I get asked ALL the time about which plant-based paleo protein powder I would recommend.
Even though dairy (of the grass-fed and/or clarified variety) is now commonly accepted as being ‘Paleo’ – I still have a lot of clients who don’t do well with dairy.
I happen to be one of those people myself. I’m extremely lactose intolerant and have been my whole life. When I finally went fully Paleo 5 years ago and removed what little dairy was still in my life (cheese, ice cream) so many health issues vanished for me. My cystic acne cleared up and I no longer suffered from constant indigestion and bloating.
Once I got more involved in CrossFit, I wanted to supplement with protein shakes. Because, BRO, if you’re gonna go hard at the gym, you gotta have a post-workout protein shake right?!
Over the years I have tried SO many protein powders. Grass-fed whey protein, egg protein, casein (gag) – and none of it did anything for me but bring back my acne and upset my stomach.
I finally found one that I do love – but alas, it is made with bone broth protein. You veg-heads out there reading cannot imbibe.
So I began a hunt to find THE best plant-based paleo protein powder I could find in order to answer this elusive question. And, I found it! The answer? NUZEST.
Nuzest protein powder is made with premium pea protein (yes – peas ARE Paleo) but they leave out all the yucky stuff you normally find in vegetarian/vegan protein powders. All products from Nuzest are free of soy, GMOs, gluten and dairy – making it the perfect option if you’re going for a plant-based paleo approach. It’s 100% allergen-free and made with all natural ingredients.
Okay, okay – so now you’re probably wondering if it even tastes good.
I get it. Most of the veg-friendly protein powders I’ve tried taste like dirt. But, I’m happy to report that is NOT the case with this brand. It’s not bland, it’s not chalky, and they have a wide variety of flavors to choose from:
- Smooth Vanilla
- Creamy Cappuccino
- Rich Chocolate
- Wild Strawberry
- Just Natural (no flavoring)
The powders mix well in a shaker bottle and blend perfectly when whipped in a blender. Bonus – there isn’t that weird after-taste/smell that comes from drinking dairy-filled powders (YUCK!)
Not quite convinced yet? Here’s the coolest part..
They totally understand that purchasing a full tub of a supplement you’ve never tried before can be a huge commitment! So they created a sample program where you can order packets of any of their clean, lean protein powders FOR FREE! All you have to do is pay shipping.
Want to order and try a free sample? Click here.
But wait – there is more!
Anytime you place an order, use my name (andipetty) as a discount code and you’ll get 15% off PLUS free shipping!
There are so many ways you can use this protein powder – it isn’t just for people who hit the gym hard. I find that whipping up a shake can satisfy that evening craving for something sweet.
I highly recommend their Rich Chocolate flavored powder with some almond milk, almond butter and 3-4 cubes of ice. Yummmmm!
If you find yourself in need of a plant-based paleo protein powder, I really hope you’ll give Nuzest a try.
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