Wholemeal flatbread on a plate topped with broccoli, tomatoes and a poached egg

High-protein breakfast recipes

26 Recipes

Try our healthy, protein-packed breakfast ideas for a nutritious start to your day, from poached eggs and pancakes to homemade protein shakes.

8 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Protein-packed eggs with antioxidant-rich broccoli make this a healthy and satisfying breakfast choice

11 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
12 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

Start your day the healthy way with mushrooms, baked eggs and tomato. A low-fat, low-calorie dish that's two of your five-a-day - perfect for a weekend breakfast

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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11 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

Forget toast and serve your scrambled eggs with fresh tomatoes and spinach for a speedy supercharged breakfast

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
21 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

With courgette, peppers and eggs, this vegetarian dish is a filling, healthy breakfast for all the family – kids will enjoy dipping toast into soft egg yolk

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
29 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Top high-fibre porridge oats with creamy Greek yogurt and healthy blueberries – buy frozen to help cut the cost of this filling breakfast

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
14 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A balanced, omelette-like dish of protein-rich eggs baked with cheese, garlic, tomatoes, peppers and spinach

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
15 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

If you're in need of a protein boost try making this healthy omelette for breakfast, using fewer yolks lowers the cholesterol

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
3 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy this healthier version of chocolate milk that’s high in protein. The green tinge comes from iron-rich spinach, but trust us – it tastes great

5 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

This delicious oaty breakfast is low in fat and calories and will keep you full all morning. Serve with one of our suggested toppings

4 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 1.2 out of 5 star rating

This savoury, Asian version of our much loved porridge contains rice and meaty chicken stock to flavour the broth, and makes a wonderful breakfast or comforting dinner

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
19 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A vegetarian breakfast with bite, try this egg dish with cream cheese, herbs and grilled tomatoes

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

These gluten-free buckwheat pancakes are high in protein, folate and tasty too, with buttermilk, spinach and a pinch of paprika for added punch

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
148 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

One that dads will love! This any-time meal is perfect with a helping of baked beans

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
9 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Start the day the right way with a nutrient-packed oaty breakfast - full of stomach-friendly fibre, great for digestion

11 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
15 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This low-calorie vegetarian breakfast with sundried tomatoes, spinach, leeks and cheese is the perfect way to start a weekend

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A protein-packed version of a classic fry-up from Joe Wicks. Pile on the steak, mushrooms and spinach for a hearty, filling start to the day

25 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
108 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This gutsy dish is genuine street food and a brilliant family dish for brunch, lunch or supper.

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Treat yourself to a shakshuka with a difference. Mix up your favourite greens, eggs and flatbreads to serve with this healthy weekend breakfast

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
24 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This quick, spicy brunch dish is packed with healthy courgettes, chickpeas, tomatos and spinach. Flavour your sauce with rose harissa

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
10 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Do something different with your eggs and smoked salmon by baking into a bread roll for an extra special brunch

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
9 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Healthy, low-calorie and gluten-free - these herby egg 'pancakes' will become your go-to favourite for a quick midweek meal

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
111 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Healthy veggie bites that are packed with flavour - a midweek must

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
10 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Transform everyday eggs into a flavour-packed dish with hummus, peppers and olives - a great healthy vegetarian lunch

11 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
33 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

A rustic dish with a delicious combination of flavours and just four ingredients, try whipping it up for brunch

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
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