Lets talk homemade breakfast versus ‘to-go’. We all know it’s better to make things at home, but how much healthier is it really? If you only look at calories, 410 vs 328 is less than 100 calorie difference! And when getting ready for work in the morning, odds are, the easiest option wins. 82 calories sounds like NBD at that moment, but is it? Decide for yourself, based on the northeast’s beloved Wawa Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Sizzli versus my own “Bigg Egg n Turkey Bacon Breakfast” (descriptive, isn’t it?).
Homemade Bigg Egg n Turkey Bacon Breakfast
1 slice of Trader Joe High Fiber Sprouted Bread
4 Egg Whites
2 Large Eggs
2 slices Butterball Fully Cooked Turkey Bacon
Wawa Sizzli Bacon, Egg, and Cheese
- Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Bagel Sizzli: SIZZLI BAGEL (BLEACHED ENRICHED WHEAT FLOUR [MALTED BARLEY FLOUR, NIACIN, REDUCED IRON, THIAMINE MONONITRATE, RIBOFLAVIN, FOLIC ACID], WATER, CONTAINS 2% OR LESS OF THE FOLLOWING: YELLOW CORN MEAL, SUGAR, SALT, YEAST, DRIED MOLASSES, GUAR GUM, MONO- AND DIGLYCERIDES, CORN SYRUP SOLIDS, ENZYMES, SOYBEAN OIL, ASCORBIC ACID), SCRAMBLED EGG PATTY (WHOLE EGGS, WHOLE MILK, SOYBEAN OIL, MODIFIED FOOD STARCH, SALT, LIQUID PEPPER EXTRACT, XANTHAN GUM, CITRIC ACID, SOY LECITHIN), BACON (CURED WITH WATER, SALT, SUGAR, SMOKE FLAVORING, SODIUM PHOSPHATE, SODIUM ERYTHORBATE, SODIUM NITRITE), REDUCED SODIUM AMERICAN CHEESE MILK, WATER, CREAM, CHEESE CULTURE, SODIUM CITRATE, CONTAINS 2% OR LESS OF CITRIC ACID, COLOR ADDED, ENZYMES, MILKFAT, POTASSIUM CITRATE, SALT, SODIUM PHOSPATE, SORBIC ACID (PRESERVATIVE) SOY LECITHIN, TETRASODIUM PYROPHOSPHATE..
Moral of the story?