Wheater you want to gain weight or lose some extra pounds mere exercising won’t yield good results you need to have a diet plan too. But always tracking calories, sugar, and saturated fat content for everything you eat can be a big turnoff for many people (especially lazy ones like me).
Weight Watchers diet comes to your rescue in these situations, weight watchers diet helps with your meal plan. It has recipes with calculated calories, sugar, and saturated fat so you don’t have to calculate them for individual ingredients.
Also, to make your life easier weight watchers diet works on the system of smart points. According to your diet goal you have certain smart points that you can consume in a day and the recipes are also given smart points. You need to choose recipes such that you can have three meals a day without exceeding your goal of smart points. HIgher the smart points more is the level of sugar and saturated fat the recipe contains.
Here we are going to talk about weight watchers diet for the most important meal of the day i.e breakfast.
What Is A Good Weight Watchers Breakfast?
A good weight watcher breakfast can contain items like oats, eggs, peanut butter, whole wheat wraps, fruits, and so on. The key is to eat healthily and follow the plan so that you don’t starve yourself. You are comfortable and work efficiently until your next meal. To avoid sugary cereals and sweeteners is also necessary. Weight watcher breakfast unlike other diets allows you to indulge in your favorite food if you plan. In addition to that, there are so many recipes you can try and a variety of meal preps that are available that your meals won’t get boring.
How Many WW Points Should I Use For Breakfast?
Your daily consumption of WW points depends on your weight and diet goal. So you should use 1/6th of your total smart points for breakfast, 1/3 of your total smart points for lunch, a little less than 1/2 of your total smart points for dinner, and the remaining for snacks (this is of course just approximation). You can also use zero-point fruits, vegetables, and proteins when you feel hungry like apple, watermelon, cucumber, and grapes. Canned fruits with no added sugar are also considered zero points. If you want to indulge in some guilty pleasures of food make sure you plan for it, it can also be implemented with your WW points once in a while.
What Is The Best Cereal To Eat On Weight Watchers?
Habits are hard to change and having cereal for breakfast is a long-running habit for most of us. And there are many breakfasts available for you that you can have while following your weight watchers diet. Here is a list of cereals with serving sizes and smart points they carry.
1. The Cereal School – 22 g – 1 Smart Point
2. Maple Brown Sugar Instant Oatmeals by Weight Watchers – 33g – 3 Smart Points
3. General Mills Cheerios – 28g – 3 Smart Points
4. General Mills Rice Chex – 30g – 3 Smart Points
5. Blackberry Hills Bakery Sugar-Free Granola – 25g – 3 Smart Points
6. Kellogg’s Corn Flakes – 28g- 3 SmartPoints
7. Kellogg’s Rice Krispies – 40g – 3 SmartPoints
8. Kellogg’s Original Special K – 31g – 4 SmartPoints
15 Weight Watchers Breakfast Recipes With Smartpoints On The Go
1. One-point Blueberry Pancake
Smart Point – 1
You wouldn’t wanna miss things you love because of a diet but you also want to eat healthily. This simple pancake recipe is amazing and will just cover 1 smart point of your day. The recipe only calls for two ingredients 1 banana and 2 egg whites. You can add to it blueberries that are zero-point and serve with peanut butter that is 3 smart points.
2. Hard-Boiled Eggs
Smart Point – 1
This is one of my favorite breakfast, it is easy to make and the best part is you can have it on the go. Eggs are zero-point. For a wholesome meal, you can have cut them in slices and have as a topping on toast.
You can also top hard-boil eggs with avocado slices and fresh tomatoes. You don’t need any preparation and this is inarguably the easiest breakfast you can make.
3. Froyo Bark
Freestyle Smart Points – 0
Frozen yogurt bark is tasty, requires very little preparation and you can pack it to have when you are in the office or as you travel. Use non-fat plain greek yogurt, Splenda or any other artificial sweetener, and fresh fruits. It takes about 10 minutes to prepare and 2 hours to freeze. Even kids would love it as a snack.
4. Mexican Scrambled Eggs
Smart Points – 4
Eggs are your best friends when it comes to breakfast recipes. So, to make sure you don’t get bored with the same old recipes you would need to get creative with your breakfast. Scrambled eggs are one of the easiest things to make after ramen but unlike ramen, they are healthy and adds protein to your diet.
Add to it Mexican spice mix and you got a simple spicy filling for your sandwich (preferably whole grain) buns. It would hardly take more than 20 minutes to prepare and cook.
5. Sausage and Bacon Chili
Smart Point -1
We love everything fatty and bacon most of all. Dieting can be really thought on bacon lovers but this simple bacon sausage chili is just 1 smart point and you bet its tasty. And I don’t know about you but when I make chili there is always a lot of it leftover. You can have it with brown rice, on a toast or on its own.
6. Blueberry Chia Seeds Pudding
Freestyle Smart Points – 7
When you get tired of savory breakfast and you are on a diet finding something sweet for the first meal of the day can get a little difficult. Chia seeds and blueberry both have amazing nutritional properties making this pudding a whole packed meal that will give you energy to through the day.
7. Roasted Pepper and Spinach Tarts
Smart Points – 3
Roasted vegetables baked along with creamy mozzarella. These savory delights are delicious and are ideal for any meal of the day. You can have them as breakfast, lunch, snacks, or even light dinner.
Go with the lightest mozzarella and no-starch vegetables. Garnish with fresh basil, mint, or cilantro and serve with fresh ranch or marinara sauce if you like. You could make a batch and freeze them to have through the week.
8. Italian Baked Eggs and Vegetables
Smart Points – 0
You can make this easy breakfast with eggs and vegetables of your choice. I love the freshness of cilantro, basil, and tomatoes. Season with salt, pepper, and Italian seasoning. Some of the best veggies to make sure you the recipe is zero points are broccoli, tomatoes, bell peppers, corns, and peas.
9. Breakfast Bell Pepper Boats
Smart Point – 1
These spicy pepper poppers are not just good for breakfast but can also be used as party snacks because they look so darn good as well. These are high protein and low carb because of the ingredients used. You can either use turkey sausage crumbles or bacon as filling and fat-free cream cheese or Greek yogurt.
10. Crustless Zucchini Quiche
Freestyle Smart Points – 4
Make this low – carb quiche with added zucchini, it is perfect for a healthy, hearty family breakfast. It would yield about 6 serving and each serving has about 124 calories.
11. Salmon and Sun-Dried Tomato Frittata
Delicious eggs cooked with salmon and garnished with sun-dried tomatoes will bring your family to the breakfast table like a moth to the flame. I tried this and as I am spice lover I taste almost everything with hot sauce and it paired super well with the frittata.
12. Spinach and Feta Egg White Cups
You can either swap or add to the spinach for basil, broccoli, mushrooms, or corn and make these cute 50 calorie breakfast cups. Instead of using whole eggs using liquid egg white is better for your diet. It takes about 30 minutes to completely prep and cooks these. These are good breakfast meals that could last you the whole week if preserved properly.
13. Gruyere and spinach breakfast rolls
Smart Points – 5
These tasty looking breakfast rolls could serve up to 8 people with one batch. So you would have meal prep for the whole week and maybe some leftover snacks too. It takes about 20 mins for its prep and 20 mins of cooking. Saute the veggies so that the rolls won’t get soggy after baking and have a delicious crisp.
14. Oats Banana Muffins
Smart Points – 1
If you have a sweet tooth then giving up sweet can be the hardest thing you do when committing to a diet. You can make these healthy banana oats muffins to have on the go. Enjoy these scrumptious cake for breakfast or as a quick snack when you feel hungry without having the guilt of cheating on your diet.
15. Eggs Baked In Ham Shells
Smart Points – 2
These high protein low carb breakfast shells are as delicious as they look. Little muffin tin layered with ham strips and topped with eggs make for the ideal breakfast. They do not require as much time as you think they do nor do you need a lot of ingredients to prepare this simple dish. Serve with spicy salsa or chipotle.