Many of us struggle 2 hit protein needs daily. Because we don’t store protein like other nutrients, this is something essential to prioritise daily. It won’t sort itself out if you aren’t paying attention to it. This is something that makes changing your body so so much easier. There is a reason why fit pros push protein so much. Amino acids that make up protein are essential if you want to look and feel your best. You can hit your protein in so many ways whether you are vegan or eat it all. Here are some tips...
1 🍪 Bake protein bars/cookies/treats
You can always buy yummy protein bars for those sweet cravings. But have you tried making your own yummy recipes?
I love experimenting with different protein recipes and adding in micronutrient dense ingredients that make me feel 💯 ✅✅✅
2🥤RTD Protein drink or powder
If you’re time poor or always on the run, ready to go high protein drinks are a convenient option. While I love making superfood smoothies in my blender, if I’m on the run I just grab a yummy @cranktprotein shake!
3 🍳 Eggs & egg whites
Eggs are something I always have in my diet. They provide many essential nutrients and are so versatile. Boiled eggs,mini quiche and protein pancakes are some of my go to delicious meal prep ideas 💡
4 🍦High protein ice cream
This is something you can buy in store or make yourself. Either way, it’s the perfect evening or anytime snack to crush cravings and have a meat alternative to get extra protein.
5 🌱Add edamame or tofu
I love adding edamame or tofu to my salads or stir fry to make them tastier and more interesting. Edamame is also a great stand alone snack or starter.
6 🥛Yoghurt and low fat dairy
Chobani dips and high protein yogurts are something i keep in stock in my fridge. Low fat cheese and milk is something I have occasionally to up my total protein for the day without going over my fat intake
7 🌯Choose high protein carbs
Adding high protein carbs to your meals will help add to your overall protein intake for the day. While you don’t want to rely on incomplete proteins, adding them to complete sources is a great idea. Thing like beans, lentils, quinoa, buckwheat noodles & certain bread 🥖 varieties