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Old 08-07-2013, 08:09 AM   #1
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I was tired of eating bacon & eggs for breakfast, so searched far & wine for a low carb protein shake I could make. The Atkins shakes are fine on-the-go, but they lack that thick texture & do not fill me up. Well Target has amazing product "Whey Protein Powder" which has only 5g carbs & 25g of protein in both chocolate & vanilla flavors. Here is the recipe I make:

1 scoop Target brand Whey Protein Powder (chocolate) 5g carbs
1 cup Silk Pure Almond Milk Vanilla flavor Unsweetened - 1g carbs
1/2 cup of ice
TOTAL = 6g carbs

....simply delicious!!!

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Old 08-07-2013, 08:56 AM   #2
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Sounds great. I think I'll try this! Thanks!
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Old 08-09-2013, 06:00 AM   #3
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I did my own variation last night...vanilla protein powder with a tbsp of macadamia nut oil and a few drops of banana extract. Yum!!
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Old 08-09-2013, 08:19 AM   #4
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I've been meaning to try something similar. That silk almond milk is 0 carbs if you subtract the fiber! You can also buy whey protein isolate that is 0 carbs, which is what I'm planning on. I'm probably going to add silk and a little hwc to add some fat!
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Old 08-09-2013, 08:52 AM   #5
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EAS 100% whey is a good protein powder choice.
130 cal, 3 carbs, 23 g protein, 1.5 g fat. I must add fat to it to get my quantities correct, but not everyone does it that way. I like adding 1/3 coconut milk from the can to it (1/3 cup is 140 cal 14 fat, 3 carbs, 1 protein). I don't use it everyday, but it's handy.
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Old 08-11-2013, 07:29 PM   #6
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Jay Robb is pretty good too, tastes like a baked chocolate treat...

Sahm to 4 kiddos, wife to a lc hubby
Diagnosed insulin resistant 1/2013
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Old 08-11-2013, 07:57 PM   #7
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sounds good !
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