Easy Protein French Toast

4 Slices222 cals

We’re back this week with another healthy breakfast recipe! This time with less ingredients and more protein, a delicious Easy Protein French Toast! It can be made with or without eggs and uses simple ingredients like cottage cheese.

We need our mix smooth since we’re using cottage cheese so you’ll need to start this one with either a food processor or blender.

Add right into whatever you’re using 2 large whole eggs, 1/2 cup of cottage cheese, 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract, 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon, 1 tablespoon of a sweetener, and 1 optional scoop of a vanilla protein powder.

You could also use any other flavor protein powder like chocolate, as long as you think it would pair well with French toast. Salted caramel, peanut butter, and red velvet are some of my other favorites here!

Have issues with or don’t have eggs? You can use 1/2 cup of unsweetened apple sauce! The macros will change a bit but I’ll make sure to put both variations below in the recipe card.

From here, process or blend everything together right until smooth. Make sure not to over-mix it.

Pro tip? Double or triple the recipe to make a bigger batch either for meal prep or the entire family!

Protein French Toast Bread

Pour that mix into a dish and choose your favorite French toast bread. You could go low carb, higher protein, or keep it classic like I did today with some thick cut Texas toast. The slices I used are only 90 calories which really isn’t too bad. Drop your favorite bread in the comments below!

Place a piece of your bread into your protein French toast mix and let that soak. I usually give it a few minutes though in my opinion, the longer you can wait the better depending on the bread you’re using. If I remember, I’ll even let mine soak overnight.

This will all depend on how you like your French toast. Change up the bread, soaking time, and so on to find out what you like best. Don’t be afraid to experiment!

For reference and in my experience, the longer you let it soak the more of a mushy/custard like interior you’ll have. If you don’t want your French toast to have this then stick to soaking it for a few minutes.

Take out a pan or griddle, turn your burner on medium heat, and add in some butter or cooking spray. My preference is almost always butter however you can use cooking spray if you’re trying to save some calories!

Once that heats up, place your soaked and soon to be easy protein French toast onto whatever you’re using. Let each side cook for around 2-3 minutes.

A couple tips for this one?

  1. I’m also going to include the calorie breakdown for just the mix with and without protein powder and also the mix plus the Texas toast I used below.
  2. You can make your mix the night before so it’s ready to go in the morning!
  3. To reheat it, use either the microwave for :30 seconds, your toaster for a cycle, or an air fryer for a couple minutes.

Looking for a topping? How about some High Protein Frosting?!

Easy Protein French Toast Recipe

Easy Protein French Toast

Make it with eggs or without, this Easy Protein French Toast is the best you'll ever have! Made with cottage cheese and without powder.
5 from 2 votes
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cottage cheese french toast, eggless french toast, french toast, healthy french toast, protein french toast
Servings: 4 Slices
Calories: 222kcal
Cost: $3.75

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Ingredients

  • 2 Large Whole Eggs - or 1/2 Cup Unsweetened Apple Sauce
  • ½ Cup Cottage Cheese
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • ½ Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 Tablespoon Sweetener
  • 1 Scoop Protein Powder - *Optional (Use a complimenting flavor like Vanilla)
  • 1-2 Tablespoons Butter - *Optional or Cooking Spray
  • 3-4 Slices Bread - Your Choice

Instructions

  • Process or blend all of your ingredients together aside from your Butter and Bread until smooth
  • Pour your mix into a dish large enough to fit your Bread into
  • Place a piece of your Bread into your mix and let it soak for a few minutes or longer
  • Flip it over and let your other side soak
  • Add some Butter or cooking spray onto a pan or griddle over medium heat
  • Place your soon to be French toast onto your pan or griddle once it heats up
  • Let each side cook for around 2-3 minutes
  • Repeat until your mix is gone

Video

Notes

Calories in just the mix with Protein Powder:
*Add Your Bread Separately
  • Calories: 331
  • Fat: 11g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Sodium: 584mg
  • Carbs: 8g
  • Fiber: 1.7g
  • Sugar: 6g
  • Protein: 50g
 
Calories in just the mix without Protein Powder:
*Add Your Bread Separately
  • Calories: 226
  • Fat: 10g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.5g
  • Sodium: 414mg
  • Carbs: 8g
  • Fiber: .7g
  • Sugar: 5g
  • Protein: 26g
 
Calories in just the mix without Eggs and with Protein Powder:
*Add Your Bread Separately
  • Calories: 241
  • Fat: 1g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Sodium: 454mg
  • Carbs: 21g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Sugar: 14g
  • Protein: 37g
 
Calories in the Whole Recipe with Protein Powder and Texas Toast:
*Made 4 Slices of French Toast
  • Calories: 890
  • Fat: 26g
  • Saturated Fat: 10.5g
  • Sodium: 1342mg
  • Carbs: 78g
  • Fiber: 6g
  • Sugar: 15g
  • Protein: 86g
 
Per Slice (4 Slices):
  • Calories: 222
  • Fat: 6.5g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.6g
  • Sodium: 335.5mg
  • Carbs: 19.5g
  • Fiber: 1.5g
  • Sugar: 3.7g
  • Protein: 21.5g

Nutrition

Calories: 222kcal | Carbohydrates: 19.5g | Protein: 21.5g | Fat: 6.5g | Saturated Fat: 2.6g | Sodium: 335.5mg | Fiber: 1.5g | Sugar: 3.7g

2 Comments

  1. Sue on May 16, 2024 at 6:25 pm

    5 stars
    Made this with a low carb bread. In a hurry so didn’t let it soak. It was wonderful! Even my skeptical husband liked it and ate every bite. This is definitely being added to the morning rotation. (Used both eggs and protein powder )

  2. Lou on May 16, 2024 at 8:36 am

    5 stars
    I would NEVER think to use cottage cheese like this. We made this this morning without protein powder and loved it. We’ll definitely be making it again,

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