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5 High-Protein On The Go Breakfast Recipes

Mornings chaotic? These on the go recipes are a total breakfast game-changer.

By: Rebecca Jacobs

Ready for a total game-changer when it comes to how and what you fuel up with for breakfast? If eating breakfast is always a challenge, and you find yourself scrambling to get out the door on time, we got you. 

Breakfast can be tricky for all of us. It may be the last thing on our endless to-do list of things we have to do before we head out the door. 

But, here’s the thing. Unless you are intentional about intermittent fasting, and it’s a regular part of your health routine, skipping breakfast may not be something you are meaning to do. You may just be doing it by default because you simply run out of time. And, if you find yourself totally starving, irritable, and frantic to grab anything mid-morning, then you are going to want in on this. 

Read on to learn about how on the go breakfast recipes can completely change your breakfast game. 

Here are five recipes you can prep ahead of time and take with you on the go. Oh, and the best part? They are high in protein and full of superfoods to nourish your body all morning long. (heck, yes!) 

5 On The Go Breakfast Recipes That Take Breakfast to the Next Level 

#1 Veggie Egg Muffins

egg muffins

Take your standard egg breakfast and turn it into the perfect on the go option. You can make a big batch of veggie egg muffins, keep them in the freezer, and have a healthy breakfast ready on the go. Plus, egg muffins are a great way to pack in some veggies to start your day. 

Here’s how to make them. 

Ingredients:

  • 6 eggs 
  • ½ cup chopped kale 
  • ¼ of a red onion, chopped
  • 1 diced tomato 
  • 1 tsp. oregano 
  • 1 pinch of sea salt & pepper 
  • Coconut oil for greasing

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and grease a muffin tin with coconut oil. 

Add the eggs to a large mixing bowl and whisk. Whisk in the other ingredients. 

Pour the egg mixture into the muffin tins and bake for about 20 minutes or until cooked. 

Enjoy! 

#2 Protein-Packed Superfood Breakfast Smoothie

breakfast smoothie

Nothing says on the go like a smoothie. We love smoothies because A, they are easy, and B, you can pack in tons of nutritional value. It’s super easy to just toss a ton of nutritional goodness into your blender, blend, and go. Try making a protein-packed superfood breakfast smoothie to supercharge your morning and help you stay full until lunch.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of unsweetened almond milk 
  • 1 frozen banana 
  • 1 cup of frozen blueberries 
  • 1 Tbsp. almond butter 
  • 1 Tbsp. hemp seeds
  • 1 scoop of collagen protein 

Directions:

Add all ingredients to a high-speed blender and blend until smooth. 

Enjoy on the go!  

#3 DIY Starbucks Protein Box

protein box

You know those protein boxes you can find at Starbucks while you wait in line for your morning latte? While these are a great idea, they can quickly rack up the weekly Starbucks budget. To save yourself money, you can make these yourself. 

Ingredients:

  • 2 hard-boiled eggs 
  • ½ cubed avocado 
  • 1 apple, sliced 
  • ½ cup red grapes
  • 2 Tbsp. almonds 
  • 6 organic grass-fed cheese cubes (avoid if dairy-free) 

Directions:

Add everything to a bento-style box, or a Tupperware container. 

Take with you as you head out the door to enjoy on the go! 

#4 Protein-Packed Overnight Oats

overnight oats

Overnight oats make a delicious and convenient way to start your day. While generally high in carbs, you can balance the complex carbs with some protein and healthy fat. Here’s a recipe that may quickly become your go-to. 

Ingredients:

  • ¾ cup rolled oats 
  • 1 cup of unsweetened almond milk 
  • 2 Tbsp. chia seeds
  • 1 Tbsp. almond butter 
  • 1 Tbsp. raw honey 
  • 1 scoop of collagen protein 
  • Sliced banana, 1 Tbsp. raw cocoa nibs & 1 Tbsp. shredded coconut for serving 

Directions:

Add the rolled oats, almond milk, and chia seeds to a glass jar and mix well. 

Stir in the almond butter, raw honey, and collagen protein. Set in the fridge overnight, and top with the sliced banana, raw cocoa nibs and shredded coconut in the morning. 

#5 Vanilla Chia Pudding

chai pudding

Chia pudding is another ideal on the go breakfast option that makes eating pudding healthy. You can add in some protein and added flavor for a delicious and filling breakfast treat. 

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup unsweetened almond milk 
  • 2 Tbsp. chia seeds
  • 1 scoop of collagen protein
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract 
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped walnuts, 1 Tbsp. raw cocoa nibs, 1 Tbsp. almond butter for serving 

Directions:

Add the almond milk, chia seeds, and collagen protein to a glass jar and whisk well. 

Set in the fridge overnight, and top with the walnuts, raw cocoa nibs, and almond butter before enjoying. 

Don’t Let a Lack of Time Be the Reason You Skip Breakfast 

For most of us, life is crazy busy. Mornings can be a mad rush, and breakfast may be the last thing on the priority list. However, you don’t want to skip breakfast each morning only to feel irritable with low blood sugar by the time 10 AM comes around.

Make a few tweaks by prepping some breakfast options the night before. It will be a total game-changer to be able to just grab and go as you head out the door to work.