Breakfast Ideas

You know how they say breakfast is the most important meal of the day?  Well, yeah, cuz it kind of is!

Think about it – your breakfast is the meal that jump starts your body for the day ahead and sets the tone for everything else you eat.  But it can be hard to know WHAT to eat for such an important meal.  You want a good balance of carbs and protein, as well as some healthy fats.  And of course you want it to be quick and easy.  Since I do a fasted workout before breakfast, it’s extra important that I have a nutritious meal.

Check out some of my favorite breakfasts below!  I hope this helps give you some ideas.  You definitely do not have to eat the same thing every day.  There are so many fun ways to mix it up and stay satisfied 🙂 .

Sweet Protein Oats 

Protein oats with Slap Nutrition French Toast Fantasy nut butter | 387 calories, 32 g carbs, 17 g fat, 29 g protein
Protein oats with peanut butter and honey | 380 calories, 39 g carbs, 17 g fat, 22 g protein
“Chocolate fondue oats” with strawberries, pineapple, and zero-calorie chocolate sauce | 256 calories, 35 g carbs, 2 g fat, 24 g protein

Ah my absolute favorite and the old stand by!  I could eat this for every meal, every day and to be honest this is my preferred breakfast 85% of the time.  There are so many ways to change up the flavors!  Check out this blog post for the recipe and even more ideas for toppings.

Savory Protein Oats

These are great for when you can’t decide if you want oatmeal or a more traditional breakfast!  Just make the protein oats as normal, but instead of topping with something sweet, you can top with something savory.

Protein oats topped with garlic, Everything but the Bagel seasoning, parsley and blue cheese with a side of fried eggs | 308 calories, 16 g carbs, 13 g fat, 24 G protein

Scrambled Eggs and Egg Whites with Turkey Sausage

Scrambled eggs and egg whites with turkey sausage | 281 calories, 4 g carbs, 14 g fat, 29 g protein

If you are looking to save up your carbs for later in the day, this is the breakfast for you!  Try adding egg whites to your scrambled eggs for an added protein boost.  I also top them with Trader Joe’s Everything but the Bagel seasoning.  Y’all – this seasoning is LIFE CHANGING.  Run and get some if you don’t already have it!

Scrambled egg whites with turkey sausage and rosemary bread toast | 306 calories, 23 g carbs, 7 g fat, 31 g protein

Avocado Toast with Egg Whites

253 calories, 26 g carbs, 9 g fat, 15 g protein

I’m definitely late to the avocado toast game.  Before counting macros, I seriously limited my avocado consumption because I was afraid of fats.  Now that I understand how to fuel my body properly, I eat fats without feeling guilty!

Have an awesome day and happy breakfasting 🙂

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