Darryl had a suggestion of yogurt and granola as a good protein source. I agree, and have gone from a Rice Krispy / Cheerios standard breakfast to eating granola and yogurt most mornings. I use the recipe from America’s Test Kitchen D.I.Y. Cookbook with some modifications, which you can alter to your liking. I almost never make the same recipe twice!
Makes ~12 cups. Heat oven to 325 degrees. Use large baking sheet with parchment paper or baking mat. You will be mixing all the dry ingredients together in a large bowl, and the wet ingredients in a small bowl. Then, pouring the wet ingredients over the dry ingredients to mix. Finally, spread the mixture on the baking sheet and press down with a spatula to make a flat, even layer. Bake for 45 minutes. After cooling, transfer granola to sealed container – you’ll have some small chunks and large chunks – both are equally tasty!
1/3 cup maple syrup – preferably from Darryl’s Family Farm (or honey, molasses, etc)
1/3 cup light brown sugar
1/3 cup vegetable oil
4 tsp vanilla extract (or almond extract)
1/2 tsp salt
5 cups (15oz) Oats
1.5 cups (7.5 oz) almonds (feel free to use other nuts / fruit, etc. recipe suggests total of 2 c nuts and 2 c fruit)
0.5 cups (2.5 oz) sunflower seeds
2 Tbsp ground flax seeds
My rough calculations say 100g of granola has 10g of protein and 375 calories. The internet shouldn’t be trusted – doing your own calorie and protein measurements will always yield more accurate results.