7 Low-Carb Breakfast Recipes for Busy Girls

Katharine McEntee

You've likely heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But why exactly? According to Isabel Smith, MS, RD, CDN, breakfast "gets us started evenly with energy and helps to prevent overeating later in the day." In order to capitalise on this monumental meal, we asked Smith and Amy Shapiro, MS, RD, founder of Real Nutrition NYC, to spill their favourite low-carb breakfast recipes.

Grabbing a croissant while filling up on our morning coffee is nearly second nature. And while we know this may not be the healthiest of choices, we do it anyway because it's convenient. But fast-forward two hours later, and we find ourselves regretting our on-the-go meal, as we're already craving a midmorning snack. According to both Shapiro and Smith, a croissant, aka a morning meal heavy on carbohydrates, is not ideal. Instead, Shapiro and Smith suggest eating a breakfast high in both fibre and protein to boost our energy levels and keep us satiated longer. For seven low-carb, high-protein breakfast recipes that nutritionists recommend, keep on reading.

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