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Savory Breakfast Skillet Recipe – High Protein Healthy Breakfast

This high-protein healthy breakfast will get your day started right!

Protein Count: ~40g


  • 3 large eggs (18g protein)
  • 4 oz lean turkey sausage (22g protein)
  • ½ cup diced sweet potatoes
  • ¼ cup diced bell peppers
  • ¼ cup diced onions
  • 1 handful of spinach
  • Salt, pepper, and herbs to taste
  • 1 tbsp olive oil


  1. Prepare the Skillet:
    • Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. This base will be the foundation for our high-protein breakfast.
  2. Cook Vegetables:
    • Add sweet potatoes, bell peppers, and onions to the skillet, cooking until they are tender. These vegetables add color, flavor, and nutrients to your healthy breakfast recipe.
  3. Add Protein:
    • Incorporate the turkey sausage, breaking it apart with a spoon. Cook until browned. Lean turkey sausage boosts the protein content, making this an excellent choice for those looking for a high-protein healthy breakfast.
  4. Include Greens:
    • Stir in spinach until wilted. Spinach is not only healthy but also fits perfectly into any easy breakfast skillet.
  5. Set the Eggs:
    • Make two wells in the mixture and crack an egg into each. Cover and cook until the eggs are set to your liking. Eggs add richness and additional protein, completing the dish.
  6. Season and Serve:
    • Season with salt, pepper, and herbs. Serve warm for a satisfying and nutritious start to your day, ideal for those following a healthy lifestyle.

Serving Suggestions:

  • Pair this high-protein healthy breakfast with a slice of whole-grain toast or a small serving of fruit for a well-rounded, healthy breakfast recipe.

At Priority CrossFit, we stress the importance of getting adequate protein in your diet. Why? Protein isn’t just a dietary staple; it’s fundamental for cellular repair, muscle growth, and immune function. This powerhouse nutrient is instrumental in muscle maintenance and development, vital for metabolic health, and a key player in ensuring glucose regulation and optimal weight management.

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