A high protein breakfast will jumpstart your day.
Start the day with a protein packed punch! Skip the cereal—because these breakfasts keep you feeling fueled and powerful all day long.
Becca Jackson shares shares why it’s important to include protein in your breakfast, and the benefits of incorporating it into that first meal of the day. She shares a few ideas to add to your breakfast rotation to power-up your protein intake.
Find more recipes from Becca on Instagram, @ifthecookiefits.
Becca says the goal is to aim for three things on your plate: protein, fat, and carbs. Having a balance of all three helps build lean muscle and jumpstart the rest of your day. For example:
A Healthy Carb
A Healthy Fat
- Nut butter
A Healthy Protein
- Greek Yogurt
- Protein Powder
- Chicken Sausage
Try these ideas to pack in the protein!
Scrambled Eggs with Cottage Cheese
Sautéed peppers, add Scrambled eggs and cottage cheese for extra protein. Top with salsa, hot sauce or A1.
Greek Yogurt Parfait
Add fruit, cereal or granola, and a drizzle of nut butter.
Cook your egg in a mini waffle maker, add bacon and avocado, and place on an English muffin.
Make the night before. Add 1 cup of milk and ½ cup of oats with some protein powder. Set in the fridge overnight and top with fruit and Reddi Whip. For hot oatmeal, warm in microwave before eating.
Add milk, ice, banana, nut butter and protein powder in a blender and blend until smooth.