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3 Protein-Packed Breakfast Recipes

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Add a protein punch to your morning with these recipes!

Breakfast doesn't have to be just toast, jam, and coffee. Break free from the carb-heavy, sugar-filled morning meal and start your day with a nutritious, protein-packed dish! These recipes are a great way to kick off a productive day. Not much of a morning person? Add these to your recipe repertoire for a wicked breakfast-for-dinner selection.

Gluten-Free PB&J Waffles

Begone, bread! The classic peanut butter and jelly combo is no longer restricted to the square constructs of white, wheat, or rye. Enter the waffle. Whip up this recipe to get the delicious taste of PB&J in all the tasty waffle's nooks and crannies.

Ingredients For Waffles
Ingredients For Jelly
Waffle Directions
  1. Combine all dry ingredients in a large bowl. Slowly add wet ingredients while stirring.
  2. Let mixture sit for at least 10 minutes.
  3. Pour batter into waffle iron.
Jelly Directions
  1. In a small saucepan, combine blueberries, lemon juice, and Stevia.
  2. Cook on high heat until blueberries break down into a liquid.
  3. Plate by smearing a tablespoon of natural peanut butter on the waffle. Drizzle with homemade jelly. Enjoy!
Jelly Nutrition Facts
Amount per recipe
Calories 90
Total Fat 0 g
Total Carbs 23 g
Protein 1 g
Waffle Nutrition Facts
Amount per recipe
Calories 764
Total Fat 44 g
Total Carbs 11 g
Protein 70 g

Gluten-Free PB&J Waffles PDF (138 KB)

Choconut Avocado Protein Shake

Part chocolate, part coconut, part avocado, all delicious! By combining the healthy fats in avocados with the creaminess of coconut milk and chocolaty cocoa powder, this isn't your typical protein shake.

  1. Pour all liquid ingredients into blender, then add powdered ingredients and avocado.
  2. Blend until smooth, then add ice.
  3. Garnish with coconut flakes and granola.
Nutrition Facts
Amount per recipe
Calories 449
Total Fat 29 g
Total Carbs 25 g
Protein 29 g

Choconut Avocado Protein Shake PDF (153 KB)

Protein-Packed Southwest Scramble

Whoever told you all scrambles are created equal never tasted this protein-packed concoction! Veggies, egg whites, and lean meats will leave you feeling satisfied.

  1. In a large pan, drizzle onions and peppers with olive oil and saute.
  2. When the onions are clear and peppers are tender, season with salt and pepper.
  3. Add chopped turkey sausage, and saute until sausage is golden brown.
  4. Lower heat, add egg whites, and scramble.
  5. When eggs are almost done, add in tomato and spinach. Enjoy with a piece of whole grain toast for a complete and nutritious meal!
Nutrition Facts
Amount per recipe
Calories 180
Total Fat 5 g
Total Carbs 12 g
Protein 23 g

Protein-Packed Southwest Scramble PDF (142 KB)

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