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The 11 High Protein, Low Carb Breakfast Ideas You Don’t Want to Miss

Running through a drive-thru for a convenient breakfast sandwich or grabbing donuts? Although these align with your busy morning schedule, unfortunately, high carb breakfasts may leave you hungry way before that lunch hour. Take control of midmorning hunger with these high-protein, low carb breakfast recipes and ideas!

The 11 High Protein, Low Carb Breakfast Ideas You Don’t Want to Miss


Reaching for a convenient bag of donuts? Running through a drive-thru for a convenient breakfast sandwich? Do these choices seem to align with your busy morning schedule? Unfortunately, these high carb breakfast options may leave you hungry way before that lunch hour. Take control of midmorning hunger with these high-protein, low carb breakfast recipes and ideas!

11 High Protein, Low Carb Breakfast Ideas

1. Egg Wraps
Say goodbye to carb-rich tortillas and "wrap" up in this protein-rich alternative. Try this standard egg wrap recipe but feel free to experiment with toppings to make the flavor your own!

2. Smoothies
Smoothies are unique due to their ability to be so well-rounded and diverse. Load them up with protein by adding in Greek yogurt or cottage cheese. When purchasing or creating smoothies, be wary on all the added sugars. Add a big handful of spinach for extra, tasteless nutrients.

3. Mini Egg Frittatas
The muffin pan takes on a whole new use with this high protein breakfast! This easy egg and cheese breakfast muffin recipe can be adjusted to harness your favorite omelet flavors. Load frittatas with spinach, peppers, onions, tomatoes, etc. to tailor towards personal preference. Fridge and store for a convenient, on-the-go breakfast.

4. Greek Yogurt Parfaits
When it comes to parfaits, yogurts can be loaded with sugar. To avoid carb and sugar consumption, choose a Greek yogurt full with protein and absent of added sugars. Top with a handful of berries and sliced almonds for an easy low-carb breakfast.

5. Quinoa Bowls
Swap out traditional oats for a bowl of quinoa. Quinoa is a unique "seed" that provides the body with essential amino acids that are generally absent in plant-based sources. Go sweet with cinnamon and berries or savory with egg, tomatoes, and a dollop of plain Greek yogurt and salsa.

6. Cottage Cheese and Fruit
Looking for a high protein breakfast with little assembly and preparation? Look no further! Cottage cheese is packed with protein and provides adequate amounts of calcium. Pair a cup of cottage cheese with sliced peaches or pineapple for added sweetness and nutrients.

7. Yogurt-Filled Cantaloupe
No dishes required! Horizontally slice a cantaloupe in half. Spoon out the pulp and seeds and scoop Greek yogurt into the created "bowl" inside the hollowed cantaloupe. Sprinkle with nuts or seeds for an extra crunch!

8. Avocado Egg
Slice avocado in half and take out the large pit. Crack an egg into the created dip and bake until the egg whites are cooked and the yolk is at a desired firmness. Sprinkle atop with green onions, diced tomatoes, and a dollop of plain Greek yogurt. Drizzle with hot sauce if craving a little spice!

9. Salmon
Do away with standard bacon and eggs and embrace a lighter variation. Salmon is rich in those "healthy" fats and an excellent source of protein. Smoke or bake salmon with desired seasonings and serve with a sunny-side up egg!

10. Hard Boiled Eggs
Hard boiled eggs are an "egg"ceptional choice for those without time to cook breakfast. Make in bulk and store in the fridge for an easy, on-the-go option. Use these directions for perfect hard boiled eggs. Pair with a slice of multigrain toast or small piece of fruit for a well-rounded breakfast.

11. Pancakes
Go flourless with these protein-packed pancakes!  Add favorite fruits and drizzle with pure maple syrup or honey.

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