Protein Powder: It’s not just for shakes anymore! + Giveaway!

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Winning recipes submitted by Alvina Green and Tandi V.

We always say that protein is the building block of these things we call “muscles”. In addition, protein happens to be one of the most satiating macronutrients – simply stated, it keeps us fuller longer. Unfortunately, protein is underconsumed across the board. We don’t eat nearly enough!!!

Considering protein is one of the major components of carb cycling, and is the perfect companion to both carbs and fat, I figured I’d give a little crash course in one of the most convenient sources of protein: POWDER!!!! And don’t worry…protein powder is NOT just for shakes anymore.

Before we go too far, you should know that NOT all protein powders are created equally. When choosing the powder that is right for you, you should know the difference between an all-protein supplement and a protein meal replacement.

All-protein supplement powder is NOT a complete meal, and should never be consumed as one. Along with this kind of a powder, you would need to add in carbs or fats (or both, depending on the plan you follow) to complete your meal. While this can be a more convenient protein option over meats, you still have a bit of legwork to complete the meal. Choose one that’s low in fat (less than a couple grams), low in carbs (will naturally have around 5 grams), and 15-25 grams of protein per serving (scoop sizes vary per brand).

If you are anything like the Powell Pack, and need your meals ready to go QUICK, then you should look for a protein meal replacement powder. What do we recommend? Our Powell Perfect Protein Shakes, of course. This is why we designed them…because we NEEDED something fast and delicious that we could rely on to give us (and our kids) the nutrition we need.?They are the perfect combination of protein, carbs, and healthy fats, so you get everything you need in one shake! Did I mention how amazing they taste?? Chris and I debate this often – I like the chocolate ice cream, Chris likes the vanilla ice cream ;).  Don’t forget to scroll to the bottom to enter to win some of your own!!

But let’s not get carried away here. We don’t need to confine our favorite powder to a shaker bottle, gosh darn it. There are many other ways to incorporate it into a diet. Here are a few ideas:

  • Sprinkle a spoonful of vanilla protein powder on your oatmeal or favorite whole grain cereal for a bit of added sweetness and an extra punch of protein.
  • Add a spoonful of powder to natural applesauce.
  • Try substituting a ½ cup of protein powder for a ½ cup of flour in your favorite baked goods recipes. You might need to add a bit of liquid since the powder is pretty absorbent.
  • Mix a spoonful into your favorite plain Greek yogurt.
  • Type “creative uses for protein powder” in your favorite search engine, and you’ll be surprised at all the ideas and recipes you’ll find!

Here’s a yummy recipe to try out—it’s Powell Pack approved! 🙂


Powell Protein Pancakes

What you’ll need:

½ cup oatmeal
2 egg whites
1 scoop Powell Perfect Vanilla Ice Cream Protein Shake Powder
¼ cup unsweetened almond milk

What you’ll do:

1. Grind the oatmeal in a blender or food processor.
2. Put the ground oats in a bowl and mix with the rest of the ingredients.
3. Spray a skillet with cooking spray and heat.
4. Add the batter to the skillet and cook on both sides until golden brown.
5. Enjoy with your favorite low calorie syrup, or sliced berries. 🙂

What’s in it:

(per pancake, no syrup or topping—recipe makes two 4″ pancakes): 157.5 calories, 16.25 g protein, 18.5 g carbs, 2.3 g fiber, 1.7 g fat.


And check out these other Powell approved protein powder recipes:

What is your favorite protein powder recipe? Share it in the comments below, and you could win a box of our Powell Perfect Protein Shakes! Contest ended at 11:59 pm EST Thursday, March 20, 2014, and two random winners were announced on Friday, March 21, 2014.

301 Responses

  1. I am looking for a protein shake mix. Could you name a few that you recommend so I could talk to my doctor about it. Thank you.

    1. Hi Eunice: In general, we recommend low fat (less than 3g), low carb (less than 5g), with around 20-25g of protein per serving. Other than that, go with what you like best! 🙂

  2. Vemma is discontinuing the protein shakes 🙁 what type do you suggest now? My favorite was the chocolate. I’m having a hard time switching…

    1. Hi Megan: In general, Chris and Heidi recommend low-fat, low-carb protein powders with around 20 grams of protein per serving. If you’re following one of their carb cycles, this would count as the protein portion of any meal. Hope that helps!

  3. Hi, can you tell me which protein powder you recommend, going to start the extreme cycle on Monday and am trying to get everything together, the store clerk asked me what type and as I am fairly new to the powders I did not know what to say. Thanks.

  4. I use ISO 100 one scoop or Syntha 6 Cookies and cream half scoop
    I added half frozen banana
    one cup unsweetened coconut milk
    1/4 cup almonds

    blend all Delish! it tastes like icecream!

  5. Mm mm I LOVE protein powder and can’t wait to try those pancakes! Honestly, I didn’t know there were so many uses for powder so I’m thrilled about this post 🙂 Ive been eating this everyday for breakfast: 1 frozen banana, 1 tablespoon of peanut butter, 1 cup of almond milk, and a nice big scoop of vanilla protein powder! So easy and simple but amazing. Keeps me full for hours and gives me energy to start the day (and as a full-time college senior, I definitely need the energy!). Thanks for helping me on this journey to find a happier and healthier me 🙂

  6. One scoop vanilla protein powder (sprouted vegan or casein) one scoop almond or coconut flour and three eggs. Delicious protein pancakes. Never tried Powell protein powder but would like to.

  7. I see this is an older post and I didn’t read through all of the comments, but wanted to add that I have rolled fruit in the powder…strawberries, pineapple and melons. The leftover I mix with water or a little unsweetened almond milk. Great snack!

  8. I really LOVE chocolate, but I prefer the vanilla when it comes to the protein shakes. I find the chocolate is to rich!! I want to try those pancakes, sounds delicious!!

  9. Help. I would love to try all of these great recipes involving protein powder, but cannot tolerate any sort of dairy. What “whey free” protein powder do you recommend?
    Thanks for your help. Love your website, show. . everything: )

  10. But what kind of Protein is it, Heidi? I have trouble with different kinds, the best for me is Why Isolate proteins. What kind is yours made from?

  11. Hi Heidi!
    I’ve tried your Powell protein shake Pancake. In the Bod-e program is not aloud to use fat with carbs, so I used skim milk instead of almond milk and I made the pancake with cook paper in the pan! Also works very well, just is not quite as airy and crispy. I’m documenting my 12 Week Challenge on Youtube:
    Thank you for your tips and wish your family all the best!
    Hope we meet us at Vienna in septemper. In Munich we have missed us! I was also pregnant and wanted to make a photo with you! 😉
    Bye Pia

  12. I use 1/2 cup protien powder. Blend with 1 cup cottage cheese and apple sauce pulse with 2 tsp of peanut butter to make cookies dough. Bake at 350 for 6 mins

    1. Do you used 1 cup cottage cheese and 1 cup applesauce? These sound delusions I’d love to try them!

  13. Chocolate protein powder in a blender with a frozen banana and a small scoop of almond butter and some almond milk and add a few cubes of ice. Yum!

  14. Hi. I substitute protein powder in to pancakes, waffles and muffins for our family. I just cut out 1/2 cup of whole wheat flour for the powder. No one can tell!

  15. Dark Chocolate Protein Muffins
    (For all you sweet tooth’s)


    Blended together and baked in 8 muffin cases for approximately 40-45 minutes at 350F:

    1/2 cup of liquid egg whites
    1/2 cup of goji berries
    1/2 cup of quinoa flakes
    1/2 cup of Powell Perfect Ice Cream chocolate protein powder
    1/4 cup of blueberry & apple puree for babies
    3 tbsp of chestnut flour (can buy on Amazon if not in your local store)
    3 tbsp of cocoa powder
    1 tsp of baking soda

  16. I really one use protein powder for shakes and pancakes like outlined above.
    My shake recipe is:
    1 scoop vanilla protein (I’ve been using pea protein lately)
    1/2 tb chia seeds
    1/2 tb flax seeds
    1 cup of fresh spinach
    4 whole strawberries
    1 tb almond butter (optional)
    4oz water
    4oz almond milk (vanilla)
    Blend and drink! If I want some more in my shake I’ll also use coffee in place of the water for a little pick me up!

  17. I love mixing chocolate protein powder with almond milk,frozen banana and peanut butter! I just received Shakeology but would love to try Powell Protein.

  18. I use protein powder in meatloaf, chili, Mac and cheese. Potato leak soup, corn chowder. It’s endless, it blends into plenty good recipes.

  19. Power Protein Balls Oatmeal, Protein, & Peanut Butter.
    No-Bake Energy Bites. Mix all in 1 bowl: 1 cup dry oatmeal, 1 cup peanut butter, 1/2 cup honey, 1/2 cup ground flax seed, 1 scoop protein powder, 1/4 cup dark chocolate chips. Chill for 1 hour. Make into little balls

  20. Here is one of my favorite protein breakfast recipe !

    – 1 Cup of Yogurt (flavor of your choice)
    – 1/4 of a cup of QUICK cooking oatmeal
    – 1/4 of a cup of fruits (fruit of your choice)
    – Protein Powder (optional)

    You mix it, put it in a small Mason jar overnight and the next morning it’s ready to eat ! You can change the yogurt flavour or type of fruit you add and the recipe is always different.
    You can also add Protein Powder / nuts / dark chocolate / Coconut …. Fun to prepare with the kids too !

  21. I have tried Powell protein pancakes and it is so wonderful, and I have also tried many other of Heidi reciepes and I love all of them , they are so good !!

  22. After a hard workout this is my go-to shake! 1 cup unsweetened almond milk, a scoop of your favorite protein powder, 1/2 frozen banana, 1/2 cup frozen blueberries, orange peel and cinnamon! Use a blender to make in into a smoothie. It’s so go you’ll think you’re having dessert!!!!

  23. I love including it in my smoothies, but am looking forward to adding it to other recipes like the ones you mentioned above. 🙂

  24. My favorite way to use Protein powder is in a Smoothie, 1 scoop Protein powder, a cup of fruit- strawberries, blueberries, banana, raspberries, blackberries, cherries, etc, ice, almond milk, chia seeds, & ad some spinach or celery to it!

  25. I found this recipe. I love it! However, I do change it up a bit. So look for my comments/different options that I mention; they will be in ALL CAPS AND/OR IN PARENTHESIS, okay? Great! So here it is – enjoy!


    2 lemons
    4000 mg Vitamin C (buffered ascorbic acid powder or tablets or whatever is in your cupboard that does not include sugar or dyes)
    1 tsp. non irradiated Turmeric powder
    1 flat, tsp. Extra Virgin Coconut Oil
    2 tsp. Whey Protein Powder (I USE 1 SCOOP)
    3 generous pinches of high mineral salt like Celtic Sea Salt (IT REALLY DOES TASTES GOOD – HONEST!)
    3 splashes vanilla extract,
    Pure Stevia Extract to taste
    * Optional 4-8 drops of Therapeutic Grade Essential Oil of Lemon


    1.Peel only the yellow rind off two lemons using a sharp pearling knife, leave as much of the white pith intact (the bioflavonoids in the white are an important, healing component of the drink). Slice each lemon into four chunks, take out the seeds and throw lemon pieces into your blender with 3 cups of water. Blend well.

    2.Time to sieve this liquid because as you?ll want your Canary smooth and creamy. The easiest way is to pour the ingredients through a nylon mesh bag into a bowl or pitcher. You can purchase these bags at a paint store very inexpensively. Squeeze the bag well and allow all the lemony goodness to ooze out. This part is super fun. It?s worth a trip to the paint store for a few of these bags as you can make homemade cheese and almond milk with them. If you want to make this drink now and you don’t have a bag, then use an old nylon stocking or a fine sieve. That?ll work. (I WOULD THINK YOU COULD USE CHEESECLOTH, BUT I ENJOY THE PULP SO I DON’T STRAIN IT)

    3.Pour your fresh juice back into the blender. Add all the other ingredients and blend really well.

    4.Fill a two quart glass mason jar with ice to the tippy top and then pour your SINGING CANARY juice over the ice. If it doesn’t reach the top then add more water to your jar.

    5.Put on a lid on the jar and shake like you are a professional drink mixer. Un cap… taste and … OWN IT!!!!! Quite a bit of stevia is required to combat the strong flavors of lemon pith and turmeric and to balance out the Celtic Sea Salt. If your Canary has too biting a flavor, add a little more stevia and/or vanilla. (I ONLY USE 1 PACKET OF STEVIA.)








    A NOTE ABOUT CRANBERRIES: Also in much the same way as cranberries may help prevent bacterial attachment to the lining of the urinary tract to prevent UTI’S, they may also help prevent attachment of bacteria to the stomach lining. There is already some preliminary evidence that cranberry may help protect us from stomach ulcers in this way.

    Whole cranberries consumed in dietary form?in comparison with purified cranberry extracts consumed in either liquid or dried supplement form?do a better job of protecting our cardiovascular system and our liver. Several groups of researchers have summarized their health benefit findings by pointing out that it is the synergy among cranberry nutrients (rather than individual cranberry components) that is responsible for cranberry’s health benefits. This synergy is only found in the whole berry as consumed in food form. This rule about whole dietary intake appears to apply to the antioxidant benefits, anti-inflammatory benefits, and anti-cancer benefits of cranberry.

    An adrenal healer, cancer fighter and slimming sipper. It is 2 quarts of sustaining liquid, low in calories but dense in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.

    The first reason this shake is a fat burner is because it is laced with turmeric. Turmeric intake is directly associated with increased healthy fat loss and decreased insulin. Curcumin, a plant based polyphenol found in turmeric, helps regulate the body’s metabolism. Its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory mechanisms actively fight against obesity.

    High levels of inflammation are associated with obesity due to the presence of immune cells called macrophages in the body’s fat tissue. These cells produce cytokine molecules that inflame the organs of the body. Turmeric taking center stage in the SINGING CANARY suppresses the number and activity of these nasty, inflaming, cells.

    The inclusion of lemon in the Singing Canary adds strength to its weight loss abilities by reducing hunger. Lemons also control blood sugar by slowing down the absorption of sugar into the body. The inclusion of the therapeutic grade, lemon essential oil kicks this up an extra notch.

    The Extra Virgin coconut oil which gives the SINGING CANARY its orange creamsicle dreaminess and helps to melt fat by raising your thermogenic temperature. The Middle Chain Fatty acids in coconut oil are metabolized into immediate energy not fat, so you?ll feel like moving more which burns even more calories.

    Heidi, Chris, and Company:
    This recipe is a great springtime refresher! I feel better, have more energy after drinking it. And better knowing I have treated myself well with a healthy great tasting elixir of nutrition!

    1. Hi Heidi quick question for you I just received my first order of your boost and protein shake and I am wondering when you make your shake how long do you have to drink it I don?t know if there?s a timeline if I could make them the night before and drink it in the morning or what do you suggest thank you and by the way delicious

    2. Hi Tina: We have people who make their shakes ahead of time and those who make them right before they enjoy them. Do what you like best, and we’re so excited you love it! 🙂

  26. My post workout shake 🙂
    1 cup almond milk (unsweetened)
    1 cup frozen blueberries
    1 cup frozen banana
    2 scoops Optimum Nutrition whey protein

    My evening shake 🙂
    1 cup almond milk (unsweetened)
    1 tbsp almond butter
    1 scoop casein protein

  27. My favorite protein recipe is adding a 1/2 scoop of chocolate protein to my hot bowl of oatmeal along with a 1 tbs of sunflower butter. Mix it up and it tastes just like a no-bake cookie!

  28. Never tried anything other than shakes using protein powder 🙁 But these pancakes are mouth watering…will def try!!

  29. No Bake Protein Bars with no Nasty After Taste. Put all dry in Lg. bowl : 3 C. Oats,3 C. Protein Powder(any flavor,I like Cookies & Cream best),1/2 C. Flax, 4 oz. Cocoa,1 C. Slivered Almonds,1 C. Chopped Walnuts. Then put 16 oz.Honey,16 oz. Natural Peanut Butter,3 TBSP. Coconut Oil in pan and heat on medium continually stirring til smooth(don’t let it burn). Then pour it over the dry ingredients, mix in, then knead it with your hands. Pour in sprayed 17×9 pan & press in firmly, Chill 2 hrs. Cut into 30, 291 Calories,15 Protein,28 Carbs,4 Fiber,15 Healthy Fats,9 Chol.,137 Sodium,14 Sugar. Keeps in Refrigerator 4 weeks or More, great to Freeze. Can keep out on the counter also. This is the 1st. Protein Bar that I have ever tasted that Taste like a Treat. * If you use Chocolate Protein Powder it taste more like a Brownie.

  30. I don’t have a favorite recipe yet, excited to try more things with protien powder. I currently add half a scoop to my morning oatmeal, will be adding it to my greek yogurt snack this afternoon. Would love to try the Powell Pack Protien. Thanks!

  31. Great and yummy recipe! !!! I can’t wait to try without your vanilla ice cream protection powder 🙂

  32. The shake I drink every morning:
    8 oz Almond Milk
    1 scoop Powell Perfect Vanilla Ice Cream Protein Powder
    1/2 tsp peanut butter
    1/4 cup frozen blueberries
    1 or 2 spinach ice cubes (i cook spinach and then freeze into ice cube trays)
    2 ice cubes


    I have also made a “Butterfinger” Shake
    8 oz Almond Milk
    1 Scoop Powell Perfect Vanilla Ice Cream Protein Powder
    2 Tbsp Sugar Free/Fat Free Butterscotch pudding mix
    1 squeeze of sugar free chocolate syrup
    1 tsp peanut butter
    2 ice cubes

  33. I make protein muffins!!

    1 Cup ground oats
    1/2 scoop chocolate protein powder
    1 Large egg
    5 egg whites

    Makes 4 muffins! 2 per serving. Nice quick and easy breakfast!!!

  34. Strawberry Bomb

    I scoop protien powder, your favorite flavor
    1cup fresh strawberries cleaned and prepped and frozen
    1cup almond milk
    Blend together to make a yummy ‘soft serve bomb’

  35. I mix a chocolate protein powder with 1/2 cup of almond milk, 1/2 cup of plain Greek yogurt, 1/2 banana, and a tsp. of chia seeds. And blend with ice….delicious!

  36. Hi!!
    The protein powder sold in my country has 15gr, 10gr prot and 0gr fat.
    This is not a very good deal isn’t it?
    I’ve been trying to find another one similar to your but doesn’t seem to exist here in my country.(Argentina)
    Do you know of any brand here to reccomend?
    Thank you

  37. Bananas, Vanilla Protein powder, Coconut, Dark chocolate chips, Applesauce unsweetened, oatmeal instant, pb2 peanut butter or almond butter. Mix and bake. Yummmy!

  38. 1/4 cup ricotta cheese
    1/4 cup heavy cream
    1/4 cup egg beaters
    1/2 tsp vanilla
    1 scoop vanilla protein powder
    1tbs instant espresso
    7 ice cubes
    Blend until smooth

  39. Fast and Easy, from the Livestrong website: No-Bake Vanilla Protein Cake

    INGREDIENTS: 1 egg, 3 tbsp. applesauce, 2 tbsp. syrup, 3 tbsp. milk, ? tsp. vanilla extract, 2 tbsp. flour, 3 tbsp. pancake mix, 1 scoop vanilla protein powder. DIRECTIONS: Place the eggs, applesauce, syrup, milk, and vanilla extract into a blender and blend until very well mixed. Add the flour, pancake mix, and protein powder to the mixture and resume blending. Pour the mixture into a non-stick bowl and microwave for 2 minutes. If it still looks wet at the top, microwave for an additional 10 seconds at a time until you see the consistency you want.

  40. Mint ice cream shake

    1/2c crushed ice ( more to make it thicker)
    1 scoop vanilla protein powder
    1/2c frozen kale
    1/2-3/4c milk of choice
    1/4t mint or peppermint extract

    Blend away! Enjoy morning,noon or night.

  41. My favorite protein shake is Mint Ice Cream. You have that feeling of eating ice cream in the morning.
    1/2c crushed ice (add more to make thicker)
    1 scoop protein powder vanilla
    1/2c frozen kale
    1/4t of mint or peppermint extract

    Blend away!

  42. I have several kinds of protein powders I use. I personally love Sun Warrior vanilla!! I also make quite a few recipes from protein powders from pancakes, oatmeal, to desserts!! Would be great to try your product. Thanks for the offer!!

  43. One scoop chocolate protein powder
    One cup unsweetened almond milk
    One banana (medium size)
    And one scoop all natural peanut butter!
    Ice as desired blend and enjoy!!
    My favorite thus far!!!

  44. Thanks for the recipes. Can’t wait to try them. I do small banana, handful of spinach, handful of baby kale, dash of cinnamon, 5 ice cubes, 1/2 cup or so of unsweetened almond milk, scoop of vanilla protein powder & scoop of powdered peanut butter

  45. I recently found a almond joy cheesecake recipe that calls for protein powder that I absolutely love! Ingredients are all natural and low in calories. LOVE!

  46. I love chocolate protein powder (1 scoop) with plain Greek yogurt (200 g) and 1-2 kiwis sliced inside. It’s my favorite morning snack.

  47. 1 scoop Protein Powder (Chocolate flavor)
    1 handful of frozen mixed fruit which contains strawberries, mango, pineapple and banana
    3/4 C ice
    8 oz Almond milk
    1 tsp wheat grass
    2 leaves of fresh kale
    Blend until broken down and thoroughly blended
    Sometimes it takes more ice. When I am done it is icy and thick like a shake and has to be eaten with a spoon.

  48. I am a “newbie” to the delights of protein powder, but I enjoy the vanilla powder in muffins (although I need to add a little applesauce to compensate)!!

  49. Protein cookies: 1cup oats, 2ripe bananas,raisins , almond ices and 1scoop protein powder. Mix and bake at 350 for 10-15 min

  50. 3 cups oatmeal
    2 scoops protein powder
    1 tsp cinn.
    1 tsp vanilla
    2 tsp unsweetened cocoa
    3/4 cup almond milk
    1 banana
    2 tsp honey
    Cocoanut for topping
    1 cup raisins

    Sift all the dry ingredients together. Then add the liquids. Mash together in a bowl to create your “Dough.”

    Line a med sized tupperware dish with wax paper (how deep do you want your bars to be?) and mash your “Dough” into this. Top with desired amount of coconut, and cover. Refrigerate for 3 hrs.

    Remove from container via the wax paper, and slice into “Bars.”


  51. new to using protein shake. So far have just done the water, almond, milk and powder. planning on making the pancakes with blueberries on top on Saturday morning.

  52. I love mixing protein powder (usually one scoop) with greek yogurt. We toss chocolate protein powder, 0% fage greek yogurt and strawberries together, freeze, and enjoy delicious (almost) guilt free frozen yogurt! If I’m in a hurry….we eat it non frozen!

  53. I made my own protein bars,peanut butter, honey,protein powder, oats, flax, chia seeds and blueberries. I got a lot of compliments on them. Would love to try your protein powder!!!

  54. I love love love the Powell Perfect vanilla Icecream shake! I have tried many others and they don’t compare to that artistically made shake. I’m ready to order some more!

  55. Recovery Rice Krispies INGREDIENTS: 🙂 YUMMY
    1 ? cups Rice Krispies cereal, 1 ? tbsp. honey, 2 tbsp. reduced fat butter, ? cup oatmeal, ? tsp. vanilla extract, 2 scoops vanilla protein powder. DIRECTIONS: Preheat oven to 325 F. Lightly coat a 9×9 baking pan with cooking spray. Mix all the ingredients together in a large bowl, then scoop onto the baking pan. Cook for 10-15 minutes or until the mixture is crisp.

  56. My protein shake most of the time is made up of 1cup almond milk, 1/2 cup frozen organic strawberries, 1-2 cups fresh organic spinach & 2 scoops of Arbonne choc protein powder, sometimes I’ll add like chia seeds, maca root powder or blueberries as well!!

  57. The only kind of protein shakes I’ve had is Slim Fast and Muscle Milk. I would love to try yours and also try the powder with the suggestions you had.

  58. I enjoy both the vanilla and chocolate, but I feel I have more smoothie options with the vanilla. This is the smoothie I’ve been addicted to lately!

    Berry Breakfast Smoothie
    1 scoop vanilla protein powder
    8oz unsweetened vanilla almond milk
    1/4 cup frozen unsweetened strawberries
    1/4 cup frozen unsweetened blueberries
    Dash of ground cinnamon
    1 tsp pure vanilla extract

    A Magic Bullet Blender is highly recommend too!

  59. Chocolate protein powder

    Pb2 or peanut butter (depending on if I need more or less cals that day)

    Stevia (I prefer Stevita brand)

    Coconut milk

    Cacao nibs (just a few to add a bit of texture)


    The cacao make it taste like chocolate chunk. I blend it in my magic bullet and BAM! Delish!

  60. I didn’t know you could use protein powder in place of other ingredients! I’m gonna try those pancakes now!

  61. Breakfast Shake

    8 oz. unsweetened almond milk
    1 scoop vanilla protein powder
    1/2 tsp. cinnamon
    1 cup frozen blueberries, or any fruit you like

    Put everything in blender and process until smooth.

  62. Chocolate protein powder with almond milk, PB2 and ice. So good! My son thinks it taste like a chocolate shake, but way better for you! Love your page!

  63. I LOVE chocolate almond milk with chocolate protein powder a small banana and PB2! Oh and I throw spinach in there too 🙂

  64. Our family loves the Powell protein pancakes as a nice Saturday morning breakfast treat! We use the chocolate ice cream powder for an extra fun kick

  65. Easy–protein powder, malted milk, ice, water-blend and drink! OR protein powder, coffee, ice blend and drink-easy and YUM

  66. My favorite way to use protein powder is in a smoothie for after a workout and in snack balls made with oats, cocoa powder, and nut butter!

  67. I’m just starting to change my health habits so I don’t have any recipes yet. But I’m excited to try a lot of these ones! I’ve only used my protein powder in a shake after a workout so far.

  68. I just love to fill my blender half way with spinach lettuce. Then add ice, water, a tablespoon of peanut butter. I mix that all up and then add protein powder and shake it up in my blender cup. I get my veggies, protein, and fat. It is a smoothie but I like the peanut butter:)

    I also make ice cream in my blender with fruit and ice and a little almond milk. We have added protein powder to it too and make Popsicles for the kids!!

  69. My protein smoothie consists of:

    1 cup on almond milk
    I banana
    1 tablespoon of PB2 with chocolate cocoa added
    1scoop of chocolate soy protein
    Ice cubes to thicken

    Yummo, so delicious and I think healthy but yougys are the experts :-). Would love to try yours

  70. When im in a rush in the morning a put a scoop of my cinnamon protein powder in my coffee! Protein plus caffine punch:)

  71. Pumpkin protein waffles! 3 egg whites, 1/4 cup oats, 1/4 cup pur?ed pumpkin, 1scoop chocolate protein powder, dash of cinnamon, dash of baking soda, add a little water, blend it all up and throw into the greased waffle iron! Serve topped w a little PB2 and some fresh berries…yum!!

  72. No bake protein balls
    1 scoop chocolate protein powder
    1 cup dry oats
    2/3 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
    1/4 cup flax meal
    1/4 cup enjoy life chocolate chips
    1/3 cup raw honey
    1/4-1/3 cup almond milk
    Stir all ingredients together,refrigerate or freeze for 30 mins. (Less in freezer) roll into balls of about an inch in diameter. Keep in fridge covered tightly. About 50 cals. Per ball and lots of good healthy fat and protein.

  73. My recipe didn’t show up under my comment so I am trying again. Found it floating around on Pinterest. Yum!

    1 Cup dates
    1/2 Cup peanut butter
    1 Cup Oats
    1/4 Cup Flax seed
    1 tsp vanilla
    3 T unsweetened almond milk
    1 1/2-2 scoops vanilla protein power

  74. Our favorite in our house is the Peanut Butter power Bars! I cut them small because they are gone in about 2-3 days! We make them at least 1 time a week! <3 them!

  75. There are so many! Let’s see if I remember right, unsweetened almond milk with peanut butter (?), scoop of sugarless chocolate pudding mix, scoop of sugarless butterscotch pudding mix, spinach and ice and blend. Its one of your buddy Drews protein shakes. Taste like a butterfinger!

  76. I used to use a different protein powder and can’t find it locally any more. I would love to find a replacement! I have not tried this kind, but love Chris and Heidi!! I love spinach smoothies with 2 T peanut butter, 1/2 banana, 1 scoop protein powder, 3 c. spinach, 3/4 c almond milk.. Even my kids love it!!

  77. I wouldn’t make it without these brownies. 1 scoop whey protein powder, 1Tb flax seed, 2/3c egg whites, 2Tb cocoa powder and 8 drops chocolate liquid stevia. You can add a tablespoon of Nutella to make it a little more moist. Play with your toppings. 2Tb mixed with vanilla liquid stevia and drizzled on top or maybe half a teaspoon of Hershey’s syrup with banana and strawberry slices! Don’t forget to top it with reddi whip low fat! 🙂

  78. I haven’t ventured far beyond shakes and smoothies yet with my powders. I’d love to try your pancake recipe soon though.

  79. That butterfinger recipe sounded great! I usually do choc protein with pb powder and banana and strwberries. Mmmm.

  80. I love my protein shakes with spinach and any kind if frozen fruit for a wonderful healthy shake. Look forward to making the pancakes!

  81. My favorite way to use your protein (other than the delicious shake) is to make banana pancakes.

    1 banana mashed well
    1 egg
    1 egg white
    1/2 scoop Powell Protein Powder (PPP)

    Mis well and cook over medium heat. Makes three thin pancakes that are so delicious, you don’t need anything else on them!

  82. One of my fav flavors is pina colada
    I use the Total Soy Protein meal Replacement Shake
    with vitamin and minerals in vanilla to make my own flavors

    I use 1/2 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
    I scoop of shake mix…. 140 cal
    1/4 tsp of coconut extract 0 cal
    1 cup unsweetened almond milk 30 cal per ser.

    would love to try the Vemma protein for the recipes, Like to share it with my father who is diabetic and does not eat enough protein in a day

  83. I’m just starting, so I don’t have any recipes yet. I’m still trying to replace my unhealthy habits with healthy choices. I can’t wait to try some of these recipes!

  84. Overnight Oats: mashed banana, unsweetened almond milk, chia seeds, steel cut oats, vanilla extract, vanilla protein powder and cinnamon. Combine in mason jar, shake, let sit in fridge overnight.

  85. Easy Pancakes

    1 scoop of any flavor protein powder & water

    Mix the water in the powder until it’s the consistency of pancake batter. make it just like any other pancake! 😀 Fast and Easy!

  86. I had never thought of using the protein powder in a recipe! But I love them with frozen banana and a Tbls of peanut butter. Yum!

  87. 1 scoop vanilla protein
    1 cup plain Greek yogurt
    2 packets splenda
    1-2 tsp vanilla extract
    1/2 cup strawberries

    Mix together well…add strawberries last and it tastes just like strawberry cheesecake…. And so much protein for a ridiculously amazing snack!

  88. 1 scoop protein powder
    8 oz. almond milk
    1/4 cup baby spinach
    4 frozen strawberries or 1/4 cup mixed berries
    4 ice cubes
    1 T flax meal
    BLEND = YUM!

  89. I have a black bean brownie recipe that uses protein powder. A great little healthy snack with a boost of protein to keep me full!

  90. Mint Chocolate Chip Protein Oatmeal:
    1/2 cup oatmeal
    4oz plain greek yogurt
    1 scoop chocolate protein powder
    10 chocolate chips
    green food coloring
    mint extract

    Cook the oatmeal to your liking and add in the scoop of protein powder and then put in fridge to cool. to greek yogurt and add two drops of green food coloring and 2 two drops of mint extract and mix. Once oatmeal is cooled, scoop yogurt on top of oatmeal and sprinkle chocolate chips on top and enjoy.

  91. A butterfinger shake is my favorite. Vanilla or chocolate powder, 1 1/2c almond milk, 1 tbls peanut butter or pb2, and 1 tbls sugar free fat free butterscotch pudding powder with ice and blended.

  92. I used Beverly international UMP when I was training for competition and the chocolate makes great pudding, all you had to do was add water.

  93. I like to make homemade protein bars made with oatmeal, honey, natural peanut butter cocoa powder unsweetened and protein powder

  94. I’m just getting started on my Bod-e Transformation so I don’t have any new health-appropriate recipes, but that oatmeal choco-shake powder pancake w//fresh fruit recipe looks SO DELICIOUS, I think it will be this family’s new favorite. Thanks to all other posting recipes. Win or not, I can’t wait to try some.

  95. I make mine with 1/2 cup frozen raspberries, a banana, 1 cup unsweetened coconut milk and 3 tablespoons of protein powder. Delicious way to start the day! Any frozen berry works here. 🙂

  96. My favorite, I call it the “Green Dream”, its – 1 scoop vanilla protein powder ? 1 cup mixed berries (semi frozen/thawed or fresh) ? 1 spoonful plain greek yogurt ? 1 good handful fresh spinach ? 1 serving size pack of powder stevia ? 1/4-1/2 cup of water (depending if you want more frozen like or liquidy) and a handful of ice, depending on berries. I drink this in the morning as a quick breakfast, more of a liquidy drink or I will have for a dinner/dessert on a high carb day, more frozen like where I can spoon it 😉 it tastes delicious and it also satisfies a sweet tooth. I took it one step ahead – bought a plastic popsicle maker thing at the dollar store – poured this mixture inside (liquidy) froze and Wa-lah! Green dream protein pops! The best part is the above recipe (1 serving) made 4 popsicles! Talk about a snack! 😉 IG: @missash007 I will be posting my creations soon 🙂 I love you Powell Pack! I would love to get a #PowellPackApproval on my creation 😉 ?

  97. My fav is frozen bananas, 1 T PB2, 1 scoop vanilla protein powder, and enough unsweetened vanilla almond milk to cover the bananas. Blend it and suck it down! My little 18-month-old gets sooo excited when he sees me making one 🙂 he loves them, too!

  98. The pancakes look good and gluten free too. I am allergic to egg whites, what could be used as a substitute?

  99. I haven’t done much with protein powder except mix it with some almond milk. I don’t love it but can tolerate it. Looking at all these recipes is really helpful. Gonna try some new things. Thanks!!!

  100. I’m new to protein powder so I don’t have a favorite recipe yet. I’m excited to try all of yours!! Hope I win!!

  101. I love a portable, power-packed breakfast I where I can switch up the tastes according to the day, my activities and even the weather. I start with a base of unsweetened almond milk, protein powder and 1/2 c. nonfat, unflavored organic yogurt (secret beauty tip, girls). Then I often add berries, a banana, or other fruit in season. If I want to indulge my sweet tooth a bit, I cut back on the fruit and add peanut butter, some chocolate baking powder for flavor and/or a splash of flavor extracts (vanilla, coconut, black walnut, etc.)

  102. I use Herbalife meal replacement. 2 scoops or powder soy milk spinach or greek yogurt and a touch of cinnamon yummy

  103. My fav is apple pie protein shake!
    Scoop of vanilla protein powder, almond milk, half of a diced apple (or sugar free all natural applesauce) a dash of cinnamon and nutmeg, ice and blend… yum!

  104. Right now I like to make a Butterfinger protein shake … Unjury chocolate protein powder, 8 oz almond milk, 1 Tb SF Butterscotch pudding, 1 Tb PB2 and 4-5 ice cubes! Blend and enjoy!

  105. I don’t currently have On my way! Since I am just now exploring meal replacement protein powders, but those pancake sure look incredibly tasty to me! I really like the idea of the convenience of putting it in my oatmeal too. That one may very we’ll be breakfast tomorrow!

  106. My favorite recipe is as follows
    2 cups oatmeal
    1cup of honey
    1 cup protein powder
    1cup flaxseed powder
    1 cup dried fruit no added sugar
    1 cup organic peanut or any other nut butter

    Mix it all together and spread on a sheet pan. Refrigerate and cut into squares!

  107. My FAVORITE would be protein waffles with strawberries on top nut I also love mixing it into smoothies!

  108. 1 scoop Vanilla Protein powder, 1/2 cup frozen raspberries, 1tbsp flax, 1 tbsp coconut flakes, alomond milk

  109. I use Greek yogert, coconut milk, 1 small apple, 1/2 banana, a few small chunks of pineapple (a little juice too), 2scoops of my protein powder, and a hefty handful of spinach- all in a blender for a few minutes – and enjoy!

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  110. Love them both and I can’t wait to try all those recipe.

    I keep the Bode Shake simple….crushed ice, cup of skim milk and blend it up….it’s my breakfast every morning.

    Love you guys!

  111. I don’t have a favorite recipe but looking for them. I am 47 have Hashimoto Disease
    and hormonal imbalance with migraine headaches. Any help would be appreciated. I want to healthy first, then lose 25 pounds. Thank you

  112. I make a protein smoothie for breakfast everyday. I use 1/2 – 1 scoop of protein powder (not meal replacement), 1 1/2 cups unsweetened vanilla almond milk, 1Tbsp chia seeds, 2 – 3 cups frozen berries (strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries and sometimes cherries), a little honey to sweeten. It makes about 32 ounces and is delicious!

  113. Protein balls, peanut butter or Nutella. 1 cup oats, 1/2 cup honey, 3/4 cup of your favorite peanut butter, scoop of protein powder. I love these made with Nutella, almost like chocolate fudge!

  114. My favorite:
    2/3 cup almond milk
    Scoop of vanilla protein powder
    1/2 bana
    Buch of spinach
    1 tsp. of mint extract and ice
    You can also throw in some dark choc. Bits too!

  115. These pancakes are my new favorite recipe, love the idea of making pancakes with protein powder!!

  116. I always put some vanilla in my smoithies with some frozen banana, pineapple, mango and spinach. Occasionally I add a bit of coconut extract for a pub a colada effect. Love reading all the other ideas and am looking forward to trying some out!

  117. I used the chocolate powder and add 8 oz milk, one banana and a tablespoon of peanut butter and blend it before going to the gym.

  118. I love Heidi’s protein cookies, especially on my low-carb days. They are so good topped with natural honey roasted peanut butter.

  119. I’m a mom of 5 and would luv to try your shakes. Sometimes I don’t have time to eat or I forget to eat which makes me very hangry “angry and hungry” lol

  120. Im not familiar with protein powder and not sure where i can buy good products here in Canada. Those recipes look really good !!! Time to try 🙂

  121. 1- scoop vanilla protein powder
    1 – tablespoon PB2 (chocolate or regular)
    1 – cup plain oatmeal (steel cut or instant)
    Sprinkle handful of fresh berries of your choice or sliced banana

    Yum !!

  122. I’ve recently got into using protein powder. I recently just made banana French toast with sprouted grain bread. In the egg mixture, I used almond milk, eggs, egg whites, cinnamon and protein powder! So yummy !!

  123. I love to use protein powder! My most recent favourite is Vanilla Protein Crepes!
    1/2 scoop of vanilla protein powder
    1/3 cup of egg whites
    1tbs of coconut flour
    Cinnamon to taste
    1/4 tsp raw honey
    Mix well
    Cook in a 10 inch frying pan flipping until golden brown
    Top with your favourite topping.
    And enjoy !!!

  124. Protein shake breakfast bars. So delish!!!! 1/2 C. Honey, 1/2 c. PB2 powdered peanut butter (prepared), 3TBS water, 1 C. protein powder. (Any flavor), 1 cup quick oats and 2 C. Rice crispies.mix the first three ingredients together. Mix in the dry ingredients now. Press into an 8×8 pan. Put in fridge for an hour. Cut into 8 portions.

  125. we have smoothies in the morning
    8 oz almond milk
    1- frozen spinach cubes
    1/3 frozen banana
    scoop of protein powder
    and about 4 frozen strawberries
    blend and drink…yummy

  126. My favorite protein snack when I’m craving something sweet is Faux Cheesecake. 1/2 cup of cottage cheese, scoop of vanilla or choc protein powder, cinnamon, refrigerate for half hour or longer and voila. Taste just like cheesecake filling. Put in some Enjoy Life Chocolate chips for a little extra deliciousness!

  127. I actually never ever tried a protein powder but I want to try some . I just recently start following you and Chris and you are beautiful and amazing. Me and my husband started our healthy journey in October and toguether we have lost 50 pounds. Thanks for being an inspiring couple and even if I don’t win I already win by learning about protein powder. Thanks from Solange

  128. I’ve never tried any protein shakes. I am still trying to figure out all that stuff. What to have and not to have. I’m in the gym for 45 mins a day I figured thats a start. Being

  129. frozen banana, chocolate protein powder, almond milk, ice and spinach put in blender. delicious!

  130. I have been mixing protein shakes with various different brands for years now and adding them to cereal occasionally as well. However, my absolute favorite protein powder to date is the Peanut Butter Power Fudge!! I have to remind myself not to eat the entire pan when I make it! 🙂 Everyone I’ve shared it with just LOVES it! I’ve been wanting to try the Powell shakes too! Thank you for the contest!

  131. PB protein squares:
    1 3/4c honey, 2c PB micro for 90 sec stir
    Mix in 2 c vanilla protein powder and 3c rolled oats
    Press dough into ungreased 9×13 dish.
    Fridge for 1 hour then cut into 2″squares. Keep in fridge. Tastes like cookie dough!

  132. I like mixing chocolate protein powder with little bit of water(I usually add about 2-3TB per scoop)…mix to make a pancake like batter. Pour batter on a big dinner plate 12″ put plate in microwave cook it for 3 minutes on high…then spread 1TB peanut butter over top of the spreads nicely over a warm pancake, then I cut mine into triangle pieces like a pizza..I call it my peanut butter protein cookie

  133. I love your blog! My favorite way to get my protein is vanilla protein powder blended with a banana, some peanut butter, some unsweetened vanilla almond milk and ice! Tastes like ice cream 😉

  134. I love to mix the chocolate Vemma powder with banana and peanut butter!
    I also like to mix the vanilla with a drop or 2 of peppermint extract!

  135. My favorite protien recipe is Jaime Eason’s cinnamon swirl protien bread. So delicious, low calorie, and full of protien!

  136. Unsweetened cranberry juice with frozen cranberries, Greek yogurt and vanilla protein powder ….delicious!!!

  137. I haven’t tried the Powell protein but right now my favorite is cookies & cream! I also use unsweetened vanilla almond milk and I looove cinnamon in mine! I cant wait to try this pancake recipe- my husband loves pancakes so this way I can enjoy them too !!!

  138. I like to add my protein powder to my smoothies ….. Almond coconut milk….. Some Pb2…& maybe a banana….;). Would love to try Powell Perfect protein !

  139. One of my favorite recipes to use my protein powder in, is to make protein no bake power balls! Super yummy!

  140. Protein powder breaded chicken
    1/2 cup protein powder
    Unsweetened coconut
    Egg whites
    Dip chicken in egg whites then in the mixture of protein powder/coconut
    Bake yummy

  141. I haven’t tried anything except shakes. I like chocolate protein powder with natural pb and banana, almond milk, water and ice.

  142. Protein Snickers Pudding!!!
    1 scoop chocolate protein powder (whey during the day, casein at night)
    2tbsp PB2 (powdered peanut butter, or 1tbsp any nut butter)
    2tbsp sugar-free caramel (or 1/2tsp caramel extract)
    1/4c unsweetened almond milk

    To make it a yogurt, halve the recipe and use 1/2c (4oz) plain fat free Greek yogurt instead of almond milk.

  143. Protien pancakes 1 scoop protien powder 1 tbsp whole wheat flour
    1/2 tsp baking powder cinnamon steevia and 3/4 cup of egg whites. Cook like pancakes or waffles sooo yummy!

  144. Chocolate Mug Cake

    1 scoop chocolate casein
    1 tsp unsweetened cocoa powder
    3 tsp coconut flour
    1/2 tsp baking powder
    1 packet stevia
    4 TB egg whites
    3 TB unsweetened almond milk

    Mix all ingredients well (spoon is better than whisk).
    Spray the inside of a mug with cooking spray. Pour mix into the mug.
    Microwave on high for 2 minutes

  145. I love my protein powder! I use vanilla protein powder, chia seeds, banana, almond milk and ice. A few minutes in the blender and I’ve got my protein and a extra boost of energy with my chia seeds. I also almond milk, protein powder, and chia seeds to make a yummy pudding.

  146. I use vanilla of whatever is in sale each week. Helps me make great smoothies to start my day and an awesome mid afternoon snack.

  147. Its still a shake, but I make it in lieu of a milkshake when I’m craving ice cream, especially after a good evening workout. I call it the chunky monkey!

    8 oz. Skim milk or almond milk
    One scoop peanut butter protein powder
    One whole banana
    One tablespoon peanut butter

    Blend to your desired consistency

  148. My favorite protein powder recipe is a Pumpkin protein bar. It uses canned pumpkin, oatmeal flour, egg whites, spices, honey, protein powder and nuts…

  149. My favorite smoothie: 1 scoop vanilla protein powder, 1 cup kale or spinach, 1 cup frozen mixed berries, 1/2 banana, and water.

  150. I love the Powell peanut butter chocolate fudge! Delish! It doesn’t linger around our house for very long. Our kids love it!

  151. I’m hooked on the Bode chocolate shake w/ almond butter, 1/2 banana, and unsweetened vanilla almond milk. I also like the vanilla shake w/ almond butter, frozen blueberries or frozen tropical fruit. Vemma Bode shakes=BEST SHAKES EVER, and I’ve tried pretty much all of them!
    Thanks Heidi and Chris!!

  152. I love making homemade protien bars with the chocolate fudge protein powder. I would love to win some of yours so I can use it in my protein bars.

  153. My favorite is Peanut butter & banana smoothie! Vanilla powder, almond milk, pb2, and frozen bananas! Yum! But can’t wait to try other recipes.

  154. I take vanilla protein powder, 1 cup milk and add 5 frozen strawberries so I have a strawberry version. Sometimes I add some freshly squeezed oj too

  155. Isopure vanilla protein powder (1 scoop), 1/2 frozen banana, 1/2 cup frozen berries, spinach ( A pinch), almond milk (unsweetened) pour until covers everything, blend and enjoy!

  156. 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
    1cup kale
    1/2 cup frozen raspberries
    1/2 cup frozen blackberries
    Watee or orange juice
    2 tbsp flaxseed ground

  157. Hey Powell Pack! Thank you for being such positive role models from family to fitness. You guys are such an inspiration!
    I am fairly new to the world of protein powders and it has been a task to find high quality protein with no added chemicals. I would LOVE to win Powell Perfect Protein Shakes. I am a “Bode” so how perfect would that be

  158. I like to add some vanilla protein powder to all my smoothies. 1 put one scoop with about 2 cup of little fruits and some raspberry/cranberry juice. Its delicious!

  159. I agree with Chris, I love the vanilla. Using the vanilla allows me to change up the flavor easier. I love mixing the protein powder, water or almond milk, 1/2 banana and peanut butter. It reminds me of my favorite peanut butter shake from the local drive-in. I know the peanut butter adds extra calories and fat, but I like to eat a bigger breakfast.

  160. I love protein powder but haven’t tried the powell protein powder so winning would be great. I love mine mixed with almond milk 1/4 banana a couple of strawberries and 2 cups of spinach….Great way to get protein and veggies

  161. I have just started on the journey of protein powder and the wonders that more protein in a diet can do, so I do not have a favorite recipe since I am just starting. I would love to win this giveaway so that I can try the Vemma protein powder to make shakes and different foods for myself and my family. I have tried the BODE drinks and loved them and would love to try the protein powder!

  162. My favorite protein powder recipe is Heidi’s Peanut Butter Power Fudge. It is so simple to make and so tasty! My husband and kids love it too!

  163. Protein powder is a great protein source! I add it to a cup of almond milk in a container that I can shake and take my fav whole grain cereal with it. Then for a meal on the go just shake, add cereal, and enjoy. Also try a scoop in your coffee in place of artificial sweeteners or sugar laced creamers!

  164. Hello!!!
    My favorite protein powder recipe is Pi?a Colada protein shake, which you can make it with
    – 1 cup of pineapple (fresh or frozen)
    – 1 banana (fresh or frozen)
    – ? to 1 cup of coconut milk (depending on how thick you like the consistency)
    – protein powder
    – sometimes I add a little bit of green tea (optional)
    and that is it!! great after a workout!
    Add everything to a blender and smooth it out!

    2 c Organic Peanut Butter
    1 3/4 c Honey or Agave
    2 1/4 c protein powder
    3 cups oats
    Heat Peanut Butter and Honey in microwave until both are liquid and smooth, add protein powder then oats, Spread in 9×13 pan, refrigerate and cut into 24 squares! Perfect for on the go!

  166. My go-to protein powder recipe is a chocolate banana smoothie. 1 scoop of chocolate protein powder, 1 banana, and 1 cup of sugar free chocolate almond milk. It is soo yummy and makes a good treat!

  167. My go to protein shake recipe is: 2oz water, 1 scoop protein powder, 1/2 banana, 1/2 cup frozen strawberries, and 1/2 cup plain,organic yogurt (I sometimes add 1-2 tablespoons ground flax seed to add more fiber!)Mix in blender and enjoy! Without flax, it’s approx 260 calories!:)

  168. Yes, protein pancakes are where it’s at! I like to add a little bit of natural peanut butter and top with some fruit preserves for pbnj protein pancakes 😀

  169. I just love using protein powder in my shakes….use the chocolate with a frozen banana and some unsweetened coconut milk….so amazing!!!

  170. Protein powder, frozen strawberries, some cocoa powder, a couple of handfuls of spinach, and a little almond milk. Yum!

  171. Instead of breading chicken with flour I use a generic protein powder mixed with a little bit of fat free parm cheese and Italian seasonings. It is yummy!

  172. I have been using Vanilla protein shake with banana and blueberries. I would LOVE to start using your chocolate protein powders! Protein shake in the morning is the best breakfast for me! These pancakes looks soo delicious that I have to try these on my cheat day on sunday!

  173. My life is changing so much, that I need to really focus on my health in order maintain the survival of it. I do not have a recipe but I am eager to try something new. Any tips would be wonderful.

  174. I don’t have a favorite protein powder recipe… I am new to this whole protein powder and shakes use so im still experimenting and tasting different brands… never thought to use it in a form other than shakes… I would love to try your brand hope I can still be in the drawing to win some!

  175. Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls – 3/4 cup Reduced Fat Peanut Butter
    and 3 scoops of Chocolate Protein Powder – Mix well and freeze overnight. Makes about 11 balls and each has about 10 grams of protein (depending on the powder). It is just like a reese’s peanut butter cup!

  176. Banana Vanilla Protein Pancakes
    1 1/2 cup old fashioned oats
    1/2 cup Greek yogurt
    1/2 scoop vanilla protein powder
    1 very ripe banana, mashed
    1/4 cup almond milk
    1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
    1 egg
    Topped with fresh fruit, chia seeds and a little

  177. My favorite way to use a scoop of chocolate protein powder and add it with unsweetened vanilla almond milk, ice and almond butter! So good, quick and simple! Something a busy mom of 3 needs 🙂

  178. Heidi I have been using Muscletech Whey Protein Powder in both Chocolate and Vanilla and I love them both used in your recipes as well as in my Greek Yogurt and Smoothies. I definitely will try these pancakes this weekend. They sound so good.

    Blend 2 bananas, 1 egg, 1 T almond butter, and scoop of protein powder
    Cook that batter like pancakes and boom bap!

  180. I prefer my powder with ice, water and 1 Tbsp of powdered peanut butter. Blend and you have a nice smooth chocolate peanut butter shake:)

  181. I love making Protein Packed Ice Cream with powder and greek yogurt, take non-fat plain Greek yogurt (vanilla if you want added sweetness). Add your protein (chocolate for me!)and fruit (bananas for me), blend and throw in the freezer for 30-60 min (depends on consistency you like). You could also add some peanut butter for some healthy fat. Enjoy!

  182. I like to put a scoop of chocolate protein powder, banana, spinach, almond milk and ice in the blender for a delicious shake.
    I also love your Peanut Butter Power Fudge!!

  183. I always use protein powder in my smoothies. mix with unsweetened almond milk, and whichever fruits I am in the mood for. I have used it in pancakes as well with no flour at all and the texture is a little different, but it fills me up.

  184. I add it to my morning breakfast smoothie:
    1 tbsp chia seed
    1/2 cup milk (skim)
    1/2 beet juice (biotta)
    1cup kale
    Some strawberries
    1 scoop of whey protein!

  185. I love protein balls
    1/2 cup pb
    1 scoop protein powder (any flavor, i use vanilla or birthday cake)
    1/2 cup oatmeal
    large handful of choc. chips
    honey (to taste)

    mix all ingredients together and form into balls than store in the freezer

  186. Peanut Butter Balls.
    Perfect to make and keep frozen so when you have that craving for peanut butter and chocolate (like a Reese’s)these will satisfy. Plus 4 simple ingredients and you can pronounce them all!!! LOL
    Crunchy peanut butter
    Chocolate whey protein powder
    Flax seeds

  187. Well I call them Moose Turds. Lol. I know, sounds silly but I think it’s hilarious.
    2 scoops bod?? chocolate ice cream powder
    1/3 cup natural peanut butter
    1/4 cup honey
    2 dark chocolate chips per ball
    Mix powder, honey and peanut butter together.
    Divide into 6-8 balls. Roll and set on plate.
    Put a couple of the dark chocolate chips on each one.
    Put in freezer for 30 minutes.
    Delicious!!!! Healthy snack!!

  188. I have a great Overnight Oats recipe using vanilla ice cream protein powder. Overnight oats are becoming the new “craze” and I personally am obsessed with them! They lack protein though, so I experimented and created my own “Protein Overnight Oats”!

    1/2 C Rolled oats
    1/3 C Vanilla Greek yogurt
    1/3 C Vanilla Soy milk (Or any milk is fine)
    1 tbs Vanilla protein powder
    1 tbs Chai seeds (optional)
    1/2 tbs Peanut Butter (optional but I Highly recommend it!)

    Mix it all together in a mason jar and leave in fridge overnight for 8 hours. Eat cold the next morning!! I know it sounds weird eating cold oatmeal, but trust me…You will be surprised how amazing this is!!

  189. I use them in homemade protein bars (my fave is a lemon bar, I add poppy seeds and vanilla protein powder, yum!). I also love to use a scoop of protein powder in my morning coffee. I blend it first in some water so it doesn’t clump up and then put it in the coffee. It makes it seem like I added cream and sugar to my coffee and adds lots of protein! xoxo

  190. I havent tried protein in any recipes but I love making shakes with it. Using chocolate protein,banana and blueberries and lots of ice

  191. Protein pancakes. Love them
    But haven’t used oatmeal so I am going to
    I corporate that going forward

  192. Not sure where it came from so I hope I’m not ripping off anyone’s copyright, it was told to me by a friend. My fave protein powder recipe is Peanut Butter Cups

    Mix 1 scoop chocolate protein powder with just enough water to make it liquidy but thick.

    Pour half of it into a cupcake or muffin mold and freeze it until it sets.

    When it’s set after about 20 min. Pour a tablespoon of natural peanut butter on top and freeze again until it’s set.

    When it’s set after about another 20 min, pour the other half of the protein powder on top and freeze again for approx 20 min more.

    Can be eaten frozen or wait until it thaws a bit.

  193. I loved the pancakes with the protein powder. My niece told me to add it to my fruit smoothies and it adds just the right texture.

  194. A good old fashion protein shake!! Boring right! I have never tried to get creative with my protein powders, I am so glad you posted this! Thank you!! I am going to try the pancakes this morning!!

  195. I haven’t had a protein shake in a long time (my protein powder probably is expired by now lol) but I’m a simple girl

    1/2 of water (or skim milk)
    1 scoop of vanilla protein powder
    1 medium banana
    2-3 strawberries
    2-3 ice cubes


    1/2 of water (or skim milk)
    1 scoop of chocolate protein powder
    1 medium banana
    2-3 ice cubes

    Told ya I’m simple… I need to start making them again… my magic bullet is getting dusty

  196. Chocolate PB and banana shake
    1 scoop chocolate protein powder
    1 tbl peanut butter
    8 oz. Unsweetened vanilla almond milk
    1/2 banana
    ice cubes

  197. CinnaCocoa Protein cookies are my favorite, they are AMAZING!!!! I’m always looking for ideas to include more protein in my diet. I will be trying these pancakes this weekend, I might have a new favorite come next week! Of course, I love all of your recipes and health tips, they have changed my life and helped me shed the extra 40lbs I was carrying around!

  198. I’ve only tried the Vanilla but my chocolate is arriving tomorrow & I CAN’T WAIT!!! I’m with you Heidi, I’m a chocolate girl. I’ve gotten creative with the vanilla by adding some banana & fresh strawberries to give it a little change up. I’m on day 6 of my 12 week program & have already lost 5 lbs!!! I can’t stop telling everyone about Veema Bode & Chose More, Lose More For Life! You make it so simple to follow & I’m finally dropping weight while feeling AMAZING!!!! 🙂

  199. Oat Cookies

    Step 1: Put Ingredients Into Blender
    Step 2: Blend Until Creamy
    Step 3: Pour Blended Mix Into Bowl
    Step 4: Pour 1 Scoop Of Protein Powder & 1 Cup Of Almond Butter Into Bowl
    Step 5: Create Cookies On A Sheet
    Step 6: Put Cookies Into Oven & Bake At 350 Degrees For 10-12 Minutes

  200. I love the Chocolate Ice Cream shake all by itself but I also like to use the Vanilla Ice Cream in pancakes. I use 1/3 banana, 1/3 cup egg whites and 1 scoop of Vanilla Ice Cream powder…mix well and cook like pancakes! I do find you need to wait a few extra minutes before flipping but they taste great!

  201. I like to keep it simple!
    1 cup coconut milk
    1/2 frozen banana
    1 Scoop protein powder
    and a sprinkle of cocoa powder
    Blend & Enjoy DELICIOUS!

  202. I make mini banana muffins and substitue half the flour for protein powder. My girls haven’t noticed the difference!

  203. I like to mike protein powder and almond milk with my steel cut oatmeal in the morning. I used to eat it with brown sugar and raisins, but putting the powder in gives some sweetness and I find I don’t even miss the old way. I think I’m going to try all your recipes!

  204. I like to mix orange juice with vanilla protein powder. It reminds me of the orange and cream popsicles.

  205. I’ve never been creative enough to come up with a recipe. I just toss protein powder in a smoothie. But I was just looking up the nutrition & ingredients in your protein powder. It looks good… I need to win some & give it a try.

  206. My fitness trainer gave us a great snack recipe and I swear it’s better than a candy bar.
    1 Tbs coconut oil
    1 Tbs Almond Butter (creamy or crunchy)
    1 Tbs Protein Powder (I use Bode Powder)
    Heat in a microwave until oil is melted.
    Slice and apple and use as dipper. I’ve added oatmeal to this mixture for some added texture. IT IS DIVINE!!!

  207. My favorite protein powder recipe is
    3 egg whites
    1/2 scoop of vanilla protein
    dash of cinnamon
    1 packet of stevia

    Mix all togehter and make like a pancake. I like to top mine with cottage cheese for an extra protein punch

  208. Homemade protein bars- honey, gluten free quick oats, gluten free rice krispies, vanilla, raisins, and protein powder – mix and press into a pan and cut into squares! Its awesome way to get both my kids to eat more protein bars and they are gluten free to boot!

  209. I’m going to try this pancake recipe this weekend. I just started carb cycling this week and am already seeing the results. I have been working with a personal trainer for about two months, but the scale hadn’t moved until I start carb cycling. I’m so new to this that I’m constantly in your website and in Chris’. Thanks so much!!! My motto: I’ve got this!

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