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20 Best Macro-Friendly Breakfast Ideas

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We’ve all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day…but let’s be honest, it’s also usually the most hurried meal of the day.

Whether you’re trying to round up your kids and get them off to school or you’re rushing to get to work on time, breakfast is a frenzy in most homes.

Then, of course, you can add an extra layer of stress to the breakfast equation if you’re someone who has weight loss, health, and fitness goals. Grabbing a coffee and donut on the way to work would be easy, but it’s not conducive to you reaching your goals…

If you like these breakfast ideas, be sure to check out our roundup of macro-friendly lunch recipes as well!

Our 20 Best Macro Friendly Breakfast Recipes

We get it. That’s exactly why we create easy, healthy, macro-friendly breakfasts that you can either meal prep, pull together quickly, or quickly take on the go. Below you will find 20 of our favorite, macro-balanced breakfast recipes. We can’t wait for you to try these!

1. Sheet Pan Protein Pancakes

sheet pan protein pancakes

These are perfect for meal prepping and ideal for families. You can customize these protein-packed pancakes any way you’d like, and the best part is, it’s all done in a pan in the oven! No icky pancake mess or time spent flipping pancakes.

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2. Cottage Cheese Oatmeal

macro friendly Cottage Cheese Oatmeal

This high-protein recipe can be ready to eat in 10 minutes or less and is the perfect balanced breakfast to get your day started on the right foot.

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3. Hash Brown Egg White muffins

plate of breakfast hash brown egg muffins

These simple, protein-packed muffin cups are designed to be a grab-and-go option for busy mornings. Meal prep a batch this weekend, store them in the fridge, and enjoy a filling breakfast all week long!

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4. McGriddle Bites

mcgriddle bites breakfast

Our McGriddle Bites are bursting with flavor with only 25 calories per bite! Pop a few with your coffee and you have yourself a nourishing breakfast that will help keep you full and fueled.

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5. Strawberries & Cream Overnight Oats

strawberries and cream overnight oats

These aren’t your average overnight oats. Our Strawberries and Cream Overnight Oats contain 38g of protein and a hearty serving size that will actually fill you up.

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6. 3-Ingredient Protein Pancakes

3 ingredient protein pancakes

You won’t believe what our secret ingredient is inside these protein pancakes! Perfect for a quick breakfast or to meal prep and enjoy all week long. These simple protein pancakes are a  hit with the whole family.

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7. Breakfast Toaster Pockets

breakfast toaster pockets

These aren’t your typical hot pockets…our Breakfast Toaster Pockets are packed with nourishing ingredients to help you get the fuel you need for the day ahead. This is the type of recipe that looks fancy but isn’t.

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8. Breakfast Tacos

Tacos are the best. Eating tacos for breakfast is even better! These simple tacos contain fluffy eggs, juicy sausage, and extra veggies to help you get what your body needs in the morning.

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9. Meal Prep Breakfast Sandwiches

meal prep breakfast sandwiches

If you want to make sure that you have a delicious breakfast ready to go for the week, our Meal Prep Breakfast Sandwiches are the perfect complement to your busy routine. Prep these hearty sandwiches once and enjoy them for a whole week.

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10. Bagel Bites

bagel bites

Cream Cheese Stuffed Bagels Bites - need I say any more? We show you how to make a sweet and savory option so you can customize your breakfast experience.

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11. Turkey Sausage Breakfast Casserole

High in protein, and low in fat and carbs, this Turkey Sausage Breakfast Casserole is a macro-friendly dream. I love to prep this on Sunday mornings, pack in airtight containers, and enjoy a hot, filling breakfast for days.

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12. Blueberry and Peanut Butter Chia Pudding

This breakfast pairs the creaminess of chia pudding with the tartness of blackberries and then smothers it with warm, creamy peanut butter - it’s a heavenly combination that will put a smile on your face first thing in the morning.

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13. Meal Prep Breakfast Burritos

breakfast burrito meal prep

Burritos are my husband’s favorite. I often make a big batch of these at the top of the week so that he has something to enjoy all week long and we can avoid chaos in the kitchen in the mornings.

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14. Double Chocolate Baked Oatmeal

double chocolate baked oatmeal

If you like chocolate, then you’re going to love our Double Chocolate Baked Oatmeal. It’s warm and rich, and it pairs well with some tangy Greek yogurt to make it a complete breakfast.

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15. Egg White Bites

egg white bites

Grab your muffin tin, and a few common breakfast ingredients, and whip up a batch of Egg White Bites that will save the day all week long. We love these for busy weeks!

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16. Turkey Sweet Potato Hash

turkey sweet potato hash

If you have a little extra time in the morning, our Turkey Sweet Potato Hash is a must-make. The flavor profiles in this hearty breakfast are robust, and sure to help you kick your day off with the fuel you need for the day ahead.

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17. Cottage Cheese Scrambled Eggs

cottage cheese scrambled eggs

Unless you’ve been living under a rock this past year, then you know that cottage cheese has made its way into a boatload of dishes thanks to its high protein content. If you haven’t tried cottage cheese with eggs, this is your sign to do so! Our Scrambled Eggs with Cottage Cheese are creamy, fluffy, and packed with protein.

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18. PB&J Overnight Oats

pbj overnight oats

The classic flavors of a peanut butter and jelly sandwich come alive in our macro-friendly PB&J Oats. This is a flavor combo that never gets old and one that you’ll find yourself prepping frequently on busy weeks.

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19. Chunky Monkey Smoothie Bowl

chunky monkey protein smoothie

This is perhaps one of the dreamiest breakfasts for the days when you’re craving something cool, creamy, and refreshing. You can customize your bowl with any toppings you wish!

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20. Biscuits and Gravy Casserole

biscuits and gravy casserole

When you’re craving something comforting but also want to stay on track, our Macro Friendly Biscuits and Gravy Casserole come to the rescue. This lightened-up version of a classic breakfast delivers all the flavor and nostalgia but without the extra calories and guilt.

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