Starting the day off with a protein-rich breakfast can keep you full for longer, leading to sustained energy throughout the morning. Along with being healthy, protein-packed a.m. meals are also incredibly satisfying (hello, eggs with avocado). Here are a handful of our favourite recipes that tick both of those boxes.
Sweet Potato Toast with Almond Butter, Banana and Toasted Coconut Chips

This gluten-free breakfast option turns vitamin-rich sweet potatoes into slices of toast. Almond butter is the plant-based protein on top, garnished with slices of banana and toasted coconut. For even more protein, sprinkle with hemp hearts.

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Avocado Toast with Scrambled and Basted Eggs

For a quick, nourishing morning meal that packs a protein and flavour punch, avocado egg toast is here for us. This recipe recommends using thick whole grain bread and sprinkling the mashed avocado with flaky sea salt, pepper and fresh lime juice. Top the dressed up toast with a basted and scrambled egg to keep things interesting!

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Gluten-Free Pancake Parfait with Blueberries and Yogurt

Take pancakes to the next level by stacking them with protein-rich yogurt and fruit. This idea is fun for entertaining on the weekend, but can be assembled in a bowl or packed up in a jar for hectic weekday mornings.

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One-Pot Campfire Power Breakfast

Forget pre-made breakfast sandwiches – this healthy, protein-packed meal is a delicious (and super easy) way to feed a crowd. Featuring a carton of eggs, organic sausages and nutritious veggies, it’ll keep you full until lunch.

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Now here’s a hard-boiled egg recipe we bet you’ve never tried before. Here’s why you should: the street-style Chinese snack is bursting with flavour, easy to make and show-stopping in appearance. The eggs are steeped in a marinade of oolong tea, soy sauce and a blend of fragrant spices. PS: did you know one large egg contains six grams of protein and all nine essential amino acids?

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Baked Apples with Oatmeal and Yogurt

Oats are one of the more protein-dense whole grains, combined here with tender apples and the real protein star of this breakfast: yogurt. Use unsweetened Greek yogurt for the most protein and lowest sugar option. No more blood sugar crashes!

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Scrambled Eggs with Smoked Salmon

Smoked salmon paired with soft scrambled eggs equals a five-star, protein-packed breakfast that’s a cinch to make. Serve piled on toast or tuck into a sprouted grain wrap with fresh baby spinach for an ultra-classy breakfast burrito.

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Blueberry-Pomegranate Power Bowl with Toasted Quinoa Croutons

It’s all in the name with this power bowl, combining antioxidant-rich fruit with protein-packed yogurt. More protein in the form of quinoa croutons add pleasing texture and big flavour.

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A trendy weekend brunch staple, savoury oatmeal becomes an egg-topped cup that can be made-ahead, microwaved and enjoyed on the go.

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