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15 Easy High-Protein Breakfasts

by Sidney Yang – Updated Mar 2, 2023
15 Easy High-Protein Breakfasts
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High-Protein Breakfast Recipes – Try our healthy, protein-packed breakfast ideas for a nutritious start to your day, from scrambled eggs, and quinoa bowls to a homemade protein shake and peanut butter oatmeal cookies. Some of these high-protein breakfast ideas like cheesy egg muffins and chicken patties are perfect for meal prep and easy to customize to your liking. If you’re trying to find good ways to introduce more protein into your daily diet, these high-protein breakfast recipes can help you do it. Enjoy!

High-Protein Breakfast Recipes: 15 High-Protein Breakfasts Ideas

1. Cheesy Bacon Egg Muffins

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15 Easy High-Protein Breakfasts

Egg muffins are cheesy, puffy, low in carbs and high in protein. This bacon egg muffins recipe is the perfect make-ahead breakfast for on the go! Packed with savory flavors and plenty of protein!

Cooking time: 15 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

2. Chocolate Almond Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

Chocolate Almond Quinoa Breakfast Bowl - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/quinoa-breakfast-bowl-recipe
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15 Easy High-Protein Breakfasts

A simple, 4-ingredient breakfast bowl — Healthy, vegan, and gluten-free. Packed with protein and good-for-you nutrients!

Cooking time: 15 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

3. Cheesy Chicken Fritters

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15 Easy High-Protein Breakfasts

Stack these chicken fritters up in your lunch box for easy meal prep during the week! These protein-packed Cheesy Bacon Egg Muffins are also the perfect grab-and-go breakfast!

Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

4. Scrambled Eggs with Avocado and Tomato

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15 Easy High-Protein Breakfasts

This simple scrambled eggs recipe is a nutrient packed, healthy breakfast that will keep you energized throughout the day. Jump-start your day with these easy scrambled eggs!

Cooking time: 5 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

5. Shakshuka with veggies

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Perfect for a quick yet toothsome easter brunch Eggs are a sure bet for high protein meals!

Cooking time: 25 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

6. Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Shake

Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Shake - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/chocolate-peanut-butter-protein-shake-recipe
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15 Easy High-Protein Breakfasts

Our cocoa peanut butter protein shake recipe will help you pack in proteins. Get a good start in the morning with this protein-packed shake! Try this delicious Cocoa Peanut Butter Shake for a sweet breakfast treat!

Cooking time: 0 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

7. Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

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15 Easy High-Protein Breakfasts

This sautéed cinnamon apples and oatmeal recipe is simple, satisfying, and taste like a warm apple pie! This breakfast is packed with warm spices and the sweetness of apples and is sure to keep you full and energized all day.

Cooking time: 15 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

8. Instant Pot Banana Peanut Butter Steel Cut Oats

Instant Pot Banana Peanut Butter Steel Cut Oats - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/instant-pot-steel-cut-oats-recipe
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15 Easy High-Protein Breakfasts

Banana peanut butter steel-cut oats in the Instant Pot are so quick, and easy. Enjoy this Instant Pot banana warm and filling breakfast with this Instant Pot steel-cut oats! With a creamy banana, peanut butter, and oat base, this hearty high-protein breakfast can be made in no time. Enjoy the nutritious flavors of this comforting and satisfying breakfast!

Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

9. Tofu Scramble Breakfast Skillet

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Swap out the eggs for tofu and get a full fledged vegan breakfast. Packed with veggies and full of flavor, this protein-rich breakfast is easy to make and sure to satisfy.

Cooking time: 15 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

10. Easy Turkey Patties

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15 Easy High-Protein Breakfasts

These easy turkey patties make the perfect protein addition to your lunch or meal-prep! These high-protein turkey patties are made with lean ground turkey and are packed with flavor thanks to a special combination of seasonings.

Cooking time: 15 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

11. No-Bake Peanut Butter Cream Cheese Oatmeal Cookies

No-Bake Peanut Butter Cream Cheese Oatmeal Cookies - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/no-bake-peanut-butter-cream-cheese-oatmeal-cookies-recipe
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15 Easy High-Protein Breakfasts

Chewy, nutritive, and full of creamy peanut butter flavor! These no-bake peanut butter oatmeal cookies are crazy delicious and made in a cinch. They are made with simple ingredients and come together in minutes. Enjoy a chewy and creamy breakfast cookie that is sure to satisfy any peanut butter lover.

Cooking time: 0 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

12. Baked Blueberry Oatmeal

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The perfect satisfying breakfast for a busy morning. This Baked Blueberry Oatmeal recipe is an easy and delicious breakfast that will keep you full and fueled up to start your day!

Cooking time: 40 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

13. Pumpkin Spice Overnight Oats

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15 Easy High-Protein Breakfasts

These pumpkin spice overnight oats are a healthier way to start your mornings! This delicious, healthy option for a high-protein breakfast is quick and easy to make. With oats, pumpkin puree, and warming spices, the oats will soak up the flavors overnight and will be ready to enjoy in the morning.

Cooking time: 0 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

14. Easy Sausage Egg Muffins

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15 Easy High-Protein Breakfasts

These sausage egg and cheese muffins are the perfect low carb, grab and go, Keto friendly breakfast option! Try our sausage muffins today! They make a quick and high-protein breakfast recipe that's sure to become a family favorite.

Cooking time: 10 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

15. Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Breakfast

Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Breakfast - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/chocolate-peanut-butter-oatmeal-breakfast-recipe
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15 Easy High-Protein Breakfasts

This chocolate peanut butter oatmeal is an amazing, healthy breakfast full of protein and fiber! It takes just minutes to prepare and is loaded with delicious chocolate and peanut butter flavors!

Cooking time: 5 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

What are some good ingredients for a high-protein breakfast

There are plenty of ingredients to choose from to make a high-protein breakfast. Here’s a quick list to get you started:

  • Overnight Oats
  • Greek Yogurt
  • Eggs
  • Quinoa
  • Almond Butter
  • Lean Sausage
  • Kale
  • Avocado
  • Nuts and Seeds
  • Tofu

Tips for making make a high-protein breakfast

  • Use egg whites as a healthier protein-rich alternative to whole eggs.
  • Use Greek yogurt as a protein-rich base for your breakfast.
  • Add quinoa for a boost of protein and fiber.
  • Try adding tofu for a vegan-friendly protein option.
  • Sprinkle nuts and nut butter on top of your breakfast to add a crunch and protein.
  • Incorporate oats into your breakfast to add more protein and fiber.
  • Add a slice of cheese for a quick and easy way to increase your protein intake.
  • Slice an avocado and spread it on top of your breakfast for a creamy and healthy dose of protein.

Did you make one of these high-protein breakfast recipes? Please share on your social media using our hashtag #eatwell101.

 

 

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