I was always the type of person that didn't like to eat breakfast in the morning. I would get up, get ready for work and get to work just on time. As a former teacher whenever I would have a free period I would hit the snack machine or the snack drawer at my desk. Then I would have whatever frozen meal I had in my mini-fridge that would still leave me hungry. I would get home by 3:30 and then I would snack and graze on unhealthy options before it was dinner time. It was a cycle that kept going on and on until I learned the importance of breakfast.
Eating a healthy breakfast really sets yourself up to have a good day. It starts you on the right foot and gives you enough satisfaction and energy to get you going during the day. I now know how important it is to stay low carb to not get those sugar spikes that eventually tire you out and to also eat some good fat to keep you satiated until snack time and then lunch.
Before starting this Atkins journey I thought it was all about bacon and eggs for breakfast. Though bacon and eggs are delicious I couldn't imagine eating the same thing everyday. I love that with with Atkins 40 you can eat things like oatmeal, fruit and Greek yogurt. I love having some oatmeal with berries or some Greek yogurt with some nuts like a parfait.
I have also started with low carb baking and made a delicious low carb pumpkin muffin that I had with a Atkins chocolate shake that packed a whopping 20 grams of protein! (Review of the Atkins shakes coming soon!)
When I don't have time to make breakfast I love that Atkins solves that problem too! They have different varieties of frozen breakfast sandwiches that you just pop in the microwave. All you have to do is take it out of the plastic, wrap it in a paper towel and microwave it for a minute and a half. That's it!
I have tried other light frozen breakfast sandwiches many months ago and found them to be super dry. The Atkins ones are so moist, buttery and flavorful. The best thing about them is that you get to eat a yummy English muffin while only consuming 5 net carbs! They have 4 different varieties: bacon, egg & cheese, Canadian bacon, egg & cheese, sausage egg & cheese, and sausage and egg.
You can get more information on the breakfast sandwiches and the Atkins Plan and create your own meal plans by going to http://www.atkins.com. Be sure to follow them on Facebook and Twitter to get all of the latest information.
This post is sponsored by FitFluential on behalf of Atkins.