Do you ever feel like you are making sure that you eat a good breakfast, you even plan it out the night before, but then you find that less than an hour after you have eaten you feel hungry again! You are confused because if you are eating breakfast, shouldn’t you be staying full for a while?
Here is where you problem may lie. Truth is, you may be eating breakfast but you may not be eating the right foods for breakfast. In order to have a filling breakfast, having a decent amount of protein is key. Are you struggling to find some options that work best for you?
Below are three high protein breakfasts for you to try that will leave you feeling full, satisfied, and ready to take on your day with a great amount of energy.
Blueberry Protein Oatmeal
Try this out! Add ⅓ cup oats, 1 scoop of protein powder, 1 tablespoon flax seeds and ½ cup blueberries for a whopping 21 grams of protein! Don’t forget that you can add protein powder right into your oatmeal and you don’t have to have it as a stand-alone drink after your workout.
Eggs and Turkey Bacon
Check this out! Add 2 scrambled eggs, 2 slices of turkey bacon, veggies and a side of fruit. Top with salsa or spices to add flavor. This option has over 20 grams of protein and will leave you fueled up for your day.
Spinach and Tomato Breakfast Wrap
Try out making a breakfast burrito. Grab a 6″ tortilla, 3 scrambled eggs, and some cooked spinach with tomatoes. Flavor ingredients with some pepper or other spices you enjoy. You can also add ¼ cup of black beans for extra protein. For a whopping 20 grams of protein!
After looking at a few of these options above, you may begin to see why you are feeling hungry only a short while after your breakfast. Try using these recipes or adding in some protein samples listed above to a breakfast you already enjoy so that you can begin your day with energy and stay full throughout your busy morning!