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The 6 Best High-Protein Foods To Eat for Breakfast

Chia seeds are a great food to add to morning meals such as yogurt, smoothies, overnight oats, or on top of your bowl of cereal.

Chia seeds

Tofu is a go-to for plant-based eaters, but even meat-eaters can enjoy this high-protein breakfast food.


Cook a lean cut of steak, such as sirloin or flank steak, and slice it into thin strips, then scramble some eggs and add the cooked steak strips to the eggs.


That's why Sabat suggests trying protein pancakes—either the kind that you make yourself from scratch or a store-bought mix.

Protein pancakes

For these mornings, a couple of slices of turkey bacon can make for a satisfying high-protein breakfast. 

Turkey bacon

This fatty fish is loaded with brain-boosting omega-3s, immune-supporting vitamin D, and of course, protein.

Smoked salmon

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