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Breakfast Fare
russian & polish
fast food
deli fare
pizza place
salad bar
on the road

Healthy Choices

  • Veggie omelette without cheese (ask for extra veggies and add more flavor with salsa)
  • Poached  or soft-boiled eggs with Canadian bacon or ham and unbuttered whole grain or rye toast
  • Oatmeal with non-fat milk, raisins and a side of fruit
  • Whole grain cereal with non-fat milk, a side of fruit and 1 egg
  • Look for a “healthy” or “light” section but still practice portion control


  • Make your own omelette!  Ask for all egg whites, 2 egg whites and one whole egg or egg substitute.
  • Take advantage of à la carte items and avoid platters of food.  Build your own breakfast with items like whole grain toast, hot or cold cereal, ham, eggs or fruit.  Aim for at least 3 food groups (making one a fruit or veggie).  à la carte also makes portion control easier for fatty breakfast meats.
  • Ask that scrambled eggs are cooked “dry.”
  • Substitute fruit, cottage cheese or tomato slices in place of hashbrowns or fatty meats.
  • Keep pancake and waffle orders small (1 or two depending on the size) and skip the butter.  Ask if low-cal syrup is available or choose fresh fruit for a topping!
  • Don’t be fooled by bran muffins.  Most are gigantic and are made with too much sugar and oil.