Other ways to use protein powder

TheWombat
on 5/12/19 8:48 pm
VSG on 06/11/18

Protein powder is great in coffee. Add a little cocoa powder, cinnamon, dash of almond flavouring, sugar substitute and enjoy a decadent, guilt-free "latte".

Vanilla protein powder is yummy in oatmeal. I'm not doing keto, but I was avoiding oatmeal because I wanted to keep my carbs low. Ironically, having oatmeal for breakfast has actually helped me reduce my daily carbs! That's because a small amount fills me up and keeps me full for a long time. I usually use about 30 g of dry oats with boiling water.

I discovered by accident that you can make high-protein "pudding" by adding Spiru-tein to nut milk and blending it in a Nutri-bullet or similar high-speed blender. I've had good success doing this with nut milk (e.g., almond, cashew), but non-nut milks (e.g., rice, oat) don't give me the pudding consistency. I don't know if other protein powders will work.

How do you use protein powder?

Kathy S.
on 5/13/19 12:03 pm - InTheBurbs, XX
RNY on 08/29/04 with

Thanks for the suggestions!

HW:330 - GW:150 - MW:118-125

RW:190 - CW:130

Liz J.
on 5/13/19 12:24 pm - Saint Louis, MO
DS on 11/29/16

I bought powder once and hatted and haven't gone back since! I use Premier Protein drinks... I might be tempted to try their powder... Maybe.

HW: 398.8 SW:356 GW: 175 CW:147

Gina 17 Yrs and Still
Here

on 5/13/19 5:36 pm - Burleson , TX

LIZ - I'm with you! I use Premier liquid, as coffee creamer. I never could get the hang of protein powder, in coffee (some peeps get it down, to a science-I'm NOT one of those peeps!). I have, however been putting a scoop of protein powder in already prepared SF pudding, for 17 years - AWESOME -any flavor works!

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Liz J.
on 5/14/19 5:53 am - Saint Louis, MO
DS on 11/29/16

Might have to try is again...

HW: 398.8 SW:356 GW: 175 CW:147

White Dove
on 5/13/19 10:24 pm

You have to watch calories and carb counts, but I got very good at making cakes, cookies, muffins, pancakes, and candy from protein powder. I no longer do that, but search the internet for recipes from sites like Bariatric Foodie.

Try this: In a blender, mix one cup of fat-free milk and one package of fat-free cream cheese. Add enough protein powder for four shakes and mix it and then blend in a package of sugar free instant pudding, any flavor.

Pour into a pan and you have five minute high protein cheesecake, fat-free and sugar-free five minutes later.

Real life begins where your comfort zone ends

Gina 17 Yrs and Still
Here

on 5/14/19 4:14 am - Burleson , TX

That sounds really good-and easy! Pardon my ignorance, but how many servings should this recipe yield? Four? I can see me sitting down, with the whole pan, and a spoon :)

RNY 4-22-02... HAG=Honest And Genuine

LW: 6lb,10 oz SW:340lb GW:170lb CW:160

I learn something new, EVERY day, from SOME body

kairosgrammy
on 5/14/19 8:08 am
RNY on 10/17/17

Recipe for a latte (or cappucino???): 1/2 to 1 cup coffee, 1/3 to 1/2 c premier protein, 2 tbsp sugar free torani's flavors of choice for premier & torani's. Froth premier protein with torani's, it froths very nicely and pour froth over coffee. Now is that a latte or a cappucino, one has more froth than the other but I can't ever remember which is which.

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Height: 5'2" HW: 331 lbs SW: 279 lbs GW: 130 (originally, I changed to 140) CW: 130 to 135 ish

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NYMom222
on 5/15/19 9:01 pm
RNY on 07/23/14

I have a pumpkin oat muffin recipe that I use protein powder in.

100% whey isolate is not good for baking, Casein or a blend with casein is better.

Make pumpkin brownies with protein frosting. Just mix protein powder with cashew milk and extra sweetener until get a frosting consistency.

Premier and Carbquik makes best protein pancakes

At night I make hot chocolate with my casein protein.

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