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#31 Old 03-05-2007, 05:41 PM
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oh and for your daily allowance you're meant to eat 2000 calories a day for a woman, and 2500 for a man. I probably eat twice that though, and still don't put on weight...



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#32 Old 03-05-2007, 05:51 PM
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another question........ i have yoghurt and oats and friut OR baked beans and oats and fruit .......... should i change my oats to nuts or seeds?



I would stick with oats; oats have many nutrients. Nuts and seed are in the "fat" category. Very moderate consumption is recommended by various health authorities.
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My breakfast probably ranges around 450 to 600 calories. I am one of those "three square meals" dudes, although I do find a good snack between lunch and dinner to work nicely.



Nuts, as some said - are fatty. However, the fats in nuts are good. You can easily eat two servings of nuts - on a well planned diet - without worrying.
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#34 Old 03-05-2007, 08:18 PM
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Tofutti makes a vegan garlic and herb cream cheese. I don't like their plain cream cheese, but I'd hope the garlic and herb flavors would dominate in this case.



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Ughhhh... I 've tried the plain and Herb 'n Garlic Better Than Cream Cheese a few times. I find it odd tasting, and unsastisfying. Not to metion the hydrogenated oil.

For a bagel, I would rather just have some natural PB and fruit jelly.



Toffuti cuties on the other hand

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I have a recipe for cream cheese, and while it has been quite a while - I believe that it tastes close to the same as dairy-ridden cream cheese.
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I'm a fan of a toasted bagel with miso and tahini for breakfast. Sounds weird, but it's really yummy and keeps me full until the afternoon.



I love a big Sunday brunch, though - pancakes, veggie bacon, tofu scramble, roasted potatoes, fresh fruit...breakfast is definitely the best meal of the day.
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#37 Old 03-06-2007, 02:05 PM
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It just amazes me how many of you actually cook for breakfast. I'm lucky if I can drag myself out of bed early enough to grab a bowl of cereal or a bagel without being late for work.



That's me, too. I'm just not a morning person, so I'm all about the grab and go breakfast. I almost always grab something to eat at my desk. The quality of my breakfast on any given day has a lot to do with how late I'm running and how good the grabbable options are.



I often eat fruit, muffins, trail mix, yogurt, or dry cereal. Anything that requires no prep. If I miraculously have more time, I might have toast w/ PB&J or put oatmeal, soymilk, fruit & nuts in a container to microwave at work.
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Haha... I'm awake, dressed, and out the door in under five minutes, so breakfast for me is always something like fruit and tea, dry cereal, or just a glass of juice. I've gotten in the habit of keeping fruit, granola bars and organic fruit leathers in my bag, so if I don't eat enough at breakfast I always have something to snack on, although I think I may want to ditch the fruit leathers. I love them, but latley even the smallest bit of sugar sends me into hyperactive orbit. ^.^
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i dont' go by calories, but often eat:



breakfast: fruit and eggs (2 hard boiled) for breakfast OR a berry smoothie with nut cream



snack: fruit and nuts



lunch: salad or soup (veggie, low starches)



snack: raw veggies and hummus dip or salsa



dinner: soup and salad (might have starch)



snack: steamed veggies.
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Fruit!
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Include fresh fruit with every breakfast. You can't go wrong with fresh fruit. It goes with everything.



mmm... durian with pasta

lol, I dunno, just trying to think of a combination that wouldn't be good with fruit. I think durian would taste OK with pasta, if you're into that kind of thing, so I guess I failed.
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Holy poop. I just had breakfast - I usually have oatmeal with soymilk. But I was listening to one of the compassionate cooks podcasts about blueberries, and realized I had some nice, wild, organic ones in my freezer. So I cooked my oatmeal with some cinnamon and vanilla (mmm) and in the last minute or so, I added about 3/4 cup of blueberries. It was REALLY good, I would highly recommend it.



Oh - I also stirred in a spoonful of brown sugar before I put it in my bowl. Yumma.
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#43 Old 03-09-2007, 07:53 AM
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At my work, we have "3 Bears"... it's Oatmeal served with milk, brown sugar, candied pecans, and raisins. The pecans, sugar and whole milk aren't the best, but my customers tell me it's very good.



I like McCann's Brown sugar oatmeal! Yummmmmmm!
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I love organic plain yogurt with some granola.
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#45 Old 03-09-2007, 09:47 AM
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But I was listening to one of the compassionate cooks podcasts about blueberries, and realized I had some nice, wild, organic ones in my freezer.



I'm glad you mentioned the Compassionate cook podcasts, I have subscribed and they are very interesting and informative. I love pod casts!
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For me, a good breakfast is something that keeps me full through the morning -- no small feat given that I walk to work (1 hour/5 km). No idea how many calories this is.
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I love smoothies but my biggest problem has always ben making too much smoothie for the container I have. I solved this problem by pouring the remainder into ice trays and freezing them. I store the frozen cubes in baggies and they are super-convenient for hurried mornings. The fun thing about this is if you don't label your cubes, it's kind of a smorgasborg of fruit smoothie fun. I once had a blackberry, strawberry, banana, carrot smoothie. Sooooo good!
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