Let's be honest. As much as we all love pizza, it's not exactly what most would traditionally consider a “health food.” Various fats, piled high on a bed of carbs does not amount to a balanced meal. But, what if you could swap out some of the carbs for protein? Give this protein pizza recipe a try to do just that. We're going to give you the basic ingredients for a plain cheese pizza. From there, feel free to toss on your favorite toppings. 1/2 cup Liquid Egg Whites 1/4 cup Naked Pea ...Read More
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.
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 in blender and process until thoroughly combined. Use ice and water as need to achieve the desired ...Read More
Pizza can be a challenge when you follow a gluten-free diet, and it can also be tough to make a pizza nutritious. This gluten free protein pizza recipe is the perfect alternative.
For the gluten-free athletes out there, pizza can present a terrible challenge. For one thing, it's pizza. And who doesn't want pizza? But, it's pretty challenging to manage the clean removal of gluten from a bread-based meal. Of course, there are other challenges involved. Specifically, pizza isn't exactly well-rounded from a nutritional perspective – depending on what toppings you opt for. Fortunately, there are options. In fact, this gluten free protein pizza recipe, allows you to solv...Read More
Vegetarians have the challenge of meeting their protein needs on a restricted diet but, thankfully, there are many vegetarian protein powders. Try out a few of these simple recipes.
Vegetarian athletes face a unique challenge: meeting their body's protein needs on a restricted diet. Of course, there are plenty of protein-rich plants (and we're going to assume that vegetarians here are comfortable with eggs) but the full-fledged omnivores out there get to enjoy the convenience of protein powders for snacks and quick meals. Fortunately, there are tons of high-quality vegetarian protein powders available – including pea protein. To get you started, here are a few simple...Read More
As delicious as they are, mashed potatoes can be a little tricky – from a dietary prospective. That problem is actually pretty easily solved. Here's a simple recipe for delicious, protein powder mashed potatoes that can let you enjoy those mashed potatoes without a lot of nutritional concerns.
As delicious as they are, mashed potatoes can be a little tricky – from a dietary prospective. A starchy root vegetable, mixed up with various fats really doesn't always work well from the health conscious out there. But that problem is actually pretty easily solved. Here's a simple recipe for delicious, protein powder mashed potatoes that can let you enjoy those mashed potatoes without a lot of nutritional concerns. 1 lb. unpeeled red potatoes, cubed 1/2 head garlic 3/4 tsp. olive ...Read More
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 peanut butter and Naked PB. Peanut Butter Spread: 190 calories, 16g of fat in 2 tablespoons Naked PB: 50 calories, 1...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