5 High-Protein No-Cook Breakfast Recipes

published: February 16, 2024

updated: February 16, 2024


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Breakfast time can be chaos, let’s be honest. Whether we’re rushing out the door to get the kids to school or to get to work on time, there’s rarely time to cook a full meal. But when we have fitness, nutrition, and weight loss aspirations, skipping breakfast or grabbing food at the drive-thru isn’t conducive to achieving our goals. 

This is where High-Protein, No-Cook breakfasts come in handy! In this article, I’m sharing 5 of my go-to breakfasts that are high in protein and don’t require any cooking! Keep in mind that these are breakfast ideas that are super versatile and customizable! The idea here is to help you get some ideas on how to put together a high-protein meal that doesn’t require a single pan!

My Favorite No-Cook High Protein Breakfasts

1. Protein Oatmeal


  • 1 packet Better Oats
  • 1 scoop protein vanilla powder (I like 1st Phorm Level-1)
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tbsp almond butter
  • 1/2 cup berries


  1. Mix oats, protein powder, and milk together in a microwave-safe bowl.
  2. Microwave on high for 60-90 seconds or until desired consistency.
  3. Top with almond butter and berries.


  • 398 cals
  • 33g protein
  • 37g carbs
  • 14g fat
  • 7g fiber

2. Loaded Chocolate Protein Shake


  • 1 scoop chocolate protein powder (I like 1st Phorm Level-1)
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/4 cup cottage cheese
  • 12 ice cubs
  • 1/4 cup chocolate granola


  1. Add protein powder, almond milk, cottage cheese, and ice cubes to blender.
  2. Blend on high for 30-60 seconds, or until fully blended.
  3. Top with granola.


  • 308 cals
  • 34g protein
  • 21g carbs
  • 10g fat
  • 2g fiber

3. Blackberry Peanut Butter Chia Pudding


  • 3 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1/4 cup blackberries
  • 1/2 tbsp peanut butter


  1. In a medium bowl, combine chia seeds, milk, and honey. Stir well.
  2. Divide equally into two mason jars or containers with lids. Wait 5 minutes and stir well again.
  3. Place covered jars in the refrigerator overnight.
  4. Remove jars from the refrigerator and top with fresh blackberries.
  5. Melt peanut butter in a microwave-safe bowl and drizzle over blackberries.


  • 279 cals
  • 9g protein
  • 27g carbs
  • 12g fat
  • 15g fiber

4. Strawberries & Cream Overnight Oats

strawberries and cream overnight oats


  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
  • 1 5.3 oz. vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 2 tbsp zero sugar Cool Whip
  • 5 large strawberries, sliced


  1. Add oats, milk, protein powder, greek yogurt, and strawberries to a jar. Stir until well combined. 
  2. Place the lid on your airtight container and put in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours, preferably overnight.
  3. Remove jar from refrigerator and top with Lite Cool Whip.


  • 362 cals
  • 39g protein
  • 33g carbs
  • 8g fat
  • 5g fiber

5. Blueberry Cottage Cheese Breakfast Bowl


  • 1 cup 2% cottage cheese
  • 1 tbsp sugar free maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 1/4 cup granola


  1. In a bowl, scoop out the desired amount of cottage cheese.
  2. Add the sugar-free maple syrup and mix until combined.
  3. Top the cottage cheese with the berries of your choice.
  4. Sprinkle the granola over the top of the mixture


  • 304 cals
  • 31g protein
  • 32g carbs
  • 10g fat
  • 3g fiber

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About the author, Tami Smith

Hi, I'm Tami, a certified macro coach, nutritionist and personal trainer! I love creating and sharing quick and easy macro-friendly recipes, and working out in my garage gym!

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