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What is a Balanced Breakfast? March- Week 1 Nutrition Tip

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It is the one meal you should never skip. People who skip breakfast have a higher tendency to overeat at lunch.. and then what happens? You get sleepy and the last half of the work day is a groggy struggle to be productive. Having a balanced breakfast will give you the proper energy, to get through the day. The ideal breakfast is balanced with carbohydrates, protein, and healthy sources of fat.


Try the 4 ingredient protein pancake recipe below, compliments of our Registered Dietician, Nicole Marchand! They are easy, delicious, and packed with the nutrition you need.


• 1 banana

• 1 egg

• 2 egg whites

• ¾ cup old fashioned oats

• ½ - 1 scoop whey protein powder

Yield: 3 pancakes. Have two for breakfast and one for a mid-morning snack!


1. Beat eggs and egg whites

2. Mix in banana, oats and protein powder

3. Place skillet on medium heat

4. Makes about 4 protein pancakes

5. Top with 1 tsp almond butter or coconut and

almond butter spread

6. Enjoy!

If you would like help with your nutrition planning and understanding how to eat well, we'd love to help you out. Check out our Nutrition Coaching Program and give us a call today!

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