9 Ways to Start Your Day with Protein
Take a moment to think about what you eat during the day. If you’re like most Americans, odds are you enjoy the bulk of your daily protein at lunch and dinner. In order to help you consume a higher protein diet, some experts recommend eating more protein throughout the day, starting with breakfast.
For some of us, that may mean coming up with new ways to approach breakfast, especially as summer dies down and fall schedules ramp up – and that’s where we want to help. Check out the recipes and recommendations below to find easy ways to add protein to your morning.
You can boost any of these recipes with 8 grams of protein by adding an 8 oz. glass of low-fat milk or about 5 or more grams of protein (depending on your brand of choice) with a 6 oz. yogurt.
Blueberry and Almond Overnight Oats, Hard Boiled Egg and Latte: 26 g protein, 400 calories per serving
Recipe courtesy MilkLife.com
Lemon Yogurt Parfaits with Blueberry & Honey-Glazed Walnuts: 14 g protein, 360 calories per serving
Recipe courtesy American Dairy Association Mideast