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Fresh Morning: Protein in the Morning

posted by vreiss

sun1.jpgI’ve long learned that one of the best ways to start my day is with some protein. This doesn’t usually stop me from having a brimming bowl of Uncle Sam’s with raisins and oat milk (yu-uhm). But I find I feel better, more grounded and less hungry when I get some actual protein in the mix–not a lot (Americans are notoriously over-proteined), but some. Here are some ideas:

1) An egg–hardboiled and soft-boiled will be healthiest, but if you need the scrambled or fried versions make sure you use just a little bit of unsaturated oil.

2) Last night’s salmon. This morning I patted some of the delicious wild salmon I made for dinner onto some very wholegrain multi-grain bread. Could have used a little mustard or even a thin schmear of cream cheese. But plain was also delish and filling.

3) Almond butter on wholegrain bread. Add some creamed honey and cinnamon for a real treat and/or slice a banana on top for the deluxe version.

How do you power-protein your breakfast?

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