We have all heard the saying, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day!” Have you heard that a breakfast rich in proteins may also prevent unhealthy evening snacking? According to a study done by Heather Leidy, “eating a breakfast rich in protein significantly improves appetite control and reduces unhealthy snacking on high-fat or high-sugar foods in the evening”.1
In her study, the participants consumed a breakfast that had 35 grams of protein. This simple, quick, and easy recipe is loaded with 40 grams of premium protein so you can fight the unhealthy urge in the evening!
You will need:
4 egg whites
1 scoop of Syngex® Protein
2 tsp. Splenda
1 tsp. Cinnamon
1 tsp Natural peanut butter
Mix the Syngex® Protein Powder and egg whites until well blended and the mixture is smooth. Add Splenda and cinnamon. Pour mixture into a preheated, medium-size non-stick skillet. Cook until deliciously golden brown, flipping once. Spread 1 teaspoon of natural peanut butter on top. These healthy pancakes contain 40 grams of protein and only 10 grams of carbs - a healthy and TASTY way to start your muscle-building day!
1University of Missouri-Columbia. "Protein-rich breakfasts prevent unhealthy snacking in the evening, study finds." ScienceDaily, 26 Mar. 2013. Web. 11 Apr. 2013.