5 Portable High Protein Breakfasts {Gluten Free}

As a WAHM (work at home mom), I have the luxury of making most of what I eat on demand.  This results in needing to do little to no food prep for the week.  As long as my fridge is stocked with fresh, healthy ingredients, I am usually good to go. 

That being said, as someone who has food allergies and intolerances up the wahzoo, I tend to need to be prepared to whip up something that I can take with me on the go, especially when it comes to breakfast.  

I really do try to make and eat as much as I can from scratch (my belly tends to stay pretty happy that way) but in the rare cases where I need to have something pre-made and ready to grab, I rely on these quick, easy and healthy recipes to take with me. 

The instances I am talking about are meetings (sometimes) but most of the time, they are races (I live in the middle of nowhere so always have to drive) which means that they have to be extra belly friendly – AKA no dairy, gluten or soy.

Here are my five favorite go-to recipes!

5 Portable High Protein Breakfast Recipes {gluten free, dairy free, allergy friendly} 

Black Cherry Protein Parfait

Black Cherry Protein Parfait - both vegan and gluten free , it's the perfect allergy friendly way to refuel to help you recover faster.

This dairy and gluten free Dark Sweet Cherry Protein Parfait is easily assembled in a mason jar the night before you need to go so you can grab it and refuel with it by the spoonful after a hard workout or run. 

Apple Crisp Protein Parfait

Apple Crisp Protein Parfait {gluten free, vegan, dairy free, protein parfait, healthy apple crisp recipe}

Prefer apple nstead? Dig into this Apple Crisp Protein Parfait.  Still dairy and gluten free just like the cherry parfait but with a little more fall flavor inspiration. 

You might also like:  Gluten Free Blueberry Zucchini Waffles

No Bake Tiramisu Bites


More a fan of coffee than fruit? Then give these No Bake Tiramisu Bites a try! They’re Paleo, dairy free, gluten free and packed with protein! 

Chocolate Espresso Chia Protein Pudding

Dark Chocolate and Espresso Chia Protein Pudding {Vega, Gluten Free, Dairy Free,}. The perfect plant-based way to refuel after a hard workout or run!

If you really can’t live without coffee and also enjoy pudding for breakfast then this Chocolate Espresso Chia Protein Pudding is where it’s at! Packed with plant protein and all the tastes of java you love, this on-the-go breakfast will not disappoint! 

No Bake Carrot Cake Bites

No Bake Carrot Cake Bites

Not a fan of chocolate, pudding or parfaits? These No Bake Carrot Cake Bites are also a great option.  Not only do they taste like dessert (YUM), they’re also made with Medjool dates which are packed with potassium making them the perfect way to refuel after a run! 

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Welcome back to our weekly Foodie Friday link up! I’m linking up with Farrah from Fairyburger and Esther from Chocolate Runner Girl.  Also, make sure you hop around to check out all the amazing recipes in this link up and feel free to add your recipes as well!

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Annmarie is a self proclaimed foodie, avid long distance runner and functional fitness coach. A DVRT Master Trainer, HKC Instructor and food allergy sufferer, she writes about strength training for runners as well as shares allergy friendly recipes for busy athletes.   She is also the owner of Strength In Motion Studio, mother of two sassy sisters and wife to a chronically busy chiropractor.   Subscribe by email for updates to get the latest workouts, advice and recipes straight to your inbox!


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