7 Quick and Easy High-Protein Breakfast Recipes

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These 7 delicious, easy-to-make and healthy breakfast recipes are packed with protein to power your day or fuel your morning walks. A nutritious, delicious and high-protein breakfast will give you all the energy you need to tackle your to-do list and will help keep you feeling full until lunch. Adding a sachet of protein powder is a quick and convenient way to give your breakfast a little extra ‘oomph’!

To get your creative juices flowing, here are 7 awesome recipes that’ll take no more than 15 minutes to make. There’s something to suit everyone’s tastes; whether you’re after an indulgent weekend brunch or a speedy post-workout smoothie!

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Chocolate Mint Smoothie

chocolate mint smoothie protein shake
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If you like a thick and creamy smoothie, this chocolate mint shake is the one for you! Made with frozen banana, avocado, and chocolate whey protein, it’s a slightly more nutritious way to enjoy these classically indulgent flavors…

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Ultimate Chocolate Oats

ultimate chocolate oats bowl
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Protein powder is most often used in post-workout shakes, but it is so much more versatile than that. Here, it’s used it to bump up the protein content (and taste!) of your morning bowl of oats…

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Blueberry Breakfast Muffins

Blueberry breakfast muffins
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What is it about those blueberry muffins at the counter of coffee shops that always look so tempting? For a slightly more balanced start to the day, here’s a high-protein, lower sugar version to enjoy smugly with your morning cup of coffee…

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Cherry and Pecan Granola

cherry pecan smoothie bowl
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If you’re someone who often eats breakfast at your desk, making a big batch of granola on a Sunday is a great way to always make sure you always have something fuss-free waiting for you. We love it paired with our favorite yogurt and a handful of berries…

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Raspberry Smoothie Bowl

raspberry high protein smoothie bowl
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Some may disagree, but we’re of the opinion that smoothie bowls aren’t just for summer. If you also love a frozen bowl no matter how cold it is outside, check out this great fruity frozen treat…

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Chocolate & Hazelnut Pancake Stack

chocolate hazelnut protein pancake stack
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This nutty chocolate pancake stack is gluten-free, lower in sugar and is packed full of protein too. It might taste like a popular chocolate spread, but it’s far more nutritious – and also happens to be vegan-friendly!

Find the recipe, here.

Vegan, High Protein, Chocolate, and Berry Breakfast Jar

vegan high-protein chocolate berry breakfast jar
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A lot of vegan breakfast options tend to be extremely carb-heavy. While that is by no means a bad thing, some prefer a lighter start to the day. Try this high-protein chocolate and berry jar, which is super easy to prep the night before and bring into work with you…

Find the recipe, here.

Interested in protein?

These recipes use protein powder to create a filling, high-protein meal or snack. Our UK users can get a special offer from our partners at Neat Nutrition. Use Promo Code: MYPACER for 50% off your first order (UK customers only).

Final Thoughts

You can make high-protein recipes that are both healthy and taste great with a little preparation! You can adjust these recipes based on your taste and nutritional needs. For a quick snack, make a half recipe or save half for later. And remember, even “healthy” food contains calories so make sure to eat in moderation.

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10 thoughts on “7 Quick and Easy High-Protein Breakfast Recipes

  1. Love that so many of these options have chocolate in them. Glad to know it’s not only me that absolutely loves chocolate for breakfast!!

    1. Glad you like them! Dark chocolate actually has some surprising health benefits. Dark chocolate is actually fairly calorie-dense, but it’s great to eat in small amounts. If you’re adding it yourself, you can control what you put into your breakfast recipe. I’ve found when I check the calorie count in store-bought chocolate muffins, they’re basically the same as a sugar-filled chocolate cupcake!

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