How to Make Protein Powder at Home

Make Protein Powder at Home

Protein is a crucial macronutrient in the diet that helps in repairing tissue, building hormones and enzymes, and building and strengthening muscles. It can play a major role in your weight loss journey too.

If you have tried all protein powder brands or protein supplements and now want to try making homemade protein powder recipes. Even if you are someone who hasn’t tried protein powders because of the protein powder price, worry not! You have landed at the right article. Here you will know how to make dairy-based homemade protein powder from the scratch. You can easily make it at home without any hassle. This protein powder recipe is a perfect blend of beans and seeds nuts and is healthy and contains no sugar. It will provide you with all the macronutrients and micronutrients.

This protein powder recipe takes less than 10 minutes to prepare and is tasty and super healthy. However, various well-planned vegan and vegetarian diets can provide all the essential nutrients that your body needs. But sometimes a vegetarian and vegan diet may lack sufficient protein. 

You will need convenient and nutritious items like dry nuts, milk powder, and seeds to make this recipe. In the end, all you will get is the best quality, clean and homemade protein powder that not only tastes good but is effective too. So, here is the nutritious recipe to make homemade protein powder. 

Dairy-Based Homemade Protein Powder Recipe

Making this homemade protein powder is easy. 

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup of almonds, pistachio, walnuts, peanuts, soybeans, pumpkin seeds, flaxseeds, chia seeds, oats and milk powder. 

How to make:

  •  Dry roast all the nuts; pistachio, almonds, walnuts and peanuts for 2 to 3 min on medium to low flame and let it cool. 
  • Then dry roast flax seeds for 1 minute and let it cool.
  • Take chia seeds, pumpkin seeds, oats, soybeans and dry roast them for 2 to3 min on medium to low flame and let it cool. 
  • Grind seeds, roasted nuts, and milk powder together to make a fine powder. 
  • Sieve the powder to get the fine powder. 
  • Your homemade protein powder is ready and you can enjoy it with a cup of warm milk, smoothies or mix 2-3 tbsp in dosa, idli batter and pancake.

Nutritional Information: Per Scoop (32-35g)

  • 2.56 g carbohydrates
  • 45 calories
  • 1.49 g dietary fibers  
  • 10.5 g of protein

Health Benefits of Protein Powder:

  • Helps in Weight Loss
  • Stimulate protein synthesis which helps in muscle growth
  • Speed up the recovery or muscle soreness after intense exercise
  • Helps in reducing inflammation
  • May lower blood pressure 
  • Boost metabolism

Best time to take 

  • Post-workout
  • Throughout the day to fulfil your daily protein requirements

Have you tried any protein powder recipe and how was your experience? Let us know in the comment section below.

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