It’s known that I preach my love for my morning smoothies, regardless of the time of year, but especially during the warmer summer months, smoothies become even more of a key part of my diet and lifestyle. Thanks to Bob’s Red Mill and their plant based proteins, I’ll be enjoying plenty of smoothies all summer long.
Nine times out of ten, I mix my protein powders into a smoothie with greens, frozen fruit and dairy-free milk, but sometimes that isn’t an option. I always try to hit up hot yoga first thing in the morning on the weekend and then head to the grocery store. Wanting to refuel as soon as possible, I’ll grab some protein and shake it up with water, drinking it as I drive to the store and run my errands.
So the question remains, what do I look for in a protein powder?
1. Gluten Free
Since discovering just how much gluten was affecting me, I’ve been very strict about allowing myself to splurge. I’m pretty sure I’ve had it a few times unknowingly, but it’s important to me to pay as much attention to this as possible!
2. Dairy Free
This is another no exception for me which means my protein powders are plant-based and often times vegan. Bob’s Red Mill fits the bill!
3. Clean Ingredients
This is going to look a bit different for everyone but personally, I like to know what the ingredients are in not only my everyday foods, but also in my nutritional supplements. Chia seeds, pea protein, monk fruit? I know what each of those are!
I love that Bob’s RedMill new protein powders fit the bill and can’t wait to a summer full of yummy smoothies and convenient post hot yoga shakes!
What do you look for when picking a protein powder?
This post is sponsored by Bob’s Red Mill through my partnership with Fit Approach. As always, all thoughts an opinions are truly my own. Thank you for your support of this blog.