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5 Healthy Protein Breakfast Ideas

You probably already know how crucial protein is for muscle synthesis, tissue repair and muscle growth. However, if you’re like most of my clients, you might be struggling with hitting your protein goals, especially for breakfast. This post includes five breakfast ideas that have at least 25 grams of protein. Each of these recipes is for one serving. Feel free to double the recipe, or modify as desired!


  • 3/4 cup of oats

  • 3/4 cup of plain Greek yogurt

  • 2 tablespoons of your preferred butter

  • 1 tbsp chia seeds

  • Topping ideas: Berries, coconut flakes, drizzle of honey

Mix all ingredients in a tupperware container or glass jar and allow to sit overnight in the fridge. When ready to eat, top with berries, coconut flakes or a drizzle of honey.


  • 3 eggs

  • 1/4 cup of black beans

  • 1/4 cup of salsa

  • 1/4 cup cheddar cheese

Scramble eggs with salt and pepper and top with black beans, cheese and salsa.


  • 1 scoop of protein powder

  • 1/2 cup of frozen berries

  • 1/2 cup of plain Greek yogurt

  • 1/2 cup of almond milk

Add all ingredients to a blender and blend to desired consistency.


  • 1 cup of quinoa

  • 1/2 cup of cooked chickpeas

  • 1/4 cup of feta cheese

  • 1/4 cup of sliced almonds

  • 1/4 cup of diced bell peppers

Add all ingredients to a bowl and drizzle with your favorite condiment.


  • 1 whole wheat wrap

  • 2 scrambled eggs

  • 2 slices of bacon

  • 1/4 cup of diced tomatoes

  • 1/4 cup of shredded cheese

Add all ingredients to your wrap and top with plain Greek yogurt instead of sour cream.

I hope these breakfast ideas are helpful and help you to not only diversify your menu but also help you reach your daily protein targets!

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