Protein Oatmeal Recipes

 Vanilla Acai Maca Protein Oatmeal with Greek Yogurt

Vanilla Acai Maca Protein Oatmeal with Greek Yogurt

I'm a huge fan of oatmeal for breakfast. It breaks down slowly and keeps me full up until lunch. Also, it reminds me of eating a cookie for breakfast which I would love to do if that was good for me. When I make oatmeal, I keep in mind to keep the carbs as low as possible. This means no added sugar or syrups. It also means not loading it with fruit on top. For added nutritional support I often add in dried superfood powders. Check out 3 of my favorite protein packed takes on this classic below. These recipes have been created to be protein packed and nutrient dense.

I currently lead a mostly plant based lifestyle. These recipes are great if you use animal products in your diet. If not, you can easily substitute a plant based protein for any of the whey powders above.

Vanilla Acai Maca Oatmeal

Pictured above, this recipe is a great way to add in some Vitamin B and endurance increasing Maca. To give it a vanilla / berry twist, I add in Acai which is full of antioxidants. When you're not eating a lot of fresh fruit, this powder is a nice way to boost your system.

Ingredients: 

  • 1/2 Cup Quick Cook Oats
  • 1 Cup Toasted Coconut Almond Milk
  • 1 Tsp Maca Powder
  • 1 Tsp Acai Powder
  • 1 Scoop Vanilla Whey Protein
  • 1/2 Cup of Full Fat Plain Greek Yogurt

Directions:

  1. Mix together all ingredients besides the yogurt and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce to low simmer for 2 minutes.
  3. Place half yogurt in a bowl and top with finished oatmeal.
  4. Top with remaining yogurt and a few berries (optional).

Macros:

Protein: 41 g, Carbs: 40 g, Fat: 14.5 g, KCal: 462


 Chocolate Chip Peanut Protein Oatmeal

Chocolate Chip Peanut Protein Oatmeal

Chocolate Chip Peanut Protein Oatmeal

Pictured above, this recipe is a great way to cure a sweet tooth while getting in a lot of protein. By using peanut powder instead of peanut butter, this recipe stays low in unnecessary fat content. Having chocolate chips in the morning is a really nice way to wake up. Plus the added Cacao powder is high in antioxidants and packed full of iron.

Ingredients: 

  • 1/2 Cup Quick Cook Oats
  • 1 1/4 Cup Water
  • 1 Tbsp Cacao
  • 1 Tbsp Peanut Powder
  • 1 Scoop Chocolate Whey Protein Powder
  • 1/3 Cup of Full Fat Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp Mini Dark Chocolate Chips

Directions:

  1. Mix together all ingredients besides the yogurt and chocolate chips and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce to low simmer for 2 minutes.
  3. Placeyogurt in a bowl and top with finished oatmeal.
  4. Top with chocolate chips.

Macros:

Protein: 35 g, Carbs: 40 g, Fat: 7.7 g, KCal: 370


 Vanilla Acai Protein Oatmeal with Chocolate Chips

Vanilla Acai Protein Oatmeal with Chocolate Chips

Vanilla Acai Protein Oatmeal with Chocolate Chips

Pictured above, this recipe is very similar to the first recipe in the post but holds off on the yogurt and Maca for lower carbs. This is perfect for if you want the feel good morning vibes of oatmeal but need to stay in the lower carb zone on your macros.

Ingredients: 

Directions:

  1. Mix together all ingredients besides the soymilk and chocolate chips and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce to low simmer for 2 minutes.
  3. Place soymilk in a bowl and top with finished oatmeal.
  4. Top with chocolate chips.

Macros:

Protein: 32 g, Carbs: 35 g, Fat: 10 g, KCal: 375


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Thanks for stopping by! I am not a nutritionist but I am a nutrition junkie. I love looking for new recipes that help me achieve optimum health and wellness. I hope you enjoy these and if you have something to add or share, feel free to leave a comment.

TTYL