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Protein Powder Recipes

Autumn Harvest Smoothie

Looking for ways to get more of the anti-oxidant-loaded seasonal produce into your diet? Try this harvest smoothie for a tasty and digestible raw fruit-and-veggie blast.

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Blender Choco-Banana Protein Muffins

These muffins are SO easy make ~ just throw the ingredients into a blender, pour, bake and eat! Or freeze them. They are so high in protein and so low in calories that they make a really good grab-and-go breakfast or post-workout snack.

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Chia Pudding Base

The carb content of chia seed (5 grams per tablespoon) is all fiber: 80% insoluble, but 20% soluble. It’s the soluble fiber that lends the seeds their special magic: When you suspend them in a liquid, they quickly swell and become gelatinous, just like tapioca, but no cooking required

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Chia Pudding Snack Paks

Chia pudding is a great clean food staple and this base recipe allows you to make a few "snack pudding" recipes of different flavors to have on hand for quick treats all week long!

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Cinna-Pumpkin Chai Fall Smoothie

This delightful, creamy smoothie is lightly warming from the spices despite its chilly temp. The carrots and pumpkin add a rich dose of beta-carotene. This autumnal "milkshake" is so tasty even your kids will eat their vegetables...

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Coffee-Free Power Latte – 3 Ways

So the weather’s just starting to cool off and, in my neighborhood anyway, the sniffles have already begun. The fall/winter seasonal transitions can bring on allergy issues, colds and pesky new bugs. Though I’m not a coffee drinker, I love the ritual of a hot am cuppa when the weather is chilly. And we have so many specialty power-foods available to us now that “coffee hour” can become an opportunity to inject a pleasurable shot of preventive nutrition or an energy pick-me-up that won’t pull-ya-down a few hours later :)

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Creamy Chocolate Cake Batter Smoothie

When you were a kid did your mom ever let you lick the beaters when she was making a cake? Heaven! This smoothie captures all that tasty goodness but with none of the sugar issues.

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Frozen Cocoa-Nut Pops

This delicious coconutty chocolate "ice cream" treat is so simple to make and yet so satisfying, with very little sugar. My young nieces and nephews were visiting the week I was testing these and they were a big hit with the kids and grown ups alike. Skip the ice cream "novelty" aisle and whip up a batch of these for summer fun instead ~ just 4 ingredients and a pinch of salt!

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Ginger Honey Ice Cream (Non-Dairy)

This lightly sweet and creamy ice cream does not involve any cows :) With 3 kinds of ginger, it's a spice-lover's dream. Because of the nuts and protein powder, it's also pretty high in protein, especially for a dessert treat. Add the optional dark chocolate chips to make it even dreamier.

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Green Peppermint Patty

Peppermint has been used as a tummy-tamer since ancient times for mild stomach upset, but recent research indicates that peppermint is a digestive heavy-hitter, acting directly through a targeted anti-pain channel in the GI tract to soothe the discomfort and flare-ups of IBS.

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