How To Make Your Own Natural Protein Powder At Home

Making your own natural protein powder at home has never been so easy. You only need 3 store-bought ingredients. Plus, this recipe is super cheap, and recommended by dietitians.

From now on you’ll never have to buy protein powders from online or offline stores. Just follow the instructions below and prepare your own natural protein powder.

Some of the best protein supplements might be an option for you to build muscles and get in shape. But they can be expensive, contain lots of artificial ingredients, and in most of the cases you don’t even know what all those ingredients are (especially if you’re a beginner).

So, instead, why not doing it yourself, at home, knowing every single ingredient that comes into this protein powder preparation?

Let’s see what are those 3 nutritious ingredients found in this natural protein powder recipe and how can they help you build muscle mass and burn body fat.

3-Ingredient Natural Protein Powder

One scoop of this natural protein powder has about 10 grams of protein and 140 calories. Here are the ingredients used for its preparation:

1. Dry Milk Powder

One cup of dry milk powder has just 240 calories, a whopping 24 grams of protein, and lots of essential nutrients. It also includes whey protein just like the liquid milk, which is great for muscle recovery.

2. Dry Oats

One cup of dry oats has about 300 calories, 11 grams of protein, and 8 grams of fiber (which is one third of the recommended daily amount of fiber for a woman).

Even though dry oats is used as a thickener in this recipe, its high fiber content makes it a great hunger suppressant. It will keep you full for longer and thus will aid in weight loss.

3. Almonds

They also contain a considerable amount of fiber and protein, while it’s also packed with heart-healthy fats.

Natural Protein Powder Recipe

Here are the ingredients you need to make your best natural protein powder:

  • 3 separate cups of Instant Nonfat Dry Milk (3 x 80g);
  • 1 cup Instant Dry Oats (80g);
  • 1 cup Almonds.

Directions:

  1. Place ONLY ONE cup of instant dry milk along with all the other ingredients in the blender and pulse until smooth.
  2. Add the remaining 2 cups of dry milk and mix a little more.
  3. Store it in containers.

Storage Tips:

  • If you use this natural protein powder within 2 weeks, then you can store it in your pantry.
  • But if you want to use it for longer, you should store the protein powder in the refrigerator. This way you’ll avoid almonds going rancid.

Usage Tips:

  • Add half cup of protein powder into up to one cup of liquid of your choice (water, milk, etc.) and blend together.
  • Then let the mixture set up to 10 minutes for oats to plump.
  • You can also add additional flavorings, such as fruits, vanilla extract or yogurt. Anything you find tasty should work.

Protein Smoothies

Here are 3 quick protein smoothie recipes you can make with the natural protein powder already prepared.

These protein packed smoothies can replace your breakfast, keeping you full for the entire morning. You can also make them as a post-workout snack, to help you refuel after a tough workout.

1. Berry Protein Smoothie

Here are the ingredients you need to prepare this delicious protein smoothie:

  • 1 scoop of Natural Protein Powder;
  • 1/2 cup plain (or flavored) Greek Yogurt;
  • 1 cup Milk;
  • 1 cup Berries.

Mix them together to get a high protein smoothie with no less than 31 grams of protein.

2. Chocolate Protein Smoothie

For this protein powder smoothie you need:

  • 1 scoop Natural Protein Powder;
  • 1 cup Milk;
  • 1/4 Avocado;
  • 1 tablespoon Cocoa powder.

Mix all the ingredients to get a protein packed smoothie with about 18 grams of protein.

 3. Sweet Potato Protein Smoothie

Here’s what you need for this protein smoothie recipe:

  • 1 scoop of Natural Protein Powder;
  • 1 cup Milk;
  • 1/2 teaspoon Pumpkin Pie Spice;
  • 1/4 cup canned Sweet Potatoes.

Mix the ingredients together to get a nutritious smoothie packed with at least 17 grams of protein.

Keep experimenting with this protein powder recipe and create your own derivatives. Just remember that for a nutritious and natural protein powder, these 3 ingredients are mandatory: milk powder, almonds and dry oats.

This protein powder helps you build muscles and burn fat faster.

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