Let's Drop The Body Fat!

Summer is just around the corner!
So let's drop some body fat and get ready for the beach or just wearing less clothing...

It can be tempting to reach for processed, packaged foods for breakfast when you’re short on time on the way into the office. But with a little planning, you can make delicious protein-packed breakfasts. 

Try these recipes below featuring up to 27 grams of protein per serving for less than 375 calories.

Protein-Packed Breakfast Burritos   Ingredients  8 large eggs  2 tablespoons (30 ml) 2% milk  1 tablespoon (15 ml) olive oil  1 tablespoon (15 ml) minced garlic  1 red bell pepper, minced  1/2 red onion, minced  4 slices thick-cut bacon, cooked until crispy  Salt and pepper  4 multigrain flatbreads  1/2 cup (60 grams) shredded Mexican blend cheese  Calories: 371 Fat: 22g Carbohydrate: 21g Protein: 27g

Protein-Packed Breakfast Burritos

Ingredients

8 large eggs

2 tablespoons (30 ml) 2% milk

1 tablespoon (15 ml) olive oil

1 tablespoon (15 ml) minced garlic

1 red bell pepper, minced

1/2 red onion, minced

4 slices thick-cut bacon, cooked until crispy

Salt and pepper

4 multigrain flatbreads

1/2 cup (60 grams) shredded Mexican blend cheese

Calories: 371
Fat: 22g
Carbohydrate: 21g
Protein: 27g

Mango-Pineapple Yogurt Bowl   Ingredients  1 tablespoon unsweetened coconut flakes  1 cup (245 grams) plain low-fat yogurt  ¼ cup (45 grams) diced pineapple, fresh or frozen  ¼ cup (40 grams) diced mango, fresh or frozen  2 tablespoons toasted walnut pieces  Calories: 334 Fat: 16g Carbohydrate: 38g Protein: 16g

Mango-Pineapple Yogurt Bowl

Ingredients

1 tablespoon unsweetened coconut flakes

1 cup (245 grams) plain low-fat yogurt

¼ cup (45 grams) diced pineapple, fresh or frozen

¼ cup (40 grams) diced mango, fresh or frozen

2 tablespoons toasted walnut pieces

Calories: 334
Fat: 16g
Carbohydrate: 38g
Protein: 16g

Cold Brew Mocha Smoothie   Ingredients  310ml cold brew coffee, frozen into cubes  1/2 cup 0% plain Greek yogurt  1/2 cup 2% milk or unsweetened almond milk  2 medjool dates, pitted  1 1/2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder  1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract  Add in a scoop of whey/vegan protein powder for an extra 20-25g of protein  Calories: 154 Fat: 3g Carbohydrate: 26g Protein: 9g (Add whey/vegan powder = 29-35g protein)

Cold Brew Mocha Smoothie

Ingredients

310ml cold brew coffee, frozen into cubes

1/2 cup 0% plain Greek yogurt

1/2 cup 2% milk or unsweetened almond milk

2 medjool dates, pitted

1 1/2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Add in a scoop of whey/vegan protein powder for an extra 20-25g of protein

Calories: 154
Fat: 3g
Carbohydrate: 26g
Protein: 9g (Add whey/vegan powder = 29-35g protein)

Signing off,

Brandon