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How To: Weekly Protein Shake Prep

7 Oct

Hey there!

Every week on my meal prep days (usually between Saturday and Sunday), I also prepare my weekly protein shakes. Even if you aren’t into working out much, choosing a protein powder to indulge in during the middle of the day, could help boost your mental focus, while keeping you full, avoiding any mid-day binges. I like to pack these shakes with me, and have them towards late afternoon to keep me going strong.

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To get enough protein in your day, you want to first choose a good protein powder. My preference is Purely Inspired Organic Protein, which is perfect for anyone that leads a vegan lifestyle as well. I personally am not vegan, but since this protein is plant based, I’m able to receive all of the nutrients I wouldn’t have on a daily basis. If you’d like a full review on this protein powder, visit my past post on it.

You’ll also want to invest in at least 5-7 travel-friendly shaker bottles. I’ve invested in a few more blender bottles myself, and they make all the difference. You want to be able to place them inside your lunchbox, and not worry if they spill all over the place. A secure lid is always a must when you decide to shake up your mixture before you drink it as well. So make sure you have enough blender bottles for the week, and then you’ll be ready to create your blend!

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Next, you’ll want to choose some fruits or veggies to blend inside of a blender, and measure them to last throughout the week. In this picture, I chose to cut up a dragon fruit along with a banana in order to get some “meat” in my shakes. I portioned them into five groups, so I could place them in my 5 shakes for the week. The next step is optional, but I’ve been doing it since I realized it makes my shakes taste so yummy!

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I then like to put some fruits that I know produce an abundant of juice, inside my juicer. Sometimes I switch it up between mangos, tangerines, apples, and even adding some greens such as spinach into the mix. I also divide the juice up from a cup, into those 5 shaker bottles.

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The rest of the liquid is pure water, which dilutes any harsh sugary tastes. This not only provides you with extra nutrients, but you’ll also have a delicious tasting protein shake in the end. Not all protein powders taste great, and this is a good way of masking that taste.

After you’ve mixed your blended fruits, juice, and protein powder together, you’re all set to pack your shakes and get ready for your week ahead! I hope you’ve found this helpful, and are able to incorporate more healthy snacks like these into your routine. Your body will be happy!

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Purely Inspired Organic Protein Shake Review

1 Apr

Hey everyone!

I recently started drinking a plant based protein shake that I feel has made all the difference as far as my energy levels, as well as getting that “full” feeling. This organic protein shake by Purely Inspired, has so many beneficial vitamins in it, you’ll wonder how you’ve kept walking past this one at your local store.

The nutritional value of the Purely Inspired shake, is exactly what you should be looking for when it comes to labels on the back of products.

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With being USDA Organic, non-GMO, soy & cholesterol free, Purely Inspired offers a great selection in protein shake whether you’re a vegan or not. The formula is made up of pea and brown rice proteins, and is a great way to add plant-based nutrients into your diet.

Before giving a plant-based organic protein shake a go, I kept asking myself: Will it taste good, and will I feel full? The taste ended up being under average, but I was indeed full and on top of that, I felt amazing after just one shake! I chose vanilla, because it mixes best with almost all fruits. If you’re into sugary, great tasting protein shakes, this one is NOT for you.

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If you appreciate putting in the time to make it sweet with Stevia packets, or mixing it with fruits, or even chugging straight with a cup of water, this is a wonderful protein shake for your preference. To be honest, I don’t add any sugar to it, but at times I put some tangerines and strawberries in my juicer, and then throw it in the blender along with some water, 2 ice cubes, and 1 scoop of the protein, and I’m good to go!

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So if you’re willing to incorporate a plant-based protein shake into your daily diet, I highly recommend Purely Inspired’s organic blend.

Let me know in the comments what your favorite protein shakes are. Thank you for reading, and enjoy your week!

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Purely Inspired Organic Protein Shake in French Vanilla

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