7 Effective Ways To Get Better Result of Protein Powder
Have you been using protein powder for some time now, but not getting the desired results? Then, there is most probably something wrong with the way you’re using it.
It’s true that there are only so many ways to use protein powder, yet mistakes are common, especially for newbies. Considering the increasing popularity and use of protein powder in various forms such as whey protein, plant-based, and dairy-free proteins, we are today going to talk about the 7 best ways to use protein powder to get the most out of it.
1. Protein Smoothies
Smoothies or juice are the most common ways to consume protein powder, and also one of the tastiest. There are a number of options when it comes to perfect smoothies. Here’s a quick and simple recipe to get started with.
Spinach Cucumber Smoothie: Add the ingredients (1 cup spinach, 1 tablespoon lime juice, 1/2 cup pineapple (frozen), 1/2 cup cucumber (not peeled), 1/2 cup coconut water, 1/2 cup water, 1 teaspoon Vegan Pro (Raw Nutritional), Ice) to a blender and blend until smooth.
2. Warm Oatmeal
Even without protein powder, oatmeal itself is very healthy and protein-rich food to add to your breakfast or other meals. But, if you’re looking to make it healthier, feel free to add 1 scoop of Vegan Pro maple-vanilla to it.
To make sure that the powder blends perfectly with the oatmeal, add a little extra amount of milk or whatever liquid you are using and let it soak for a few hours or overnight.
3. Protein Pancakes
Who doesn’t like pancakes in their breakfast? Adding a scoop or tablespoon of protein powder while making pancakes will make sure that your pancake breakfast is both tasty and healthy at the same time. Not sure how?
Mix 1 scoop of your favorite protein powder to whatever flour you’re using to make pancakes. Now, add 1 egg or 1 or 2 tablespoons of peanut butter (as you prefer) and bake as usual.
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If you’re a fan of cakes, you might also love trying new ways to make them. Well, we are going to talk about one here.
What if you could make cakes with protein powder? It will be as healthy as it is tasty. To do that, all you have to do is add 1 cup or scoop of protein powder with other ingredients.
To give your cake an even more appealing look, you can also serve them in Mug Cakes form.
5. Protein Coffee
Yes, you heard it right. You can also take your protein with coffee (or milk or any other beverage). While most protein powders out there won’t lose their qualities when used with coffee, it is wise to read the instructions first.
Add 1 or 2 tablespoons of protein powder, whichever flavor you like, to your morning coffee to make it healthy.
6. Protein Muffins
Love muffins? Who doesn’t? Muffins are one of the best all-day foods that you can take with breakfast or any other meal.
Homemade muffins are usually a healthier option than the readymade ones, as you have control over what ingredients you want to use in them. Add 1-2 scoops of a good quality plant protein powder, as a replacement or along with flour, to make your muffins better in taste and health.
7. Protein Bars
One of the best uses of protein powder is in the form of protein bars. Irrespective of common belief, protein bars are not very hard to make. Homemade protein bars can make a great and super-healthy meal, which you can take even on the go.
Here is how to make protein bars
Add 1 scoop of protein powder to a mixture of 1 cup of rolled oats, baking soda (1 pinch), dry fruits (as per your choice), cinnamon, almond or peanut butter, non-dairy milk, and vanilla extract. Blender until smooth. Bake in an oven and then let it cool before you cut into pieces.
I hope you love these protein-rich recipes. If you are looking for protein powder recommendations, I would like to suggest Vegan Pro by Raw Nutritional. It is an organically-produced, plant-based vegan protein blend ideal to be used in all the above recipes.
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