PopSugar Fitness serves up some yummy breakfast ideas.
What you regularly choose for breakfast could influence a lot of things. If you’re on a mission to lose a few pounds, look to these recipes for help. They’re all high in protein, fiber, and other essential nutrients that will keep you satisfied and on course.
Bake up this quinoa egg casserole on Sunday night, and cut a slice the following morning for a gluten-free breakfast that will keep you on track all week long. In addition to getting plenty of protein and fiber, you’ll up your iron and calcium intake while enjoying this dish.
Smoothies are one of the easiest breakfasts you can enjoy, and this almond berry banana yogurt smoothie was designed with weight loss in mind. For just over 350 calories, this breakfast sip offers 15 grams of protein.
Take 20 minutes for prep the night before, set your slow cooker to low while you sleep, and wake up to the smell of eggs and bacon cooking in the kitchen. This hearty low-carb breakfast casserole will energize you with its high protein content and keep you full until lunchtime rolls around. It will prevent any midmorning mindless snacking.
These coconut-blueberry bars offer almost 20 percent of your daily fiber intake and a good amount of iron at under 200 calories. It’s a Paleo-friendly breakfast recipe that will satisfy any gluten-free sweet tooth while keeping goals in check.
5. Prosciutto and Melon
For a high-protein, low-carb breakfast when you’re in a bind for time, the sweet and savory combination of honeydew wrapped in prosciutto can’t be beat. Keeping these two staples on hand in your fridge will make it so you can always enjoy a breakfast that deliciously supports your weight-loss plan.
Gluten-free, protein-rich, and under 400 calories, this Mexican breakfast casserole is the perfect slow-cooked low-carb recipe to cook up on Sunday afternoon, slice up, and enjoy all week long. I cannot reiterate how delicious and filling this recipe is.
Protein-packed and rich in fiber, this gluten-free quinoa bake is a make-ahead breakfast recipe to try ASAP. Featuring cinnamon-spiced apples, raisins, and crunchy almonds, a square can be enjoyed plain or with a few spoonfuls of creamy Greek yogurt for extra digestive-aiding power.
For a one-two punch of omega-3s in your breakfast, try baked eggs in avocado. The low-sugar, high-protein, and fiber-filled breakfast will kick off your day on a healthy high note.
Asparagus and salmon combine their superfood powers to create one delicious and nutritious breakfast that offers more than 10 grams of protein per serving. An added bonus: these quick and easy bundles are easy to make in advance.
10. Cottage Cheese With Fruit
For a quick, high-protein breakfast that hits the spot, opt for a bowl of cottage cheese with an assortment of your favorite fresh fruit and berries. For just 81 calories, four ounces of cottage cheese offers a whopping 14 grams of protein.
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