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DIY Protein Powder

Ingredients

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  • Pulsin - Whey Protein Powder, 200 g
  • Shoprite - Instant Nonfat Dry Milk Powder, 1 cup
  • Kroger - Stevia Blend, 10 packets (2 g)
  • Spiced Chai Mix, 5 Tbsp
  • Ground Cinnamon, 3 Tbsp
  • Ground Cardamom, 2.5 Tbsp
  • McCormick - Ground Ginger, 3 tsp (2 g)
  • Whole Star Anise, 1 star
  • Ground Nutmeg, 2 tsp
  • Harneet - Ground Cloves, 1 tsp (2 g)
  • Ground Coriander, 2 tsp
  • Ground Black Pepper, 1 tsp
  • Slimfast - Vanilla Powder, 1 scoop
  • Clover Valley - Instant Coffee, 12 tsp

Nutritional Info

  • Serving Size: 10
  • Calories: 151
  • Carbs: 16 g
  • Fat: 2 g
  • Protein: 21 g
  • Sodium: 68 mg
  • Sugar: 8 g

Directions

Store in an air tight container. I like the tall plastic containers with the screw-top lids so I can shake it up to mix. Mix 2 tbsp of the protein powder with 8-12 ounces of milk or water (I prefer milk) in a shaker bottle or blend with ice.

The flavor combinations are limitless. Once I get a dehydrator, I plan to try adding ground, completely dried fruits to the base mix as well (apple cinnamon, pumpkin spice, strawberry cheesecake, blueberry or peach cobbler are just a few of the ideas I have).

The nutrition profile of each flavor varies by how much additional volume is added to the base mixture. The base mixture has about 16 2-tbsp (using stevia extract) servings at 50 calories, 11 g protein, 2 g carbohydrates, and 0 grams fat.

I purchased my whey powder for $17.99/lb in bulk and was able to get 4 cups out of a pound. Each container I made cost me about $6.00 to make (not including flavorings) or $0.36 per serving. Not bad!

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