4 High-Protein Pumpkin Recipes to Have You Feeling Freakin’ Fine This Fall

Posted by Shelby from Flat Tummy Co on

The most wonderful time of the year is upon us – sweater weather & pumpkin season! With fall in full swing, the yearly Pumpkin Spice craze is back once again - and you KNOW we had to put our own spin on things. Read on to check out our top four pumpkin-inspired, high protein (and totally yum) recipes to have you feeling freakin’ fine this fall! 

pumpkin chocolate chip cookies

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

This one’s a total classic taken to the next level. These pumpkin chocolate chip cookies are not only DELISH but also packed with our plant based Flat Tummy Vanilla Shakes - it’s all about that balance! 



  •   ½ cup oat flour
  •   ½ cup almond flour
  •   ¼ cup rolled oats
  •   ½ tsp baking powder
  •   ¼ tsp baking soda
  •   ¼ tsp salt
  •   1 tsp cinnamon
  •   ¼ tsp ginger
  •   ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  •   3 tbsp coconut oil
  •   ¼ cup maple syrup
  •   1 cup pumpkin puree
  •   1 cup Flat Tummy Vanilla Shakes 
  •   1 large egg
  •   1 tsp vanilla extract
  •   1 cup dark chocolate chips


Preheat oven to 375° F.  Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. In a medium bowl, stir together oat flour, almond, flour, rolled oats, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and Flat Tummy Vanilla Shakes.

In another bowl, stir or beat coconut oil with maple syrup. Add pumpkin, egg and vanilla extract until blended. Add dry ingredients gradually until well combined. Fold in chocolate chips.

Measure 1 heaping tbsp of dough per cookie onto a lined baking sheet, making sure there is 1 inch of space in between each cookie.

Bake for 11-12 minutes. Let cool for at least 5 minutes. Enjoy!

pumpkin spice protein balls

Pumpkin Spice Protein Balls

We totally get that our girls are out and about living their best and busiest lives, so we created these little guys, which are perfect for on the go. We’re totally FALL-ing for these, if you know what we mean!
  •   ½ cup almond flour
  •   ½ cup oat flour (or oats)
  •   ¾ cup cooked, mashed pumpkin
  •   ½ cup Flat Tummy Vanilla or Chocolate Shakes 
  •   1 tbsp maple syrup or ½ tbsp liquid stevia
  •   ½ tsp cinnamon
  •   ½ tsp ground ginger
  •   ¼ tsp allspice
  •   A pinch of nutmeg
  •   Optional: coconut flakes 


Add all ingredients to a bowl or food processor and stir or process until well-combined. 

Wet hands and form snack-size balls using 1 tbsp of mixture per ball. Roll in coconut flakes if desired. Refrigerate on a lined sheet for at least 30 minutes. Enjoy!

protein pumpkin spice latte

Protein Pumpkin Spice Latte

Is it truly fall without a pumpkin spice latte? Here at HQ we agree that they’re arguably the best part of the season! Our version of this iconic drink will not only have you wide awake (thank you coffee) but will also help you get that protein in- now that’s what we call multitasking! 



  •   1 cup low cal milk of choice (soy, oat, coconut, almond)
  •   1 scoop Flat Tummy Vanilla Shakes
  •   2 tbsp canned coconut milk
  •   2 shots espresso or 1 cup coffee
  •   2 tbsp pumpkin puree
  •   1 pinch cinnamon
  •   1 pinch ginger
  •   1 pinch allspice


Warm milk if desired. Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until well combined. Enjoy!

pumpkin spice nice-cream

Pumpkin Spice Nice-Cream

Summer may be over, but that doesn’t mean we can’t still enjoy this cool, yummy treat! Our pumpkin spice nice cream will have you feeling festive while helping you get in those fruits, veggies, vitamins and minerals!



  •   2 ripe frozen bananas
  •   1 scoop - Flat Tummy Vanilla Shakes 
  •   ½ tsp ground ginger
  •   ½ tsp cinnamon
  •   ¼ tsp allspice
  •   2 tbsp – low cal milk of your choice
  •   ½ tsp - vanilla extract


Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until combined. Add 1 tbsp of liquid if needed. Enjoy!

There you have it, squad! Four of our fav high-protein and highly festive recipes, perfect to enjoy this fall. Throw on your fav fall sweater and head on over here to get your shake order in now!

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