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12 Best High Protein Breakfast Recipes

Losing weight requires a high protein diet for gaining muscles and losing fat, so it is important that you start your day with high-protein breakfast.

A healthy breakfast rich in carbs and proteins is good for muscle growth and weight loss. It helps reduce hunger cravings, prevent eating junk food later in the day and eat fewer calories throughout the day. A quick look at top 12 best high protein breakfasts:

Oatmeal with Milk and Honey

Ingredients needed:

1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats

1 tablespoon ground flaxseed

2 teaspoons chia seeds

1 teaspoon vanilla extract or 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon

a pinch of sea salt

1 cup low-fat milk (or almond milk)

1 tablespoon honey.

In a large bowl stir together all ingredients until thoroughly mixed.

Cover and refrigerate overnight. In the morning just heat it up in microwave for 90 seconds or simply enjoy cold.

You can also add fresh fruit to this dish before serving it(optional).

Egg white omelette with vegetables

Ingredients needed:

3 large egg whites

1/2 cup mushrooms

1/4 cup tomato diced

1 tablespoon onion chopped

salt to taste.

Pour egg whites in a small bowl and beat well. Heat non-stick pan over medium heat , add onions mushrooms mixture .

Cook for 6 minutes or until egg whites are firm.

Carefully flip the cooked side over on the other side.

This will fold the omelette in half. Serve hot..

Greek yogurt parfait with nuts and berries

Ingredients needed:

Greek yogurt – 1 cup

your favorite berries (fresh or frozen) – 1/2 cup

nuts of your choice- 2 tablespoons (almonds, walnuts).

Layer the ingredients in a glass jar like this (yogurt, fruit , then nuts), repeat until you finish all the ingredients.

Refrigerate overnight.

Pancakes made from whey protein powder

Ingredients needed:

Egg whites – 4 nos.

whole grain bread – 1 slice

whey protein powder – 1/4 cup

cinnamon – 1 teaspoon

baking powder- 1/2 teaspoon.

Whisk egg whites until stiff. Dip the bread in the egg white mixture and coat both sides well.

Fry it in a non-stick pan with some oil or spray of your choice for 2 minutes on each side.

Serve hot with syrup .

Whole wheat stuffed French toast

Ingredients needed:

whole grain bread- 4 slices

eggs- 4 nos.

low fat milk- 2 cups

reduced sugar jam- 1/4 cup

fruit spread- 1 tablespoon

baking powder -1/2 teaspoon

salt to taste.

Combine the eggs, milk and vanilla in a bowl.

Spread jam on top of 2 slices of bread.

Place remaining 2 slices on top of each other .

Dip the sandwich in the egg mixture until both sides are coated well.

Add some batter mix on griddle or non-stick pan over medium heat.

Cook for 3 minutes on both sides or until golden brown.

Serve hot with fruit spread of your choice .

High protein breakfast smoothie

Ingredients needed:

low-fat vanilla yogurt – 1 cup

skimmed milk -1/2 cup

whey protein powder – 1/4 cup

banana – 1 nos.

blueberries- 1/2 cup.

Put all the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Serve immediately .

High protein oatmeal

Ingredients needed:

low fat milk or almond milk- 1 cup

rolled oats- 3 tablespoons

egg whites- 4 nos.

cinnamon powder- 1 teaspoon

honey or maple syrup to taste(optional)


Mix oats and water in a saucepan and bring it to boil.

Reduce the heat and cook for 2 minutes.

Remove from heat and stir in egg whites, cinnamon powder, honey/maple syrup and raisins if using. Serve hot with milk or almond milk .

Egg white wrap

Ingredients needed:

whole wheat tortilla- 1 no.

hard boiled egg whites-2 nos.

hummus -1 tablespoon

lettuce- 1/4 cup

mustard sauce (optional).

Spread the hummus on the tortilla followed by lettuce leaves .

Slice the boiled egg whites lengthwise and place it over the lettuce.

Top it off with some mustard sauce of your choice and roll it. Serve immediately .

Muffins made from whey protein powder

Ingredients needed:

egg whites – 3 nos.

whole grain bread – 2 slices

whey protein powder- 12 tablespoons

baking soda- 1/2 teaspoon

cinnamon powder- 1/4 teaspoon

nutmeg powder- a pinch.

Mix all the ingredients in a bowl. Divide this batter into 6 equal portions and fill it in the muffin cups until two thirds full .

Bake at preheated oven at 375 degrees for 22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Serve hot with fruit spread .

Quinoa oatmeal lemon pancakes

Ingredients needed:

egg whites – 3 nos.

oatmeal- 1/2 cup

low fat milk- 1 cup

quinoa flakes- 1 tablespoon

cinnamon powder- 1 teaspoon

baking soda- a pinch.

Mix the ingredients and divide into 4 equal portions .

Pour each portion of batter on preheated pan and cook until golden brown for about 2 minutes.

Serve hot with maple syrup .

Whole wheat chocolate muffin

Ingredients needed:

whole wheat bread- 2 slices

whey protein powder – 7 tablespoons

cocoa powder – 5 tablespoons

sugar free chocolate chips (optional)- 4 tablespoons

egg whites – 4 nos.

baking soda- 1/2 teaspoon.

Put the bread in a blender and blend it into a fine powder.

Add whey protein powder, cocoa powder, sugar free chocolate chips(optional), egg whites and baking soda to the flour .

Mix well and divide it into 6 equal portions .

Preheat oven at 375 degrees F and bake for 22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Serve hot with fruit spread.

Chia pudding with berries and vanilla extract

Ingredients needed:

chia seeds 3 tablespoons

low fat milk 1 cup

vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon

blueberries/strawberries (optional) 1 cup.

Mix all the ingredients and leave it in a refrigerator for 2 hours.

Serve with berries on top.


Finally, I would like to mention that adding egg whites in our diet is a wonderful way of getting more protein without taking away the health benefits of whole eggs. Whole eggs are also good for weight loss but it should be used in moderation with other healthy foods to get faster results. Use these recipes every day and you will notice a difference within 4 weeks!

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