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Protein Shake Recipes

Protein Shake Recipes

For a lot of athletes and exercisers, it’s pretty common to seek out a healthy dose of caffeine shortly before hitting the gym. While plenty of people get this through some sort of pre-workout, lots more turn to coffee as an easy DIY solution. Here’s the thing, with just a touch of creativity – and some chocolate protein powder – you can craft a delicious, caffeinated drink that will also take […]

Protein shakes are a perfect way to have a quick, protein-rich meal or snack. The problem, though, is that they aren’t always the most filling things in the world. Or you may just want a different flavor. So, what can you do? Instead of the standard “just add water” protein shake, get a little more creative. Fruit, yogurt and other little add-ons can improve not just the flavor of your protein […]

It’s really no big secret that protein powders, in general, tend to be loaded with garbage. In large part, this is because manufacturers use a wide array of flavorings, sweeteners and dyes to make their products more appealing. So, armed with this knowledge, you opt for an unflavored protein powder. Well done! Now, you’re faced with a problem: That unflavored protein powder is… well, unflavored. So, how do you go about […]

Sometimes, just throwing your protein powder into a glass of water or milk isn’t enough. Maybe you want more substance. Or maybe you’re just looking for some more flavor. To try to solve this problem, most companies offer their protein powders in a huge variety of flavors. Here’s the problem, though: Whey doesn’t naturally taste like strawberries. Or cookies. Or any of that stuff. In order to achieve those flavors, manufacturers […]

There are an amazing number of things that you can do with your protein powders, apart from the standard shakes. In fact, things get even more interesting with vegan options which tend to handle cooking better and bring their own unique flavors to the mix. So, to help you with your experimentation, here are three of the best tasting vegan protein powder recipes we could dig up. Mint Chocolate Chip Smoothie […]

In a recent post, we covered four ways you can make your organic brown rice protein shakes taste delicious. But we’re full of ideas. So, here are five more tips you can use when making shakes with that fancy organic brown rice protein you just picked up. Coffee – This simple addition not only gives your shakes a complex flavor that works well with the sweet, creaminess of the rice protein […]

So, you’ve gotten you fantastic vegan protein powder? Great… now what? Of course, you can just go with the classic and mix it with some water but, why? To get you started with some more creative uses, here are three of the best tasting vegan protein powder recipes we’ve seen. Granola Protein Bars 1 1/2 cups quick oats or rolled oats 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 cup peanut butter (or prepared powdered […]

A well-designed protein shake can accomplish some pretty interesting things. Of course, you can get a heaping dose of your protein for the day with a minimal investment of time and energy. But you can also sneak all sorts of nutrients into that shake, making it a complete meal – something generally lacking from protein shakes. Typically, these drinks contain little of anything except protein. By using the all too under-appreciated […]

As fall approaches, we start to think of – and crave certain food combinations and flavors. But we still need to make our macros and reach our goals. So, to help reach this delicious, seasonal balance, here are 3 great fall whey protein shake recipes. Pumpkin Pie Smoothie 1 scoop Naked Whey protein powder ½ banana 1/3 cup pumpkin puree 1/3 cup plain fat free Greek yogurt ¾ cup milk (of […]

Pea protein powder is a complete and highly useful vegan protein supplement but it can be tricky to know exactly what to do with it. Here are a few ideas to get you started. Summer Fruit Smoothie 2/3 cup peeled cucumber, seeded 2/3 cup honeydew melon, seeded Zest of half an orange 1/8 cup fresh mint 1 scoop Naked Pea protein powder Ice (as needed) Water (as needed) Place all ingredients […]