Need breakfast protein ideas!

I eat breakfast every morning but unless I'm having eggs I really don't know what other proteins to have.

The traditional breakfast proteins - bacon (turkey, regular), Canadian bacon, etc all have way too much sodium for me as I'm trying to keep my sodium low.

Any other ideas?


  • symba1130
    symba1130 Posts: 248 Member
    Greek yogurt topped with chopped almonds and some honey is a good choice. I also like to hard boil eggs for easy grab and go some days. You can also think outside the breakfast box and make quinoa with fruit (instead of oatmeal) or sliced meat and cheese.
  • katcunock
    katcunock Posts: 664 Member
    bump! I NEED Ideas too....
  • oneIT
    oneIT Posts: 388 Member
    A protein shake
  • Koldnomore
    Koldnomore Posts: 1,613 Member
    I have overnight oats, about 55-60g of protein and less than 200mg sodium depends how you make it. Check my diary for the specifics tweak as you like.
  • al369
    al369 Posts: 170 Member
    Overnight oatmeal with greek yogurt.
  • Christine1110
    Christine1110 Posts: 1,786 Member
    have a white egg veggie omelet...some times with chicken or pork in it....yummy. A protein shake with berries, cottage cheese with fruit is good. Fage yogurt is a good one without a bunch of added junk in can add your own fruit to it.
  • randrews0407
    randrews0407 Posts: 216 Member
    A protein shake

    Yup, I take half a scoop Body Fortress or drink half of the GNC Lean shake and save the rest for later. Gives me about 13g protein at only 85 calories, 3 grams sugar and carbs.

    I don't even think of it as breakfast or part of my meal, its more of a morning routine along with taking my multi. Protein in the morning keeps me feeling full...whereas I can eat fruit or a cereal bar at more calories and be ravenous within the hour.
  • beelikethebug
    beelikethebug Posts: 50 Member
    I have a protein shakes every morning for breakfast. My latest favorite is:
    6 oz. unsweetened chocolate almond milk
    1 scoop chocolate whey protein powder
    1/2 banana
    1 tbsp. PB2
    It is super good, keep me full for hours, and makes me feel like I'm having a treat for breakfast :-)
  • nowakkk
    nowakkk Posts: 38 Member
    If you're a morning person and do your AM workouts, protein shakes are great. Protein Pancakes are always delicious and taste like your eating bad, but you're not (Egg Whites, Flax, Blueberries, Protein Powder) Peanut Butter... Gah. I love breakfast.
  • greek yogurt
    protein shake
    hard boiled eggs
    scrambled eggs
    low sodium bacon
    low sodium sausage

    Here are some brands:

    The following is a partial list of products that are low in sodium (amount of sodium per serving is in parenthesis). Additional products and nutritional information can be found in the Pocket Guide To Low Sodium Foods. Online resources for products are listed in the links section.

    Breakfast Meats
    Beef, Lamb & Veal
    Burgers & Patties
    Chicken & Turkey
    Game Meat

    Ham & Pork
    Hot Dogs/Frankfurters & Sausages
    Luncheon & Deli Meat
    Vegetarian Meat & Poultry Replacements

    Breakfast Meats
    (2 slices, 2 links, or 1 patty unless noted)
    Low Sodium (140mg or less)
    Turkey Bacon, Lower Sodium, 0.5 oz slice (80mg)
    Turkey Bacon, 0.5 oz slice (135mg)
    Coleman Natural Uncured Hickory Smoked (140mg)
    Esskay Lower Sodium (120mg)
    Farmer John Low Sodium (130mg)
    Jennie-O Extra Lean Turkey Bacon (140mg)
    Jimmy Dean Lower Sodium Premium (105mg)
    Kahn’s Lower Sodium (105mg)
    Shady Brook Farms Turkey Bacon, 0.5 oz slice (140mg)
    Shelton's Turkey Breakfast Strips, 0.5 oz slice (115mg)
    Food You Feel Good About Uncured (130mg)
    Lower Sodium, Less fat, 3 slices (135mg)
    Food You Feel Good About Uncured Pepper (140mg)
    Wellshire Farms Canadian Bacon, 2 oz (100mg)
    Uncured Beef Bacon (113mg)

    Low Sodium (140mg or less)
    Pork Patties, Fully Cooked, 1.5 oz (75mg)
    Pork Links, Fully Cooked, 1.6 oz (85mg)

    Deli meat chopped and put into your eggs.
    Low Sodium (140mg or less)
    Wellshire Farms Sliced Round Cooked Corned Beef (125mg)
    Applegate Farms Roast Beef (100mg)
    Peppered Eye Round (100mg)
    Boar’s Head
    Deluxe Cap Off Top Round Roast Beef (40mg)
    All Natural Roast Beef (70mg)
    Pepper Seasoned Roast Beef (95mg)
    Cajun Style Roast Beef (130mg)
    Dietz & Watson
    Oven Roasted Angus Roast Beef (95mg)
    Natural Angus Roast Beef (95mg)
    London Broil or Italian Roast Beef (95mg)
    Black Bear Choice Roast Beef (95mg)
  • satyrjoe
    satyrjoe Posts: 1 Member
    Turkey bacon
  • junipearl
    junipearl Posts: 326 Member
    greek yogurt or a protein shake