If you’re trying to lose a few extra pounds, or simply want to maintain a healthy weight, it’s smart to start your day with a high-protein breakfast. This one small-but-mighty decision can help you eat 25% less at lunch, consume 400 fewer calories throughout the day and stay on top of cravings.
This said, be sure to listen to your body’s hunger cues. If a big breakfast doesn’t feel right, it’s fine to have something small or wait until you are genuinely hungry. But, it’s crucial to note that not eating a healthy breakfast in the morning (especially one that includes protein and good fats with plenty of fiber from fruits and veggies) may leave you overly hungry later, leading to poor food choices.
Here are 11 quick and easy ideas from our coaches to help you make the most of the most important meal of the day:
For even more inspiration, check out Coach Rachel’s blog post, “Is Breakfast the Most Important Meal of the Day?”