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18 High-Protein Breakfasts To Kick Off Your Mornings

Get ready to feel like a champ every morning.

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1. Pumpkin Protein Pancakes

Do you need more reasons to have pancakes for breakfast? Get the recipe here.
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Do you need more reasons to have pancakes for breakfast? Get the recipe here.

2. Almond Oat Breakfast Bites

These small but mighty energy balls are great for breakfast, long afternoon classes, or intense study periods. Get the recipe here.
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These small but mighty energy balls are great for breakfast, long afternoon classes, or intense study periods. Get the recipe here.

3. Breakfast Greens

Can't go wrong with leafy greens. Get this recipe.
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Can't go wrong with leafy greens. Get this recipe.

4. Sweet Potato Breakfast Bowl

The protein comes in the toppings (nut butter, chia seeds, or protein powders), the choice is up to you. Make this sweet, colorful bowl here.
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The protein comes in the toppings (nut butter, chia seeds, or protein powders), the choice is up to you. Make this sweet, colorful bowl here.

5. Avocado Egg Toast

That egg is good for more than just yolk porn. Get the recipe here.
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That egg is good for more than just yolk porn. Get the recipe here.

6. Overnight Oats

Use this recipe to help you sneak in an extra 20 minutes of sleep. Make it here.
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Use this recipe to help you sneak in an extra 20 minutes of sleep. Make it here.

7. Blackberry Chia Greek Yogurt Parfait

Feel fancy AF while making this parfait. Blackberries not your jam? Swap out any other similar fruit like raspberries or blueberries. Recipe here.
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Feel fancy AF while making this parfait. Blackberries not your jam? Swap out any other similar fruit like raspberries or blueberries. Recipe here.

8. Banana Blender Muffins

All it takes is 5 ingredients and 1 blender. Easy to make and easy to clean. Make them here.
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All it takes is 5 ingredients and 1 blender. Easy to make and easy to clean. Make them here.

9. Cottage Cheese Protein Pancakes

If you’re a fitness junkie, these were made for you. Make them like this.
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If you’re a fitness junkie, these were made for you. Make them like this.

10. Egg Quiches

Have a breakfast supply ready to go for those busy semester periods and conquer your midterms like a champ. Learn how to make them here.
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Have a breakfast supply ready to go for those busy semester periods and conquer your midterms like a champ. Learn how to make them here.

11. Peanut Butter Chia Bars

Better than any other granola bar you can buy in the supermarket. Make them here.
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Better than any other granola bar you can buy in the supermarket. Make them here.

12. Mango Coconut Chia Pudding

For such a small ingredient, the chia brings a lot to the table. Learn how to make this superfood here.
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For such a small ingredient, the chia brings a lot to the table. Learn how to make this superfood here.

13. Healthy Banana Oat Breakfast Cookies

Knowing that I’m going to have cookies for breakfast would immediately get me out of bed. Recipe here.
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Knowing that I’m going to have cookies for breakfast would immediately get me out of bed. Recipe here.

14. Veggie-Stuffed Omelette

Everything you need made in one pan. Find out how to make it here.
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Everything you need made in one pan. Find out how to make it here.

15. Greek Yogurt Bark

Don’t be afraid to be bold with your breakfast. Make this recipe here.
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Don’t be afraid to be bold with your breakfast. Make this recipe here.

16. Shakshuka Eggocado

Shakshuka is a great vegetarian breakfast that works for any occasion. Get the recipe here.
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Shakshuka is a great vegetarian breakfast that works for any occasion. Get the recipe here.

17. Almond Matcha Smoothie

Matcha is a type of green tea packed with antioxidants and caffeine. Get your fix here.
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Matcha is a type of green tea packed with antioxidants and caffeine. Get your fix here.

18. Quinoa Oatmeal

Tired of your oatmeal breakfast routine? Quinoa is versatile and full of nutrients, and has the protein that you need. Whip this up here.
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Tired of your oatmeal breakfast routine? Quinoa is versatile and full of nutrients, and has the protein that you need. Whip this up here.

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