Planning Nutritious Meals & Snacks

Daya Collins

The Importance of Breakfast

Breakfast is considered healthy because ...

  1. Breakfast refreshes your energy supply.
  2. Breakfast enhances mental and physical performance.
  3. helps control weight
  4. mid morning hunger.
Examples of Healthy Breakfast:

  • toaster waffle with strawberries
  • ham and cheese on an English muffin with a carrot and grapefruit juice.
  • a bagel and yogurt juice drink.

People who skip breakfast may not get all the nutrients that they need in the morning.


Guidelines for Smart Snacking

5 examples of healthy snacks

  1. Fruit
  2. Vegetables
  3. Yogurt
  4. Lean meat
  5. Grain
Each of these snacks are healthy because..

  • they are nutrition dense
  • low fat
  • inside the food group
  • less calories
  • hearty & healthy

Hearty & Healthy