Easy Vegan Protein Powder Oatmeal

vegan protein powder oatmeal recipe

In the realm of nutritious and satisfying breakfast options, vegan protein powder oatmeal stands out as a versatile and delicious choice. Combining the heartiness of oats with the benefits of plant-based protein, this meal provides a balanced start to your day. Whether you’re a vegan enthusiast or simply looking for a wholesome breakfast idea, this recipe is sure to please your taste buds and nourish your body.

Ingredients & Substitutions

To make this delicious vegan protein oatmeal, gather the following ingredients:

  • Protein Oats
    • ½ cup quick oats
    • ½ cup plant milk of choice
    • ⅓ cup cold water
    • 1 scoop vanilla vegan protein powder
  • Optional Extras
    • Dash of cinnamon
    • 1 tbsp maple syrup

Feel free to substitute ingredients based on your preferences and dietary restrictions.

Helpful Tools

Before you begin, ensure you have the following tools on hand:

  • Small saucepan
  • Whisk
  • Measuring cups/spoons

These basic tools will help you create a smooth and creamy oatmeal texture.

How To Make This Vegan Protein Powder Oatmeal Recipe

Follow these simple steps to prepare your vegan protein powder oatmeal:

Begin by adding the plant milk and cold water to a small saucepan on medium heat.

Bring the mixture to a gentle boil.

Add cinnamon, salt, and vegan protein powder. Whisk quickly to combine and avoid lumps.

oatmeal cooking

Reduce the heat to low and add in the oats. Stir well to combine.

Continue cooking for 3-4 minutes or until most of the liquid is absorbed.

oatmeal in pot

Remove from heat and transfer the oatmeal to a bowl.

vegan protein powder oatmeal recipe

Optional Toppings:

  • Fresh berries or chopped fruit
  • Almond or peanut butter
  • Nuts, dark chocolate chips
  • Flax seeds, hemp hearts, chia seeds
  • Dried fruit
protein powder oatmeal recipe

Feel free to get creative with your toppings to enhance the flavor and nutritional value of your oatmeal.

Tips & Tricks

Here are some tips to elevate your vegan protein powder oatmeal experience:


Can I use a different type of protein powder?

Yes, you can substitute with your preferred vegan protein powder flavor.

How can I make this oatmeal gluten-free?

Use certified gluten-free oats.

Can I use regular milk instead of plant milk?

Yes, but it won’t be vegan anymore.

vegan protein powder oatmeal

Vegan Protein Powder Oatmeal

Whip up a protein-packed bowl of Vegan Protein Powder Oatmeal using quick oats, plant milk, and vegan protein powder, topped with your favorite fruits, nuts, and seeds.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 1


Protein Oats

Optional Extras

  • dash of cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup


  • Add the plant milk, and cold water to a small saucepan on medium heat and bring to. a gentle boil.
  • Add in the cinnamon, salt, and protein powder. Whisk quickly to combine and avoid any lumps. Reduce to low heat.
  • Next, add the oats and stir to combine. Continue stirring, and cook for about 3-4 mins or until most of the liquid has absorbed.
  • Serve with all your favourite toppings (see notes below for ideas) and enjoy!


Optional Toppings:
  • Fresh berries or other chopped fruit
  • Almond butter or peanut butter
  • Nuts of choice
  • Dark chocolate chips
  • Drizzle of melted dark chocolate
  • Flax seeds
  • Hemp hearts
  • Chia seeds
  • Dried fruit
I like to add a combination of fresh berries, walnuts, peanut butter and hemp hearts for extra protein. 
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

Conclusion: Vegan Protein Powder Oatmeal

Vegan protein powder oatmeal is a nutritious and satisfying breakfast option that provides a good balance of carbohydrates, protein, and essential nutrients. Customize it with your favorite toppings and enjoy a hearty start to your day.

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