Start Your Morning Right With These 6 High Protein Breakfast Ideas

Take out five minutes every morning to prepare a healthy breakfast and feel the difference yourself. Here are six high protein breakfast ideas for you to try.

Drishti Banerjee  |  Updated: December 19, 2019 09:33 IST

Start Your Morning Right With These 6 High Protein Breakfast Ideas
  • The five minutes and three ingredients to make a high protein smoothie
  • Try wholesome pancakes made with gram flour
  • Soya uttapams are low in fat and high in flavour

Breakfast is widely accepted as the most important meal of the day and yet it is funny that when you ask someone if they have their breakfast before leaving for work, the answer is almost always a ‘No!'. Missing the most important meal forces your body to use up its reserves which increases hunger and you end up eating more during the next meal. Doing this on a regular basis leaves your body with no resistance and your immune system takes a serious hit. Breakfast is the fuel that charges you up and keeps you going for the rest of the day. After the night long hibernation mode that the body stays in, your morning meal is like a launch button that supplies energy to your system and keeps you pepped up for the day ahead. Take out five minutes every morning to prepare a healthy breakfast and feel the difference yourself.

Here are six high protein breakfast ideas for you to try:

1. Egg Parantha

Give your regular parantha a high protein twist by adding eggs. You can either prepare an egg bhurji and use it as a filling for your parantha or crack an egg on the frying pan and place the flat bread atop.

(Also read: Low Fat Food: What to Eat and What to Avoid for Weight Loss)

egg parantha

The Indian breakfast that's all about a small trick. Image Credit: Plavaneeta Borah

2. Oats Idli

You may not like oats in their regular form but you can use them to make idlis and upmas. A healthy and wholesome breakfast.

oats idli

Ideal for calorie conscious people.

3. Scrambled Eggs with Chicken Sausages

Scrambled eggs and chicken sausages is one dish which has everything you need for a high protein breakfast. Fry your chicken sausages in bare minimum oil, add some seasoning and you are good to go.

scrambled eggs with chicken sausages

Simple and easy to prepare recipe.

4. Soya Uttapam

Enhance the protein quotient in your diet with these delicious uttapams made with soy flour that low in fat and high in protein.

soya uttapam recipe

Low in fat and high in terms of flavor.

5. Chickpea Fritters

This high protein pancake is for all the calorie conscious people. These chickpea fritters are delicious, healthy and filling all at the same time.

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Thick and smooth pancakes made with gram flour and layered with chickpea mixture.

6. Apple Chia Seeds Smoothie  

By far the easiest and the quickest of them all, apple Chia Seeds Smoothie is a great way to get your protein fill for breakfast. Blend some apples, creamy yogurt, chia seeds and peanut butter to make this delicious concoction.

apple chia seeds smoothie

The five minutes and three ingredients to make a high protein smoothie.

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These are a few high protein breakfast ideas that are healthy and easy-to-make so that you don't have to skip this important meal on a busy morning.


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