CategoryProtein

Clif Builder’s Protein Bar Review

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Where to buy: Amazon Everyone knows Clif bars, especially since many types of Clif Bars are vegan. The “Builder’s” bars are Clif’s highest protein bars, so they’re the ones I chose to test in my quest to find the best vegan protein bars. Each bar that I rate is tested based on 3 things: protein content, taste, and cost. Protein Content and Ingredients of Builder’s Bars Here are the...

10 Best Tasting Vegan Protein Powders in 2020 [Test Results]

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As I found out first hand, most vegan protein powders taste like dirt. Some even have loads of sugar and still taste bad. But I knew there had to some great protein powders out there, so I set out to find the best tasting vegan protein powder on my own. In total, I spent over 6 months buying, testing, and reviewing as many popular vegan powders as I could find. As of now, I’ve tested 23...

Best Vegan Protein Bars in 2020 – I Tested 20 Bars

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After trying a few pretty gross vegan protein bars, I set out to find the best ones. I was hoping to find at least one that had a solid amount of protein, was low in sugar, tasted good, and didn’t cost too much. So I spent about 2 months collecting and testing vegan protein bars that had good reviews or were recommended by other vegans. I developed a testing process...

Vega Protein Snack Bar Review (2020)

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Where to buy: Amazon Vega makes 3 types of vegan protein bars. The “snack” bar is essentially the lite version, with the least amount of protein. Still, I wanted to review it because it’s so easy to find both online and in stores. I’ve tested around 20 bars so far, and for each of them I look at 3 things: protein content, taste, and cost. This review is divided into those 3...

150+ High Protein Vegan Recipes With Macros (Sortable and Filterable)

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I’m constantly looking for new high protein vegan recipes, so I thought I’d start collecting them. My biggest issues with “high protein” recipes in general is that they say that they’re high in protein, but in reality barely have any. I will continuously be adding recipes to the table below. You can sort by any macro-nutrient, or protein percent, which tells you what...

Brown Rice Protein Amino Acid Profile

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Brown rice protein is one of the most common vegan protein powder ingredients. Here’s a graph of brown rice’s standard amino acid profile: (Data Source) Even though it’s a bit tough to see, the essential amino acids are marked with a star (*). You can compare the amino acid profile of other protein sources against brown rice using our amino acid profile comparison tool. Here’s the data again in...

How to Get Rid of Protein Powder Clumps (5 Ways)

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Think of the worst protein powder you’ve ever tasted. Did it mix well? When you think of a bad tasting protein shake, the most common thing is to think of clumps. Even if protein powder clumps don’t ruin your shake altogether, they definitely make it worse. It applies to every type of protein powder I’ve ever had, whether it was whey, casein, pea, hemp, etc. On top of that, clumps can stick to...

How to Make Vegan Protein Powder Taste Good (7 Ways)

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It’s no secret that certain vegan protein powders don’t taste very good. But many do. You can find those ones using my vegan protein powder comparison page. Assuming you have a reasonably good tasting powder, you still might not love the taste. Luckily, there are a few ways to make your protein shake taste better. 1. Add the Liquid First Before the Protein Powder When I was first developing...

Is Vegan Protein Powder Paleo? The 2 Sides to the Story…

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I’ll tell you straight away that whether or not vegan protein powder is paleo will depend on who you ask. Some will say yes, others will say no. I’ll give you a quick rundown of each side, and then you can decide for yourself. The Argument for Vegan Protein Powder Being Paleo Almost all of the top vegan protein powder supplements are mostly made from pea protein (peas area  legume). Legumes...

10 High Protein Low-Carb Vegan Recipes That You’ll Love

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I’ve put together a list of the 10 lowest carbohydrate vegan recipes that I know of. Each recipe on the list also shows its protein and carb content per 100 calories. Not surprisingly, they are all based on ingredients that should be on any low carb vegan food list: Tempeh Tofu (see high protein tofu recipes) Hemp seeds Mushrooms Vegan protein powder They’re great for bodybuilding, keto, or...