Breakfast is truly the most important meal of the day.
Breakfast is truly the most important meal of the day. Eating breakfast jump-starts your metabolism and gives your body the energy it needs to get through the day. It also aids in weight loss. When you eat breakfast, you’re less likely to be starving at lunchtime, and will therefore make healthier choices. Ideally, you should opt for a breakfast that’s high in protein and fiber. A high-protein breakfast is especially important if you’re exercising regularly and trying to build muscle. Here are 15 high-protein breakfasts for getting fit, so you can start the day off strong!
This pumpkin meal replacement shake get its protein punch from vanilla protein powder. The potassium in the banana and the calcium in the almond milk are electrolytes that will help keep you hydrated through your workout.
Wake up to this superfood smoothie. It’s not only high in protein – it’s also high in healthy fats, fiber, vitamin K, calcium, and potassium.
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Eggs and black beans are excellent sources of protein. Add potassium and omega-3 fatty acids from the avocado and antioxidants from the cumin, and you’ve got yourself a spicy, powerful breakfast.
This asparagus and pine nut frittata is flavorful and nutritious. It’s so good that you’ll start making it for dinner sometimes, too!
This southwestern breakfast burrito uses Greek yogurt instead of sour cream, giving you some probiotics and calcium, and fewer calories.
Start your day with a hearty, healthy breakfast. These brunch burritos are stuffed with good-for-you ingredients.
This pita pocket breakfast sandwich is a lighter alternative to a breakfast burrito. It has eggs, feta, and veggies, so you get your protein and some greens.
A warm, crunchy sandwich is a delicious way to start the day. Eggs are high in protein and contain tons of other nutrients, so you can also have a healthy start to your day.
Salmon is one of the healthiest foods around. It’s a great source of lean protein and is high in omega-3 fatty acids and iron. When combined with eggs, it makes a seriously protein-rich breakfast.
This protein egg and tomato on toast is a wonderful summer breakfast. Tomatoes are rich in vitamin C, antioxidants, and flavor.
We bet you didn’t know you could make pancakes with rolled oats and quinoa! They taste just as indulgent as traditional pancakes, but have tons more fiber, protein, and nutrients.
Does your sweet tooth speak to you first thing in the morning? Satisfy it with this ricotta with honey and pistachios. It uses real, whole ingredients, and makes a delicious toast topping.
Packaged protein bars are often high in sugar. These quinoa protein bars gets its sweetness from dates, so you can feel good about grabbing one on your way out the door.
Greek yogurt is high in protein, and has probiotics to keep your gut healthy. Berries have tons of antioxidants, so your body will be happy with a helping of this breakfast berry and yogurt crunch.
This peanut butter and banana smoothie is sweet, creamy, and packed with nutrients. It has protein-rich peanut butter and tofu, iron-rich spinach, and a fiber-rich banana.
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