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5. Egg and Avocado Breakfast Pizza Eggs and avocado pair perfectly together for a filling breakfast that is rich in both protein and healthy fats. In fact, recent research found that eating half of an avocado at a meal may help people feel more satisfied and reduce between meal snack cravings. Plus, studies show that eating eggs for breakfast reduces hunger and decreases calorie consumption at lunch and throughout the day. To Make: Toast a whole-grain pita round or piece of toast until slightly crisp. Top with half of a small avocado, mashed, and a squeeze of lemon juice. Then top with a sliced hard-boiled egg, salt, pepper, and a drizzle of salsa, if desired. 6. Overnight Oats These oats won’t take anytime out of your morning because you make them entirely the night before! Plus, they are a twist on traditional oats since they are a cool refreshing breakfast option that you can slurp right from the jar! Oatmeal’s soluble fiber can help keep cholesterol levels in check and the number

1. 5-Minute Apple-Cinnamon Microwave Muffin Mix the ingredients for this muffin in a mug, pop in the microwave, and enjoy a healthy, properly-portioned muffin in minutes. Using applesauce and almond butter cuts the saturated fat (usually found in large quantities in coffee shop muffins) almost completely out of this recipe. The egg adds a hidden, but important, 6 grams of satiating protein to this easy one-handed breakfast. The protein in eggs provides steady and sustained energy because it does not cause a surge in blood sugar or insulin levels, which can lead to a rebound effect or energy “crash” as blood sugar levels drop. To Make: Melt 1 tbsp. almond butter in a mug in the microwave on low power. Whisk in 1 egg, 2 tbsp. apple sauce, 1/4 tsp. vanilla extract, and 1 tsp. honey into the mug with the melted almond butter. Stir in 3 tbsp whole grain pastry flour, 1/2 tsp cinnamon, 1/8 tsp baking powder, and a pinch of salt until well combined. Microwave on high for about 1 minute or

3. Apple and Almond Butter Sandwich The fiber in the apples provides instant staying power while the almond butter is a great source of heart-healthy monounsaturated fats. Research shows that people who consume more of these monounsaturated fats do less mindless snacking and have less belly fat. Plus, the antioxidants in apples may help prevent metabolic syndrome, a condition marked by excess belly fat or an “apple shape.” To Make: Core a large apple using an apple corer. Cut apple into rounds. Choose 4 of the largest rounds and put rest of the apple away for later use. Spread two of the apple rounds with 1 tablespoon each of almond butter. Sprinkle 2 tbsp. whole-grain granola on each of the rounds with the almond butter and then finish by topping with 1 tbsp raisins each and sandwiching by placing the other two rounds on top of each one. 4. Mango-Tango Spinach Smoothie Do the prep the night before, freeze the ingredients and give them a whir in the blender before your morning commute