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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #50 on: February 09, 2017, 06:29:57 AM »
Oldest son is making waffles for everyone!  Sometimes I think I raised him right. :)

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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #51 on: February 09, 2017, 07:28:38 PM »
Usually I start my day with oatmeal and tea but today I had a toasted pita with PB, half an orange and a handful of raspberries.  And tea in a travel mug for my drive to class. :)
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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #52 on: February 09, 2017, 11:36:12 PM »
Huevos Rancheros (well, just one huevo). An egg from the CSA box, fried in olive oil, on top of a corn tortilla, topped with homemade tomatillo salsa. Plus home roasted coffee.

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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #53 on: February 10, 2017, 07:36:20 AM »
Over medium egg on toasted homemade bread with a little bit of butter and jelly

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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #54 on: February 11, 2017, 08:58:57 PM »
I usually start with coffee, but I'm on day 3 of weening myself off this.  Not too bad withdrawal...

Todays breakfast was homemade cereal with blueberries. 

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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #55 on: February 12, 2017, 08:10:16 AM »
Sauteed some bell pepper, mushrooms and zuchinni, added leftover beans, rice and taco meat, put it all in a bowl with two eggs, salsa and guac on the side. No need to eat again until dinner time.

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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #56 on: February 12, 2017, 08:13:55 AM »
wheat toast with mashed avocado and hemp seeds. lots of coffee.
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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #57 on: February 12, 2017, 08:27:40 AM »
Mmmm, my BF made pancakes from scratch, served with a rumtopf plum sauce and my homemade applesauce.

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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #58 on: February 12, 2017, 08:56:45 AM »
I wasn't hungry but I'm required to eat by my Dr. So I had a hard boiled egg and an orange.

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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #59 on: February 12, 2017, 11:36:39 AM »
Nothing!!*

I am on hour 38 of a fast. I don't know how long I'll go but I'll try to make it to tomorrow morning which would be about 60 hours.

Yesterday, during the fast I went snowboarding and then went for an hour long walk to burn through the glycogen stores. I woke up pretty early and couldn't go back to sleep because of the extra energy from the blood ketones. I measured the BHB at 0.8mmol which means I hit nutritional ketosis during the night and my body is burning fat and not muscle.

*Actually, I did have some Bulletproof coffee in the morning but this will not raise blood glucose or insulin values. It will also not kick your body out of autophagy and it eases you into the fast with almost no hunger or suffering. So maybe I am only getting 95% of the benefits of fasting but I am reducing the "suffering," which is really minimal anyway.

I might have burned some muscle during hours 24-36 as my body was going into ketosis and fat burning but I don't know when that would have happened. If I had an unlimited supply of blood ketone strips I might test every hour. However, at $4 each that will get expensive.  Any money I am saving by not eating is getting burned up by testing blood glucose and blood ketones. Haha!

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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #60 on: February 12, 2017, 04:14:16 PM »
Nothing but coffee, a little milk, and 3-4 tablespoons of coconut oil. That carries me through to dinner. I tried eating breakfast but it just made me groggy and I gained weight. freeing myself of constant eating dependency has been liberating. You don't have to graze all day like a cow!

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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #61 on: February 12, 2017, 04:23:07 PM »
Nothing!!*

I am on hour 38 of a fast. I don't know how long I'll go but I'll try to make it to tomorrow morning which would be about 60 hours.

Yesterday, during the fast I went snowboarding and then went for an hour long walk to burn through the glycogen stores. I woke up pretty early and couldn't go back to sleep because of the extra energy from the blood ketones. I measured the BHB at 0.8mmol which means I hit nutritional ketosis during the night and my body is burning fat and not muscle.

*Actually, I did have some Bulletproof coffee in the morning but this will not raise blood glucose or insulin values. It will also not kick your body out of autophagy and it eases you into the fast with almost no hunger or suffering. So maybe I am only getting 95% of the benefits of fasting but I am reducing the "suffering," which is really minimal anyway.

I might have burned some muscle during hours 24-36 as my body was going into ketosis and fat burning but I don't know when that would have happened. If I had an unlimited supply of blood ketone strips I might test every hour. However, at $4 each that will get expensive.  Any money I am saving by not eating is getting burned up by testing blood glucose and blood ketones. Haha!

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100 strips for $6.03 (although right now the amazon price for them is only like $8, so it isn't a huge savings.)

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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #62 on: February 12, 2017, 04:36:37 PM »
Alternate each morning for the most part, one morning will be a bowl of old fashioned oats with cinnamon, ginger and a banana added in with one cup of coffee, next morning will be 2 egg omelette with curry and cayenne pepper mixed in and what ever random veggies might be in the fridge (tomato,mushroom, spinach etc.) and 2 pieces of whole grain toast and jam with a banana and one cup of coffee.

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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #63 on: February 12, 2017, 05:46:52 PM »
A bagel - free  - brought home all the leftover bagels from work a couple days ago.  There's a lot of extra food where I work (medical practice) and I take a lot home.  Not sure why no one else does but whatever.  Still have 8 more bagels in my freezer.  :)

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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #64 on: February 15, 2017, 10:17:38 AM »
"bulletproof" coffee with 2T MCT oil and 2T cream. I will have the same for lunch and then do my Body By Science workout completely fasted at 4 PM. Then my parents are taking us to Teds where I will have a big old steak and low carb vegies!

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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #65 on: February 18, 2017, 05:24:19 PM »
Two cups of coffee with 1 Tbsp of Kerrygold butter (from grass fed cows) and a dash of cinnamon in each. I have been doing this for the past year or so. I used to have to eat breakfast first thing when I got up every morning. Now I'm good until early afternoon most days. Cutting down my food consumption to 2 meals a day has allowed me to lose weight and become fat-adapted, which comes in handy when I unexpectedly have to miss a meal. No more hangriness.

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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #66 on: February 20, 2017, 05:11:35 PM »
homemade pepper jelly on toasted homemade bread with mint green tea.

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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #67 on: February 21, 2017, 06:24:29 AM »
Aldi's english muffin with peanut butter and a large banana. Maybe 25cents all in. add my coffee might be able to get up to 40 cents.
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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #68 on: February 21, 2017, 07:22:39 AM »
Steak and eggs. You know, for strength

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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #69 on: February 24, 2017, 10:21:20 AM »
Our first huge Instant Pot of honey greek yogurt finished, so I had a big bowl of it with granola and raspberries.  Plus coffee.  Yum!

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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #70 on: February 24, 2017, 02:06:10 PM »
-Cuban coffee with milk and sugar
-Wheat toast with cottage cheese and cracked black pepper (don't knock it till you try it!)
-Fruit

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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #71 on: February 24, 2017, 02:24:50 PM »
Wheat toast with peanut butter, two hard-boiled eggs, and a banana. With coffee.

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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #72 on: February 24, 2017, 06:45:20 PM »
What did you start your day off with today?

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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #73 on: February 26, 2017, 05:45:27 AM »
3 eggs fried in coconut oil with some salsa and hot sauce.  My go-to breakfast!

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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #74 on: February 28, 2017, 05:13:06 PM »
I have one piece of fruit, a handful of walnuts, and coffee with coconut milk. I'm following Christie Brinkley's vegan diet after seeing her in Sports Illustrated with her daughters. She looks fantastic!!

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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #75 on: March 01, 2017, 07:22:12 AM »
Chia seed pudding made with milk from a perfectly good, in-date and unopened jug of milk I found in a dumpster while it was still cold.
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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #76 on: March 02, 2017, 12:20:05 AM »
An apple, 5 homemade oat cakes with lots of butter and peanut butter (roughly this recipe: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3fEBEFpP9b0), an aeropress coffee with cream, and a glass of water.

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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #77 on: March 02, 2017, 04:22:51 AM »
Pancakes, left over from pancake day.  With sugar and lemon, traditional style.

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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #78 on: March 13, 2017, 08:53:14 PM »
I sliced up a banana, diced a Royal Gala apple, and put them in a bowl. Then, I sprinkled them with a tablespoonful of sunflower seeds and poured half a cup of unsweetened almond milk over the top.

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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #79 on: March 25, 2017, 10:45:47 AM »
Huevos Rancheros.....soft boiled eggs over refried beans with chopped onion and beet greens, over corn tortilla

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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #80 on: March 25, 2017, 11:11:26 AM »
home made thin crust Mexican bar pizza (had brunch rather than breakfast)

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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #81 on: March 25, 2017, 03:50:58 PM »
Employer supplied bacon & eggs.

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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #82 on: March 25, 2017, 06:10:41 PM »
5 slices of bacon then 3 eggs from the chickens cooked in the grease plus Oolong tea.

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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #83 on: March 25, 2017, 11:03:43 PM »
Coffee & Oatmeal*

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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #84 on: March 25, 2017, 11:59:35 PM »
Nothing.

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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #85 on: March 27, 2017, 07:10:18 AM »
Two pieces of toast with peanut butter and jelly. A glass of orange juice. I make my coffee at work, and when I'm feeling fancy, I add some hot-chocolate powder instead of sugar for a delicious makeshift moccachino.

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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #86 on: March 27, 2017, 11:33:27 AM »
Giant smoothie:  water, oats, strawberries and banana. 

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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #87 on: March 30, 2017, 11:30:12 AM »
Earl Grey with a dash of milk + sprinkle of cinnamon/sugar, an orange, and an egg with scallions & colby jack on top of potatoes.

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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #88 on: March 30, 2017, 11:56:43 AM »
london fog (earl grey, milk, vanilla syrup), waffles with peanut butter, strawberries.
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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #89 on: March 31, 2017, 03:52:42 AM »
Bowl of porridge oats.
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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #90 on: April 02, 2017, 08:21:33 PM »
Ran out of bread (because I didn't make any), so breakfast was cathead biscuits and grits with TVP "sausage" crumbles.

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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #91 on: April 02, 2017, 08:33:34 PM »
I'm like Buffet with his coca cola habit. Waffles with peanut butter and a london fog.

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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #92 on: April 05, 2017, 03:13:48 PM »
Same as every weekday.  A smoothie made with water, frozen fruit (orange, apple, pineapple, lemon) a low carb yogurt, and a handful of spinach.

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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #93 on: April 05, 2017, 03:20:37 PM »
I like how many people always eat the same things. I'm thinking... routine = savings, routine = efficiency, plus forums = neurotic people ;)

I ate the same as I do every day: 2 scrambled eggs, bacon bits (we make them ourselves ahead of time), fried up in ghee (was butter until recently, but I'm eliminating dairy), and topped with lots of Frank's hot sauce. With a cup of coffee.
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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #94 on: April 07, 2017, 09:31:31 AM »
French omelet today, which is my usual. Goat cheese and roasted red pepper filling this week. Probably gruyere next week since I expect to have some left over from the cheese night saturday.

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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #95 on: April 07, 2017, 10:13:44 AM »
Just like most mornings, protein shake with creatine, @ about 70 cents per serving (not counting what the tap water cost me.)

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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #96 on: April 07, 2017, 06:18:28 PM »
Poached egg and piece of wheat bread.  About 8 cents.

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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #97 on: April 07, 2017, 06:27:29 PM »
Poached egg and piece of wheat bread.  About 8 cents.

Wow, eggs go on sale for $0.16 here - usually $0.24!!

Had baked oatmeal this morning with my coffee. A treat!

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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #98 on: April 07, 2017, 06:42:46 PM »
24 cents for how many?  A dozen eggs at my local Aldi is usually about 89 cents.  Recently there was a sale for a dozen for 49 cents.

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Re: What did you eat for breakfast today?
« Reply #99 on: April 07, 2017, 08:50:56 PM »
Coffee with MCT Powder, Coconut Oil and heavy cream