Planning to make your own protein powder? It is always better as you know what goes into making that energy booster of yours. Pick your ingredients from the following list and make sure that you have a BPA-free container to store your powder. Customize it according to your taste and preference. What follows is all that you need to get going.
For protein base, choose either of the following plant-based sources of protein.
Spirulina (2 tablespoon, equivalent to 8 grams of protein)
Nutritional yeast (3 tablespoon, equivalent to 12 grams of protein)
Choose any one or more from the following seeds. Each of them is rich in protein, serving around 12 grams of protein per serving.
Chia seeds (3 tbsp)
Hemp seeds (3 tbsp)
Sunflower seeds (3 tbsp)
Flax seeds (3 tbsp)
Pumpkin seeds (4 tbsp)
Sprouted brown rice powder (3 tbsp)
Quinoa, cooked (1 cup)
For add-ins, you can choose from the following. They will serve around 8 to 12 grams of protein per serving.
Almond meal (1/2 cup)
Carob powder (1/2 cup)
Maca powder (1/4 cup)
Pick from among the following nuts. These are high in protein and will provide you 9 to 14 grams of protein per serving.
Peanuts, dry and roasted (1/4 cup)