I’ve been a huge fan of Vega’s vegan protein powders for quite some time. They’re incredibly high quality and worth the extra pennies spent because of how much nutritional goodness they pack into each serving (from which you obviously reap the benefits, yes?). Accustomed to their Whole Food Optimizer, I love love love the Vanilla Chai, Chocolate and Berry flavors and have used them to make some really cool concoctions for breakfast which taste more like dessert than anything else. Then, I was introduced to their new Shake & Go Smoothie line which is a crazy simple, yet nutritionally genius idea to get in a delicious smoothie anywhere, anytime using nothing but some water and a bit of arm power.
The reps at Vega were super awesome to send me some samples of their Chocolate & Tropical flavors to try out since they’re sponsoring one of my uber-informational tele-events coming up on 9/14. More on that later! For now, I wanted to share with you my personal experience with this nifty smoothie powder.
First, I want to tell you that I’ve had REALLY bad luck using a shaker and protein powder. Since I travel quite a bit, I carry along with me whatever good protein powder I can get my hands on in packet form (to avoid spillage and the need to measure things out while on the road). I’m not usually lucky enough to have almond or rice milk to use, so water generally will have to suffice in it’s place. Honestly, I end up chugging down large chunks of dry protein powder that refuses to fully mix with the water/liquid despite how much I shake or blend with a spoon.
I walked into trying Vega Shake & Go Smoothie with that level of skepticism. Seriously.
Starting with the chocolate, I combined the powder and water. Then I opened up my smoothie container, certain that I’d find the same mess I’ve grown accustomed to. However to my incredible surprise, I found no large chunks of dried protein powder clumped in the water after shaking up my single serving packet and about 1/2 cup of chilled water. The directions recommend using between 1/2 cup and 1 cup – I found that the 1/2 cup mark allowed for a thicker texture which I prefer. Perfectly sweet, completely smooth, incredibly tasty and convenient, I put the second packet into my handbag to use at some unknown moment when I needed a nutritional ‘pick-me-up’. Perfect again!
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I’ve got FIVE pouches of your flavor of choice (Cho-co-lat, Bodacious Berry, Tropical Tango, and Vanilla Almondilla) to give away to some lucky participants of my upcoming **FREE** tele-class “FIVE ways that Gluten *STILL* Sneaks into your Diet” on 9/14 at 7 PM ET. If you haven’t registered for the class yet, you can do so here.
Whether you’re new to the gluten free diet or are struggling to maintain it, you’ll be blown away by the information I’m going to share with you on this call. Can’t make the live tele-class? No problem! You’ll have access to the recording. Grab your seat and share this event with everyone you know who needs to be gluten free!