You already know that you need high quality protein as part of a healthy breakfast, but what do you do when you need to break out of a high protein breakfast recipes rut?
Instead of whipping up your usual scrambled eggs or making another low carb smoothie, look to some other delicious foods that can easily add to your breakfast protein count.
Kick-start your daily morning with these delicious high protein breakfast recipes—including overnight oats, protein pancakes, and more- all that have over 20 grams of protein per dish!
1. Strawberry Banana Protein Pancakes:
INGREDIENTS: 1/3 cup of old fashioned oats + 2 tablespoons of coconut flour + 1 scoop of pescience vanilla protein + a little less than 1/3 cup of homemade oat milk + 3 tablespoons of carton egg whites + 1/2 banana + 1 diced strawberry + 1 teaspoon of baking powder + 1/4 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract + a dash of cinnamon
- Blend everything in a food processor, then cook on a lightly greased griddle.
2. Green Maca Powder Smoothie:
INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup of steamed then frozen cauliflower + 1/3 cup of diced frozen pineapple + 1/3 cup of diced frozen mango + 1/2 a frozen banana + 1 cup of spinach + 1/3 cup of unsweetened vanilla coconut milk + 1 teaspoon of maca powder + 1/2 scoop of pescience vanilla protein + 1/4 cup of plain skyr + a dash of cinnamon
- Blend and enjoy.
3. Snickerdoodle Overnight Chia Oats:
INGREDIENTS: 1/4 cup of old fashioned oats + 1/4 cup of unsweetened vanilla pea milk +1/2 cup of vanilla skyr yogurt + 1 tablespoon of chia seeds + 1/2 scoop of pescience snickerdoodle protein + 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon + 1/2 mashed banana + 1/2 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract
- Mash the banana with a fork at the bottom of your bowl, then add in your ingredients. Combine well, and refrigerate overnight.
4. Strawberry Cheesecake Zoats:
INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup of old fashioned oats + 1/3 of a zucchini, shredded + 3/4 cup of water + 2 tablespoons of homemade strawberry cashew milk + 1/2 scoop of pescience vanilla protein + 2 tablespoons of nonfat plain greek yogurt + 1 tablespoon of chia seeds + 1/2 mashed banana + 2 mashed strawberries + 1/4 t of pure vanilla extract + a dash of cinnamon + a pinch of salt
- In a medium sauce pan, bring the water to a boil, and add in your salt.
- Then, add in everything but your protein and milk, combine well, and bring it down to a simmer.
- Once it’s almost ready, add in your protein and milk, and keep mixing. When done, remove from heat, cover and let it sit for a few minutes, then serve.
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