BANANA
1 CUP FROZEN MANGO CUBES
1 CUP BLACKBERRIES
1⁄2 CUP VANILLA FROZEN YOGURT 1⁄4 CUP ORANGE JUICE
1 TEASPOON HONEY
  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Pour into two glasses and serve as a quick breakfast.

Nutrition Facts

PER SERVING

Amount Per Serving
Fat 3 g
Protein 4g
Carbohydrates 53g
Sugar 39g


 



3 STRAWBERRY-BANANA SMOOTHIE

CALORIES248
 1 BANANA
1 CUP FROZEN STRAWBERRIES, CUT UP 1 CUP VANILLA FROZEN YOGURT
1⁄4 CUP ORANGE JUICE
1 TEASPOON HONEY

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  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Pour into two glasses and serve as a quick breakfast.

Nutrition Facts

PER SERVING

Amount Per Serving
Fat 4g
Protein 4g
Carbohydrates 50g
Sugar 37g

4 BANANA CHOCOLATE PECAN PANCAKES

CALORIES245
 2 (1-OUNCE) SQUARES SEMISWEET BAKER’S CHOCOLATE 2 TABLESPOONS WATER
1 CUP PECANS
1 CUP WHOLE-WHEAT FLOUR

2 TEASPOONS BAKING POWDER
3 EGGS, WELL BEATEN
3⁄4 CUP 2% MILK
6 TABLESPOONS HONEY, OR TO TASTE 1 TEASPOON PURE VANILLA EXTRACT 1⁄2 TEASPOON SALT

NONSTICK SPRAY
2 BANANAS, PEELED AND SLICED 1⁄4THICK
IN THIS RECIPE YOU CAN SUBSTITUTE NONFAT MILK FOR 2% MILK.
  1. Melt chocolate with 2 tablespoons water and set aside to cool slightly. Lightly toast the pecans and grind in a food processor or chop by hand.
  2. In a large bowl, mix whole-wheat flour and baking powder. Slowly beat in the eggs, milk, honey, vanilla, and salt and then chocolate mixture.
  3. Spray a griddle or frying pan with nonstick spray. Heat to medium-high. Drop the pancake batter, about 2 tablespoons per pancake, on the hot griddle. Cover with banana slices. Turn when bubbles form at the top of the cakes.
  4. Serve hot with butter, marmalade, or chocolate syrup.

Nutrition Facts

PER SERVING

Amount Per Serving
Fat 7g
Protein 11g
Carbohydrates 38g
Sugar 12g

5 MORNING FRENCH TOAST

CALORIES410
 1 TABLESPOON BUTTER, SALTED
2 EGGS
1 TABLESPOON VANILLA EXTRACT
1 TABLESPOON CINNAMON
2 SLICES WHOLE-WHEAT BREAD, CUT INTO TRIANGLES

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  1. Heat a large griddle and brush with butter.
  2. Crack eggs into a shallow bowl and beat well with vanilla extract and cinnamon.
  3. Dip triangles of whole-wheat bread in the egg mixture, turning once to coat well.
  4. Place the bread slices in the pan and cook for 2 minutes on each side, until crisp and golden brown.

Nutrition Facts

PER SERVING

Amount Per Serving
Fat 24g
Protein 17g
Carbohydrates 31g
Sugar 2g

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