5 Power Breakfast Recipes – Ideas To Jumpstart Your Day

Are you looking for ideas of what to eat for breakfast that includes high protein? Do you want a simple guide so that eating healthy for breakfast can be quick and easy? Listed below I share my 5 favorite high protein meals to start your day. Not only are they packed with nutrients you need, they taste great!

So if you struggle to hit your daily protein targets, these delicious breakfast options can easily assist you. I hope you enjoy!

High Protein Instant Steel Cut Oatmeal

Serving Size:
1
Time:
3 minutes
Difficulty:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 45 grams of Quaker Oats Steel Cut – Quick 3-Minute Oats
  • 170 grams of water
  • 1 scoop of Optimum Nutrition Chocolate Protein Powder
  • 1 tablespoon of sugar-free maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon of Splenda
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • 1 pinch of salt

Directions

  1. Combine oatmeal and water in a bowl and cook in the microwave for 2 minutes
  2. After the oatmeal has cooked, remove it from the microwave and add the remaining ingredients; chocolate protein, syrup, Splenda, cinnamon, and salt.
  3. Slowly stir the mixture for 30 seconds or until thoroughly mixed.
  4. (Optional) Top with your favorite fruit.
  5. Nutrition facts – (1) scoop of protein powder has around 28 gm of protein)

Scrambled Eggs and Mixed Vegetables

Serving Size:
1
Time:
20 minutes
Difficulty:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 1 whole egg
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 cup of frozen mixed vegetables
  • (Optional) – salt to taste
  • (Optional) – hot sauce

Directions

  1. Spray skillet with olive oil
  2. At medium heat, add eggs to the skillet
  3. Allow eggs to cook for a few minutes, then add in the vegetables
  4. Once vegetables are no longer frozen (about 10 minutes), remove them from the heat and plate
  5. TIP – I like to use hot sauce instead of plain salt. Note – One teaspoon of Texas Pete hot sauce has 115mg of sodium, while 1/2 teaspoon of salt has 1150 mg of sodium

Butterball Turkey Sausage Links and Boiled Eggs

Serving Size:
1
Time:
20 minutes
Difficulty:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 3 sausage links (one serving size)
  • 3 whole eggs

Directions

  1. Bring a pot of water to a boil. Place eggs in water and cook for 8 minutes
  2. Place 3 sausage links in the microwave and cook for 1 minute
  3. Plate and serve
  4. Nutrition – 3 links (110 calories, 420 mg sodium, 11 gm protein, 7 gm fat)
  5. Nutrition – 3 whole eggs (231 calories, 16 gm fat, 19 protein)

Greek Yogurt with Fruit and Granola

Serving Size:
1
Time:
5 minutes
Difficulty:
Easy

Ingredients

  • Fage Total 0% Greek Yogurt (3/4 cup or 170 grams)
  • Torani Sugar-Free French Vanilla Syrup – 1 tablespoon
  • Splenda – 1/2 teaspoon
  • Strawberries or Blueberries – 1/4 cup
  • Granola – 2 tablespoons

Directions

  1. Combine yogurt, Splenda, and syrup. Mix thoroughly for 30 seconds
  2. Top with your favorite fruit. I prefer strawberries or blueberries
  3. Sprinkle with granola
  4. Nutrition facts – Yogurt (90 calories, 0 fat, 5 gm carbs, 18 gm protein)

Peanut Butter and Banana Protein Shake

Serving Size:
1
Time:
5 minutes
Difficulty:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon creamy or extra chunky peanut butter
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1 medium banana fresh or frozen
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1¬†scoop chocolate whey chocolate protein powder
  • 1 handful (or about 5) of ice cubes

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients in a blender
  2. Be sure to slice up the banana before placing it in the blender
  3. Depending on your blender, mix for 15 – 30 seconds
  4. Nutrition facts – (1) scoop of protein powder has around 28 gm of protein)

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