High protein, low carb breakfasts are the best way to start the day! Here are some of the easiest and quickest recipes to get you going!
Starting your day with a high-protein breakfast can help you feel fuller, eat less and improve muscle mass and glucose regulation (American Society for Nutrition, 2018).
High protein, low carb breakfasts typically include lean sources of protein like eggs, lean meats or seafood; low-fat dairy products like cottage cheese or yogurt; and veggies or fruit.
WHAT IS CONSIDERED HIGH PROTEIN?
There is some variation in what percentage is considered "high protein" but generally 20% to 40% of calories coming from protein can be considered high. Wikipedia defines a high protein meal or diet as more than 20 percent of calories from protein, while Diet Doctor uses 25 percent to 35 percent of calories from protein.
Easiest High-Protein, Low-Carb Breakfast Ideas
Here are more than 10 high-protein, low-carb breakfast recipes that are quick and easy to make during the morning rush. Plus, they're all super tasty, healthy and will keep you feeling satisfied. Learn more about the benefits of high-protein meals here.