hey my freind was telling me this mornign about a milion things you can do in the mornings with whey protein powder to make a real good power protein shake. if you guys have any links or recipes for good stuff you can do for breakfast with whey protein id love to hear :) thanx
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1 scoop chocolate soy protein powder (Spiru-tein brand)
8-10 oz soy milk
a handful of frozen mixed berries
I am interested to hear some other ideas too :)
I use 1/2 scoop chocolate whey protein powder and either 1/2 frozen banana or some frozen strawberries and a bit of yogurt.
I like to really get alot of ice in there and blend it smooth so it's nice, thick, and creamy. Almost like a milkshake, but only 100 calories and protein as opposed to sugar. :P
Pretty much though you can just throw whatever you want to together... Fruits, Milk, Peanut Butter, Ice and Whey Protein... Dry cereal, Cooked oatmeal... Almonds, Peanuts, Cashews... You really can't go wrong... Just measure out everything and make about a 500-700 calorie shake and then have half for breakfast and save the other half (put it in the fridge) for later...
The thought of making your own protein bar with that sounds interesting. I might look for the recipe online...
Try out Designer Whey products. They make fruit juices that you can drink with your breakfast. http://www.designerwhey.com/samples.htm
my FAVORITE thing in the world is a banana peanut butter smoothie with whey- chocolate or vanilla:
1 cup skim or soy milk or a container of low cal fat free yogurt (vanilla or plain)
1 or 2 tblsp peanut butter
as much whey as you want- for me 1/2 a scoop which is 13 cos a whole scoop with these ingerdients would me more protien than the body can absorb
a whole tray of ice, or as much as you want
i like to add alot of ice cos it makes it a huge smoothie- more filling. sometimes i add fibasure too, and it keeps me full for a long time.
you can put whey in any smoothie and it tastes great- if you use vanilla it doesnt take away from the taste of the other things but adds a little bitof a sugary taste
My 2 faves - Key lime pie and white chocolate & banana. I usually mix mine with 8oz and then go up by 2oz from there so it's not too thick or thin to my personal preference. If I'm only using 1 scoop I decrease the liquid.
Key lime pie:
2 scoops vanilla protein powder
1/2 graham cracker (so it's the 4 small rectangles otherwise I think it's too thick)
2 tsp fresh lime juice.
10-12 oz of water (or skim milk if you prefer)
2-4 ice cubes (personal preference)
I break up the graham cracker when I put everything into the blender, but just whip it up for 45 seconds or so and you're set. If you're doing it in a shaker bottle just put the crackers in a baggie and roll them over with a rolling pin first.
And the Chocolate banana one:
Can do it either white chocolate or regular chocolate just by switching the pudding mix and protein powder!
2 scoops protein powder
3T sugar free jello pudding mix (I use the white chocolate one or the chocolate fudge in mine)
10-12oz water (or milk)
2-4 ice cubes
I drink a protein shake post workout and I've used this recipe or something close most of the time and it does wonders for muscle recovery, fatigue etc. You will feel like a million bucks!!!
1 scoop of protein powder (24 g of protein)
1/2 cup of organic soy/brown rice milk (2-4 g protein)
1/2 cup of organic orange juice (1 g of protein)
1 banana or mango or any soft fruit (1.5 g protein)
1-2 tbsp of pure cocoa or pure carob powder (1-2 g protein)
1/2 cup of water
1/2 tsp of pure guar gum (a natural thickener)
Optional 1 tsp of ground flax, wheat germ, berries, etc.
Throw it all in a 1 litre (4 cup) canning jar and I use a wand blender to mix it up. I put it in a steel thermos and after the workout, it's an incredibly tasting, orange, chocolate milkshake. It has 30-32 g or protein, very high in potassium crucial in muscle recover, and simple natural carbs from the banana and milk and orange juice to replenish and feed your aching muscles and revive your depleted energy reserves.
This is close to 300 calories, but you can still use it with a weight loss program and here's how. Use it post workout for aiding muscle recovery and growth, and it is so filling that it can replace a meal or at least prolong your hunger for a couple of hours.
Hi I found a site with some recipes: http://www.calibratedcookies.com. It also has a little calculator where you can work out how much protein to add for your body size.
This thread is super old and has been brought back to life!
Here's a thread with some more ideas for using whey protein, including a few recipes I posted there.
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