Higher protein breakfast

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Higher protein breakfast

Looking for more protein in your breakfast try one of these recipes:

WHOLE WHEAT GREEK YOGURT PANCAKES

PREP TIME

5 mins

COOK TIME

10 mins

TOTAL TIME

15 mins

 Serves: 2

INGREDIENTS

  • ¾ c Greek yogurt
  • 1 egg (or 2 egg whites)
  • ½ c whole wheat pastry flour or use a protein powder for ½ the flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Combine the greek yogurt, egg, (** or and egg whites) until creamy
  2. In a separate bowl, combine the flour and baking soda.
  3. Mix the wet with the dry and stir until the batter is just combined. Let it rest for 10 minutes.
  4. Cook the pancakes as you would any other.
  5. You can add fruit to the recipe to make the pancakes more flavorful

 

NOTES

Nutritional calculated without the protein powder options

NUTRITION INFORMATION

Recipe Calories

for ½  = 225 Fat: 5.5g Carbohydrates: 25.38 Sugar: 3.38g Fiber: 3g Protein: 13.5

 OR

Chia seed Pudding

Chia seed pudding makes 2 servings

Prep time: 5 minutes
Soak time: 1-8 hours

Per serving (without fruit):

  • 309 calories
  • 20 g fat
  • 45 g carbs
  • 12 mg sodium
  • 29 g fiber
  • 15 g protein

Ingredients

2 cups unsweetened almond or rice milk, homemade or store bought (see recipe for homemade almond milk below)
1/2 cup chia seeds
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1-2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
Seasonal fruit for topping (blueberries, peaches, figs and plums are pictured here)
Almonds or other nuts for topping

 

Preparation

  1. Combine almond milk, chia seeds, vanilla and sweetener in a bowl. Mix well until combined and the mixture begins to thicken. Store covered in the refrigerator overnight or for at least an hour.
  2. Stir well before serving and add a bit of water to the pudding if it becomes too thick. Top with fresh fruit and nuts of your choice.
    Note: This recipe makes enough for two large servings, but feel free to double the recipe and keep it in your refrigerator so that you have breakfast for a few days in a row. It will keep refrigerated for up to 5 days.

 

 

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