The 3 hour diet encourages eating every 3 hours. It consists of 3 meals–breakfast, lunch and dinner–at 400 calories each, 2 snacks at 100 calories each and a dessert at 50 calories. Here are some breakfast ideas that you can use to support your 3 hour diet program.
Spanish Potato Omelet and 8 oz. Cranberry Juice
Go Mediterranean with this rustic Spanish style omelet that is reminiscent of outdoor breakfasts in trellis gardens. This omelet is a great source of energy with its high protein and carbohydrate content. The measurements of the ingredients–egg, potato, onion and tomato–can be customized based from your preference. Just make sure to use a calorie counter so that you do not exceed the 400 calorie requirement.
After the hearty breakfast, have a cup of cranberry juice–an excellent source of vitamin C. It is also a great antioxidant and is good for the urinary tract. This carbohydrate-rich and protein-rich breakfast can be made within the 400 calorie range and is guaranteed to keep you full until snack time.
Low-Fat Blueberry Bran Muffin, 3 Generous Tablespoons of Apple Salad and 8 oz. Orange Juice
This is a healthy breakfast feast that is rich in fiber, vitamin C and antioxidants. The muffin is made with blueberries, applesauce and bran. Blueberry and apples are superfoods with a lot of touted health benefits. Bran is rich in dietary fiber and omega-3s.
Enjoy this bran muffin with a delicious apple salad. Made from green apples, this apple salad is sure to give you an extra immune boost and energy boost. You can also take advantage of the antioxidant benefit since the salad also contains slivered almonds, dried cranberries and cherries. Folded in a creamy low-fat vanilla yogurt, this breakfast dish is also filled with good bacteria and calcium.
Finish off the breakfast with vitamin enriched orange juice and you’re good to go. Filling and healthy, this breakfast, at a total of 395 calories, is a perfect support to your 3 Hour Diet.
Small Bowl of Quinoa Pudding, 1/4 Cup Sliced Banana mixed with 1/2 Cup Blueberries and 1 Cup Skim Milk
Quinoa pudding from quinoa, apple juice, lemon juice, raisins and flavored with cinnamon and vanilla is mouth watering and healthy at the same time. The pudding will give you portions of your daily allowance for protein, vitamin C and iron.
With fresh fruits, such as banana and blueberries on the sides, you’re sure to maximize the health benefits you’ll get. These fruits have dietary fiber, vitamins and minerals.
Protein and vitamin A-enriched skim milk is the perfect cherry on top of this breakfast meal. Aside from the calcium content, and other naturally occurring vitamins and minerals, this beverage is low in saturated fat and cholesterol as well. At 378 calories, this is a great meal to incorporate in your 3 hour diet.
With these nutrient-rich breakfast ideas, you are sure to enjoy your breakfast, not just because it tastes good, but also because you know you are getting all the good stuff needed by your body.