Breakfast is considered by many as the most important meal of the day.
Making a good choice when it comes to the first meal of the day is easier said than done when there are so many bad options available on the market.
At UP, we often recommend that our clients start the day with a high protein, high-fat meal as this has been beneficial with our clients, for improving focus and productivity early in the morning.
Nevertheless, it’s all about personal preference so it’s good to try a variety of meals at breakfast to see what your body responds to best.
We’ve put together our top 5 recipes that won’t derail your diet, will satisfy your taste buds and set you up for the day ahead…
These asparagus dippers are a simple and tasty treat to make breakfast fun without taking all morning to make. An easy and delicious way to add vegetables to your first meal of the day.
Calories: 382 Carbs: 2g Fat: 26g Protein: 36g
This breakfast swaps a high-carb muffin for thick-cut beef tomatoes, topped with spinach and poached eggs. Create your own seriously simple ‘hollandaise’ style sauce using Fromage frais, to finish this dish.
TIP: If you’re not confident cooking eggs, read our simple guide to ensure your eggs come our perfect every time.
Calories: 339 Carbs: 19g Fat: 13.7g Protein: 35.4g
Founder of Ultimate Performance, Nick Mitchell, will often recommend a meat and nuts breakfast – although for many people this might seem like a difficult concept to try. We’ve created these delicious beef and nut butter skewers, to make this concept more palatable and easy to prepare in advance.
Calories: 484 Carbs: 4g Fat: 33g Protein: 42.6g
Our very easy omelette recipe uses the flavours of pizza without the high carb count. You can rustle up this recipe in just 10 minutes and use up any leftover ingredients you have lying around to create a variety of toppings. High protein and delicious, this will become a staple breakfast choice.
Calories: 244 Carbs: 9g Fat: 12g Protein: 25g
(For the basic recipe using reduced fat mozzarella cheese, without toppings)
When time is tight, try making this protein mocha, in the same time it takes to make a coffee. All you need is a basic blender, so there’s no excuse to skip breakfast again.
Calories: 344 Carbs: 13.4g Fat: 22.8g Protein: 27.1g