10 High-Protein Breakfasts to Start Your Day Right

updated Nov 30, 2023
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Protein is one of life’s essential building blocks and a breakfast that’s full of protein is pretty much guaranteed to be a satisfying way to start your day. These 10 recipes have an extra kick of protein to ensure they’re super-satisfying so you stay fueled and focused up until lunchtime.

High Protein Breakfasts

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3-Cheese Frittata Cups
These cups are just the thing for protein-packed lunches, satisfying after-school snacks, or wholesome suppers served with a simple green salad.
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Fruit on the Bottom Yogurt Cups
An easy recipe for yogurt cups layered with fruit, jam, and granola that make for simple, on-the-go breakfasts.
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Herbed Egg Whites & Feta on English Muffins

If you think egg whites are boring, you haven’t tried them in these pesto- and cheese-filled breakfast sandwiches. (Bonus: They’re freezer-friendly!)

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Breakfast Grain Bowl Mix
This breakfast grain bowl features quinoa and steel-cut oats and is flavored with ginger and lemon. Make it on Sunday and enjoy throughout the week.
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Chia Pudding
We promise no fuss and no slimy texture in this classic chia seed pudding.
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Freezer-Friendly Breakfast Burritos
Burritos with eggs, cheese, and potatoes, made ahead and heated up quickly on a weekday morning. Breakfast victory!
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Peanut Butter Banana Breakfast Pops
A recipe for yogurt breakfast popsicles sweetened with roasted bananas and flavored with peanut butter.
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Scrambled Chickpea and Spinach Pitas

These freezer-friendly vegan breakfast sandwiches swap the scrambled eggs for a hearty mix of beans and veggies.

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Sheet Pan Veggie Frittata
This cheesy, veggie-packed big-batch frittata is the best way to meal prep breakfast.
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Cornmeal Muffins with Roasted Red Peppers and Feta

These savory muffins are a nice change from the usual and happen to be high in protein, thanks to plenty of cottage cheese in the batter.

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