3 Options to Start Your Day with a High Protein Breakfast

No matter how busy you are, you should ALWAYS make time for breakfast. Most men are actually missing their daily essential protein intake. These 3 high protein breakfast options will help you meet yours.

If you’re an average adult male that doesn’t workout, you need at least 0.36 grams of protein per pound of bodyweight. If you’re a 200 pound man, that means 72 grams per day. If you’re looking to put on muscle, you’ll need to double that! Get on your way to meeting your protein requirements first thing in the morning with these high protein, easy-to-make meals.

Chocolate Overnight Oats

High Protein breakfast with oats

The Chocolate Overnight Oats recipe will help you start your day with a high protein blast. With a little preparation on a pervious night, this breakfast is quick and filling.

Ingredients:

  • ⅛ Cup of chocolate protein powder
  • ¼ Cp of greek yogurt
  • ¾ Cup of oats
  • 1 tbsp of sugar(or sugar substitute)
  • 1 TSP salt

Directions:

Stir all ingredients together until thoroughly mixed. Put mixture into two seperate glass containers a place inside refrigerator overnight. Eat cold, or put in the microwave for up to 1 minute is desired warm the following day.

Bean Breakfast Burrito

Breakfast high in protein: bean burrito

This high protein breakfast burrito will fill you up substantially and provide over 24gs of protein. No fork needed for this high protein breakfast!

Ingredients:

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tortilla
  • ¼ cup of refried beans
  • ⅛ Shredded Cheese
  • Add vegetables to egg scramble as desired
  • Add hot sauce or salsa for desired spiciness

Directions:

Scramble two eggs while heating up refried beans, Warm tortilla topped with cheese in microwave for 20 seconds. Combine scrambled eggs and refried beans in tortilla. Wrap tortilla into a burrito and enjoy.

Greek Yogurt w/Fruit

The easiest high protein breakfast

An amazingly simple high protein breakfast, greek yogurt is the base of a perfect on-the-go and healthy breakfast. Leading greek yogurt brands produce yogurt with up to 23gs of protein per 130 calories in a 1 cup serving.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 1 cup of fresh or frozen fruit

Directions:

Fold desired fruit into yogurt until well mixed. Add a ½ cup of cooked quinoa or a ⅛ cup of granola to provide a crunch and/or extra flavor.

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