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9 High-Protein Breakfast Ideas to Help You Lose Weight

These easy morning recipes can help you achieve your weight loss goals for this new year.

If you made a resolution for 2022 to lose weight and get in shape, you may be searching for tips and new weight loss recipes to try! Luckily, we've got you covered for the morning with some delicious, high-protein breakfast recipes to help you shed those pounds.

Continue reading to find a recipe you'd like to try, and for more healthy weight loss recipes, check out 22 Meals to Melt Belly Fat in 2022.

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High-Protein Muffins

protein muffins on a cooling rack
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These healthy muffins are packed full of protein from eggs, oats, Greek yogurt, and protein powder, which can be a huge help with your weight loss goals. And not only that, but these will take you less than 30 minutes to make!

Get our recipe for protein muffins.

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Protein-Packed Waffles

protein waffles on a plate with fresh berries
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We love these waffles not only for their protein content (which comes from Greek yogurt, protein powder, and oats), but also because you can easily make them with chocolate!

Get our recipe for protein waffles.

3

Paleo Smoothie with Yogurt and Granola

This paleo smoothie is great for weight loss because of its clean ingredients, protein, and low sugar content.

Get our recipe for paleo smoothie.

4

Oatmeal with Peanut Butter and Banana

Oatmeal with peanut butter and banana recipe
Mitch Mandel and Thomas MacDonald

Oatmeal is one of the best breakfasts you can eat for weight loss because of its high fiber and protein content. This recipe tastes naturally sweet from the bananas without the added sugar.

Get our recipe for peanut butter oatmeal.

RELATED: 6 Oatmeal Habits That Help With Weight Loss, Says Dietitian

5

Vegetarian Black Bean Omelet

Black bean omelet
Mitch Mandel and Thomas MacDonald

Black beans are a high-fiber food, which makes them a great choice for losing weight. These mixed with eggs will give you a delicious protein boost to start your day.

Get our recipe for black bean omelet.

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The Perfect Breakfast Burrito

breakfast burrito cut in half on a plate ready to eat
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A hearty breakfast burrito like this one is the perfect way to start your day and match your weight loss goals. The beans will provide you with fiber and protein, the chorizo will give you a protein boost, and the whole burrito will keep you full and satisfied throughout the morning.

Get our recipe for breakfast burrito.

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Cinnamon Vanilla Protein Breakfast Bites

Photo courtesy of Cotter Crunch

This gluten-free, lean protein recipe is a great weight loss breakfast choice. The combination of protein powder, almond butter, and oats will give you that healthy energy boost to keep you motivated to eat healthy throughout the day.

Get the recipe from Cotter Crunch.

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Egg Muffins

Courtesy of Well Plated by Erin

These egg muffins are so quick and easy to make, and their clean ingredients and extra protein from the eggs make for a great weight loss breakfast.

Get the recipe from Well Plated by Erin.

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Sweet Potato and Avocado Burrito

Photo courtesy of Ambitious Kitchen

And finally, this fully vegetarian sweet potato wrap is a nice choice for a lean, protein-filled breakfast to have in the morning. You'll feel full for hours and won't be tempted to reach for the mid-morning snacks.

Get the recipe from Ambitious Kitchen.

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