Healthy Eating On-the-go: IHOP Simple & Fit Two Egg Breakfast

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Proof that you can even get a healthy breakfast meal at IHOP.

IHOP Simple &Fit Two Egg Breakfast

Ok, color me surprised. Recently, in a moment of indecision, I gave in to frustration to let my family decide where to eat. I asked and they answered “IHOP”. I suddenly began to panic with the wonder of how the heck I was going to get anything healthy in that place. Am I going to have to eat the napkin to promote satiety? Amy I going to have to limit my self to ice water and black coffee?

The answer is surprising and “No”. You can get a relatively healthy meal at IHOP and there is more than one selection. Unlike other restaurants, there is more than one possible selection to meet your health needs at IHOP. Don’t get me wrong because you would be better off eating at home, but there are healthy options at IHOP.

I looked over the menu thoroughly and picked the Two-egg Simple & Fit breakfast. Although I chose to eat the egg whites, you could easily order whole eggs and stay below 500 calories. I was really surprised that you could make this feat. Not only that, it tasted good and filled me up.

Simple & Fit Two Whole Scramble

So what is included? The healthy version of a breakfast sampler, this dish comes with scrambled cage-free egg whites, two slices of turkey bacon, seasonal mixed fruit, and whole-wheat toast.

Nutritional Information:

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 plate
Servings Per Container 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 380 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 14%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 30mg 10%
Sodium 850mg 35%
Total Carbohydrate 49g 16%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 16g
Protein 27g 54%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Caloric Breakdown:

380

The bottom line: You can eat just about anywhere and get a healthy meal as long as you choose wisely: EVEN IHOP. I will be eating this again and soon!

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About the Author

ChuckH
I am a family physician who has served in the US Army. In 2016, I found myself overweight, out of shape, and unhealthy, so I made a change to improve my health. This blog is the chronology of my path to better health and what I have learned along the way.

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