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Low-Fat Breakfast Recipes

Breakfast Recipes That Can Help Keep Your Cholesterol Levels in Check


Updated July 20, 2009

If you're watching your cholesterol levels, having a few, low-fat breakfast recipes on hand is a good idea. After all, breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and when you are following a cholesterol-lowering diet, selecting healthy, nutritious foods to start your day is especially important. You have many choices ranging from quick fixes to delicious, sit-down meals to kick start your busy day. If you're needing a little help in the low-fat cooking department, stop by About.com's Low-Fat Cooking site for ideas.

Delicious, Low-Fat Smoothies

Smoothies are a great way to add fruit -- as well as veggies, fiber and other nutrients -- to your low-fat diet. You can consume these delicious drinks alone or use them to complement your breakfast. Either way, you can be assured of a nutritious treat that can help keep your cholesterol levels in check:

Breakfast Muffins

Muffins are great for those of you who just want a simple, grab-and-go breakfast. When looking for muffins to consume on a low-fat diet, make sure you pick muffins that are high in fiber and low in fat. With these delicious muffin recipes, breakfast just got a little easier:

Cholesterol-Friendly Pancakes

Pancakes are a delicious breakfast treat, but some of the ingredients added to the pancakes could be a recipe for raising your cholesterol. Adding high-fiber ingredients to your pancakes, such as oatmeal, whole wheat, and fruits, are healthier alternatives that can help keep your cholesterol levels in check. These recipes will help you get started:

Low-Fat Egg Recipes

If you’re an egg lover trying to watch your cholesterol levels, a breakfast without eggs may seem to be an empty one. Eggs are high in cholesterol, but they are also high in protein and many nutrients. While eggs can be included in your diet once in a while, egg whites or an egg substitute can also make including eggs in your breakfast can be a reality if you’re watching your cholesterol.
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