Protein-Packed Fall Breakfast Recipes
Enjoy the Flavors of Fall With These Protein-Packed Breakfast Recipes
Fall has finally arrived and with the changing of the leaves and the cool, crisp air comes the delicious taste of all things pumpkin! The changing of the season means it's time to get cozy with some tasty fall recipes. Snuggle up with a warm pumpkin-spiced latte, or start your day with a comforting breakfast packed full of fall-flavor and plenty of protein.
While for some, the holiday season can mean a time of indulgence, it's possible to enjoy all the flavors of this season without sacrificing your health. With these easy-to-follow fall recipes, you can enjoy the sweet taste of pumpkin with a home-made pumpkin-spice latte and a stack of hearty pancakes that are packed with protein so you'll be glowing all season long.
Power of Protein
Reaching your daily protein intake can help reduce muscle soreness and optimize fat burning. That's right, you can enjoy these pumpkin-flavored treats while still burning fat.
The optimal amount changes slightly with age, so use our tips below to see what is best for your lifestyle.
30 – 40 years old: 1.0 grams of protein per pound of body weight
40 – 50 years old: 1.0 to 1.1 grams of protein per pound of body weight
60+ years old: 1.0 to 1.2 grams of protein per pound of body weight. Growth hormones decrease with age, so it’s important to compensate with additional protein.
DIY Collagen Pumpkin-Spice Latte
This recipe captures all the deliciousness of a pumpkin-spice latte with one big bonus: pharmaceutical-grade collagen packed with 11 grams of protein. That extra dose of protein in your morning cup of coffee will be sure to give you the energy you need to take on the day, all with a sprinkle of cinnamon on top.
1/2 cup alternative milk
1 tablespoon of pure organic pumpkin puree
1 scoop of ProGlow YOUTHFUL Collagen
8 oz. of freshly brewed coffee
1 tablespoon of maple syrup or honey
1 pinch of powdered ginger
1 pinch of ground cinnamon
1 pinch of nutmeg
1 pinch of all-spice
Pour hot coffee and ProGlow YOUTHFUL into the blender. Blend on high speed for 30 seconds.
Add in the remaining ingredients and blend on high until frothy.
Pour into your favorite mug. Top with coconut cream (if desired) and a sprinkle of cinnamon.
Protein-Packed Pumpkin Pancakes
These pancakes are the perfect pick-me-up to help get your day started! Made with pure pumpkin and packed with protein, each serving of ProGlow Strong + Youthful includes a whopping 17g of added protein so your breakfast will not only be delicious, but it will keep you feeling full and satisfied all morning long.
2-3 tablespoons of butter
4 egg whites
1 cup of pure pumpkin puree
2 cups of ProGlow Strong + Youthful (Vanilla or Chocolate)
1 teaspoon of pumpkin spice
1 teaspoon of baking powder
Mix ingredients in a large bowl
Ladle batter into pan and heat through
Top with ingredients of your choice and enjoy!