15 quick & easy high-protein breakfasts

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Protein in the morning is a great way to stay full until lunchtime. These healthy breakfast ideas are packed with protein and lots of flavor.

Black bean scramble
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1. Black bean scramble

This wonderful high-protein egg scramble offers a dose of healthy fiber and Mexican flare.

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2. Garlic, mushroom & spinach frittata

This wonderful frittata recipe is filled with healthy, nutritious ingredients that will fuel you to lunchtime.

Breakfast sandwich
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3. Breakfast pita sandwich

This one is protein-packed and portable! Pack the filling into a whole-grain pita for extra nutrition.

Turkey scramble
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4. Ground turkey breakfast scramble

Yes, ground turkey makes a great breakfast! Here’s how to throw it all together quickly and easily for a delicious, protein-packed breakfast.

Red pepper scramble
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5. Red pepper egg scramble

Red peppers bring tons of flavor to a scramble, plus they are super good for you!

Waffle iron omelet
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6. Waffle iron omelets

Yes, you can make a totally portable omelet on a waffle maker! Here’s how!

Italian breakfast scramble
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7. Italian breakfast scramble

Have spaghetti sauce or tomato sauce in the fridge? Scramble up something a little Italian-ish for breakfast!

Asparagus cheddar omelet
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8. Asparagus cheddar omelet

Cheddar and asparagus is a great combo when you mix them with scrambled eggs. Give it a try!

Spaghetti eggs
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9. Spaghetti eggs

It might sound odd, but this recipe is way better than putting ketchup on eggs!

Breakfast tart
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10. Vegetable breakfast tart

This wonderful breakfast can be made for you alone, but it’s also fancy enough to serve to guests!

Mini egg muffins
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11. Mini egg muffins

If you need breakfast to travel with you, this recipe is the way to do it!

Basic frittata
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12. Basic frittata

This wonderful recipe gives you lots of tips for making a frittata you will love!

Southwestern crustless quiche
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13. Southwestern crustless quiche

Love quiche but not the calories that come with a crust? Give this one a try!

One-egg omelet
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14. One-egg omelet

Not only is this delicious recipe full of protein, it’s budget conscious, too!

Egg-white omelet
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Grilled zucchini
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Constance Brinkley-Badgett

Constance Brinkley-Badgett is MediaFeed’s executive editor. She has more than 20 years of experience in digital, broadcast and print journalism, as well as several years of agency experience in content marketing. She has served as a digital producer at NBC Nightly News, Senior Producer at CNBC, Managing Editor at ICF Next, and as a tax reporter at Bloomberg BNA.