CategoryProtein Powder

The 4 Best Vegan L-Glutamine Supplements

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Refresher: Glutamine is a “conditionally essential amino acid” – your body can’t produce enough of it in times of stress or illness (1) L-Glutamine is the useful form for our bodies, which is the form found in foods and made by our bodies The best food sources of glutamine are mainly animal products like eggs, beef, and milk, although some plant sources like tofu are also good (2) Research...

Naked Pea Protein Review

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  Flavors: Vanilla, Chocolate, Unflavored Naked Pea is a vegan protein powder from Naked Nutrition. It’s big differentiator is that everything about it is “naked,” or minimalistic. The packaging, the marketing, and the ingredient lists are all simple, but well presented. It’s one I really wanted to try because of all this, so I bought a package. (Side note: only the 5 lb version is available...

The Best Vegan Protein Powder in Canada: I Put 16 to the Test

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I started looking for the best vegan protein powder over a year ago by buying and testing as many as I could find. I wanted to find a plant-based protein powder that was a complete protein, tasted good, and was reasonably priced. The results of several hours of testing and 100s of protein shakes are on this page. I live in Toronto, and quickly found out that many popular vegan protein powders...

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. If...

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...

[Data-backed] KOS Organic Plant Based Protein Powder Review

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  Flavors: Vanilla, Chocolate It’s tough to find KOS in Canada, but I finally got my hands on some to test and compare with other vegan protein powders. The packaging and customer service are really good, so I had high hopes for it going into the testing. But in order to take out personal bias, I test all protein powders with a mostly objective testing procedure. Overall, KOS’ plant...

Nuzest Clean Lean Vegan Pea Protein Powder [Detailed Review]

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  Flavors: Several, including unflavored, vanilla, chocolate, coffee Nuzest was the 23rd vegan protein powder that I tested on my quest to find the best tasting vegan protein powder. I can sum up Nuzest’s protein powder really easily: It would be THE best overall, except that it’s extremely expensive. If money isn’t a factor for you, then it’s probably the best option you’ll...

Canadian Protein All Natural Premium Vegan Protein Blend Review

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  This protein blend holds a special place in my memory because it was the first vegan protein powder I ever tried. Of all the powders I’ve tried, it remains among my favorites. The rest of this review consists of objective measurements and scores whenever possible. I keep it consistent across all reviews on this site in order to make them actually useful. You can see how all the powders...