You CAN Get Protein at Breakfast With These 9 Options

Everyone knows they need to get more protein, right? We have been pretty clear on that. I often hear “I can’t get enough at breakfast!” “I don’t have time to make eggs”…

First, there is no “rule” that you must have breakfast foods at breakfast, and breakfast only. However, I get it – we want some familiar delights at breakfast, so let us look at a few different options based on how much time you have.

***The calorie amounts vary, so make sure you adjust based off of your goals***

Unlimited Time

Protein Pancakes 

1 cup kodiak cake mix

1 egg

1 cup Fairlife Milk

530 cals 60C/9F/47P

Breakfast Burrito

1 XL Flour Tortilla

2 eggs + 1/4 cup egg whites

Any veggies

2 Tbsp. Cheddar Cheese

590 cals 53C/23F/35P

 

 Euro Breakfast

1 plain bagel

2 oz. smoked salmon

2 Tbsp. Whipped Cream Cheese

450 cals 62C/13F/24P

Short On Time

All American Breakfast

1 small apple

2 hard boiled eggs

1 flavored Oikos Triple Zero Greek Yogurt

350 cals 37C/10F/28P

Classic Crunch

1 cup Raisin Bran

1 cup Fairlife Skim Milk

2 eggs (prepared any way)

420 cals 52C/11F/30P

 

Carb Heavy PrOatmeal

1/2 cup oats (dry)

1/2 cup Fairlife Skim Milk

1/2 cup Vanilla Greek Yogurt

1/2 cup berries

1 Tbsp. Walnuts

500 cals 70C/11F/32P

No Time At All!

McDonalds Can Be Healthy

2 Egg White Delights

500 cals 64C/14F/36P

Shake It Up

1 Scoop Whey Protein

1 cup Fairlife Skim Milk (or water – reduce 14g protein)

1 Large Banana

2 Tbsp. Peanut Butter

475 cals 38C/16F/46P

 

No Time Breakfast Sandwich

2 slices of toast

2 oz. ham

1 slice cheddar cheese

1 fried egg (this only takes 2 min – I promise)

440 cals 37C/18F/29P

There you have it. 9 options to get protein at breakfast no problem at all.

Now get cookin!

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