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High Protein Breakfast Ideas for Vegans, Vegetarians, & Omnivores

What if I told you the simple act of adding more protein to your breakfast could help keep you alert, energized, satiated, and less likely to over eat later in the day?  Would you be game to try?  If so, check out the inforgraphic below for a list of high protein breakfast ideas to start your day off with, whether you’re a vegan, vegetarian, or omnivore! P.S. They’re all gluten-free!

High Protein Breakfast Ideas

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More Healthy & Delicious Ways to Boost Your Breakfast with Protein…

This Chia Oatmeal Power Bowl with Maple Peanut Butter Swirl, Pecans, and Pumpkin Seeds, is stick-to-your-ribs delicious. It also happens to be gluten-free and vegetarian, with easy vegan or low FODMAP substitutions. | Recipe at The Spicy RD www.eastewart.com
  • Add Protein to Smoothies. Boost your smoothies with whey protein, egg white protein, vegan protein powder, tofu, beans, seeds, nuts and nut butters. Frozen lentils in smoothies are super nourishing too!
  • Make a Parfait. Greek yogurt or cottage cheese with fruit are quick and easy breakfast ideas. Stir in some nuts or seeds to boost fiber too!
  • High Protein Pancakes. Add protein powder of your choice, plus nuts and/or seeds to pancake and waffle batter, or try one of my favorite dutch baby pancakes-yum!
  • Get Scrambled. Scramble up some eggs or tofu and top w/ sauted veggies of choice, plus cheese or vegan cheese. You can even eat ’em out of a jar!
  • Tacos, Tacos, Tacos! How about a breakfast taco w/ refried beans, an egg or tofu, and salsa? Yes, please!
  • Power Up Your Oats. Stir Greek yogurt or cottage cheese, plus nuts or nut butter in to your oatmeal-like this yummy Chia Oatmeal Maple Pumpkin Peanut Butter Power Bowl.
  • Add Bread. Make a breakfast “sandwich” w/ a poached egg, slice of ham, and tomato and avocado.  Serve it open faced on bread of choice, or totally naked! (This Avocado Toast w/ Rosemary Mushrooms & Lentils is AMAZING!)
  • Want even more ideas??? Check out my healthy breakfast recipes on Pinterest!

Read More About The Benefits of Eating Protein at Breakfast…

Let’s Chat! Are you getting enough protein at breakfast? Do you eat breakfast? Has this post given you any new ideas for ways to boost your protein intake at breakfast?

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