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BHENDRICK2 Posts: 1,211
4/20/14 1:55 P

i have a protein shake daily it gets me 30 grams of protein

KEVINMCDONNELL SparkPoints: (1,591)
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4/8/14 3:13 P

i always make a protein shake with breakfast to up my morning protein.adds 30 grams of protein to my breakfast.

LULUBELLE65 SparkPoints: (37,106)
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4/3/14 9:40 A

Scrambled eggs or eggwhites, refried beans and homemade pico de gallo. This is my favorite breakfast ever.

SCOTTIEOWNER SparkPoints: (7,107)
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3/5/14 11:07 A

Try FAGE Greek 0 Total Yogurt for 20 grams of protein in 8 ounces. Add some homemade peanut butter granola and you're off and running.

TEEKER SparkPoints: (4,303)
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1/25/14 9:47 P

I usually grab a Premier Protein shake (get them at Costco). They have 30g protein, and way little carbs.

LIZZIEGAL12 SparkPoints: (3,912)
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1/23/14 6:26 P

I like to make vegetable egg omelets with mushrooms & tomatoes. Something's I have tuna rolls most of the time 1/2 can of chunky tuna with tomatoes rolled in lettuce.

140JMR SparkPoints: (3,594)
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1/23/14 1:20 P

I love eggs in the morning and also love beans. Never thought to incorporate both. Already thinking of what I'm going to make tomorrow morning!

YERVANT Posts: 73
1/22/14 4:10 P

Apart from eggs, beans are my go-to for significant protein in the morning. (And I often have beans with my eggs to boot!) Beans might not seem breakfasty, but they are eaten in many places around the world for breakfast. 2 cups of cooked black or pinto beans comes in at around 30 grams of protein (and 30 grams of fiber!). A really simple way to enjoy these cold or hot is to mix them with some canned diced tomatoes (fire roasted or with herbs are personal favorites) and a little Cajun seasoning. I also enjoy fat-free refried beans the same way- with some diced tomatoes on top and some extra seasoning. Bean salads are another great way to enjoy them, and why not for breakfast? Hope this is helpful!

DAYLUST SparkPoints: (7,207)
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1/15/14 12:46 P

Well my suggestion definitely won't get you to 30g of protein..

But recently it was suggested to me that i cut down on carbs in the morning and amp up my protein to feel fuller longer.

So i took 2 tbsp of peanut butter and have been eating it with some dried apple or pear slices. I LOVE peanut butter but usually have to eat it in small doses since it's so high calorie but since i'm using it as my whole breakfast i can get those two scoops and it feels amazingly decadent and keeps me full!

ALBERTJON SparkPoints: (3,133)
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9/6/13 7:55 P

Well, if you liked eating beans, here is a way to get a lot of protein:

Heat up one can of drained and rinsed black beans (24.5 g. of protein). It will be around 385 calories, plus any sauce such as bbq or teriyaki you would add for flavoring.

OK, yes, I admit most people won't eat a can of beans for breakfast. LOL! However, I have and occasionally do, and have found it is a good way to begin the day.

LDHAWKE SparkPoints: (19,069)
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9/6/13 5:45 P

I was curious so I looked up the NI for 1 large egg white.

Calories 17
Total Fat 0.06g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 55mg 2%
Potassium 54mg
Total Carbohydrate 0.24g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 0.23g
Protein 3.6g

I am shocked! emoticon It's really not that bad.

So there you go ... you CAN teach an old dog new tricks!

LDHAWKE SparkPoints: (19,069)
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9/6/13 5:40 P

6 egg whites? You are way out of my league. I wish I could help you.


LUVSCLASSICS SparkPoints: (113)
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9/6/13 9:19 A

I also use a smoothie to add more protein . The protein powder is whey-free , called, " Jay Robb's protein powder,in flavors of plain, strawberry or chocolate, emoticon .
This powder can be mixed with water or milk or another beverage.; to keep lactose- free, I use Soy milk, vanilla, 1 cup, or 1 cup Greek yogurt, plus I add fresh fruit that is soft,ripe, either, half of a banana,and 5 strawberries ( stem removed), Or a soft green pear, skin removed, and a kiwee fruit, to sweeten, I use either a packet of Stevia sugar, or a Tablespoon of honey.

I recently read on Pintrest, to add a couple of Tablespoons of Oatmeal to the Smooothie right before blending.

ASIANCUPCAKE SparkPoints: (356)
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9/6/13 5:26 A

So typically I do 6 egg whites (20g+ protein), but this morning I decided I wanted a big bowl of oatmeal. I follow a lot of healthy Instagram accounts, and a few of them recommended "Proats" which is "protein" and "oats" combined. I made a 1.5 serving of oatmeal, and added a scoop of my Body Fortress Chocolate Protein Powder (along with some goji berries, cinnamon, and raisings). It's not bad,I think I'd enjoy the powder more in some almond milk though, lol. But still, overall not bad. I'm just thinking of the awesome 30gs protein I just bumped in!

Do you have any "cheats" on how to add more protein to your diet?
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