By Naseemah Pandor
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Apple crumble oatmeal
Made with rolled oats, grated apple, cinnamon, vanilla whey protein powder, and topped with flaked almonds.
Oats are a low glycemic carbohydrate so it will keep you fuller for longer.
Pumpkin pie flapjacks
Made with rolled oats, almond milk, pumpkin puree, pumpkin spice and baking powder, topped with agave syrup and coconut cream.
This meal is vegan-friendly and very low in carbs – guaranteed to satisfy your sweet cravings!
Chia seed pudding
Made with chia seeds, coconut milk, vanilla essence, topped with mixed berries.
This ‘pudding’ is quick and easy to prep for an on-the-go breakfast.
Chocolate protein pancakes
Make them with eggs, chocolate whey protein powder, coconut flour and baking powder, then top with strawberries and honey and coconut ice-cream.
These pancakes are high in protein and low in carbs which makes them great for losing weight and building lean muscle.
Nut butter, banana and chia seed toast
All you’ll need is bread, peanut butter and banana and a sprinkling of chia seeds.
This is best to eat before a workout as the carbohydrates provide enough energy to boost your performance.
PB & Jam waffle sandwich
Make the waffle with egg, vanilla whey protein and baking powder then top with protein ice cream and peanut butter and jam.
The perfect “treat yourself” breakfast!
Peanut butter and banana protein smoothie
You’ll need frozen banana, peanut butter, honey, Greek yogurt, and vanilla or chocolate whey protein powder.
This is an easy on-the-go high protein breakfast that keeps you fuller for longer.