View Full Version : Breakfast replacement?
09-12-2005, 03:41 PM
09-12-2005, 03:48 PM
how about some eggs in the morning! prepare them night before boiled that is!
09-12-2005, 03:50 PM
I mean, really, you should get up 15 mintues earlier and just scramble up a bunch of eggs and make an english muffin or something.
Other than than you could do oatmeal, not the instant kind but the natural 5 minute kind. Make a shake out of that and a banana and you could always get soy protein like spirutein (sp?).
09-12-2005, 03:52 PM
and yes to chris!
09-12-2005, 03:53 PM
Thanks for the help Chris. How nutritional is natural oatmeal? Could I add anything to it to give me a little boost in protein?
Sounds like a good idea. I could prepare a weeks worth and frig it so it's easy to eat in the morning.
09-12-2005, 05:50 PM
Protein powder, eggs, yada yada...not all that complicated to come up with alternatives.
09-13-2005, 09:17 AM
old fashioned oatmeal is loaded with complex carbs and 4-5g of fiber per 1/2 (dry) serving. protein is low, like 2g.
I've added whey powder to my cooked oatmeal, and it was NASTY. some like it, i thought i was horrid. I'd recommend egg whites for breakfast, but if you find a shake is easier, get a powder thats Whey and Casein blend.
I was in the same boat as you, and the answer for me was a breakfast shake called "Labrada Lean Body Breakfast".
It's a meal replacement shake designed for breakfast.
You can check out the products they have here:
I drink the Bananas & Cream variety. I think it's a good shake -- not too much fat or sugar, a nice amount of protein and calories, plus a bunch of vitamins.
09-13-2005, 03:53 PM
Oats and whey is my daily breakfast. Taste great. 1 cup dry oats, 2 scoops nitrean, 2 spoonfuls of splenda, dash of cinnamon.
09-13-2005, 05:52 PM
I drink a 500 calorie weight gainer as soon as I get up. I'll usually eat some whole wheat crackers with it. I'm not hungry in the morning but I need to be getting calories at this time to reach my 5000 calorie a day goal. Two hours later ~9:30 I have a few oatmeal-to-go bars at school.
when i was bulking i would have a 800-1000cal shake for breakfast consisting of milk,peanut butter, ice,whey protein powder and grinded up oats
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