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Disclaimer: The team of Weight Watchers keeps updating the program, according to the requirements/feedback of their members. The program has been updated many times, the latest one being the Weight Watchers 360° program, which was unveiled on the 3rd of December, 2012. The program teaches members how to manage their food environment, claiming that we tend to eat what we see. It also guides people on ways to control their temptation, and to avoid pleasure eating. Weight Watchers has not increased their rates for this new approach, and all the meetings, eTools, and apps are included in the total fee.

The content in this article explains the Weight Watchers program in detail. The details of the current program are exclusively available to the paid members of Weight Watchers.


Weight Watchers is an online weight loss program, where points are assigned to every food item. In this weight loss program, there are no food or food groups that you are forbidden to eat. You only have to exercise control and make sure that you count the points of each food that you eat. Every food that you eat has a certain point value assigned to it, depending upon the amount of calories, fats and fiber it contains. In this weight loss program, you need to keep within a specific point value that is personalized just for you. In this way, you can keep a track of what you are eating. There are many Weight Watchers breakfast recipes as well as recipes for lunch and dinner. Here we will give you some filling Weight Watchers breakfast ideas, that you can easily make at home.

Weight Watchers Recipes for Breakfast with Point Values

Here are some free Weight Watchers recipes for breakfast, which are nutritious and filling. They are a perfect start for a busy day at work.

Broccoli and Cheese Omelet

Ingredients
  • 1 organic egg
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 tablespoon skimmed milk
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 6 broccoli floret, steamed
  • 1 slice Swiss cheese
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
Method

In a small bowl, beat the egg with egg whites until it is light and fluffy and then add in the salt and black pepper. In a non stick pan or skillet, add a tablespoon of canola oil and rotate the pan so that the oil is evenly distributed. When the pan gets heated, pour in the egg mixture and rotate pan again so that the pan is completely covered by the egg mixture. Reduce the flame and add the slice of Swiss cheese at the center and also add in the steamed broccoli florets. When the omelet is set, flip the sides towards the center and plate it up. The number of points for this recipe is 3 points.

Buttermilk Pancakes

Ingredients
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 1 large organic egg
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • Cooking spray
Method

Crack the egg in a small bowl and lightly beat it with a fork. Keep this aside. In another bowl, sift the all-purpose flour and add the baking powder, baking soda, salt and sugar and mix all the ingredients thoroughly. Make a small well in the center of your flour mixture and pour in the buttermilk, oil and beaten egg and combine everything well until you get a batter of a fairly thick consistency. Pour this batter with the help of a spoon into a nonstick griddle or skillet into small rounds. Let it cook for 2 minutes and then flip them to the other side with the help of a spatula. When both the sides are cooked, transfer two buttermilk pancakes into a plate and get ready to devour them. The Weight Watchers points is 6 for two pancakes.

Sausage Breakfast Casserole

Ingredients
  • 3 cups French bread, cubed
  • ½ cup turkey sausages, chopped
  • ½ cup onions, diced
  • ¾ cup sharp cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • ½ teaspoon mustard powder
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
Method

Coat a 13 x 9 inch baking dish with cooking spray and then arrange the cubes of French bread in a single layer. In a non stick skillet, cook the diced onions and turkey sausages until they are browned and transfer to the casserole. Place a layer of grated cheese over the sausage and onion mixture. In a bowl, combine the egg with milk, salt, black pepper and dry mustard and then pour it over the casserole. Press the bread and sausage with a spatula to make sure that the bread is totally covered in the milk and egg mixture. Cover the casserole with a cling film and chill in the refrigerator overnight. Bake the casserole in a moderately hot oven for half an hour until the dish is set and it is browned at the top. This is one of the best Weight Watchers breakfast casserole recipes and it has 3 points per serving. One serving of this dish is equivalent to 1/12 casserole.

Honey Banana Toast

Ingredients
  • 1 organic egg
  • 2 slices white bread
  • 1 banana, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon low-fat milk
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • Cooking spray
  • Salt, to taste
Method

In a small bowl, beat the egg with the low-fat milk and salt until the mixture is frothy. Dip the bread slices in the egg mixture, making sure that they are well coated. Spray a skillet with low-fat cooking spray and pan-fry the bread on both sides until golden brown. Transfer to a plate and add the banana slices in between the bread. Drizzle bread with honey and sprinkle with cinnamon powder. 1 serving of honey banana toast has 2 Weight Watchers points.

Breakfast is the most important meal and to start the day right, you need to fill yourself with nutritious food. Keep track of the number of Weight Watchers points you consume when you have any meal. In this way you can lose excess weight without having to starve yourself.