Homemade Protein Powders That Balance Hormones and Boost Workout Performance

Fortunately, you can prepare your own protein powder in your home. The best thing is that you already have all the ingredients in your kitchen and you will not need to spend a fortune.

Today, we have 8 recipes for you. They are very easy to prepare and are plant-based.

Even though they contain less protein per serving compared to commercial powder, they are healthier and they do not use extracts, but whole foods.

If you use tablespoons of powder as one serving, these recipes will make 2-3 servings.

1. Pre-Workout Power Powder

Chia and hemp seeds are a great source of protein while sesame has a rich content of healthy fats.

Matcha powder, on the other hand contains a bit of caffeine that can boost your energy levels and vanilla bean will add a great taste to whole this thing. Just add it to a green smoothie and consume it in the morning before your workout.

Needed Ingredients:

  • 1 Tbsp. raw sesame seeds
  • 1 Tbsp. raw, hulled hemp seeds
  • 1 Tbsp. chia seeds
  • 1 Tbsp. almond flour
  • 1 tsp. matcha green tea powder
  • ½ tsp. finely ground vanilla bean

Directions:

You should grind the hemp seeds, chia seeds, and sesame seeds together in order to prepare a thick powder. Add the rest of the ingredients and grind again so they will be evenly combined.

2. Hormone Balancing Powder

Maca and ginger possess potent hormone-balancing properties. Chia, hemp, and almond have a healthy protein base.

Needed Ingredients:

  • 1 Tbsp. raw, hulled hemp seeds
  • 1 Tbsp. chia seeds
  • 1 Tbsp. almond flour
  • ½ tsp. Ginger
  • 1 tsp. maca powder

Directions:

You should grind the chia and hemp seeds together so you will get a powder. Add the other ingredients and grind again so they will be evenly combined.

3. When You Want Protein and Fiber

According to a recent study, getting enough fiber is of utmost importance for losing weight. Check out this recipe for a protein powder that is a great source of fiber and  protein.

Needed Ingredients:

  • 2 Tbsp. chia seeds
  • 1 Tbsp. raw flax seeds
  • 1 Tbsp. raw sesame seeds
  • 1 Tbsp. gluten free oats
  • ½ tsp. ground cinnamon

Directions:

Grind the oats, flax, sesame and chia seeds together in order to prepare a powder. Add the cinnamon and grind again so they will be evenly combined.

4. Metabolism-Boosting Protein Powder

Including protein in your daily diet is extremely important for a fast metabolism. This protein powder also contains matcha green tea, raw cacao powder, and cayenne pepper, all of which have potent metabolism-boosting properties.

Needed Ingredients:

  • 1 Tbsp. chia seeds
  • 1 Tbsp. raw, hulled hemp seeds
  • 1 Tbsp. raw flax seeds
  • 1 Tbsp. matcha powder
  • ½ tsp. raw cacao powder
  • ½ tsp. cayenne pepper

Directions:

Grind the hemp seeds, flax seeds, and chia seeds in order to prepare a powder. Add cayenne, cacao, and matcha and grind again so they will be evenly combined.

5. A ‘Green’ Protein Powder

Pea protein is a great source of essential amino acids like arginineglutamine, and lysine. It can be easily digested in the body. Spirulina, hemp, and sunflower seeds possess many health benefits and add extra health power.

Needed ingredients:

  • 2 Tbsp. pure and organic pea protein powder
  • 1 Tbsp. hemp seeds (ground)
  • 1 Tbsp. sunflower seeds
  • 1 Tbsp. spirulina or chlorella powder

Directions:

Grind sunflower and hemp seeds in order to prepare a powder. Add spirulina and pea powder and grind again so they will be evenly combined.

6. Extra-Alkaline Protein Powder

Pumpkin, chia, and hemp are known as the most alkalizing seeds while ginger and spirulina can help with the detox process.

Needed Ingredients:

  • 1 Tbsp. chia seeds
  • 1 Tbsp. hemp seeds
  • 1 Tbsp. pumpkin seeds
  • 1 Tbsp. spirulina/chlorella
  • ½ tsp. Ginger

Directions:

Grind hemp, pumpkin, and chia seeds in order to prepare a powder. Add spirulina and ginger, and grind once again so they will be evenly combined.

7. Anti-Inflammatory Protein Powder

All of the ingredients included in this recipe are rich in antioxidants and omega-3. Combined together, they possess potent anti-inflammatory properties and provide healthy protein and fat.

Needed Ingredients:

  • 1 Tbsp. chia seeds
  • 1 Tbsp. hemp seeds
  • 1 Tbsp. raw flax seeds
  • 1 Tbsp sunflower seeds
  • 1 tsp. matcha powder
  • ½ tsp. raw cacao powder
  • ½ tsp. Ginger

Directions:

You should grind flax, hemp, and chia seeds in order to prepare a powder. Add cacao and ginger and grind again so they will be evenly combined.

8. To Get Your Omega-3s

Chia and flex seeds have a rich content of omega-3 while walnuts and sunflower seeds possess anti-inflammatory and brain-supporting properties. Moreover, they are extremely beneficial for your heart.

Flax and chia seeds are known for their high omega-3 content, and adding a few tablespoons of walnuts and sunflower seeds boosts the omega-3 content even more, making this protein powder brain supporting, anti-inflammatory, and totally heart healthy.

Needed Ingredients:

  • 1 Tbsp. flax seeds
  • 1 Tbsp. chia seeds
  • 2 Tbsp. walnuts (ground)
  • 1 Tbsp. sunflower seeds

Directions:

You should grind walnuts, chia, flax, and sunflower seeds in order to prepare a powder. Grind again so they will be evenly combined.

It is very important to store the protein powder in a sealed container and refrigerate it. Even though ground seeds go rancid faster than whole seeds, if you store them properly, they will keep up for 2 months.

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