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10 Low-Cal Breakfast Recipes

10 Low-Cal Breakfast Recipes
Lauren Dawes
Writer and expert12 months ago
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If you’re working towards a specific weight-loss goal, or just function better in the morning with a lighter breakfast sitting in your stomach – these delicious recipes are just the thing.

Every single one of them is packed full of flavour, essential nutrients, and is under 350 calories per serving. Talk about getting your day off to a good start.

Get scrolling to find your next super-tasty reason to get out of bed in the morning.

 

1. Frozen Protein Pancake Meal Prep

Want to enjoy a fresh stack of pancakes but don’t want to wake up an hour earlier than usual? This meal prep hack is a total game-changer.Nutritional info per serving:
Calories  Protein  Carbs  Fat 
300  24g  46g  3g 
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Frozen Protein Pancake Meal Prep

One seriously tasty, stress-free morning hack.

1 year agoBy Lauren Dawes

 

2. Toffee Apple Protein Overnight Oats

Toffee apple is a flavour combination that deserves to be enjoyed all year round. I said what I said.Nutritional info per serving:
Calories  Protein  Carbs  Fat 
320  29g  42g  3g 
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Toffee Apple Protein Overnight Oats

Sweet treats like this make saying goodbye to summer so much easier.

1 year agoBy Lauren Dawes

 

3. High-Protein Cinnamon Baked Oat Cakes

Who can say no to cake for breakfast? This is the perfect choice to put a smile on your face.Nutritional info per serving:
Calories  Protein  Carbs  Fat 
332  33g  35g  8g 
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High-Protein Cinnamon Baked Oat Cake

Cake for breakfast? Yes please.

2 years agoBy Monica Green

 

4. Coffee & Chocolate Breakfast Smoothie

Quick, simple, and will definitely do the job of waking you up with a hit of caffeine - not to mention a healthy dose of protein too.

Nutritional info per serving:
Calories  Protein  Carbs  Fat 
346  26.7g  49g  6.3g 
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Coffee & Chocolate Breakfast Protein Smoothie Recipe

The most indulgent way to start your day.

4 years agoBy Jennifer Blow

 

5. Vegan Protein Smoothie

It doesn’t matter if you’re not plant-based all the time, this vegan smoothie is a big hitter that everyone can enjoy. I mean, those macros speak for themselves.Nutritional info per serving:
Calories  Protein  Carbs  Fat 
228  22g  28g  4g 
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Vegan Protein Smoothie | The Best Vegan Shake Recipe

Perfect post workout or as a protein-packed snack.

 

6. Low-Calorie Raspberry Cheesecake Cups

Bet you didn’t think you’d see ‘cheesecake’ on a low-calorie menu, right? Well, maybe dreams really do come true.Nutritional info per serving:
Calories  Protein  Carbs  Fat 
104  14g  7g  2g 

 

7. Air Fryer Baked Oat Apples

Yep, you can use your air fryer for a quick and healthy breakfast solution. There’s no end to the possibilities.Nutritional info per serving:
Calories  Protein  Carbs  Fat 
327  3.7g  50g  14g 
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Air Fryer Baked Oat Apples

Yet another healthy air-fryer recipe for your repertoire.

1 year agoBy Lauren Dawes

 

8. Raspberry Oat Breakfast Bars

These delicious oaty bars are crammed with energising carbs — perfect for keeping you full all morning. Grab a couple on your way out the door for an easy on-the-go breakfast.Nutritional info per serving:
Calories  Protein  Carbs  Fat 
129  4.2g  17.9g  4g 
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Raspberry & Oat Breakfast Bars

If you’re a grab-n-go kind of breakfast person, these bars are the one.

3 years agoBy Lauren Dawes

 

9. High-Protein Blueberry Muffins

Always tempted by the muffins right by the till at your local coffee shop? Yep, me too.

With this recipe, you get to satisfy that sweet-tooth cravings, only with way more protein and probably fewer calories too.Nutritional info per serving:
Calories  Protein  Carbs  Fat 
197  11g  25g  5g 
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High-Protein Blueberry Oat Muffins

Muffin for breakfast? Yes, please.

3 years agoBy Lauren Dawes

 

10. Carrot Cake Baked Oat Squares

Talk about saving the best until last… carrot cake for breakfast. Gets my vote every single time.Nutritional info per serving:
Calories  Protein  Carbs  Fat 
135  6.7g  20g  2.5g 
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Carrot Cake Baked Oat Squares | Make-Ahead Breakfast

Anything that tastes like having cake for breakfast gets our vote.

2 years agoBy Lauren Dawes

 

Take home message

Whether you’re in calorie deficit or just health conscious, breakfast is an easy way to start your day on the right foot. The recipes above are packed with flavour and the macros are on point too. Get ‘em into your routine.

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Lauren Dawes
Writer and expert
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Lauren is an English Literature graduate originally from the South. She’s always loved swimming, has discovered the power of weight training over the past few years, and has lots of room for improvement in her weekly hot yoga class.

On the weekends she’s usually cooking or eating some kind of brunch, and she enjoys trying out new recipes with her housemates – especially since shaking off student habits, like mainly surviving off pasta. Above all, she’s a firm believer in keeping a balance between the gym and gin.

Find out more about Lauren’s experience here.

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