Sometimes plain protein shakes get bland after a while. So, here are five more tips you can use when making shakes with that fancy organic brown rice protein you just picked up.
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 but it also brings caffeine to the party. If you have your shakes as part of your breakfast or as a m...Read More
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 have to use a ton of artificial flavors and sweeteners – whi...Read More
Not only does this smoothie have a vibrant pink color, it is delicious and nutritious too! The wonderful thing about smoothies is you can mix and match lots of different ingredients. This one makes use of the following: 1 scoop of vanilla whey protein powder – using whey is one of the easiest ways to boost the protein content of smoothies. One serving of our vanilla whey provides you with 25 g of protein. 1/4 cup of frozen strawberries – strawberries are a rich source of vitamin C. N...Read More
Whether you’ll be the first to admit it and take it in your stride, or you’d rather keep it on the down-low, many of us like to indulge in a milkshake every now and again. They’re refreshing, tasty, and can give you a momentary burst of sugar-fueled energy. The only problem? They’re not exactly healthy, which means that they can seriously put a damper on your diet if you’re trying to watch your intake and meet your nutrient requirements. While packed full of sugar, they’re not always packed...Read More
Protein powders are great for many amazing things, apart from the standard protein shake. To help you start experimenting, here are three tasty vegan protein powder recipes.
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 Protein Shake 2 frozen bananas, diced 1 cup unsweetened almond milk (or milk of choice...Read More
While you may want to stay healthy, you can still indulge in an occasionally treat. Try out this easy, low-carb, healthy chocolate shake which also provides collagen and contains protein.
Following a low-carb diet can be an incredibly difficult feat, especially when there are so many delicious treats out there that are, unfortunately, quite high in carbohydrates. If you’re following a specific diet to lose weight, or simply to feel better within yourself, you might find it quite difficult to find foods that you genuinely enjoy as you may feel as if your diet has suddenly become very limited. You may want to stay healthy and give your body the nutrients that it needs, but y...Read More
While casein and whey are both components of milk, they do have different properties. Try out these few recipes that make use of the benefits of slow digesting casein protein!
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 ...Read More
Some people complain that a plant-based protein doesn’t taste like a whey protein shake, for example. This is because plant-based protein has a totally different consistency than a milk-based protein. Here are some great pea protein recipes to try out to find what flavors you enjoy.
With its unique, distinct taste, pea protein can sometimes be a tough ingredient for any smoothie. However, for those who want a great vegan protein with a spectacular amino acid profile, pea protein is tough to beat. Some people complain that a plant-based protein doesn’t taste like a whey protein shake, for example. This is because plant-based protein has a totally different consistency than a milk-based protein. Instead of becoming sticky when you add liquid to them, plant-based proteins...Read More
heaping dose of your protein for the day without taking up too much time.
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 pea protein, which naturally has a savory flavor, you c...Read More