In our fast-paced world, getting a good breakfast is always a challenge.  Even worse, is coming up with a high protein breakfast when you want to avoid the simple carbohydrate muffins, toast, bagel, and breakfast bars.  Here are some great ideas for breakfast that will keep you feeling full longer and are simple to make.

Easy Breakfast Casserole:

You can be make this ahead of time and is loaded with protein.  You make it with eggs, ham, and cheddar cheese and you can throw in some potatoes to add fibre and some carbohydrates if you like.   Eggs are a great addition to any meal.  Not only are they high in protein, they also support brain health.

Peaches and Cream Protein Smoothie:

Grabbing a shake for the car is a great way to get breakfast to go. Add your favourite fruits and protein to a blender and you are good to go.  You also do not need protein powder to get a good protein hit, you can add yogurt, or cottage cheese instead.

Protein Overnight Oats:

Prepping your breakfast the night before is easy to do and makes a quick wholesome breakfast.  Oats alone provide 6g of protein and everything combined in this recipe will give you 28grams.  If you want to get maximum protein with this, add protein powder, nuts or nut butter.

Blueberry Protein Pancakes:

Everyone loves pancakes and this recipe provides a protein punch by adding egg whites, bananas, and protein powder to the batter.

Banana Nut Teff Parfait:

Teff is a grain you can use to make porridge.  It is a great source of plant protein as well as iron, zinc, and antioxidants.  This parfait layers teff with yogurt and banana slices.  Check it out!

Pumpkin Smoothie Bowl:

Adding pumpkin to menu items not just adds delicious flavour but it is nutritious too.  Pumpkin provides many vitamins including vitamins A, C, and E and minerals such as potassium.  Keep a few cans of pumpkin puree in the house so you can easily make this delicious breakfast.

Check out some of the other recipes in the link below.  Breakfast can be fast, healthy, and delicious.