If you practice intermittent fasting, you usually skip breakfast. But the truth is, by eating the right combination of healthy protein, carbs, and fat, you jumpstart your metabolism and prevent overeating later in the day.
So rise and shine with these healthy breakfast ideas! You’ll boost your energy for the day, keep your focus and stay full until lunch!
Not only are these options 300 calories or less, but they are also high-protein breakfast recipes that will actually keep you full and satisfied.
1. Breakfast Burritos
Breakfast burritos are satisfying and super healthy. You can stuff them with a variety of veggies but one of our favorite combinations is sweet potatoes, black beans, eggs, and avocado. They are a great low-calorie breakfast option that is easy to take on the go as well. Perfect for meal prepping and freezing for maximum time saving on busy mornings.
Calories: Approximately 295
2. Breakfast Quinoa
Breakfast quinoa is a great alternative to your typical bowl of oatmeal. It’s packed with plant-based protein from the quinoa and still low-calorie coming in under 300 calories. It’s great topped with seeds, fruit, cinnamon, and even a few dark chocolate chips.
Calories: Approximately 222 in 1 cup
3. Egg Cups
If you’re looking for low-calorie breakfast ideas, egg cups are ideal for mornings tight on time and are a fun breakfast alternative for kids. They’re easy to make gluten-free and chock-full of protein, they’ll fuel you up while you’re on the go. Plus, you can add all sorts of different veggies and cheeses to change things up.
Calories: Approximately 72 calories per egg
Frittatas are a perfect, fulfilling dish that allows you to feed the entire family or meal prep for the week. It’s an easy dish to make vegetarian or dairy-free and it’s easy to hide extra goodness like hemp seeds or flaxseed for some extra protein punch. Plus, cleanup is a snap because this healthy breakfast can be made in only one pan.
Calories: Approximately 145
Smoothies recipes are a popular breakfast option for someone trying to lose weight. They take mere minutes to blend up, are easy to make, and keep you full. The flavor combinations are endless but a few key components are: a liquid (water or nut milk), protein powder, choice of fruit, a handful of greens, and a pinch of nuts or seeds. Get creative and experiment with the food you already have in your fridge!
Calories: Approximately 240
Muffins are an ideal option for meal prep ahead of time. And with the right ingredients, you can easily make them low-calorie and high in protein. Plus, they’ll fuel you up while you’re on the go.
Calories: Approximately 260
7. Avocado Toast
After you’ve tried this low-calorie, high-protein breakfast, avocado toast is going to be your new staple breakfast. It’s so easy and so satisfying. My go-to bread is sourdough, but feel free to use your choice of whole grain, gluten-free bread, or even sweet potatoes as your ‘toast’. After spreading your ripe avocado, add a pinch of sea salt and black pepper.
I’ve also been known to add a sprinkle of hemp heart seeds, sesame seeds, micro-greens, goat cheese crumbles, or cut-up tomatoes. Yummy!
Calories: Approximately 200
8. Breakfast Bars
Breakfast bars will satisfy your sweet tooth without sending your blood sugar levels for a spin. They taste just like a store-bought version but without all the added sugar and not-so-good-for-you ingredients.
Calories: Approximately 116 -235
9. Greek Yogurt
This low-maintenance breakfast is always a good option if you’re looking for a high-protein breakfast with no eggs. We highly recommend reading your food label and choosing the one with the lowest grams of sugar. Add different toppings to switch up your flavors providing you with a healthy morning option that you can’t resist. Some of our favorite toppings: are cinnamon, chia seeds, almonds, fruit, coconut, vanilla extract, granola, sunflower seeds, and pistachios.
Calories: Approximately 100-199
10. Omelette in a Mug
Want an omelet that turns out perfect every time? An omelet in a mug takes a whopping 2 minutes to make, and is packed with protein and vegetables to keep you full and energized all morning long.
Oatmeal is a classic breakfast option but sometimes it can get plain boring. The below recipes add in some fun flavor options to change things up. One of the oatmeals’ most amazing attributes? It’s the ability to keep you feeling full thanks to its fiber and protein content while still being low-calorie. Plus, it’s another great high-protein breakfast with no eggs.
12. Smoothie Bowls
A smoothie bowl is just an extra thick smoothie you get to eat with a spoon and can easily be a protein powerhouse. They are packed with nutrition and typically topped with hearty ingredients that will help your stomach feel satisfied longer. It’s also a great option if you are looking for a high-protein breakfast with no eggs.
Calories: Approximately 220
Juicing Recipes and Tips For Beginners
Many of us are committed to eating better, but sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. One nutrition trend I am a big fan of is juicing! Don’t worry – juicing for beginners can be fun and uncomplicated. Just keep reading for some of my best tips and juicing recipes to get you started!
Juicing has become quite popular in the last ten years popping up in local strip malls, cafes, and gyms because, simply, drinking fresh juice makes you feel so good!
Inspiration For Weight Loss – 12 Inspiring Tips to Get You Motivated
Let’s get one thing straight: being healthy isn’t just about the number on your scale. There are tons of other factors that affect your health besides your weight, and every one is built differently.
However, if being overweight is affecting your day-to-day life, sometimes weight loss is the goal. Unfortunately, even if you know how to lose weight, finding the inspiration for weight loss and motivation to actually make those healthier choices can be another story.
Whether you’ve been in a rut for a few months or many years, we’ll help you find the weight loss motivation you need to finally make a change.
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