Are you a protein powder newbie looking to get the most out of your HERMOSA protein? Or perhaps you're an experienced user wanting to mix up your protein powder routine? Well, look no further! In this blog, we'll explore how you can use HERMOSA whey and vegan protein powder in 10 creative ways that'll make you look at supplementing in a whole new light.
10 Creative Ways To Use Protein Powder
There are so many ways to enjoy delicious, smooth-as-you-like HERMOSA protein powder. Sure, there are your tried and trusted smoothies and shakes. But there are also plenty of other creative ways to use protein powder. So if you want to know the best ways to use protein powder for everyday use, check out these ten easy ways to get the most out of your protein powder. We guarantee these ideas will well and truly shake up your nutrition routine!
1. Protein Shakes
The great thing about protein powder is that you can make a delicious protein shake with just two ingredients! All you'll need is one scoop of HERMOSA whey or vegan protein powder and your liquid of choice. You can use any type of milk - cow's milk, almond milk, soy milk - however you like, or just add water. Make sure to give it a good shake (HERMOSA blends like a champ!), and you'll have a tasty protein-packed pick-me-up in no time.
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2. Protein Smoothies
If you're looking to take your protein game up a notch, why not try making some delicious and nutritious protein smoothies? You can make a wide range of smoothies with HERMOSA protein powder to satisfy your cravings. All you'll need is one scoop of protein powder, some frozen or fresh fruits and veggies of your choice, a liquid base such as milk or water, and maybe some added flavours like honey, nuts or seeds. Blend and enjoy!
3. Protein Pancakes
Protein pancakes: what's not to like?! All you'll need is plain flour, baking powder, a scoop of vanilla protein powder, one ripe banana, and your choice of milk. Mash the banana in a bowl and add the other ingredients, stirring until it's all combined. Then, heat some oil or butter in a pan, pour in the batter, and flip that bad boy until it's cooked through. Enjoy with your favourite toppings, or store them in the fridge or freezer for later.
4. Protein Oats
Protein oats are the perfect way to start your day with a big dose of protein! All you need is one scoop of HERMOSA, some oats, your choice of liquid and any other ingredients you fancy. Combine the oats and liquid in a bowl, add your protein powder and mix it all together. Add any extra ingredients you like - dried or fresh fruit, nuts and seeds, honey - whatever your heart desires. Pop it in the microwave for a few minutes, and voila!
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5. Protein Ice Cream
Craving some ice cream but want to keep it clean and lean? We've got you! All you'll need is two scoops of your favourite protein powder, one frozen banana and some milk of your choice. Start by blending the banana until it's a creamy consistency. Next, add in the protein powder and a splash of milk, then blend until it's all smooth. Pour the mix into an ice cream container or bowl and pop it in the freezer for a few hours. Once frozen, scoop and savour!
6. Protein Bars
For a protein-packed snack, try making some protein bars! All you'll need is two scoops of vanilla HERMOSA (whey or vegan), two tablespoons of nut butter, a cup of oats, milk of your choice, chia seeds and dates. Pulse the oats, nut butter and dates in a food processor. Then add your protein powder, milk and chia seeds and blitz. Scoop the mixture into a baking tray and spread it out evenly before popping it into the fridge to chill. Slice and devour!
7. Protein Balls
Protein balls are the perfect on-the-go snack! All you need is one scoop of chocolate HERMOSA whey or vegan protein powder, a cup of oats, two tablespoons of nut butter, honey or maple syrup, flax seeds and optional chopped dark chocolate. Mix everything in a bowl, cover and chill for 30 minutes. Then, roll the mix into balls with your hands and enjoy! You can even coat the balls in cocoa powder or shredded coconut for extra va-va-voom!
8. Mix With Yoghurt
Mixing HERMOSA protein powder with yoghurt is an easy, delicious way to refuel. All you’ll need is one scoop of whey or vegan protein powder, a cup of yoghurt and two tablespoons of your favourite toppings. Stir the protein powder into the yoghurt until combined, and then add your desired toppings. For example, try adding fresh or dried fruit, nuts and seeds, or even a drizzle of honey/maple. This recipe is perfect as a snack, breakfast or dessert!
9. Protein Muffins
For a tasty, protein-fuelled treat, try making protein muffins! All you'll need is one scoop of HERMOSA protein powder, one cup of plain flour, three ripe bananas, baking powder (1½ tsp), baking soda (½ tsp), and yoghurt. Sift the dry ingredients into a bowl. Separately, mash the bananas and yoghurt together. Pour the wet mix into the dry, grease a muffin tray and scoop in the mix. Bake for 20-25 minutes, then chow down on these protein powerhouses.
10. Protein Waffles
For a protein-packed twist on a classic, try making protein waffles. All you'll need is one scoop of vanilla HERMOSA whey or vegan protein powder, one cup of oats, two tablespoons of nut butter and your favourite milk. Blitz the oats in a blender and add them to a bowl with your protein powder. Add in the nut butter and a dash of milk before mixing it all. Next, grease your waffle maker and spoon in the mix. Then add your go-to toppings and dig in!
How To Use Protein Powder
With HERMOSA, there are plenty of creative ways to use protein powder, so you can enjoy a delicious and nutritious snack or meal anytime. Whether it's a shake, snack or waffle, HERMOSA protein powder is the perfect way to refuel your active lifestyle and top up your protein. So go ahead and explore the endless possibilities!
Whether you're looking for a delicious dessert or want to flex your protein baking skills to make a healthy snack, HERMOSA has you covered. Our whey and vegan protein powders are sustainable, smooth and seriously tasty. So get creative and whip up some delicious protein-filled treats with HERMOSA today. Happy blending!