The big breakfast


Who doesn’t love a breakfast fry-up? But you may feel guilty after – and no wonder, as a typical one will set you back nearly 800 calories and over 80% of your daily recommended fat intake for a woman (or over 60% for a man) with very little fibre.

The Big Breakfast

We’ve made over that wicked breakfast and turned it into something saintly.

Here goes…

2 rashers WeightWatchers – trimmed back bacon, grilled
70 calories, 1.2g fat, 0.6g saturated fat
Protein-rich bacon keeps you feeling full for longer – it’s lean, low in fat and packed with B vitamins.

Grilled tomato
16 calories, trace fat and saturated fats
It provides 8g vitamin C and 1g fibre.

1 x 75g Portobello – mushroom sprayed with 10 squirts sunflower Fry Light, seasoned with black pepper and grilled until tender
21 calories, 1g fat, trace saturated fats
This actually contains protein and fibre, and large flats are also stuffed with antioxidants.

2 tbsp (50g) reduced-sugar reduced-salt baked beans
35 calories, 0.1g fat, trace saturated fats, 1.8g fibre
Baked beans are low on the glycaemic index so help to keep hunger at bay.

1 x 40g slice Hovis wholemeal toast with 2 tsp (10g) extra light spread, (e.g Flora Lighter than Light)
111 calories, 2.9g fat, 0.8g saturated fats
Contains a whopping 2.8g fibre, which is great for your digestive system.

1 large poached egg
100 calories, 6g fat, 2g saturated fat
Poaching saves fat and calories; eggs are crammed with vitamin D and iron.

Total calories: 353, Total fat: 11.2g, of which 3.5g is saturated fats, Total fibre: 6.3g

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