High-Protein Diet 4 MIN READ 9798 VIEWS August 11, 2017

7 High Protein Breakfast Recipes You Must Try

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Be it bodybuilding or general fitness, Protein should be an essential part of your daily diet. Here are 7 high protein breakfast recipes you must try to include in your daily diet.

1. Chia Pudding 
What a heavenly idea it is to start your day with a pudding. Chia seeds are highly beneficial for your health. Including them in any form will do a great good. So why not make a delicious and high protein pudding.

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Ingredients –
· ¼ cup cooked quinoa
· 2 tbsp chia seeds
· ¼ tsp vanilla essence
· 1 tsp sugar (you can also use artificial sweetener)
· Pinch of cinnamon powder
· ¾ cup almond milk (or any milk of your choice)
· Berries and nuts for garnishing
Method –
· Mix all the ingredients together in a jar and stir together. Tighten the lid.
· Place the pudding in the refrigerator for about 2 hours to set.
· Garnish with berries and nuts and dig in!
2. Cheesy Scrambled Eggs 
Cheese and eggs are a match made in heaven. Give your usual scrambled eggs recipe a twist with a cheesy delight. Goat cheese adds a unique texture and gives the dish a delicious flavor.

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Ingredients –
· 2 tbsp olive oil
· 1 small onion, finely chopped
· 3-4 eggs, lightly beaten
· 100 g goat cheese, crumbled
· 1 green chili, finely chopped
· Coriander for garnishing
· Freshly ground black pepper
· Salt to taste
Method –
· In a large pan add olive oil and sauté onions till soft.
· Add green chili and eggs. Sprinkle salt and black pepper. Cook for 3 minutes.
· Remove from heat and add goat cheese.
· Garnish with coriander.
· Serve hot with whole grain toast or multigrain muffin.
3. Bacon and Egg Sandwiches with Greens 
For all your bacon lovers, this sandwich is a great way to start your day. It is loaded with proteins and the healthy greens add the perfect crunch. Relish it with a cup of skimmed milk or fresh fruit juice for a wholesome meal.

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Ingredients –
· 4 strips bacon, sliced
· 1 medium onion, sliced
· 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
· 5 cups kale, steamed
· 1 egg
· 2 tbsp olive oil
· Whole wheat toast/ Multigrain toast
· 1 tbsp butter/ margarine
· Freshly ground black pepper
· Salt to taste
Method –
· In a pan, heat bacon until crisp.
· Remove excess oil from the pan in a bowl. In the same pan add garlic and onions. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.
· Add kale to the pan and sauté it with the onions.
· Add salt and freshly ground black pepper. Mix cooked bacon into the kale and onion mix.
· In a separate pan heat oil and break an egg into the pan. Cook until crisp from both sides.
· Brush the toast with butter/ margarine.
· Spread bacon and kale mix, top it with an egg and enjoy your healthy bacon and kale sandwich
4. Mango Protein Shake 
Summer is the season of mangoes. Make the most of the season and enjoy this delicious fruit. Add it to your bowl of cereal or make a healthy mango shake to kick start your mornings.

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Ingredients –

· 1 cup mango, diced
· Water
· Mixed seeds for garnishing
Method – 
· Blend all the ingredients in a blender until smooth.
· You can replace water with skimmed milk to make your shake more filling.
· Sprinkle any edible seeds of your choice – chia seeds, pumpkin seeds, flax seeds etc. as garnish and relish this healthy drink.
5. Mediterranean Couscous Salad 
Couscous is a great source of protein. If you are bored of having the same old oats and cereal for breakfast, then you should definitely try this healthy high protein recipe. It’ll fill you up and give you the necessary vitamins and minerals.

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Ingredients –

For Salad 

· 1 packet couscous
· 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
· 2 cups artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
· 1 cup olives, pitted and chopped
· ½ cup fresh basil, chopped
For Dressing 
· ½ cup olive oil
· 2 tbsp lemon juice
· 2 tsp oregano
· 3 cloves garlic, minced
· Freshly ground black pepper
· Salt to taste
Method –
· Transfer couscous into a large bowl and fluff with a fork.
· Add tomatoes, olives, artichoke hearts, and basil to the bowl of couscous and toss gently.
· In a small bowl whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, pepper, salt, and oregano.
· Pour the dressing over couscous mixture and toss gently. Add more salt or pepper if desired.
6. Skinny Fried Egg and Avocado on Toast 
When talking about healthy breakfast recipes, we cannot miss including the star – Avocado. It is full of heart healthy fats and antioxidants and is a rich source of protein. You can simply slice it on a toast and sprinkle some sea salt, or make a much fancy avocado breakfast recipe!

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Ingredients –

· 2 eggs
· 2 slices of whole wheat bread
· 1 small avocado
· 1 tsp lime juice
· Parsley for garnishing
· Freshly ground black pepper
Method –
· Make fried, sunny side up eggs and keep them aside.
· Toast the bread.
· In a bowl mash the avocado and add lime juice, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
· Spread avocado mix evenly on toast and top it with egg. Season it with freshly ground black pepper and parsley. Serve hot.
7. Berry Protein Smoothie 
You must have relished berry smoothies at a café, but did you know you can easily make a berry smoothie at home. They are packed with protein, healthy fats, and essential vitamins, making it a perfect start to the day.

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Ingredients –

· 1 cup spinach
· 1 cup mix berries, frozen
· ½ cup low-fat plain yogurt
· 1 tbsp walnuts
· 1 tbsp flax seeds
· Water (if required)
Method –
· Blend all the ingredients in a blender until smooth.
· If you think the smoothie is too thick, you can add some water and blend it again.
· Garnish with flax seeds and walnuts.
Starting your day with a boost of hearty healthy breakfast is a great choice. Include healthy foods and give your body the much-needed energy to take you through the entire day. Eating a breakfast high in proteins will give your energy for the entire day. Nutrition experts recommend that 20 – 25g of protein in breakfast is a good amount.
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