Protein Shake Recipes

Protein Shake Recipes

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Although it’s linked in the minds of many people with bulking up, protein can also be a valuable tool in your weight loss efforts; when it’s used properly. A calorie of protein is still a calorie and excess calories will get stored as fat – regardless where they came from. So to help you keep up your healthy, high protein diet, and keep your calories within tolerable bounds for weight loss, […]

So you have your brand new, fancy pants brown rice protein powder… now what? Of course, you can toss it into some water and drink it old school, or you can get a little more creative. Here are five recipes to get you started. Chocolate Coconut Granola 1 ½ cup rolled oats pinch cinnamon pinch salt ¼ cup honey ¼ cup coconut oil, melted 1 scoop Naked Rice protein powder ¼ […]

Powdered peanut butter might seem like a novelty at first – just a new way to enjoy an old favorite – but it’s so much more than that. In order to achieve that interested powdered state, most of the fat and oils have been pressed out of the nuts. And, with them, most of the calories. Just to show you the difference, let’s look at the difference between a popular natural […]

Summer just begs for smoothies and shakes. By throwing some protein into the mix(er), though, you can make these little treats really count nutritionally. And by using a natural protein powder with no added flavors, the number of potential combinations is pretty staggering. But, we’re going to help you narrow it down but getting started with three of the best summer whey protein shake recipes we could come up with. Simple […]