High protein breakfast foods.

I need some recommedations for high protein breakfast foods. At the moment I eat breakfast at 7:45am and don’t eat lunch until 2pm. I have a smoothie with added protein at about 11:30 to keep me going but I would like to find some high protein things to eat first thing in the morning. I tend to eat eggs mostly, occasionally with ham but my wife is a little worried about me eating eggs 5 days a week.

Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Peanut butter on toast or English muffins might be good for some variety.

Yogurt has a fair amount of protein. Peanut butter has a fair bit as do most nuts. Peanut butter on celery maybe? Or a piece of whole grain toast with peanut butter.

If you’re not too concerned about your waistline there’s always Nutella. I remember it has a good amount of protein & is chocolatey too. Yummmmm.

Also there are high-protein/low sugar breakfast cereals now – Low Carb Special K has 10g of protein per serving and less than 10g sugar, plus 4g more fiber than the original.

A hamburger. You eat it early enough, it’s a breakfast food.

Most meats would do, I don’t know why your wife has a problem with eggs - they taste great and are great for you (or at least that’s what it says on my egg carton) - most if not all the bad things you once have heard about eggs have been long since corrected and you should not be afraid of eating them every day for every meal unless that chicken finds you.

I eat pure egg white protein (you can get it next to egg beaters) with a 1/4 cup of fat free cottage cheese and a few berries thrown in every morning. I go exercise for 70 minutes every morning and this breakfast gets me through till noon when I eat lunch. I am a really short female, though, so you may adjust for quantity.

How about chicken breasts? You can add variety with different seasoning/ sauces. I like it for breakfast myself because it’s high protein and milder than some breakfast foods.

There you go. And you can wash it down with a beer mixed with whey protein.
For a high protein breakfast you can cook something that requires batter (muffins, pancakes, waffles, etc) but add some protein powder to the batter and mix it in well. I don’t know if protein powder denatures with heat though. I haven’t tried adding chocolate whey protein powder to my chocolate muffin mix, but I have added things like milled flaxseed and they are still pretty good to eat.

I’d tend to err on the side of not cooking it, but I got nothing to back that up.

For the curious, here’s my standard breakfast protein shake recipe:

1/2 cup oatmeal (the type where the only ingredient is oats–none of that kid stuff)
1 cup frozen berries
2/3 cup fat free plain yogurt
2 scoops Biotest Low-Carb Grow (substitute your favorite protein powder here)
2 tbsp coffee
A shake of cinnamon
A bunch of water

Stick it in a blender and blend it. Takes about 5 minutes to prepare and 10 to drink. 53g protein, 67g carbohydrates, 7g fat, 540 calories.

Can of tuna,bowl of Kashi Go-Lean,16 oz glass of milk.

If you are concerned about cholesterol in eggs, then only use half the yolks and scramble them. You will barely notice that they are gone- they are just slightly less yellow.

We used to put protien powder in pancakes, it works just fine.

Hi-Lo with Strawberries.

Protein: 12 g
Carbohydrate: 11 g
Fiber: 6g
Fat: 1.5 g

I just eat it straight out of the box, washed down (and it does need washing down because it’s like chewing on the Sahara) with a Diet Coke.

Breakfast of champions. :smiley:

I eat chicken breasts, left over steak, hamburgers, eggs, (omelettes especially are good for variety)…

Peanut butter is good, but doesn’t seem to last long for me.

I like toast with swiss cheese and a bit of jam on top.