Couturelady, I have recently been thinking to myself "why can't folks just use frozen spinach in a smoothie rather than fresh?" and then I see your post where you do that very thing!
I have trouble keeping fresh greens on hand for smoothies, but I often have frozen foods on hand. So it seems to me that froze spinach would work just as well in a smoothie as fresh. I may start doing this, myself.
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I too like the Vega products and although they are pricy they last a long time. Like Mike says, I add almond milk, frozen strawberries, frozen blueberries, half a frozen banana, finely chopped kale or baby spinach, a T of flax seed and a shot of agave nectar. Or I skip the powder and just go with the milk/fruit mix. Lots of protein just on its own. Looks like sludge, tastes great.
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Throwing a wrench in here I know -------- If you get enough calories ...... you get enough protein in the food you eat. You don't need to supplement... Your body just pees the excess away. Pretty expensive pee.
So instead of whey protein powder, I bought greens+ vegan. It sucks for flavour. What do you use? I love smoothies after a workout...and always on the hunt for protein. I like silken tofu...so maybe just that and flax? Chia seeds go weird in liquid, so I'm not too excited about that.
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