7 power packed breakfast recipes for building your muscles!

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Your body craves for the fuel early morning. When you opt for a satisfying breakfast then you can easily pull your body out of the catabolic state and jump to the muscle building mode. [tweet_box design=”default”]Your muscles would need the fuel so that they are ready for a good workout.[/tweet_box] Thus you would need some good enough breakfast options so let us look at some of the best options that can come your way. I am going to introduce seven breakfast options that would not let you down for sure and you would be quite happy with your selection because you would safely be classified as a fit individual.

Exceptionally delicious and filling breakfast recipes

The following are some of the most tempting recipes that will help in building your muscles.

Breakfast for early risers

building your muscles

This breakfast will quickly prepare in the oven while you make your family ready for the day ahead.

Total Calories: 407

Total fats : 2

Total Carbohydrates: 46

Total Protein: 52


  • 6 eggs excluding the yolks
  • 3 sliced asparagus
  • ½ C cooked oatmeal
  • 1 red bell pepper sliced
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • Pinch red chili flakes
  • ½ grapefruit
  • 1 T olive oil

Steps to success

  1. You need to pre-heat your oven to 405 degrees F.
  2. Take a cast iron skillet and lightly grease it with olive oil.
  3. Add in the cooked oatmeal to the skillet.
  4. Pour the egg whites into the skillet and then drop in the rest of the ingredients including the asparagus, bell pepper, garlic, salt, pepper and red chili flakes.
  5. Allow this mixture to bake for about 15 minutes. Serve with grapefruit.

Protein Banana Split perfect post cardio meal

building your muscles

When you want to replenish your glycogen stores there can be no better option than protein banana split post your workout. Try out this easy and satisfying recipe.

Total Calories: 383

Total fats : 7

Total Carbohydrates: 53

Total Protein: 32


  • 1 banana
  • ¾ C non-fat Greek yogurt
  • ½ scoop of Dymatize ISO protein
  • 1 chopped strawberry
  • ¼ C blueberries
  • 1 T granola
  • 1 T dark chocolate chips
  • A few pecans

Steps to success

  1. Cut the banana into half and place it on a bowl.
  2. Next mix the Greek yogurt and the protein scoop and pour this mixture over the banana slices.
  3. Top the bananas with strawberry, blueberries, pecans, granola and chocolate chips.

Pepper with egg whites

building your muscles

This dish works really well if you want to enjoy it as a breakfast treat prior to your evening workout.

Total Calories: 468

Total fats : 10

Total Carbohydrates: 33

Total Protein: 48


  • 2 medium eggs
  • 6 egg white
  • 1 C spinach
  • ¼ C brown rice farina
  • ½ red bell pepper
  • Pico de gallo as per your taste
  • 1 T chopped cilantro
  • I T Olive oil

Steps to success

  1. You should start off by cooking the egg whites and the brown rice separately. Once both the items are cooked you should mix them.
  2. You need to cut the bell pepper horizontally for creating two vertical rings.
  3. Spray a skillet with olive oil.
  4. The bell pepper rings have to be placed in the skillet.
  5. You should crack eggs inside the red bell pepper. The eggs should be allowed to cook till they turn white.
  6. You need to place the egg farina mixture on the plate along with the pepper rings. Garnish the pepper rings with cilantro. You should also add Pico de gallo as per your taste to the farina egg mixture

Peanut Butter and chocolate Parfait

building your muscles

The super ingredients of this Parfait would keep you energized all day.

Total Calories: 435

Total fats: 9

Total Carbohydrates: 34

Total Protein: 55


  • 1 scoop protein powder (Gaspari ISOFusion)
  • 1 T Nescafe instant coffee
  • 1 T cocoa powder
  • 1 C non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 2 T powdered peanut butter
  • 1/3 C organic granola
  • Fresh blueberries
  • 1 banana
  • 1 T dark chocolate chips

Steps to success

  1. The first step would be put in some granola in your glass.
  2. Now you have to add about 1/3 of the yogurt over the granola.
  3. Now mix peanut butter with about 1/3 of the yogurt and place it in your glass.
  4. Now mix another 1/3 of the yogurt with cocoa powder, coffee and protein powder. Put this mixture in the jar.

Top your Parfait with your granola, blueberries, sliced banana and a tablespoon of chocolate chips.

French Toast with Sautéed Apples

building your muscles

The French toast would energize you for your strenuous workouts so it is a must try.

Total Calories: 445

Total fats: 12

Total Carbohydrates: 44

Total Protein: 37


  • 3 slices bread (Food for Life Genesis)
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein (Dymatize ISO 100 French)
  • ¼ C Almond milk
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1 egg without yolk
  • ¼ C sliced apples
  • 1 t olive oil
  • Pinch Cinnamon

Steps to success

  1. Take a bowl and mix in the eggs, protein, almond milk and cinnamon.
  2. You need to soak the bread slices in this mixture till the bread is coated well.
  3. Take a pan and grease it with olive oil.
  4. Cook both sides of the bread till they are brown.
  5. You should sauté the apples slices in the olive oil and serve with French toast.

Energy packed Muscle bowl

building your muscles

This is the best recipe to try out when you want to feed your muscles well.

Total Calories: 447

Total fats: 16

Total Carbohydrates: 48

Total Protein: 31


  • 6 egg with whites only
  • ½ C cooked instant oatmeal
  • ½ sliced banana
  • 1/8 C walnuts
  • ¼ C raspberries
  • ¼ C strawberries
  • Pinch Cinnamon
  • Raw organic honey to taste
  • Cooking spray

Steps to success

  1. Take a skillet and cook the egg whites on a low heat.
  2. Take another skillet and grease it with cooking spray. Chop the bananas and add to the skillet. Transfer the cooked banana pieces to a bowl
  3. Combine the eggs white and oatmeal in a separate bowl and mix well. Transfer the oatmeal mixture to the bowl having the bananas
  4. Add the honey and cinnamon to the bowl having oatmeal mixture. Top it with strawberries, bananas and raspberries.

Gluten free waffles

building your muscles

The gluten free waffles are a perfect treat for your muscles so you should not miss out on them

Total Calories: 467

Total fats: 16

Total Carbohydrates: 40

Total Protein: 43


  • 1 scoop chocolate protein (Gaspari Nutrition MyoFusion)
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1 egg with white only
  • ¼ C sorghum flour
  • 1/8 C almond flour
  • 1/3 C almond milk
  • 1 whole packet cane sugar
  • 1 T Hershey’s baking powder
  • Cooking Spray

Steps to success

  1. Take a bowl and mix protein powder, cane sugar, cocoa powder, almond flour, baking powder and sorghum flour.
  2. Mix in the flour mixture, almond milk and eggs in a blender.
  3. Spray the waffle iron with cooking spray.
  4. Pour the batter in the waffle iron and cook as per the waffle iron instructions.
  5. Try out these recipes and building your muscles would not be a challenge.
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