Don’t let the chill of a winter morning dampen your spirits. Embrace the colder weather by starting your day with a comforting and nourishing hot breakfast.
By incorporating a variety of food groups like wholegrain cereal, fruit, and dairy, you can fuel your body and set the tone for a productive day ahead. Moreover, enjoying a satisfying breakfast each morning promotes a regular eating pattern and can help prevent overeating later in the day.
To add warmth and flavour to your winter mornings, we have curated a collection of delightful breakfast recipes. Explore these delicious creations and make the most of your winter mornings!
Healthy Berry & Banana Waffles
Prep time: 6-7 minutes
- 1 sachet Jenny Craig’s Wholemeal Pancakes
- 80mL skim milk
- 2 second spray olive oil
- ½ banana, sliced
- ½ cup mixed berries (we used blueberries and strawberries)
- 1 tbsp sugar free maple syrup
- Combine the Wholemeal Pancake mixture with skim milk, whisk until smooth consistency.
- Heat waffle maker to high heat and once hot, spray with 2 second spray olive oil. Pour mixture into hot waffle maker and cook for 5 minutes, or until golden. Repeat with any remaining mixture.
- Serve waffles topped with sliced banana, blueberries, sliced strawberries and drizzle of sugar free maple syrup. Enjoy!
Grocery serves per serve: 1 fruit serve, 1 dairy serve, 2 Limited Free Foods
Tip: You could also try stirring through half a small mashed banana, or a pinch of cinnamon to the pancake mixture prior to cooking.
Cranberry & Vanilla Muesli with Warm Berry Compote
Preparation time: 6-7 minutes
- 1 packet Jenny Craig’s Cranberry & Vanilla Muesli (or any other Jenny Craig muesli)
- 2/3 cup low fat natural yoghurt
- ½ cup strawberries, halved
- For the compote:
- ½ cup mixed berries, fresh or frozen
- 2 tsp lemon juice
- 1 tsp sugar free maple syrup
- ¼ tsp vanilla essence (optional)
- To make the compote, place mixed berries, lemon juice, sugar free maple syrup and vanilla essence in a small saucepan and bring to a gentle boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for approximately 5 minutes, or until the berries are warmed and have reduced. Allow to cool.
- In a glass, layer the Cranberry & Vanilla Muesli, then the yoghurt and the berry compote, top with fresh strawberries. Enjoy!
Grocery serves per serve: 1 fruit serve, 1 dairy serve, ½ Limited Free Food
Tip: Frozen berries are perfect for winter, when fresh berries are out of season.
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FREE FOODS on the Jenny Craig menu are foods that are low in kilojoules and are great for adding extra volume, variety and flavour to our menus. Examples include the non-starchy vegetables that are brimming with vitamins, minerals, fibre and anti-oxidants.
We encourage you to eat at least 4-5 servings of vegetables each day – whether you are on the Jenny Craig program or just looking to eat well! There are also herbs, spices and other low kilojoule flavourings such as vinegars, sriracha and soy sauces.
LIMITED FREE FOODS add flavour, variety, and can fill you up for very few kilojoules – check out Jenny Craig’s Grocery Guide for the full list.
If you’re on the Jenny Craig, speak to your Personal Coach about how you can incorporate this recipe into your personal menu plan.