We all know by now that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. A healthy breakfast contains fruits, whole grains, and protein. Protein can make you feel fuller, longer and should be a part of every meal.High-protein diets help you build muscle and lose weight.It is important to choose healthy proteins. High-protein breakfast foods are a great way to start your day. Here are five high-protein breakfast ideas.
1. Oatmeal banana pancakes
These banana pancakes contain 28 g. of protein per serving. The protein helps you stay full for longer. These pancakes have no flour and no sugar.
1 cup oatmeal
1 cup milk
1 tsp. baking powder
1/3 tsp. cinnamon
In a food processor or blender, add the banana, eggs, cinnamon, baking powder, milk and oatmeal – mix until well combined. Heat a non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Cook for about 2 minutes on each side. Top with your favorite toppings. Done!
2. Banana muffins
These delicious banana muffins can be prepared using no more than 6 ingredients and they’re made and ready to eat in 30 minutes.
3 cups rolled oat flour
1 cup milk
1 tsp. baking soda
Preheat the oven to 350 F. In a blender, add the banana and wet ingredients and mix until well incorporated. In another bowl, mix together the dry ingredients. Mix together all the ingredients. Pour the mixture into a greased muffin pan and bake for 30 minutes. Serve warm.
3. Eggs with veggies
This dish is a great way to eat more veggies. Eggs, cauliflower, and broccoli… I mean what is there not to love?
1 cup broccoli florets, steamed
1 cup cauliflower florets, steamed
1 tbsp. Parmesan cheese
2 tbsp. olive oil
Salt and pepper, to taste
1/3 tsp. chili powder
Steam your veggies. Fry the eggs. Place the veggies on a plate and season with salt, pepper and chili powder. Slide the eggs on top of the greens. Done!
4. Overnight oats
Oats contain high amounts of many vitamins and minerals, so they are a great option for a hearty breakfast. Plus, you can make them in just 30 minutes or less.
1 cup milk
1 cup quick cooking oats
1 banana, sliced
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/3 cup raisins
In a bowl, combine the banana, milk, oats, cinnamon and raisins. Place in the fridge overnight. Serve and enjoy.
5. Almond energy balls
These delicious and easy to make almond energy balls are great for breakfast. Also, these energy balls will keep you energized through the day.
1/2 cup almond flour
1 cup raw, unsalted almond butter
½ cup brown rice syrup
2 scoops vanilla protein powder
1 cup rolled oat flour
In a food processor, combine almond flour, almond butter, brown rice syrup, vanilla protein powder and roll oat flour. Form the mixture into balls with your hands and put them in the refrigerator for a few hours. Done!