Mixing your protein powder to drink on the go is the usual way to get in your daily amount. But it doesn't have to be the only way. Enjoy these five great ways to use protein powders.
Mix it In Your Smoothie
Is your smoothie missing protein? Just blend your favorite protein beverage powder right into it. This can enhance both the flavor, as well as the nutrition levels.
Add it to Pancake Mix
Make your morning pancakes tastier and healthier by adding some protein powder to the batter. This can be a great way to get your morning pick-me-up.
Blend it Into Oatmeal
Feeling more like oatmeal? Go ahead and stir in your favorite protein powder beverage to make it heartier and healthier.
Mix Into Your Cookie Dough Recipe
Cookies? Yes, your cookies can actually be healthy and still taste good. Substitute some of your daily allotted amount of protein powder for some of the flour in your favorite cookie dough recipe. Then, just cook and enjoy!
Mix Some Into Your Favorite Banana Bread
Does your banana bread need an extra boost? Try blending in a vanilla or strawberry protein powder for more nutrition, as well as an amazing flavor.
Here are 5 of my super simple and tasty breakfast, lunch, or snack smoothies you can make in a blender, Magic Bullet, or Baby Bullet. Bonus: They're vegan, gluten free, and can also be used as baby food. Smoothies can be a great way to pack a ton of daily essentials into one meal.
Instructions For All of the Smoothies Below
Simply chop up the ingredients, pour about a cup of water in your blender, and then put in all the ingredients and use the smoothie or blend function. It’s very important to chop the ingredients beforehand, so that you don’t wear out your blender too quickly. Each recipe makes enough for three to four smoothies, depending on your appetite.
Smoothie One: Healthy, Hearty, and Fruity
One pink lady apple, a handful of baby carrots, one banana, ten spinach leaves without stems, two kale leaves, a handful of blackberries, one cup of strawberries, one-half cucumber, one lemon (peeled), 1 orange (peeled), one Roma tomato, a handful of black Chia seeds, and a tablespoon of flaxseed powder
Smoothie Two: Lots o’ Kale Yumminess!
Five kale leaves, an orange, one cup of strawberries, one cucumber, two bananas, one handful of black Chia seeds, and one tablespoon of flaxseed powder
Smoothie Three: Citrus Berry Splash
One orange, one cup of strawberries, one cup of blackberries, one handful of black Chia seeds, one tablespoon of flaxseed powder, one banana, one Roma tomato, one kale leaf, and one-half cucumber.
Smoothie Four: Fruit & Veggie Sweetness
Two bananas, one cup of strawberries, a handful of blackberries, a handful of black Chia seeds, a tablespoon of flaxseed powder, one orange, one Roma tomato, one sliced raw sweet potato, a handful of baby carrots, one kale leaf, and one lime
Smoothie Five: Green & Hearty Burst
Two bananas, one Roma tomato, one avocado, one scoop of green superfood, one mandarin orange, one lime, one cup of strawberries, 1/4 cantaloupe, a handful of baby carrots, one tablespoon black Chia seeds, one tablespoon flax seed powder, and one nectarine
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