Protein is an essential portion of our diet – and for good reason! The health benefits of protein are endless, and we would not be able to function properly without it:
There are many common sources of protein you can choose from, but the best lean sources include:
There are also plenty of vegan or vegetarian options!:
Try this Fall-inspired, protein-packed smoothie at home!
APPLE CRUMBLE SMOOTHIE:
Blend half an organic apple, 1 tbsp. hemp hearts, ½ C oats, 1 tsp. cinnamon, 1 tsp. nutmeg, 1 tsp. ginger, 1 tbsp. maple syrup, 1 scoop protein powder (of your choice – vanilla flavour works well), 1 tbsp. Greek yogurt (optional) and 1 ½ C almond milk.