high-protein breakfast recipes for weight loss pumpkin french toast

We’re big fans of easy high-protein breakfast recipes for weight loss around here. But we also love an indulgent, comforting breakfast every once in awhile. Luckily this Protein Pumpkin French Toast is the perfect balance of both! It’s so flavorful but there’s also a pack of protein thanks to the addition of protein powder in the batter. Now you don’t have to pick between a breakfast that you’re craving and one that helps you hit your protein goal. You can have both!

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On a pumpkin kick? Give our Protein Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate a try or whip up a batch of our delicious Pumpkin Waffles. After all, pumpkin is a superfood that boasts a ton of nutritional benefits like being rich in Vitamin A to improve vision. They also are full of antioxidants which helps prevent cancer, potassium which helps prevent heart disease, and fiber which helps improve digestion. All the more reason to enjoy all things pumpkin flavored!

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Protein Pumpkin French Toast Recipe Tips:

+ We love Dave’s Killer Bread for a delicious high protein bread option, but you can use any bread you like in this recipe.

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+ Don’t have pumpkin spice seasoning on hand? Make it from scratch with spices you probably already have in your kitchen.


Protein Pumpkin French Toast

This Protein Pumpkin French Toast will let you indulge in a delicious and comforting breakfast, while still hitting your protein goal.


Yield: 6 servings
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  • 1/3 cup pumpkin purée
  • 1/2 cup milk of choice
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 egg whites
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • 6 slices bread of choice
  • 1/4 cup butter, to fry
  • powdered sugar or syrup, for topping


  • Whisk together the pumpkin puree, milk, eggs and egg whites, protein powder, and pumpkin pie spice.
  • Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add a tablespoon of butter.
  • When the butter is melted, dip two slices of bread in the egg mixture, soaking the bread fully and letting the excess drip off. Place the slices in the hot pan.
  • Let cook for about 3 minutes per side, until golden brown and slightly crisp on both sides. Remove from the pan and repeat with the remaining bread and egg mixture, adding another tablespoon or so of butter as needed to fry the french toast.
Calories: 226kcal, Carbohydrates: 18g, Protein: 13g, Fat: 12g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g, Monounsaturated Fat: 5g, Trans Fat: 0.01g, Cholesterol: 78mg, Sodium: 293mg, Potassium: 180mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 4g, Vitamin A: 2569IU, Vitamin C: 1mg, Calcium: 127mg, Iron: 1mg
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Protein french toast Recipe