Breakfast Ideas: 7 High-Protein Vegan Breakfast to Kickstart Your Mornings
As a vegan, you might often find it difficult to include enough protein in your regular meals. That’s because most of us think that when it comes to protein, meat and eggs are the best sources.
That might be true, but it’s also a fact that there are a large number of vegan foods that you get a good amount of protein from. In fact, some plant proteins are considered even healthier than dairy or animal proteins. (1)
So, the next time you are looking to prepare a breakfast meal that is free of eggs, but rich in protein, make sure to check out this post for the 7 best high-protein breakfast ideas for vegans.
We need protein not just as a way to build or repair muscles but also to give us sufficient energy for the day. A healthy breakfast, like the ones mentioned here, can give you about 15 to 30 grams of your daily protein needs. Cool, right?
So, what are you waiting for? Let’s dive right in.
Apple-Cinnamon Breakfast Barley
If you haven’t already included barley in your breakfast, start today. This super-easy-to-make barley recipe will give you enough fiber and protein to keep your tummy full until lunch.
Just one cup (157g) of barley can give you nearly 6g of fiber and 4g of protein, besides carbohydrates and many vitamins. Eat barleys with a mix of healthy fruits like Apple and berries along with a pinch of Cinnamon.
Add one scoop of the best tasting vegan protein powder for increasing the taste and nutritional value.
When it comes to smoothies, we have many options, most of which include a number of fruits. But why not try a new kind of and healthier smoothie recipe? Don’t worry, it also includes fruits, but maybe not your usual ones.
To make the smoothie, take bananas and peaches in a jar, add some tahini and milk (almond milk, cashew milk or whatever else kind you prefer), and then blend it until smooth.
Each glass of this super-healthy smoothie will give you 15-20 grams of protein for a perfect start of your day. If you want to increase the protein value, consider adding a tablespoon of this plant protein powder.
Oats Cookie Dough
If you do not get time to prepare a protein-rich breakfast in the morning, don’t worry, as this tasty oats recipe can be prepared the night before.
The meal should be ready to eat by the time you wake up in the morning. It tastes amazing and gives you about 13g of your daily protein.
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Banana Cream Shake
Bananas are one of the most ingredients of protein shakes. Well, now you can make your banana shake/smoothie tastier and healthier by adding all-natural whipped cream to it.
To increase the deliciousness, you can add one tablespoon of Vegan Pro Maple Vanilla along with your favorite fruits like blueberries or strawberries to it.
Chocolate Nut Butter Spinach Smoothie
As I said, there are so many options when it comes to smoothies.
This one contains chocolate, in addition to nuts, butter and spinach for a totally healthy and tasty blend that you'll absolutely love. If you're avoiding chocolate, just add one or two teaspoons of this organic Raw Cacao Powder for a perfect taste.
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Vanilla Mango Smoothie Bowl
Are you a fan of breakfast bowls? Then, this one's for you.
The main source of protein is this Vegan Pro Maple Vanilla powder. To make it, blend the mangoes and other ingredients and serve in a bowl. Garnish with nuts, chia/hemp seeds or anything else you like.
Quinoa Breakfast Bowl
Another awesome vegan breakfast bowl that is full of protein richness and taste.
Quinoa is a prominent source of protein containing about 14g in each 100g. Add your favorite nuts, seeds, and fruits in the mix and you are good to go.
(1) HealthLine (e.d.). The 17 Best Protein Sources for Vegans and Vegetarians From https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/protein-for-vegans-vegetarians#section7
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