5 Healthy Breakfast Ideas

Are your breakfast-skipping habits harming your fitness success?


Breakfast, as they say, is the most important meal of the day. It’s what fuels our bodies right out of the gate, giving us all the necessary nutrients for the busy day ahead. And if we’re skipping out on meals that our body desperately needs, we can be setting ourselves up for unproductive days of lethargy, irritability, and fatigue. 


We get it, spending time preparing a nutritious breakfast while trying to lull yourself out of a groggy slumber isn't always the first thing on our minds! Sometimes you just wake up on the wrong side of the bed and need to take your time returning to a functional human state. 


Did someone say coffee? 


No matter, we’re here to help! Check out these easy, high-protein recipes that will have you bouncing into the day with every ounce of energy, clarity and positivity that you need to succeed!


1. Protein Porridge with Fresh Fruit 


Starting things off with a classic - this smooth protein porridge recipe is perfect for early mornings as we come into the winter months. Packed with plenty of sweet, tangy and rich flavours, this porridge is loaded with the goodness of seasonal fruit, gut-friendly coconut cream, and the goodness of whole oats. 


Ingredients

  • 1 scoop TNT Ignite Pro (Vanilla) 
  • 1 1/2 cups whole oats
  • 3 cups coconut water
  • 1 cup coconut cream
  • 2 stalks rhubarb, chopped
  • 2 apples, peeled and quartered
  • 1 cup raspberries (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 cup strawberries 
  • 1 orange, squeezed or juiced
  • 2 tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 cup selection fresh seasonal fruit, sliced

Method

  • Fill a medium bowl with oats and add water until they are covered. Place in refrigerator to soak overnight. 
  • Place rhubarb, apples, raspberries, strawberries, orange juice, maple syrup and a cinnamon stick into a saucepan. Add 1/3 cup water and mix well. Place saucepan over medium heat and bring to a boil. Let simmer for 15-20 minutes until the fruit is cooked and slightly reduced. Remove cinnamon stick and stir through. 
  • Drain oats and transfer into a large saucepan over medium heat. Add coconut water and Ignite Pro and stir constantly to a simmer. Cook until smooth and creamy. Remove from heat and stir through coconut cream.
  • To serve, spoon porridge into serving bowls. Top with stewed fruit, garnish with fresh fruit slices, and enjoy! 


2. High-Protein Vego Breakky Bowl 


Fancy something more savoury? Try this Vego Breaky Bowl! It's packed with fresh, nutrient-dense ingredients to give your body a kick of high-quality fuel for the day ahead. For an extra kick of protein, try adding some marinated tofu! 


Ingredients

  • 1 handful baby spinach
  • ½ cup cooked quinoa 
  • 2 soft-boiled eggs, sliced 
  • 1/4 avocado, sliced 
  • 1 tsp lemon juice 
  • 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil 
  • 2 tsp roasted almonds (unsalted), chopped 

Method

  • Pour boiling water over spinach using a colander. Once cooled, use clean hands to squeeze any excess liquid from the spinach.
  • Arrange quinoa, spinach, egg and avocado in a serving bowl. Drizzle with lemon juice and olive oil. Top with almonds, season to taste, and serve. 

 

 

3. High-Protein Breakfast Frittata 


Feel like something a bit heartier? This high-protein breakfast frittata is the perfect option for anyone wanting to pack a whole load of goodness into their morning. Plus, it makes in a large batch, so you’ll have plenty prepped for the week ahead! 


Ingredients

  • 3 cups broccoli 
  • 2 beef or kangaroo sausages (pan-fried)
  • 1 tsp Extra virgin olive oil
  • 8 eggs
  • ⅓ cup oat flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ cup shredded cheese 
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method 

  • Preheat the oven to 180℃.
  • On a chopping board, slice your sausages and broccoli into bite-sized pieces. Panfry them in olive oil over medium heat for a few minutes until the sausages are browned and the broccoli softens 
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk 8 eggs with a pinch of salt and a crack of pepper. Add oat flour, baking powder & shredded cheese and mix well. 
  • Add cooked sausage & broccoli into the mixture and pour into a lined baking tray. 
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes.  Remove from oven and allow 5-10 minutes to cool before serving. 
  • Store leftovers in the fridge and enjoy them for up to 5 days!


4. Protein Pancakes 


Simple, delicious, and nutritious! This protein pancake recipe will have you coming back for more time and time again. Can't get enough? The recipe can be easily altered to make a larger batch. Simply store them in a container in the fridge to enjoy later!


Ingredients 

  • 1 scoop TNT Ignite Pro (Chocolate or Vanilla)
  • ¼ cup rolled oats
  • 1 small banana
  • 2 egg whites
  • 2 tsp peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup your choice of milk or plant-milk
  • ½ tsp coconut oil 

Toppings (optional)

  • Blueberries
  • Raspberries 
  • Coconut yoghurt
  • Maple syrup

Method

  1. Blend all ingredients until a smooth consistency. If needed, add a dash more milk to achieve a pourable batter consistency.
  2. Heat coconut oil in a frypan over medium heat. Add batter until your pancakes are your preferred size, and cook for 1-2 minutes until they start to bubble around the edges. Flip and cook for a further 1 minute until nicely golden. 
  3. Transfer to a plate and serve with your favourite toppings!

 



5. Protein banana bircher

Ready for a cafe-quality bircher that you can make at home? This recipe is packed with the goodness of natural ingredients and fresh fruits, with quality sources of protein, carbs and micronutrients! This recipe is dairy-free, gluten-free, and totally vegan - so everyone can enjoy a serving!


Ingredients

  • 1 scoop TNT Ignite Pro (Vanilla) 
  • ¾ cup coconut milk
  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • ⅓ cup GF muesli
  • ¼ tbsp cacao
  • ½ mashed banana
  • ½ tsp chia seeds
  • 2 tbsp cup shredded coconut
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • 1 drizzle of maple syrup

Toppings (optional)

  • Coconut yoghurt 
  • Fresh fruit - blueberries, strawberries
  • Fresh mint
  • Shredded coconut
  • Maple syrup
  • GF granola

Method 

  • In a medium mixing bowl, add muesli, cacao, protein, chia seeds, shredded coconut, cinnamon, oat and mix well. 
  • Blend the banana, maple syrup and coconut milk and then add to the dry mixture. Stir until well combined. 
  • Refrigerate for 24 hours. 
  • Add your preferred toppings, and enjoy!


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