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High Protein Foods at Dunkin Donuts

Dunkin Donuts offers many high protein options on its menu.
Dunkin Donuts offers many high protein options on its menu. | Source

When I am on a high protein diet, I am constantly tempted by delicious sweet treats like donuts. Sadly, not many donuts are high in protein. However, you can find some menu options at Dunkin Donuts that offer high protein and are still delicious.

High Protein Entrees

When it comes to the entrees at Dunkin Donuts, there is really only one option that is high in protein without being really high in calories. If you are on a high protein diet and want a sandwich from Dunkin Donuts, try the tuna salad sandwich on an English muffin. It has 400 calories and 15 grams of protein. That works out to be 0.0375 grams of protein per calorie.

High Protein Drinks

If you are craving a delicious coffee beverage, there are some options at Dunkin Donuts. The options on this list all have at least 5 grams of protein and are all under 200 calories. They are sorted in order of grams of protein per calorie, so the choices offering the most bang for your buck are at the top.

The main thing that makes these drinks a source of protein is the dairy product included in the drink. If you are watching your calories, try ordering a low fat dairy product in your drink such as skim milk. Most of the different sizes in each drink will provide approximately the same amount of protein grams per calorie. However, based on the nutritional information available on Dunkin' Donuts' website, some drinks were had a slightly different protein to calorie ration depending on size.

Nutritional Information

Drink
Calories
Protein (in grams)
Protein (g) Per Calorie
Caramel Latte Lite, Small
80
9
0.1125
Iced Latte with Skim Milk, Small
70
7
0.1
Latte Lite, Small (Iced or Hot)
80
7
0.0875
Vanilla Latte Lite, Medium (Iced or Hot)
120
10
0.0833
Iced Caramel Latte Lite, Small
80
6
0.0750
Iced Latte with Skim Milk and Sugar, Small
130
7
0.0538
Latte, Small (Iced or Hot)
120
6
0.05
Butter Pecan Swirl Latte with Skim Milk, Small (Iced or Hot)
180
8
0.0444
Cookie Dough Swirl Latte with Skim Milk, Small (Iced or Hot)
180
8
0.0444
Iced Mocha Latte with Skim Milk, Small
180
8
0.0444
Irish Creme Swirl Latte with Skim Milk, Small (Iced or Hot)
180
8
0.0444
Mocha Irish Creme Swirl Latte with Skim Milk, Small (Iced or Hot)
180
8
0.0444
Caramel Latte with Skim Milk, Small (Iced or Hot)
190
8
0.0421
Caramel Mocha Latte with Milk, Small (Iced or Hot)
170
7
0.0412
This information is based on the nutrition information available from www.dunkindonuts.com.

High Protein Options

Although it is known for donuts, Dunkin Donuts has a lot of other breakfast options, too. Sadly, there are no donuts on the Dunkin Donuts menu that are high in protein. However, there are numerous options in the selection of breakfast sandwiches and wraps that are less than 500 calories with at least 15 grams of protein. The options below are sorted in descending order of grams of protein per calorie. The best option is the egg white turkey sausage wake-up wrap, which is not surprising, since egg whites are high in protein and low in calories.

If you are absolutely determined to have a donut for breakfast, the best option at Dunkin Donuts when it comes to getting protein is the triple cocoa donut, which contains 260 calories and just 5 grams of protein. This works out to be 0.0192 grams of protein per calorie, which is significantly less than anything else highlighted in this article. This is the highest protein per calorie among the donut options at Dunkin Donuts, however.

Nutritional Information

Breakfast Item
Calories
Protein (in grams)
Protein (g) per Calorie
Egg White Turkey Sausage Wake-Up Wrap (2 wraps)
300
20
0.0667
Turkey Sausage Wake-Up Wrap (2 wraps)
420
26
0.0619
Turkey Cheddar Bacon on a French Roll
460
28
0.0609
Egg White Veggie Wake-Up Wrap (2 wraps)
300
18
0.0600
Ham, Egg & Cheese Wake-Up Wrap (2 wraps)
340
20
0.0588
Bacon, Egg & Cheese on English Muffin
290
16
0.0552
Ham and Cheese on a French Roll
440
24
0.0545
Bacon, Egg & Cheese on a Plain Bagel
460
23
0.0500
Bacon, Egg & Cheese Wake-Up Wrap (2)
360
18
0.0500
Sausage, Egg & Cheese on English Muffin
450
21
0.0467
Multigrain Bagel
350
15
0.0429
Pepper Jack Supreme Bagel
410
17
0.0415
Cheddar Cheese Bagel Twist
390
16
0.0410
Bacon, Egg & Cheese on Croissant
480
19
0.0396
Bacon, Egg & Cheese on Biscuit
470
18
0.0383
The nutrition information above is based on the information available at www.dunkindonuts.com.

High Protein Options at Dunkin Donuts

With all of the high protein options available at Dunkin Donuts, there are several different options available for a breakfast that is rich in protein. Even if you cannot order a donut, you can still find a satisfying breakfast at Dunkin Donuts that gives you the protein you need for the day.

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