A roundup of my favorite protein powders that I use as supplements, snacks, and baking ingredients! Find your new favorite with this helpful list.
Protein powder. I’ve been obsessed lately.
I blame this partly on Julianna for introducing me to Slap while I was in LA and partly on the Bob’s Red Mill post I did a few week’s back featuring their new protein powders. I’ve really broadened my protein powder horizons over the last few months.
I used to ONLY use unflavored varieties of whey and sometimes vegan kinds, but little did I know I was missing out on the world of flavored protein powders.
Granted, I still am not a fan of the ones that are overly sweet or that use artificial sweeteners/sucralose, but the stevia sweetened ones? I am all about those! It’s amazing what allowing myself to eat stevia has done for me in terms of opening up food options! That’s why I always say, no food is BAD food. There’s room for real stuff and ‘fun’ stuff alike.
But back to the protein powders. Since I’ve become quite a connoisseur and my stash has grown enormously, I thought it was time I finally rounded up my all time favorites as well as what I use them for.
Maybe you’ll discover a new kind to try or a new use for one of YOUR favorites. Without further ado (and in now specific order), here’s my top 5!
Quest Multi-Purpose | Use: Baking, Protein Ice Cream
-whey and casein protein mix
About Time Peanut Butter (discontinued, but ANY of their flavors are amazing) | Use: Protein Ice Cream
-whey and vegan protein varieties available
Bob’s Red Mill Protein & Fiber Nutritional Booster Protein Powder (unflavored) | Use: On its own w/ milk, mixed into Power Bowls
-vegan, plant-based protein
Slap Nutrition Whey Protein (all flavors) | Use: On its own w/ milk, Protein Ice Cream
Les Mills Good Protein | Use: Baking, homemade frappuccinos
-super simple ingredients
While we’re on the subject, here’s a few of my favorite recipes to use protein powder in…
There ya have it! My Top 5 Protein Powders…for now. Who knows what I’ll be loving a year from now! The possibilities (and options!) are endless.
Do you use protein powder in your everyday life? What do you use it for?
What’s YOUR favorite protein powder?
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