4 Low Carb, High-Protein Breakfast Options

Veggie Egg Frittata Bites

Looking to make some changes in the new year and eat healthier? Why not start your morning off with a high-protein, low-carb meal? After all, studies have shown that if you start your day with a healthy breakfast, you are more likely to continue making healthier choices throughout the day.

While you can’t go wrong with one of our Low Carb or Low Carb Lite Protein blends, sometimes you want a heartier meal, and that’s where I come in hot. Get those hunger cravings and energy in check with one of my creative choices.

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Just Roll With It

High-Protein breakfast

Just Roll with It

Simple breakfast wrap where bacon is the wrap? Sign me up
Course: Breakfast
Calories: 267kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 slices bacon
  • 1 egg
  • cup goat cheese or cheese of your preference
  • hot honey garnish

Instructions

  • Cook bacon and drain; set aside.
  • Scramble egg; set aside.
  • Lay bacon slightly on top of one another (overlapping).
  • Top with scrambled egg and cheese.
  • Roll up like a burrito.
  • Drizzle hot honey over the top.
  • Enjoy!

Notes

Chef Note: To make hot honey, just add your favorite hot sauce to honey. I have found a great premade honey at my local grocery store, but you can always prepare your own.

Nutrition

Calories: 267kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 19g
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Veggie Egg Frittata Bites

Veggie Egg Frittata Bites

Veggie Egg Frittata Bites

This twist on a classic is full of veggies and protein.
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2
Calories: 264kcal

Equipment

  • Instant Pot

Ingredients

  • 4 eggs
  • ½ cup gruyere cheese shredded
  • ½ cup cottage cheese
  • ¼ cup veggies of your choice
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Add first three ingredients to a blender or NutriBullet® and mix until combined.
  • Add veggies and give a few quick pulses to get it evenly distributed and broken down a bit.
  • Pour mixture into silicon egg mold (Instant Pot).
  • Add one cup of water to Instant Pot, and insert trivet.
  • Place egg mold on top of trivet.
  • Set timer to pressure cook for 8 – 10 minutes.
  • Allow eggs to set for a minute or two before attempting to remove.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 264kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 19g
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Protein Waffles

High Protein Waffle

Protein Waffles w/ Fresh Fruit

A tasty high-protein twist on a classic breakfast staple.
Course: Breakfast
Servings: 2
Calories: 380kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Preheat a waffle iron to medium-high heat. Lightly oil the top and bottom of the waffle iron or coat with nonstick spray.
  • Combine eggs, cottage cheese, oats, vanilla, and protein powder and blend in blender until smooth.
  • Pour 1/2 cup of the egg mixture into the waffle iron, close gently, and cook until golden brown and crisp, about 4 – 5 minutes.
  • Top with whipped topping and berries (optional).
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 380kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 12g
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Cauliflower Eggs Benedict

Cauliflower Eggs Benedict

Cauliflower Eggs Benedict

Your family is going to love this healthy twist on eggs benedict.
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2
Calories: 558kcal

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 4 large eggs
  • 4 Canadian bacon slices

Cauliflower Patties

  • ½ head cauliflower
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup shredded cheese
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste

Healthy Hollandaise

  • 4 egg yolks
  • lemon juice squeeze
  • 1 stick butter melted
  • pinch cayenne pepper
  • pinch salt

Instructions

  • Grate cauliflower on a box grater until shredded. Add to a medium bowl and crack in the egg. Add cheddar and salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Heat olive oil over medium heat. Add spoonfuls of cauliflower mixture and shape into patties. Cook until brown.
  • Poach eggs: Bring a saucepan of water to a boil. Then reduce to a low simmer. Create a vortex by stirring the water, then drop in 1 egg. Let cook for three minutes and then transfer with a slotted spoon to a paper towel. Repeat with the remaining eggs.
  • Make hollandaise: Add egg yolks to double boiler. Add lemon juice and whisk until combined, then stir in butter in a steady stream, whisking constantly, until combined. Season with cayenne and salt.
  • Serve cauliflower hash brown patties topped with Canadian bacon, poached eggs, and hollandaise.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 558kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 25.5g | Fat: 48g
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