Do you get hungry within an hour after your a.m. meal?
Or, maybe you get hard-core sugar cravings in the afternoon. 3 p.m. candy jar, anyone?
If either of these scenarios ring a bell, you may not be getting enough protein in your morning. Research shows that having a protein-rich breakfast helps you stay fuller longer, helps keep your blood sugar steady (preventing sugar cravings), and makes you less hungry throughout the day. All major wins.
So – when should you eat breakfast?
Generally, within an hour of waking up.
Whether you need some new breakfast ideas or inspiration, below are 3 high-protein tasty breakfasts to try.
At only 150 calories and 12 grams of protein, these grab and go muffins are perfect for a speedy yet healthy breakfast choice. They even make for awesome portable snacks! (via PopSugar)
Nop, these aren’t your typical carby pancakes! They’re perfect for the health conscience guy or gal on a lazy weekend a.m. Plus, they’re only three ingredients, and they really are super duper tasty! (via Fit Foodie Finds)
Need a breakfast meal to power you on through your day? This is it and it’s delicious. In all honesty, you could have this dish for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
A quick tip if you’re making this for breakfast and in a time crunch: make the quinoa veggie portion ahead of time (and make extra to use throughout the week) and store, so come the morning, all you need to do is cook two eggs and place on top of the already made quinoa veggie mixture. (via Simply Quinoa)
What’s your favorite morning meal? Tell us in the comments below!