The ladies at FitApproach & Nuzest gave me the opportunity to create a recipe using Nuzest vegan protein powder & even though I’m not the best chef/baker, I took the challenge!
What makes Nuzest Protein Powder different?
From their website: It’s a Clean, Lean Protein
Powerful European Vegetable Protein – Up to 88% protein from premium European Golden Peas, with an amino acid profile on par with whey, and over four times the protein content of meat, fish or eggs
Easy to Digest…And Filling – Low in carbs with 98% digestibility; so it’s light on the tummy and keeps you feeling fuller for longer
A Complete Protein – A ‘complete’ protein containing all 9 essential amino acids needed for growth and repair and delivering 19+ grams of protein per serving
Quick, Tasty, Convenient – Scoop, shake and you’re ready to go. All of the goodness without any fuss. Choose from four great flavors or just natural
Great for Every-Body – 100% natural, it ticks all the boxes — vegan, paleo-friendly (lectin-free) and allergen-free. No lactose, gluten, dairy, soy, nuts or GMOs
It comes in 3 yummy flavors, Smooth Vanilla, Rich Chocolate & Real Coffee. I am not normally a huge fan of protein powders but I didn’t have any issues with the taste of Nuzest. I might have finally found the right protein powder for me!
Now to the muffins!! Last week we got lots of yummy blueberries in our CSA box so I decided to make vegan blueberry muffins. So being the resourceful baker that I am, I immediately went to pinterest and found a vegan blueberry muffin recipe. I found a recipe on mydarlingvegan.com which looked really easy & modified it.
I changed the servings to 6 because if I made 12 muffins, Sean & I would eat them all & while we love muffins, we don’t need that many LOL. This reduced the amount of flour needed to 1 cup. I wanted to add the Nuzest Vanilla Protein Powder to the muffins so I decided to do 3/4c regular flour & then 1/4c Nuzest Vanilla Protein Powder.
I had no idea how the recipe was going to turn out, but as I started mixing the ingredients together I noticed that they seemed really thick so I added in more soy milk. I couldn’t give you a measurement, I just poured in some extra. I ended up with 9 delicious muffins.
They were soooo good! I ate 3 that morning & Sean took a bunch to work.
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Have you ever added protein powder to an existing recipe to add in protein?