Vegan high-protein breakfast ideas

We all know that eating a breakfast which is high in protein is an excellent way to keep you feeling fuller for longer.

In fact, a study published in Nutrition Metabolism revealed that those who increased their protein intake at breakfast time, hit 30% of their daily calories and lost around 11 pounds, all in 12 weeks.

But how do you get a high protein breakfast? 

Tofu Scramble 

Tofu gets a bit of a bad rep, but it is a great protein source and, if cooked right, can be delicious. Try some tofu scramble with your favourite veggies, and you’ve got yourself a low-carb, incredibly filling breakfast. 

You can also make this in advance and store it in the fridge, so perfect if you’re meal prepping (or just not a morning person…) 

Avocado and chickpea smash on toast 

This recipe is a great high protein vegan option! Spice up your usual #avotoast with chickpeas, salt and pepper for a high-protein, high-fibre toast topper. 

No cooking necessary and high in protein – this one will definitely keep you full until dinner. 

Chia pudding 

It might not look the most appetising, but trust us, Chia pudding makes for a delicious, high-protein breakfast. Prepare it just like you would your overnight oats – add about 240ml of almond milk to 3 tbsp of chia seeds and leave it overnight. 

Fancy something a little more exotic? Throw in some berries and a spoon of nut butter, and you’ve got yourself a nutritious vegan breakfast on the go. 

Vegan Protein Smoothie

Grab your favourite vegan protein powder and throw a scoop into a blender with some frozen fruit and you’ve got yourself an easy and delicious, high-protein breakfast. 

Perfect for people who can’t stomach a massive breakfast but still want something that is going to fuel their body and fill them up until dinner. 

Who are we kidding, until the 10 o’clock snack break at work… 

Quinoa bowl 

Quinoa. The superfood that everyone loves but no one can actually pronounce. 

It’s packed full of protein and loads of good stuff that our bodies need. This can be enjoyed as a sweet or savoury vegan breakfast so experiment with different flavours and find your favourite!

Almond butter on rice cakes 

The perfect snack for on the go – almond butter and rice cakes are super simple and require hardly any prep at all. 

Add some nuts and chia seeds on the top, and you’ve got yourself a breakfast full of healthy fats, nutrients and protein

What are your favourite vegan breakfast recipes? 

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