Adding protein into your diet is a no brainer when you are trying to get in shape, but sometimes having endless protein shakes gets boring. There are many benefits of introducing more protein into your diet. Some of these include boosting the immune system, boosting the growth of lean muscle mass, and healthier more radiant skin, hair, and nails. Here are 5 tips to add protein powder into your everyday recipes.

  1. Oatmeal: Oatmeal is a great breakfast meal packed with fiber. Try adding one scoop of your favorite protein powder to your next bowl of oatmeal to help keep you satisfied until lunch.
  2. Energy Bars: These Gluten Free energy bars are extremely easy to make, and are delicious. Try adding 3-4 scoops of protein powder into the recipe to add that extra kick.
  3. Dips: Guacamole and Hummus are two very popular appetizers. Next time you make these add a scoop or two of pea or hemp protein into it. Protein is proven to make you feel more satisfied and less likely to go back for seconds.
  4. Soups: Soup can be one of the most comforting meals, and adding a few scoops of pea or hemp protein is an easy way to take your protein game to the next level. Try this Kale and Quinoa Minestrone recipe with a few scoops of pea or hemp protein!
  5. Smoothies: Smoothies are a great breakfast or snack option, and adding that little bit of protein is never a bad thing. One scoop of protein and a half of an avocado will give your next smoothie just what it

Do you have more questions about how to step up your nutrition game? Contact Premier Fitness Systems today for a FREE goal assessment with a fitness professional.