6 Food Swaps That Save Major Calories: Breakfast Edition

Article posted in: Diet & Nutrition
pancakes with nuts, berries and syrup breakfast food swaps

Eating breakfast regularly is one of the keys to successful weight loss, according to studies published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association. But for many people, mornings are the most hectic time of the day and there is no time to make or find smart breakfast options.

When rushing to get to where they need to be in the morning, people tend to make stops at fast-food restaurants, coffee shops and convenience stores for quick, on-the-go foods. However, if you’re trying to lose weight, these options can derail your progress.

Nutrisystem offers guilt-free breakfast food swaps that are perfect for when you’re on the go: They’re hearty enough to fuel your busy day, but quick and ready to eat, as well. They’ll save you time spent stopping on your way to work, school or appointments. Best of all, with Nutrisystem you can enjoy your morning favorites—such as egg sandwiches, pancakes and even cinnamon rolls—but with fewer calories, fat, sodium and sugar, so you stay on track to your weight loss goal.

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Here are the six delicious versions of favorite breakfast foods compared with other on-the-go brands:

1. Breakfast Sandwiches >

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Fill up and fuel your day with a protein-packed breakfast that’s smart yet satisfying. The Nutrisystem Turkey Sausage and Egg Muffin isn’t just delicious, it’s guilt-free! Click here to get yours and make the swap >

2. Cinnamon Rolls >

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Start your day off deliciously with a piping hot pastry filled with sweet cinnamon swirls and topped with thick cream cheese frosting. The Nutrisystem Cinnamon Roll has all the soft, gooey goodness without all the calories of typical treats. Click here to get yours and make the swap >

3. Muffins >

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The Nutrisystem Blueberry Muffin is packed with fresh fruity flavor, not guilt! Enjoy it straight out of the package, no meal prep required. Click here to get yours and make the swap >

4. Cereal >

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Nutrisystem Granola Cereal is full of crunchy flavor and allows you to enjoy a bowl of cereal without worry. Featuring crunchy clusters of rolled oats, puffed rice and a dash of cinnamon, it’s the perfect sweet granola to sprinkle over fat-free milk or yogurt. Click here to get yours and make the swap >

5. Pastries >

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If you love a warm, ooey gooey breakfast that tastes like dessert, the Nutrisystem Cherry Cheese Roll is the ultimate swap! Enjoy the taste of real diced cherries and creamy cheese stuffed inside a warm, soft-baked pastry. But we don’t stop there! We complete this sweet treat with a drizzle of our signature cream cheese frosting. Click here to get yours and make the swap >

6. Pancakes >


Nothing is more satisfying that fiber-filled flapjacks covered in all of your favorite toppings. Nutrisystem Homestyle Pancakes let you satisfy your comfort food cravings without hurting your weight loss progress. Try them with sugar-free syrup, berries or peanut butter! Click here to get yours and make the swap >

In addition to these breakfast food swaps, Nutrisystem offers an entire menu of convenient food options for every meal that won’t hurt your weight loss progress. Click here to discover all of the delicious meals and snacks Nutrisystem has to offer! >