8 PowerFuels to Pair with Your Nutrisystem Breakfast

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Nutrisystem Turkey Sausage Egg Muffin with cheese and tomato

Proteins and healthy fats provide much of the energy your body relies on to get through your busy days. Some sources, however, are better than others when you’re trying to lose weight.

To help you choose the best ingredients, Nutrisystem has classified these smart choices as PowerFuels. Which PowerFuels can you enjoy when starting your day? If your meal plan includes a PowerFuel with your Nutrisystem breakfast, here are eight easy combo ideas for you to try. Then stock up on Nutrisystem breakfasts here!

1. Low-Fat or Fat-Free Milk

Pouring a glass of milk

Serving size: 1 cup

Pair with: With a little help from Nutrisystem, a classic breakfast muffin with a glass of milk is a smart way to power up for the day. Grab a Nutrisystem Blueberry Muffin and enjoy it with a serving of low-fat or fat-free milk.

2. Eggs

Closeup photo of large brown eggs

Serving size: 1 large egg

Pair with: Start your day with a savory combo of scrambled eggs with chopped onions, peppers and mushrooms over our warm, toasted Honey Wheat Bagel.

3. Turkey Sausage

A plate full of turkey sausage

Serving size: 2 oz. cooked

Pair with: Turn your Homestyle Pancakes into your favorite diner’s “breakfast special” with high-protein, low-fat turkey sausage. Choose primarily low- or reduced-sodium options if you can.

4. Low-Fat Plain Yogurt

Bowl of yogurt

Serving size: ²⁄₃ cup or single serving containers (about 6 oz.)

Pair with: Alternate layers of low-fat or fat-free plain Greek yogurt with the Nutrisystem Granola Cereal and fruit. Choose fresh or frozen berries or sliced peaches to make a breakfast parfait that is filling and deliciously sweet.

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5. Low-Fat Cheese

Stack of several cheese slices

Serving size: 1 slice or 1 oz.

Pair with: Add protein and melty goodness by putting a slice of low-fat cheese on the Turkey Sausage and Egg Muffin. Choose primarily low- or reduced-sodium cheeses.

6. Low-Fat Cottage Cheese (No Salt Added)

Bowl of cottage cheese with a spoon

Serving size: ½ cup

Pair with: Craft a creamy, sweet low-fat cottage cheese bowl with a sprinkle or two of cinnamon. Then match it up with a doughy and delicious Cinnamon Roll.

7. Nut Butter

Jar of nut butter

Serving size: 1 Tbsp.

Pair with: A smear of peanut butter on Buttermilk Waffles arms you with plenty of protein and is easy to eat on-the-go when you need to keep your morning moving. If you love the tastes of chocolate and peanut butter together, spread a serving of your favorite brand on our Double Chocolate Muffin.

8. Nuts

Bowl of nuts with a scoop

Serving size: 2 Tbsp.

Pair with: Raw or dry-roasted walnuts, pecans and almonds add a satisfying crunch and healthy fats to our Maple Brown Sugar Oatmeal.

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