Pumpkin Dessert Omelet

Stay with me. Let me convince you.


Yesterday was…not a bad day, but just one of those days. One of those days where I just wanted to curl up and sleep on the couch.

I didn’t have to work until nearly noon, and after my morning walk with Niko, I got the urge to bake and be lazy. So I did just that.


I baked these freaking delicious (and healthy!) cookies, and caught up with one of my guilty pleasures, The Challenge.


It’s my favorite reality TV show… it even beats the housewives for me!

And don’t worry, I’ll share my cookie recipe soon. It’s a good one. Believe me, I’ve had about 5.

Anyway, all day I was cold, tired, and my mind was focused on PJ’s and the couch. So when I did get to head home last night, I changed right into jammies. Then I ate another cookie. And had a handful of fall trail mix. Then I decided I should actually make something with a little bit of protein for dinner. I needed something sweet (need I tell you what time of the month it is?) and it didn’t need veggies to my overloaded salad at lunch. Shane was gone for the night, and I was only cooking for myself, so it also needed to be quick and easy.

Enter the pumpkin omelet:


I actually started making protein pancakes, but then decided I didn’t want to taste any protein powder. So I took out the protein powder and went with the eggs theme instead. And it turned out…surprisingly freaking fantastic.

Pumpkin Dessert Omelet


1 tbsp. coconut (or other) oil

2 eggs + 1 egg white

1/4 c. pumpkin puree

dash of cinnamon

1/2 tsp. vanilla

1-2 tbsp. almond milk


2 dates, chopped

2 tbsp. pumpkin puree

almond butter/peanut butter

chocolate chips

Greek yogurt for topping

Heat up the coconut oil in a pan over medium heat. Whisk together the omelet ingredients and pour onto the pan. Walk away for at least 2 minute. Slide a spatula around the edges to make sure it’s not sticking. Fill with the “stuffing” ingredients.” Cook for 1 more minute. Flip into an omelet. Top with Greek yogurt and more chocolate chips. Bring the fork to the face.


Didn’t even need dessert! Winking smile

Luckily today I have a little more pep in my step, and may even make it to spin class! Since I’ve been fighting this little bug all week, I haven’t done any cardio, save for a few Niko walks. In my experience, when the body is fighting off a cold or flu, it needs the energy it has to do so. It’s why I never workout hard while sick or getting sick, and why I believe I haven’t been full on sick with a cold or the flu since November 2009.

I hope everyone has a lovely, delicious Friday with a pumpkin dessert omelet in their future.

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  1. Oh my – I had a protein shake for breakfast but now it seems so inadequate. I want these for bfast, lunch and dinner!
    Jennifer (Savor) recently posted..The Ultimate Tailgating Buffalo Chicken Sub Sandwich (aka Hoagie or Grinder)My Profile

  2. I totally need to try this!!!! Sounds so yummy! Sometimes you just need a comfort meal!!
    Danielle (@CleanFoodCreativeFitness) recently posted..Paleo Zucchini FriesMy Profile

  3. Oh my goodness!! DROOLING OVER HERE!!!!
    jessielovestorun recently posted..Fira, GreeceMy Profile

  4. Uh oh, no cold no cold no cold 😉 My sinuses are a disaster and I think it’s mold right now. Love season changes LOL. And that omelet/crepe looks good to me and I’m not even an egg person!

  5. My mouth is watering for this.
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  6. Thanks for sharing the recipe! It looks delish. I find that when I’m sick I feel better if I just chill out, but after a couple days if my energy is back up, cardio always makes me feel better. Especially a high energy session like spin. Happy weekend, Paige!
    Sarah @ Blonde Bostonian recently posted..Ten Thoughts for Your FridayMy Profile

  7. The Challenge is totally my guilty pleasure, too. I feel like I should grow out of it, but I just haven’t yet. The omelet looks fantastic – like a crepe! :)
    Claire @ Live and Love to Eat recently posted..Breakfast Food Friday – Hearty Pumpkin Overnight OatsMy Profile

  8. these look delicious, they remind me of crepes! Sometimes you just need sweets to make everything better!
    Kaitlin @4loveofcarrots recently posted..question and answerMy Profile

  9. You definitely win points for creativity!
    Sam @ Better With Sprinkles recently posted..Sushi Porn.My Profile

  10. That totally looks like a crepe… nice!

    And YAY for The Challenge. I was glad Wes got kicked off immediately. I can’t stand that kid…
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  11. Yum! The stuffing inside sounds scrumptious!!
    kim@hungryhealthygirl recently posted..Fall Bucket ListMy Profile

  12. This looks amazing! If I weren’t sick, and could actually taste things, I would love to get a bite of this!
    Alysha @Shesontherun recently posted..Fox Citites Half Marathon: Only 3 Days to Go!My Profile

  13. mmmm i’m kind of having one of those days today! except i have to be at work and all i want to do is be in my pjs! i could really curl up with a pumpkin omelet right about now – or even a big ole bag of popcorn haha
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  14. Yes please. I am on board with this.
    StoriesAndSweetPotatoes recently posted..Things I Should Care About More At The GymMy Profile

  15. Now that’s an omelet! Thanks for sharing.

  16. Oh. My. Gosh. Looks too good to be true. YUM!
    wishandwhimsy recently posted..No-Show Workout BeastMy Profile

  17. Um, you do not need to convince me on this one…YUM! That looks and sounds amazing! I’m hoping your feeling better and can enjoy a great weekend Paige!
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  18. Yes! I love The Challenge!! Such a great show! I hope this season is dramatic as the other ones ha ha:)
    Ha ha. I laughed as well over the sweet omelette, since I said I don’t like whole eggs in sweet things. I bet this would be good for me with a savory veggie though! Or with just egg whites and some added flour or something.
    Lisa recently posted..Pumpkin Spice BarsMy Profile

  19. Can I come over for dinner tonight?? 😉 I have been feeling very lethargic and run down the past few days myself. I’ve taken the past 3 days off of exercise. I’m hoping I’m ready to go in the am… I have a 5k! :)
    Brittany @ Delights and Delectables recently posted..Friday FiveMy Profile

  20. YUM YUM YUM! Man, that looks delish! Sounds like a fun morning too. 😉 Have a great weekend, Paige!
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  21. Convince me? You had me at Pumpkin Dessert Omelet! 😉
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  22. Wowee! You did good with this one! Can’t wait to try it out! 😉
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  23. Oh wow! That looks delish!
    Sarah Kay Hoffman recently posted..Be Your Own Biggest Fan & the Youngest #Gutsy Girl Feature YetMy Profile

  24. Totally interesting combination! I must try this (adore pumpkin). And I cannot wait for the cookie recipe
    Erica recently posted..Weelicious Spinach Gnocchi (Giveaway!!)My Profile

  25. Dessert for breakfast? Dont mind if I do! :) Looks delish!!
    Shannon – Healthiful Balance recently posted..My Current Favorite SmoothiesMy Profile

  26. that looks delicious! I haven’t really gotten into the ‘pumpkin craze’ yet this season and that’s the first recipe that has looked good to me. glad you’re feeling a bit better today :)
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  27. Oh my god….OBSESSED with the challenge!! I watched it Wednesday night with my roommate, and when we realized it was finally premiering we got SO excited. It was a little pathetic haha. Such a guilty pleasure! That omelette looks absolutely delicious…I’m totally on board!
    Meghan @ After the Ivy League recently posted..Tastes Like ChildhoodMy Profile

  28. Sounds like a comfort meal was in order! I can’t believe you haven’t been sick since 09′ Amazing!!!
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  29. Sable@SquatLikeALady says:

    OMG! I am drooooling! You are so creative!

  30. This recipe looks insanely delicious! And the Challenge is my favorite thing ever :)
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