Protein-Packed Breakfast: 26 Grams in 5 Minutes!

Why You’ll Love It

  • High protein: Each serving packs a whopping 26 grams of protein.
  • Satisfying: The protein keeps you fuller and happier for longer.
  • Tastes like a sugar cookie:

    Delicious on its own or with toppings.
  • Meal prep friendly: Make a big batch and enjoy it all week.


For the Sugar Cookie Protein Oatmeal:

  • 1/2 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla protein powder

  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 2 teaspoons coconut sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon pure almond extract (optional)
  • Pinch of kosher salt

Optional Toppings:

  • Sliced and toasted almonds
  • Peanut butter
  • Fresh fruit (blueberries, strawberries, bananas)
  • Orange or lemon zest
  • Drizzle of dark chocolate


  1. Whisk together the yogurt, almond milk, and protein powder.
  2. Stir in the oats, sugar, vanilla extract, almond extract, and salt.
  3. Cover and refrigerate for 8 hours or up to 5 days.
  4. Before serving, stir again and transfer to a bowl.
  5. Add any desired toppings and enjoy!

Storage Tips

  • Refrigerate for up to 5 days.
  • Freeze for up to 3 months. Thaw overnight in the refrigerator before serving.

Serving Suggestions

  • Pair with fresh fruit or granola.
  • Make a parfait with applesauce.


  • Customize with your favorite toppings, such as blueberries, orange zest, or peanut butter.
  • Use whey protein powder for the best flavor.
  • Don’t skip the yogurt, as it adds protein and creaminess.


Hi! I’m Debbi!

I am no chef, I am just a mom who loves to eat good food. I enjoy making healthy, low calorie meals without compromising taste. It’s not all healthy here but I do try!


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