Copy of High Protein Recipes For Weight Loss And Muscle Gain


Breakfast: Epic High Protein Breakfast Burrito


  • Low-carb tortillas, either four small or two large
  • Two large eggs
  • Egg whites, 1 cup
  • Low-fat ground beef, 4 ounces
  • ½ cup reduced-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
  • Diced green bell pepper, one half
  • Diced red bell pepper, one half
  • One half of a small onion, diced
  • Taco seasoning, or seasoning of preference, 1 ½ tablespoon
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Nutritional Facts:

Amount Per Serving:

-Calories: 598

-Protein: 68 grams

-Carbohydrates: 41 grams

-Fat: 18 grams

-Fiber: 25 grams

Preparation/Cook Time: 15 minutes each

Servings: 2


  • Combine eggs and egg whites in a bowl and whisk together.
  • Coat a skillet with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Combined with salt and pepper, heat the skillet over medium heat and scramble the eggs until the desired doneness is reached.
  • Dice the red and green bell peppers, and onions as the eggs cook.
  • Once finished, cover the eggs after removing them from the skillet.
  • In the skillet, combine the ground beef and taco seasoning, mixing well.
  • Cook the beef well, ensuring it is browned thoroughly.
  • Lay each tortilla on individual plates.
  • Combine the scrambled eggs, ground beef, onions, and peppers in layers, and top with a handful of cheese.
  • Wrap the tortillas and enjoy. These breakfast burritos pair well with a side of fresh fruit.

Recipe Alternatives:

You can customize flavors based on personal preference:

  • Make a Mexican-style breakfast burrito by adding salsa and avocado.
  • Replacing the taco seasoning with Italian herbs and adding mozzarella cheese and marinara sauce.
  • Making it a buffalo wrap by replacing the taco seasoning with buffalo sauce and adding blue cheese.

Lunch: Epic Protein Chili Dogs


Chili Ingredients:

  • Low-fat ground turkey breast, 1 pound
  • Tomato sauce with no salt added, 8 ounces
  • Chili powder, two tablespoons
  • Garlic powder, one teaspoon
  • Cumin, one teaspoon
  • Black pepper, one teaspoon
  • Crushed red pepper flakes, one teaspoon
  • Salt, ½ teaspoon
  • Pinch of cinnamon, if desired

Hotdog Ingredients:

  • 6 lean turkey hotdogs
  • 6 light hotdog buns
  • Additional toppings (optional): Mustard, homemade coleslaw, cheese

Nutritional Facts:

Amount Per Serving

-Calories: 531

-Protein: 55 grams

-Carbohydrates: 44 grams

-Fat: 15 grams

Preparation/Cook Time: Prep for 10 minutes, Cook for 30 minutes

Servings: 3 (1 serving = 2 hotdogs)


  • In a skillet over medium heat, incorporate all chili ingredients with the ground turkey, cooking for 3-4 minutes.
  • Allow the mixture to simmer on medium-low heat.
  • As the chili simmers, place the hot dogs on a preheated grill and cook until the desired doneness. Buns may also be grilled if preferred.
  • Place the six cooked hot dogs into buns, equally pouring the chili over each.
  • Top with onion and other additional toppings.

Recipe Alternatives:

  • You may substitute turkey hot dogs with ground beef or all-beef hot dogs.
  • Substituting ground turkey in the chili for beans and using your favorite tofurkey dog to make this a vegetarian/vegan-friendly dish.
  • Topping your chili dogs with cheddar cheese will make chili cheese dogs.
  • Opting out of using buns makes these chili dogs carb-friendly, reducing approximately 36 grams depending on the brand.