8 Energy-Boosting Breakfasts

Not all breakfasts have staying power. Here are some creative, protein-packed meals to get your day started on the right foot.

Quinoa-yogurt parfait, energy, Food Cures

Quinoa-yogurt parfait

 

Quinoa is higher in protein than most whole grains, so it's a great choice at breakfast. Layer ½ cup cooked quinoa, a 6-ounce container of nonfat yogurt, 1 small chopped apple, and a dash of cinnamon.

 

315 calories, 20 g protein, 2 g fat, 55 g carb, 7 g fiber