7 Ways to Get Your Protein Fix (That Aren’t Shakes)

 

Getting your fix of protein (especially if you’re vegetarian) can sometimes be a task. And as opposed to mixing it in water or milk to get the job done, per say, it’s worth exploring fun ways to add a few scoops to your meals. These recipes are hassle free and don’t compromise on taste. So bring out your stash and let’s get baking, shaking and mixing. If you get to cooking fast enough you can get your protein and more for upto 20% less

For a very loaded breakfast…

Protein-packed pancakes (17g for 2 Pancakes)

Ingredients:

¾ cup whole wheat flour
½ cup almond milk
1 scoop Optimum Nutrition vanilla whey protein powder
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1 egg white
2 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions:

1. Mix all dry ingredients together. Gradually add dry into wet and mix until smooth.
2. Heat griddle on stove top and spray lightly with cooking spray.
3. Pour 1 scoop of batter onto pan. Allow to cook several minutes on each side, but keep an eye on them as they cook faster than traditional pancakes.

 Strawberry Banana Pancakes (23g for 2 Pancakes)

Instructions 
1. Spray a (microwavable) mug or small bowl with nonstick cooking spray.
2. Combine all ingredients in mug and microwave for 30 seconds, stir and microwave for 1 minute, stir around batter again and microwave once more for 30 seconds. If cake still appears wet, microwave for about 15-30 more seconds.
3. Enjoy straight from your mug or transfer to a small plate and top with fresh fruit, Greek yogurt, or anything you like.
White Chocolate with Nuts (30g per bar)

This one is so good, people would never believe it could add so much towards your macros requirements.

Ingredients

Cocoa Butter Buttons- 100g
Liquid Stevia/Xylitol- 2 tbsp
1 scoop Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard Cookies and Cream Whey Protein Powder- 30g
Handful of chopped almonds or dry fruit of your choice
Instructions

1.Melt the cocoa butter in a pot with your artificial sweetener.

2. Once it cools down, put in a food processor along with your whey protein.

3. Once everything is mixed, pour into your chocolate molds with the berries/nuts of your choice and let it cool overnight.

Gains are born when you supplement right, not when you beast it out at the gym. 

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