Welcome to this post: 6 Best Vegan Protein Powders.
I’ve tried a boatload of protein powders in my time. There have been a few that have stuck over the years. As a result, I present this blog post!, These are all brands that I’ve grown to know and love. Their brand mission & company culture at each of these brands has felt abundant, expansive & supportive. Each of these brands are advocates for clean ingredients & plant based fuel. Keep on reading to learn about my favorites.
This formula is a blend of hemp, sacha inchi & pumpkin seed. Supportive ingredients like lion’s mane, chlorella, maitake & cordyceps make this a potent protein powder. Laird Superfood Renew Plant Based Protein also contains all 9 naturally occurring essential amino acids.
I enjoy mixing this one with a milk (or plant based milk of choice). However, it also tastes good just with water! Discover some delicious recipes here.
Sunwarrior’s Warrior Blend is made up of pea, hemp & goji berry protein. In addition, MCT oil helps satiety & stevia helps break down biofilms in the body, as well as adding sweetness.
The vanilla and chocolate blends are plenty sweet for me. I always mix them with water. If you like a creamier drink but don’t want to add sweetness, you could mix this one with an unsweetened milk like coconut. Here are some yummy recipes using Sunwarrior.
This blend is comprised of pea, sunflower, pumpkin & cranberry seed proteins. Supportive ingredients include prebiotics & nutrient dense superfoods like baobab. Epic Protein also packs 19g of protein per serving.
I also love the Epic Protein – Sport formula by Sprout Living. It’s my go-to for when I’m training hard and combatting soreness. Check out some recipes using Sprout Living here.
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A straightforward pea protein isolate in this formula provides the building blocks for workout recovery. These amino acids also help you to maintain the lean muscle mass on your body. As a lectin free, soy free & dairy free product, Clean Lean Protein is sure to suit your dietary needs.
Discover some delicious Nuzest recipes here.
This formula by Seeking Health is a sweetener free, soy free blend. Because of this, Optimal Protein is ideal for those with gastrointestinal issues. The pea protein packs a 90% protein content, making it power packed & satiating.
Moreover, this blend has a particularly high content of lysine, arginine, and branched-chain amino acids. It’s also easy to digest compared to other common vegan protein sources.
You can read more about the science behind Dr. Ben Lynch’s formulations at Seeking Health here.
Packed with highly bioavailable, clean protein, this protein has been a staple for a long time. Not only is it high quality, but it’s very accessible & affordable. In other words, you don’t have to sacrifice quality to get a good, clean product. In addition, each serving has over 2,300 mg of branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs).
This mixes well into water or milk. I find it sweet enough that you don’t need any additional flavor. Thus, I tend to throw a scoop into just water. Get inspired with these NOW Foods recipes.
These are just a few that I trust and keep stocked in our home! Do you have some favorites that you don’t see here? Let me know in the comments below!