When you are an athlete what you need the most is a healthy breakfast. You need to have sufficient calories. When you would be having more energy you would have a better workout experience. When you are in the kitchen you often get confused regarding what to eat so here is a perfect guide for you. These 24 healthy breakfast options would not be a disappointment for you for sure. If you aspire to be an athlete then eating right can be a great starting point for you.

Power Packed Breakfast Options

The following breakfast options are packed with energy and you would be happy with your choice.

Low Fat Oatmeal

An oatmeal breakfast is just like a blank canvas and you can be as innovative with your recipe as you want. The oatmeal is truly a low fat diet. When you consume oatmeal you are lowering your blood cholesterol and at the same time you are reducing the risk of heart disease. The most conventional and the best way to consume oatmeal are with a bit of brown sugar and cinnamon.

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Low-fat oatmeal is a great option for athletes.

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Protein-Rich Eggs

The egg is another power packed breakfast for you. The eggs are a rich source of protein that is an essential need for an athlete. You get zinc in your diet when you consume eggs because it helps to increase and improve the performance of an athlete. If you are not fond of meat then an athlete can get a sufficient amount of iron through eggs. The best thing is that there are so many easy egg recipes that you can make.

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Eggs are one of many great breakfast options for calisthenics athletes.

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Energy Boosting Smoothies

The smoothies are a quick way to boost your energy and they are truly a satisfying meal. You can be as creative with your smoothie recipes as you want. You need to rebuild and recover after working and the smoothies also fulfill your vegetable and fruit intake. Interestingly when you are having a smoothie it becomes much easier for your body to absorb the nutrients. Though it would take you much more time for your body to digest the nutrients in a meal.

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Energy Packed Oatmeal Recipes

The following are the best oatmeal recipes that are worth a try.

Creamy Oatmeal Shake

Ingredients:

  • ½ C oatmeal
  • 1 C almond milk
  • 1 banana
  • Pinch cinnamon

Steps:

  1. Soak the oatmeal in almond milk and refrigerate.
  2. When you have to consume the oatmeal just blend in a banana with the oatmeal and almond milk mixture. Sprinkle with cinnamon and serve.

Chocolate Almond Butter Oatmeal

Ingredients:

  • ½ C oatmeal
  • 1 Scoop chocolate protein powder
  • 1 T almond butter

Steps:

  1. Just add in a scoop of chocolate protein powder and almond butter to cooked oatmeal and this will definitely add the much needed twist to the recipe.

Grapefruit And Protein Oatmeal

Ingredients:

  • ½ C oatmeal
  • 1 C almond milk
  • 30 grams whey protein
  • Half a grapefruit

Steps:

  1. Just mix your oatmeal, almond milk and whey protein and serve with a few slices of grapefruit.

Oatmeal With Berries

Ingredients

  • 1 C oatmeal
  • 1 t brown sugar
  • Handful blueberries and raspberries

Steps

  1. Add brown sugar and berries to your oatmeal breakfast and enjoy.

Easy Overnight Oatmeal

Ingredients:

  • 1 C rolled oats
  • 1 C almond milk
  • ½ t chia seeds
  • 1 apple

Steps:

  1. Cut the apple into small cubes.
  2. Milk rolled oats, almond milk, chia seeds and apple and place in the refrigerator. Take out the oats in the morning and serve.

Protein Packed Egg Recipes

The following are some of the perfect egg recipes that you should make for sure. These recipes work really well for athletes.

Spinach And Egg White Scramble

Ingredients:

  • 1 egg white
  • 1 T spinach
  • Quarter red bell pepper
  • Quarter green bell pepper
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 t olive oil

Steps:

  1. Take bowl and add in the egg white, spinach, red bell pepper, green bell pepper, salt and pepper. Mix well
  2. Take a skillet and add in the olive oil. Now add your egg white mixture to the skillet and cook the egg till it is done.

Egg White Oatmeal Pancakes

Ingredients:

  • 2/3 C liquid egg white
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1/3 C uncooked oats

Steps:

  1. The first step is to add the egg white and one egg in a bowl.
  2. The next step is to add in the oats to egg mixture.
  3. Take a non-stick pan. You may drizzle a few drops of cooking spray. Now add the egg and oat mixture and cook till the sides of the pancake are brown.

Power Packed Smoothie Recipes

The list of recipes would not be complete without mentioning the best smoothie recipe that is ideal for athlete consumption.

At Home Smoothie Recipes

The following are some of the best smoothie recipes for athletes so you should definitely try these out.

Ingredients:

  • 1 scoop Vega Sport Performance Vanilla Protein
  • Handful mixed berries
  • ½ C almond milk
  • ¼ C spinach
  • 1 T flax seeds
  • 1 t Stevia

Steps:

  1. Mix all the ingredients in the blender and blend well. Green smoothie is ready to serve.

Chocolate Spinach Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 1 C vanilla almond milk unsweetened
  • 1 banana
  • 1 scoop chocolate protein powder
  • ¼ C spinach

Steps:

  1. Place all the ingredients in a blender and blend well.

Try out all the recipes mentioned above. They would take you minimal time in the kitchen. Plus you would be able to satisfy the needs of an athlete with this simple and easy cooking. Once you have sufficient energy your workout routines would be more enjoyable. Retaining you fitness would not be much of a challenge for you with the help of these pack packed ingredients and recipes.

 

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