High Protein Cheesy Biscuits

I don’t know about you, but one of my favorite pre-surgery breakfasts was a Bacon, Egg, and Cheese on a Biscuit sandwich from Chick-Fil-A. But the nutritional information that comes with a Chick-Fil-A breakfast sandwich is no longer really within my budget. So, I made my own. And there’s no getting past the deliciousness of this High Protein Cheesy Biscuit!

High Protein Cheesy Biscuit held over white plate with bite

I love an easy on-the-go breakfast just as much as I love a sit-down-breakfast. But a breakfast sandwich from Chick-Fil-A was always one of my favorite things. I will admit that since my surgery (which is 19 months gone, now), I’ve bought only one sandwich from Chick-Fil-A. After I ate it, I felt gross, bloated, overly full, and guilty. As much as I love their biscuits, it just wasn’t worth it.

I found a post on Facebook about these low carb biscuits, using Carbquick, and I decided it was worth a try. The recipe that I found was almost exactly the same as what was on the back of the Carbquick box, with extra flour (totally unnecessary) and minus the butter. But in my opinion, butter makes biscuits. So I got rid of the flour, added the butter back in (I actually used margarine), threw in some protein powder, and I came out with a delicious biscuit!

Is it quite as delicious as a CFA Biscuit? No. I’ll be honest. It’s not. But….It’s high protein and it’s low carb. And it’s cheesy! Add in an egg, a slice of bacon, or even a bit of avocado, and you’ve got yourself a hell of a breakfast!

How to Make High Protein Cheesy Biscuits

It’s easy! Measure out 2 cups of Carbquick, along with 1 oz of Genepro Protein Powder (or any unflavored protein powder of your choosing), Garlic Powder, and Salt, and mix together. Cut in the butter until it resembles coarse sand. Add the milk and shredded cheese, and mix until it all comes together.

Measure out into 10 equal biscuits on a parchment lined baking sheet and bake at 450* for 8-10 minutes until golden brown. Let cool briefly, slice, add toppings, and enjoy!

High Protein Cheesy Biscuit Egg Sandwich on white plate

Other Healthy Re-Made Options!

High Protein Stuffed Bagel Bites

Mini Cheesecake Bites

Frozen Yogurt

High Protein Pizza Dough

High Protein Cheesy Biscuit held over white plate with bite

High Protein Cheesy Biscuits

Camille
A delicious alternative to the high fat, high carb biscuits with some added protein!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 10 Biscuits
Calories 125 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups Carbquick baking mix
  • 1 oz Genepro Protein Powder (4 scoops)
  • ¼ tsp Garlic Powder
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 4 Tbsp Imperial Margarine
  • ½ cups Nonfat Milk
  • 2 oz Reduced Fat Sharp Cheddar Cheese (Shredded)

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 450°F
  • Mix together the Dry Ingredients
  • Add in the cold margarine, and cut it into the dry ingredients until it resembles sand
  • Add in the milk and the cheddar cheese and mix until it all comes together
  • Shape into 10 equal sized biscuits on a parchment lined baking sheet
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes until golden brown
  • Let cool slightly, slice, add your toppings, and enjoy!

Notes

The biscuits can be frozen.  To reheat, zap in the microwave for about 20-30 seconds, slice open, and toast.  Add your toppings, and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts (Biscuit only):  Servings 10.0 * calories 125 * Total Fat 8 g * Saturated Fat 2 g * Monounsaturated Fat 1 g * Polyunsaturated Fat 4 g * Trans Fat 0 g * Cholesterol 10 mg * Sodium 352 mg * Potassium 20 mg * Total Carbohydrate 11 g * Dietary Fiber 8 g * Sugars 1 g * Protein 17 g
 
*All nutritional information is based on third-party calculations and should be considered estimates. Actual nutritional content will vary with brands used, measuring methods, portion sizes, and more.*
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