Casein Protein Smoothie and Baking Recipes

As you may or may not be aware, both whey and casein are components of milk that are separated during the cheesemaking process. The whey is the liquid portion left behind while casein makes up the solid curds that are removed for making glorious cheese. This means that casein is, among other this, much creamier than whey. When it comes to more creative applications, then, casein is a perfect candidate for baking and “dessert smoothies.”

Bedtime Recovery Shake

Since casein breaks down much slower than whey, it’s a perfect way to keep your body nourished while you sleep. The addition of flax oil helps thicken the shake while giving you a solid dose of omega-3s to reduce pain and inflammation from muscle soreness so that you can make a fast recovery.

  • 1 scoop Naked Casein protein powder
  • 4 ice cubes
  • 1 banana
  • 1tbsp sweetened cocoa powder
  • 1tbsp  flax oil
  • Milk, Almond Milk, or Water (adjust to desired thickness)

Combine all ingredients in a blend and mix until thoroughly combined.

Protein Mug Brownie

That’s right: a protein brownie.

  • 1 scoop Naked Casein protein powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1tbsp flour
  • 1tbsp baking cocoa
  • 1/2tsp baking powder
  • 1/4cup milk

Spray a microwave safe mug with nonstick spray. Combine all ingredients in a separate bowl and mix well. Add then mixture to the mug. Cover the mug with plastic wrap and microwave for 30 seconds to a minute (depending on size of mug and power of microwave).

Protein Cookie Dough

  • 1 scoop casein protein powder
  • 1tbsp peanut butter
  • 1tsp chocolate chips
  • 1/3 to 1/2cup water (adjust to desire texture)

Combine the protein and peanut butter in a bowl until thoroughly mixed. Slowly add the water until the mixture resembles dough. Mix in the chocolate chips.

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