Protein is the most important food when it comes to achieving a body composition and weight loss goal. But most people are severely missing the mark on their protein needs at breakfast.
Under-eating on protein at breakfast can increase hunger and sugar cravings, making it easy to reach for a sugary snack during that 3pm slump.
So today I'm sharing 8 super easy high protein breakfast recipes that have at least 30 grams of protein to help fuel your morning and achieve your goals.
1. Chocolate Blueberry Protein Smoothie
I'm ALL about fast and easy breakfast options. As a new mom, I need something that can keep me satisfed and take minutes to prep. This high protein smoothie has been my favorite recipe lately because it checks all of those boxes (while tasting so yummy, too).
Check out the recipe with my video above.
2. 3 Scrambled Eggs + 2 Slices Bacon + 1 slice Cauliflower "Thins"
Eggs are fairly low in protein if eaten on their own. Each egg only has about 5-6 grams of protein. To get 30 grams of protein, I like to pair eggs with other sources of protein, like bacon and cauliflower "thins". My favorite brand is Outer Aisle because it's packed with 5 grams of complete protein per slice.
3. 2 Chocolate Chip Protein Waffles + 1/2 Cup Greek Yogurt
This has been my go-to recipe lately. I like to make big batches of my Chocolate Chip Protein Waffles and then freeze them for the week. Then you can just pop your waffles in the toaster when you're ready to eat!
Grab the recipe with my video above.
4. Cinnamon Roll Protein Smoothie
This simple and delicious protein smoothie uses both greek yogurt and my zero sugar Vanilla Protein Powder to hit 30 grams of complete protein.
Grab the recipe HERE.
5. 1 1/3 Cup Cottage Cheese + 1/2 Cup Sautéed Blueberries + 2 Tbsp. Sliced Almonds
Cottage cheese is insanely high in protein and requires zero cooking to eat it. I love pairing cottage cheese with sautéed frozen blueberries for a low sugar jammy flavor. Just take frozen blueberries and heat them up in a pan over medium heat until warmed through.
6. 5 Bacon and Sundried Tomato Egg Bites
Egg bites are delicious options to meal prep for the week. But the biggest mistake people make is that they never eat enough of them to get 30 grams of protein. Aim for 5 egg bites to hit that mark.
Find the recipe HERE.
7. Pumpkin Spice Protein Mug Cake + 1/2 Cup Greek Yogurt
Feeling like cake for breakfast? Try my super fast and easy Pumpkin Spice Protein Mug Cake! This recipe usually comes in at 26 grams of protein, so swap out the whipped cream topping for greek yogurt to hit at least 30 grams.
Try it out HERE.
8. 1 Cup Greek Yogurt + 1 Scoop Vanilla Protein Powder + 1/2 Cup Pineapple + 3 Tbsp. Macadamia Nuts
If you aren't a fan of the slightly tangy flavor of greek yogurt, then you're going to love this zero sugar sweetener hack! Just stir one scoop of my zero sugar Vanilla Protein Powder into your yogurt to instantly boost your meal to 30 grams of complete protein AND cut through the tart flavor. Win, win!
Checkout my zero sugar protein powder HERE.