7 Incredible and Easy Protein Packed Breakfast Recipes!

Do you struggle to come up with breakfast ideas to keep you satiated and full? Are you looking for an energy boost from the food you’re eating in the morning rather than feeling lethargic and bogged down? Well look no further, we’ve compiled 7 delicious protein-packed breakfast recipes which are healthy and satisfying. Eating enough protein in the morning not only boosts energy but it also helps to regulate your appetite all day long! 

Here are some yummy breakfast recipes you’ll definitely want to try out:

PBJ Breakfast Parfait

PB&J a classic combo that never gets old.. In this PBJ breakfast parfait you’ll get to pair some protein packed yogurt alongside crunchy peanut butter, a homemade berry chia jam, and some granola. This salivating combo will not only keep you full until lunchtime but it will also be reminiscent of those childhood days of enjoying a peanut butter & jelly sandwich. 

Tip: Make these parfaits ahead of time and store them in the fridge for a quick grab-n-go breakfast! 

Sweet + Savory Cottage Cheese Breakfast Bowl

In the past year, cottage cheese has made a great comeback. Going from a type of cheese that many didn’t talk about to a popular commodity for high protein snacks, meals, and desserts. One of the reasons cottage cheese is a great dietary choice is because it’s lower in calories and high in protein. Cottage cheese is also a great source of calcium! In this recipe, cottage cheese is the base and paired alongside toppings that have a sweet option and a savory option. This breakfast option is a light and healthy way to get your morning protein!

Southwest Tofu Scramble

Vegan or not, this southwest tofu scramble is a tasty egg alternative loaded with spices, onion, bell pepper, and kale! Just 8 ounces of this tofu scramble provides a whopping 20 grams of protein. This tofu scramble isn’t just a great source of protein but also hosts a variety of health benefits including Vitamin A, Vitamin C, and Calcium. You’re going to love how simple it is to whip up this breakfast in the morning, pair this tofu scramble alongside breakfast potatoes or a slice of sourdough bread and you’re set!

Breakfast Protein Bites

This breakfast option is perfect to make ahead as a grab-n-go option throughout the week or as meal prep! They’re made in a 12 cup muffin pan and contain a secret ingredient, collagen peptides powder! These bites are also made with eggs, veggies, and two different kinds of cheese! Quick, easy, tasty, and protein-packed. Not to mention, sneaking the collagen powder in there is quite genius for getting extra benefits for hair, skin, and nails!

Protein Baked Oatmeal

Who says oatmeal has to be boring? This recipe definitely proves that it doesn’t have to be! You’re going to love this recipe if you feel like having “dessert” for breakfast. With ingredients such as old fashioned rolled oats, vanilla protein powder, eggs, maple syrup as sweetener, fresh blueberries, and other on-hand pantry items. This delicious baked oatmeal contains 17 grams of protein per serving! Top it by drizzling some nut butter like peanut butter or almond butter and you’re set. 

Halloumi Breakfast Sandwich

This recipe is a twist on a classic egg breakfast sandwich that you’re going to love…adding Halloumi cheese! The entire sandwich is a total of 20 grams of protein all together. Halloumi cheese is semi-soft and has a stretchy and rubbery texture. This cheese has origins rooted in Mediterranean culture and is made from sheep or goat’s milk. It does tend to be quite salty so make sure to limit the salt on all of the other ingredients you are pairing it with in this sandwich. Nonetheless, it’s a delicious combo you’re sure to love and enjoy! 

Carrot Cake Oatmeal

You won’t believe just how much this oatmeal tastes like carrot cake, it’s literally dessert for breakfast except healthy! The spices and warming factor from the cinnamon makes it so comforting and it also contains the addition of peanut butter and cottage cheese for extra protein. This oatmeal will be sure to leave you full, satiated, and ready to take on anything in your day with energy!

Getting enough protein for breakfast doesn’t need to be boring, with these flavorful and creative breakfast recipes you’re going to go to bed looking forward to the breakfast you’ll have in the morning!

What did you think of these recipes? Which one would you try first? Let us know in our comments below!

Alexia Palmeri

Alexia Palmeri is a 28-year-old personal development enthusiast! She looks at life experiences as an opportunity to always learn and grow. Alexia is also a broadcast journalism graduate with a passion and knack for communications and media. She is always on the lookout for new trends on social media and keeps up to date with what's happening in the world. In her free time, Alexia enjoys socializing with family and loved ones, being in nature, cooking nourishing meals, and discovering new places to dine and adventure!

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