One of those foods for me is protein. I was used to eating egg beaters, turkey and chicken breast every day, so there was never an issue. Now I have been struggling with it at times. The main reason is I do not want to add a ton of soy into my diet, and beans and nuts I can only eat so much without feeling bleck. So sometimes I do struggle with this.
Well, I was excited when All Pro Science contacted me about sampling some of their vegan protein powder and veggie superfood.
Their protein powder sounded like exactly what I have been looking for because it has only 170 calories, 5g fat and 23g of protein!! Best part of it for me? It is all natural and is free from allergens: dairy, gluten and soy! If it's free its for me that is my motto and so I was happy to learn that it is indeed gluten free and vegan. I also like the soy free part, mainly because I feel since going vegan I have relied on soy for some proteins, like tofu, and tempeh and I do not want to over load my daily serving of soy.
All Pro Science Complete Veggie Protein is a blend of pea, brown rice, and hemp proteins. It is also fortified with flax seed, vitamins and minerals to give you a healthy serving of quality protein.
I have been looking for a protein powder I can make my own bars with. When you are an ultra runner you need quick easy to digest options and this protein powder gives me that. I can mix it and sip on it during a race, or I can mix it with some dates and ground nuts and seeds to make protein bars. That is my plan :)
The first time I made it with plain unsweetened flax milk but I felt it was a bit, boring. I like spice in my life hehe, so the second time I mixed it with cinnamon and vanilla unsweetened almond milk and that was perfect! I love the vanilla flavor because it is not over powering and I can mix it with whatever I want. I made a smoothie with some frozen berries and a container of almond milk yogurt:
That was the perfect post long run treat for me!! I liked adding the super food packet too for an extra punch of vitamins to help me recover.
All Pro Science is a great way to get some protein into my life without compromising my vegan and gluten free life style. It helps me recover faster after a grueling workout and helps me fuel during 20+ mile long runs through the woods!!
If you would like to order some head over to their website! They have extended a generous offer to all of my readers with a coupon code! You can save 30% right now by using the code FitBee30 when you checkout at All Pro Science.com. So head over and check them out today!!!