High Volume Peach Cobbler Protein Oatmeal

High Volume Peach Cobbler Protein Oatmeal

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Protein oatmeal, proats, protein oats, or whatever you want to call it—protein powder added into cooked oatmeal is the bee’s knees. Having a bowl of warm, tasty oats loaded with high quality protein is the perfect way to start your day or even satisfy a sweet tooth later in the day.

After the popularity of my Butterfinger Proats, I’ve been experimenting with more flavor combos and being a southerner, peach cobbler was a natural progression.

A delicious bowl of peach cobbler protein oatmeal with added volume via cauliflower rice to keep you full for hours. If you need breakfast in a hurry, these proats are the ticket.

This version, however, is the first I’ve experimented with increasing the volume (more food without adding many calories) via cauliflower rice. You’ll never know it’s there, and you’ll have even more protein oatmeal to keep you full all morning.

And worst case, you can simply leave the cauliflower rice and the recipe will work fine without it!

How to Make Protein Oatmeal

Here’s what you’ll need for these peach cobbler proats:

  • quick oats
  • graham cracker crumbs
  • your choice of milk
  • canned sliced peaches in juice
  • sugar free pancake syrup
  • protein powder

There are lots of swaps you can make, and I’ll cover them in the recipe card’s notes section below.

protein oatmeal recipe

My Choice of Protein Powder

If you’re curious about protein powder, I used Dymatize 100% Whey for these peach cobbler proats. Dymatize and PEScience Select Whey and Casein are my go-to protein powders for nearly every recipe on the blog. I’m not affiliated with either company, I just dig the products. 

Feel free to use any protein powder you have on hand. Keep an eye on the grams measurement in the recipe card as different powders have different measurements and scoop sizes.

Also, as a tip for making protein oatmeal, avoid cooking the protein powder in the oatmeal. Protein powder cooks fine in the microwave, but it will turn your proats into a mug cake as opposed to oatmeal.

butterfinger proats recipe

You can see I used PEScience for the Butterfinger Proats

All right, that’s all ya need to know. If you make this peach cobbler protein oatmeal, I’d love to see it. Grab a photo and tag me on Instagram @mugsformuscles or join my free Facebook group and share it with the group.

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Peach Cobbler Protein Oatmeal

A high protein bowl of peach cobbler oatmeal with added volume from cauliflower rice. (You'll never know it's there!)

Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword proats, protein oatmeal, protein oats
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 serving
Calories 190 kcal
Author Mason Woodruff

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp (10g) Quick Oats
  • 1 Tbsp (7g) Graham Cracker Crumbs
  • 2 Tbsp (30mL) Skim Milk I used Fairlife (any milk or liquid will work)
  • 1/4 C (62g) Canned Sliced Peaches in 100% juice, not syrup
  • 1 Tbsp (15mL) Walden Farms Pancake Syrup or any sugar free pancake syrup
  • 3/8 C (42g) Cauliflower Rice
  • 1/2 scoop (17g) Vanilla Protein Powder I used Dymatize 100% Whey

Instructions

  1. If you're using frozen cauli rice, microwave it first. I microwaved a 12 oz bag for 5-6 minutes and saved the remaining rice for other uses. (If you're concerned about the texture of the cauli rice, you can run it through a blender or food processor first.) 

  2. Add the remaining ingredients except the protein powder and microwave for 75-90 seconds. 

  3. Add the protein powder to the cooked oats mixture and stir well. Top with a sprinkle of graham cracker crumbs and cinnamon, if desired.

Recipe Notes

  • Rolled oats or whole grain oats will work fine but may require more liquid or longer cook times.
  • If you don't want to add cauli rice, simply omit. You can also run it through a blender or food processor to get rid of any rice texture.
  • Need a graham cracker alternative? You can use any type of crushed cracker or sweet cookie/biscuit. Crushed cereal would also work. 
  • You could use frozen peaches (microwave them for 30-60 seconds to soften) in place of canned peaches.
  • The sugar free syrup will provide both sweetness and hydration. If you didn't want to use a sugar free product, use real maple syrup or even honey. 
Nutrition Facts
Peach Cobbler Protein Oatmeal
Amount Per Serving (1 bowl)
Calories 190 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Protein 17g34%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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