Gingerbread Cookie PROTEIN Oatmeal Recipe (Proats)

Gingerbread Cookie Protein Oatmeal Recipe
Written by The Protein Chef

This Gingerbread Cookie Protein Oatmeal Recipe is not just delicious but healthy, high in protein, and low in sugar as well! I can’t be the only one who would eat gingerbread cookies for breakfast everyday. Now you can, without the guilt!

Here is the recipe:

  • 1/2 Cup (40g) Rolled Oats
  • 1/2 Cup (4 Ounces) Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk (or Regular Milk/Other Milk Substitute)
  • 1/4 Cup (2 Ounces) Water
  • 1/8 Teaspoon Ground Allspice
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Ground Ginger
  • 1 Tablespoon (16g) Peanut Butter
  • 1 Packet Sweetener
  • 1 Scoop (30g) Vanilla Protein Powder
  • 3 Tablespoons (46g) Liquid Egg Whites
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Tablespoon Sugar Free Syrup
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Butter Extract

Calories in the WHOLE recipe:

  • Calories: 421
  • Fat: 13g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Sodium: 397mg
  • Carbs: 36g
  • Fiber: 6g
  • Sugar: 8g
  • Protein: 40g

Combine your Milk, Rolled Oats, and Water into a microwavable safe bowl. Microwave your oatmeal for around 2:00. While the oatmeal is still hot add in the rest of your ingredients. Mix everything together. Mouthgasm!


  • Top with nuts, chocolate chips, cool whip, Greek Yogurt, protein frosting, crushed up graham crackers, etc!
  • Use less water for a thicker texture!

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The Protein Chef

Derek Howes is a personal trainer and chef with over a decade of experience in the gym and kitchen. Derek, who is also known as The Protein Chef on his blog and YouTube channel shows his viewers every week that food doesn’t need to be boring or repetitive, it’s all about balance, moderation, and having the knowledge to change things up. His recipes which have been featured in the news, magazines, and on TV are cheap, quick, AND delicious! His motto in life is “everything in moderation” and is without question the most important habit he follows.

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