How to Eat More Protein at Breakfast

How to Eat More Protein at Breakfast\nIt has long been known that protein is the key to healthy and fast muscle growth as well as rapid weight loss. There are however some issues when it comes to adding protein to your breakfast. In a world where most people are on the go and do not have time to sit down to an elaborate home cooked meal, it becomes necessary to figure out some great breakfasts that are packed to the gills with protein and that are fast. Here are three protein packed breakfasts that can help you get proper muscle protein nutrition.\n

High Protein Banana Muffins

\nThis is a great recipe that can be cooked the night before or even a day or two before and can be eaten all week. These tasty, fast muffins are packed full of protein and can help you eat protein to lose weight or eat protein to help build muscle.\n\nIngredients:\n\nOne large banana\n\n¾ cup of egg whites\n\n½ cup nonfat, plain Greek yogurt\n\n¾ cup oats\n\n2 scoops of vanilla flavored protein powder\n\n2 tablespoons of sugar or sugar substitute\n\nProcess:\n\nThis is a very simple recipe as all you need to do is add all your ingredients to a blender and puree until smooth. For some added texture, you can add all of the ingredients except for the oats to the blender to make a smooth mixture, then add the oats for some great variety of texture. After you have mixed your muffin mix spoon it into cooking spray lined tins and bake for 20 minutes in an oven that has been preheated to 350 degrees F.\n

Kale and Tofu Omelet (Vegetarian)

\nThis is a tasty treat that is easy and fast and that is packed full of protein with no meat. With some added manipulation you can also leave out the eggs if you are not an ovotarian and you prefer not to eat eggs.\n\nIngredients:\n\n¼ block of firm tofu\n\n1 large egg or 2 tablespoons of egg replacer\n\n2 egg whites or 2 tablespoons of egg white replacer\n\n1 cup of chopped kale\n\n1 cup of skim milk\n\n30 grams or a ¼ cup of shredded cheddar cheese\n\nProcess:\n\nMix your egg and egg whites together and make sure that they are well mixed, then add your milk and your cheese and add this to a pan that you have buttered or that you have sprayed with cooking spray. Allow the eggs to start to firm up a bit and make sure the cheese is evenly distributed as it begins to melt. Add your kale that has been chopped and your tofu that has been cubed. Allow the eggs to cook through. Fold your omelet then enjoy.\n

Breakfast Quinoa (Vegan)

\nFor all you vegans out there you do not have to sacrifice on that protein that can help you get that perfect balance of exercise and protein. This is a fast recipe that can help you use up any grains you may have left over from your dinner and that is truly delicious.\n\nIngredients:\n\n1 cup quinoa, uncooked and rinsed\n\n1 cup water\n\n1 cup apricot nectar or any other nectar you enjoy with no extra sugar added\n\n2 apples that have been either sliced or diced and cored\n\n1 cup blueberries, or any berry you prefer, that has been rinsed\n\n2 tablespoons of chopped nuts, walnuts work well as do almonds\n\n2 cups of plain nonfat soy yogurt\n\nProcess:\n\nBring your water, nectar and quinoa to a boil, then reduce to a simmer and cook until all of the liquid has been absorbed. This will flavor and cook the quinoa. This will take about 10-15 minutes in total. Remove your quinoa from the heat and allow it too cool completely. Now, toss your quinoa with your berries, apples, and nuts and then top with your soy yogurt for a tasty treat that is not only easy to eat, but easy to make as well.\n\nThese recipes will help you incorporate more protein into your daily routine without any extra effort or work making them perfect for the girl or guy on the go. These recipes can be adapted to your own preferences and tastes as you see fit or desire.\n\n