Eat Breakfast Daily

Month 5 of our 12 Healthy Habits program turns the spotlight on that most important meal. The key to motivation in the morning is to get out of a same-old-foods rut and kick-start the day with new, creative ideas.

Choose the Best Healthy Cereals

Whether you are looking for a cereal that's loaded with fiber or perfect for kids, we’ve picked the best cereals for you and your family. By MaryAnn Jacobsen, MS, RD

Health Valley Organic Golden Flax Cereal
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Best Bonus Nutrition Cereal

It's hard to know if all the fancy ingredients in some cereals are really necessary. Well, we found a cereal that really measures up: Health Valley Organic Golden Flax Cereal. This provides 1000 mg of Omega-3 fatty acids as well as 6g fiber and 6g protein.

Cereal Stats: Whole Grain: (first 6 ingredients are whole grains) Fiber: 6g, Omega-3: 1000mg, Protein: 6g

Runner Up: Trader Joe's Organic Golden Flax cereal contains 5 different whole grains and 1000mg Alpha Linolenic Acid (ALA) omega-3 fatty acids (from flax).

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Cooking with Quinoa: 25 Recipes

High in protein and fiber, quinoa [KEEN-wah] is not only versatile, it also tastes wonderful and has a nice crunch. Find 24 delicious recipes for cooking with this ancient whole grain.

Quinoa with Roasted Garlic, Tomatoes, and Spinach Recipe