3 high-protein breakfasts - Women's Running

3 high-protein breakfasts

Author: Women's Running Magazine

Read Time:   |  October 10, 2016


protein panckakes

Nutty Banana Pancakes
Nutty pancakes have a great mix of carbs and protein to help refuel your tank post-run. This simple recipe turns a classic unhealthy favourite into a healthy snack!

2 eggs
1 very ripe banana
1 tbsp flaxseed
splash of vanilla extract
1 tbsp of peanut butter
handful of strawberries

Mash the banana and add whisked eggs. Mix together and add in flaxseed and a splash of vanilla extract. Spray a small pan with pam, and pour batter into the pan. Heat over medium low for 10 minutes then flip. Remove from heat when cooked all the way through. Melt peanut butter in microwave for 30 seconds. Top pancake with melted peanut butter, banana and strawberries.

3 high-protein breakfasts

Chia Berry Oatmeal
This quick snack is full of protein and antioxidants to repair inflamed muscles. The simple carbs in oatmeal are easily digested after a workout setting you up for a successful recovery.

1/2 cup rolled oats
1/2 cup vanilla almond milk
1 scoop vanilla protein powder
1 tbsp chia seeds
handful of goji berries
handful of strawberries
sprinkle of pumpkin seeds (optional)

Mix oats, almond milk, and protein powder together. Microwave for one minute. Mix in chia seeds and then sprinkle goji berries pumpkin seeds and strawberries on top.

3 high-protein breakfasts

Peanut Butter Cup Protein Shake
This shake packs a powerful punch of flavor! The protein and simple sugars it contains can help speed up recovery after running. The cacao nibs and chia seeds make this drink even heartier to keep you feeling full for hours after your workout.

1 1/2 cups vanilla almond milk
1 tbsp cacao nibs
1 tbsp chia seeds
1 scoop Quest peanut butter protein
1 frozen banana (peeled)

Blend until smooth and enjoy within minutes.

Recipes from nuts.com

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