MyFitnessPal’s 10 Most Popular Breakfast Recipes of 2017

MyFitnessPal users love breakfast for good reason. Studies suggest that a breakfast high in fiber and protein may help metabolism. Many of our top breakfast recipes are high in both and include a mix of sweet and savory options — ranging from high-protein pancakes and chocolate-peanut butter oatmeal cups to breakfast burritos and a crustless quiche. 

1. OATMEAL CHOCOLATE CHIP BREAKFAST COOKIES

This recipe calls for just three simple ingredients: Ripe bananas, high-fiber oats and chocolate chips. It’s an ideal on-the-go breakfast that can be assembled the night before.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 96; Total Fat: 2g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 5mg; Total Carbohydrates: 18g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugars: 9g; Protein: 2g

2. PROTEIN-PACKED PANCAKES

The not-so-secret ingredient in these high-protein pancakes is Greek yogurt. Top with your favorite berries or serve with sliced banana, maple syrup or any other pancake-friendly topping.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 297; Total Fat: 8g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 196mg; Sodium: 676mg; Carbohydrate: 35g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 9g; Protein: 20g

3. CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER PROTEIN OATMEAL CUPS

Made with ripe bananas, creamy peanut butter and cashew milk, these oatmeal cups are 100% vegan. Ideal for a quick on-the-go breakfast, these are also a tasty, portable post-workout snack.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 157; Total Fat: 5g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 94mg; Carbohydrate: 21g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 1g; Protein: 6g

4. EASY CHEESY CRUSTLESS QUICHE

Full of vegetables, this cheesy quiche can be made the night before and reheated in the morning. Bonus: It doubles as a satisfying weeknight dinner. Just add a side salad!

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 237; Total Fat: 15g; Saturated Fat: 6g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 367mg; Sodium: 413mg; Carbohydrate: 8g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 1g; Protein: 15g

5. PROTEIN-PACKED BREAKFAST BURRITOS

With 27 grams of protein per serving, this savory egg-and-bacon burrito is a filling solution to breakfast leftovers. Store some in the freezer, then simply pop one into the toaster for an easy reheat meal.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 371; Total Fat: 22g; Saturated Fat: 7g; Monounsaturated Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 391mg; Sodium: 565mg; Carbohydrate: 21g; Dietary Fiber: 9g; Sugar: 3g; Protein: 27g

6. APPLE PIE OAT MUFFINS

Both dairy-free and gluten-free, these muffins are just 100 calories each and might help satisfy your apple pie craving.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 100; Total Fat: 1g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 287mg; Carbohydrate: 20g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 9g; Protein: 3g

7. SIMPLE GREEN PROTEIN SMOOTHIE

Get three servings of fruit and vegetables before lunch with this six-ingredient smoothie recipe. With 14 grams of plant-based protein and less than 300 calories, simply pour it into a travel mug and head to work.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 285; Total Fat: 2g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 5mg; Sodium: 101mg; Carbohydrate: 58g; Dietary Fiber: 6g; Sugar: 42g; Protein: 14g

8. QUICK & EASY EGG SANDWICH

English muffin, egg, avocado and cheese make up this easy four-ingredient sandwich. Tip: Make the eggs ahead of time, then assemble the sandwich and heat it up in the morning.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 369; Total Fat: 21g; Saturated Fat: 8g; Monounsaturated Fat: 8g; Cholesterol: 241mg; Sodium: 464mg; Carbohydrate: 27g; Dietary Fiber: 6g; Sugar: 3g; Protein: 18g

9. HOMEMADE BANANA “YOGURT”

Ripe banana, cashews and ground chia seeds are blended together for a “yogurt” that’s high in fiber and dairy-free. Customize with your favorite toppings for extra flavor.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 152; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 45mg; Carbohydrate: 23g; Dietary Fiber: 7g; Sugar: 8g; Protein: 5g

10. APPLE PIE BREAKFAST BOWL

Take your oatmeal to the next level with this high-fiber riff on apple pie made with applesauce, Greek yogurt, oats and banana. Boost the nutritional value by topping with chia seeds, toasted pecans, sunflower seeds and apple chunks.

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