SparkPeople Advertisers Keep the Site Free
Recipe Collections

Low Carb/High Protein Breakfast's

Post WLS Friendly. Mostly simple or make ahead recipes for my own busy life.
I will probably replace other members recipes with my own variations but I will always credit the original. Can probably also be lunches or Snacks.

(26 Recipes) Created by LITTLEBIGGIRL2

Recipes in this Collection

(no ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Great form of oatmeal on the run.


Carbs: 34.4g | Fat: 3.2g | Fiber: 7.1g | Protein: 7.2g | Calories: 181
(no ratings)

Cookbook creator says: I can eat this for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. So yummy and filling. If you are a weight loss surgery patent make sure to soak the oats (yes even instant oats) for a minute or 2 before cooking with the eggs, believe my it will make it go down much easier. Got this from someone, I'll add who later.


Carbs: 23.1g | Fat: 7.3g | Fiber: 3.7g | Protein: 17.7g | Calories: 228
(no ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Nom!


Carbs: 27g | Fat: 3.5g | Fiber: 5.8g | Protein: 21.3g | Calories: 235
Dairy-Free Protein Powder Pancakes
Very Good 4.2/5
(72 ratings)

These taste quite good--and only 8 grams of carbs per pancake!

(A great compliment to a competition diet because they are high in protein and low in carbs!)

Submitted by FITGIRL15

Carbs: 7.8g | Fat: 0.8g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 8.9g | Calories: 77.1
Very Good 4.0/5
(3 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: I use fresh spinach 'cause frozen is slimy to me.

Submitted by TERRI4EVER

Carbs: 2.8g | Fat: 11.4g | Fiber: 1.1g | Protein: 12.1g | Calories: 160.9
(no ratings)


Carbs: 36.8g | Fat: 2.5g | Fiber: 5.6g | Protein: 11.8g | Calories: 214
(no ratings)



Carbs: 18.6g | Fat: 1.7g | Fiber: 3.8g | Protein: 25.3g | Calories: 185.5
(no ratings)

Cookbook creator says: I have this or the smoothy before morning workouts then a fuller breakfast/lunch after. Can't stomach anything heavy before exercise.


Carbs: 10.6g | Fat: 1g | Fiber: 4g | Protein: 24.5g | Calories: 149.5
(no ratings)

Cookbook creator says: I cobbled this together from three or four other recipes, they are really good.


Carbs: 10.3g | Fat: 1.7g | Fiber: 1.9g | Protein: 7.2g | Calories: 77.4
O.K. 2.0/5
(1 rating)


Carbs: 56.7g | Fat: 3.1g | Fiber: 9.9g | Protein: 17.4g | Calories: 266.8
Very Good 4.4/5
(19 ratings)

Have your pancakes and protein, too! These yummy pancakes help satisfy several daily nutrient requirements including fiber. Serve with some fresh, sliced strawberries or bananas.

Submitted by STALEAN

Carbs: 21g | Fat: 4.3g | Fiber: 5.7g | Protein: 15.7g | Calories: 178
(no ratings)


Submitted by MSPAULAK01

Carbs: 41.7g | Fat: 4.3g | Fiber: 7.8g | Protein: 28.9g | Calories: 322.6
Very Good 4.3/5
(40 ratings)

I came up with this simple, sweet, breakfast option because I couldn't face eggs every morning for breakfast. The cinnamon and splenda give the cottage cheese a wonderful, sweet flavor, and the chopped almonds give it a satisfying crunch.

Submitted by NURSEHOPE

Carbs: 14.9g | Fat: 8.6g | Fiber: 5.1g | Protein: 30.8g | Calories: 249.8
Spinach & Pepper Frittata (South Beach)
Very Good 4.5/5
(2 ratings)

A very tasty Spinach, Pepper, Onion & Garlic Frittata that is good at any phase of the South Beach Diet.

Submitted by CODYJO

Carbs: 10.2g | Fat: 16.5g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 12.7g | Calories: 237.1
(no ratings)

Just my try


Carbs: 8g | Fat: 1.5g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 27g | Calories: 150
Baked Egg Cups
Very Good 4.5/5
(395 ratings)

These adorable single-serving ham cups turn any breakfast into a special occasion. Feel free to jazz these up with your preferred seasonings.

Submitted by NANALINDA5355

Carbs: 0.9g | Fat: 6.9g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 14.1g | Calories: 125.6
Feta & Spinach Scramble
Very Good 4.2/5
(653 ratings)

Celebrate spinach season with this lean and green scramble. Salty feta and velvety eggs combine beautifully with wilted spinach for a filling breakfast that's high in protein.

Submitted by HOPEIGETIT2

Carbs: 13g | Fat: 8.7g | Fiber: 2.8g | Protein: 18.4g | Calories: 200.3
(no ratings)

this is from the web site
I replaced the 5 eggs with Egg Substitute to lower the fat

Submitted by EARTHYGIRL1

Carbs: 5.2g | Fat: 4.5g | Fiber: 0.4g | Protein: 9.8g | Calories: 102.1
Grab & Go Cottage Cheese Crunch
Very Good 4.4/5
(51 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: I'll use my high protein cerial

Submitted by TABBYKAT75

Carbs: 39.8g | Fat: 1.8g | Fiber: 5.1g | Protein: 16.8g | Calories: 226.7
Broccoli Quiche
Very Good 4.1/5
(90 ratings)

A great dish for Sunday brunch.

Submitted by STACISHU

Carbs: 9.3g | Fat: 7.3g | Fiber: 2.9g | Protein: 17g | Calories: 166
Send this recipe collection to a friend -