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Healthy On-the-Go Breakfasts That Nutritionists Love

BelVita Soft Baked Banana Bread Breakfast Biscuits

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This breakfast biscuit from BelVita is the next best thing to freshly baked banana bread. Each breakfast biscuit provides 4 grams of fiber, which is 15 percent of the daily value, as well as 14 grams of whole grains and 3 grams of protein. For a complete breakfast, pair it with a small low-fat latte or a cup of milk, plus a pear or a cup of grapes.

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POM POMS Fresh Arils

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Convenient POM POMS Fresh Arils 100-calorie packs let you enjoy juicy pomegranate arils without having to cut open a pomegranate. The ruby red seeds deliver antioxidants and 4 grams of fiber per half-cup serving, all with a sweet burst of flavor. Enjoy them with low-fat plain Greek yogurt and slivered almonds for a complete breakfast.


Bare Toasted Organic Coconut Chips

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"Whenever I know I'll be eating breakfast on the go, I make sure I have a bag of Bare Toasted Organic Coconut Chips on hand," says Natalie Rizzo, M.S., R.D., owner of Nutrition à la Natalie. "They are naturally sweet and crunchy, and they make a great addition to oats." The pouch is zip-top, making it easy to transport—have a half-cup serving.

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Wonderful Pistachios Sweet Chili 100-Calorie Pack

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When you're on the go in the morning, sometimes a snack breakfast is in order. Have the ultimate grab-and-go breakfast by pairing a Wonderful Pistachios Sweet Chili 100-calorie pack with a string cheese, a serving of whole-grain crackers, and an apple or orange. The pistachios offer a trio of fiber, protein, and good fats to help keep you fuller for longer, and the sweet chili provides a tangy taste.

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Good Food Made Simple Southwestern Veggie Breakfast Bowl

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Here's an option you can take to work and heat in the office microwave. The Southwestern Veggie Breakfast Bowl from Good Food Made Simple combines egg whites with bell pepper, onion, potato, salsa, and more. Eat with a slice of whole-grain toast, topped with avocado slices or hummus.

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Sunsweet 60 Calorie Pack Prunes

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Prunes offer satiating fiber and protein, plus blood-pressure-helping potassium. This 60-calorie pack from Sunsweet contains about three prunes, a perfect portion when you're on the go or eating breakfast at your desk. Enjoy these on an open-faced sandwich: Top a whole-wheat English muffin with peanut butter and sliced prunes.

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Icelandic Provisions Vanilla Skyr

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Skyr hails from Iceland and is a cultured dairy product that's packed with more protein than many yogurts, providing about 15 grams per 5.3 ounces. "Icelandic Provisions Vanilla Skyr is one of my favorite breakfast items that keeps me full all morning," says Rizzo. "It's a traditional skyr, meaning it contains authentic skyr cultures that give it a creamy taste without many calories. I'll often mix my skyr with fresh berries and nuts for a hearty breakfast."

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Pacific Organic Steel-Cut Oatmeal, Unsweetened

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Hello, oatmeal in a box! This steel-cut version from Pacific Foods is ready in minutes and is unsweetened so you can add your favorite ingredients. Try a dash of cinnamon, along with blueberries and chia seeds. Have with a hard-boiled egg or a cup of milk so you get some protein, too.

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