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Uses for Gritty Protein Powder

bathsheba_cbathsheba_c Posts: 1,862Member Member Posts: 1,862Member Member
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I bought a small tub of non-dairy vanilla protein powder and I’m finding it unpalatably gritty with a strong artificial sweetener aftertaste. My hope was to use it for chia pudding, but it’s noticeable. Any ideas how I can use this up? I’m not committed to consuming a specific amount of protein powder - I just want to bump up my percentage of calories from protein a bit. The protein source is a mix of soy and eggs if that matters.


  • moonangel12moonangel12 Posts: 221Member, Premium Member Posts: 221Member, Premium Member
  • BarbaraHelen2013BarbaraHelen2013 Posts: 791Member Member Posts: 791Member Member
    Sounds like it’s best use is as a bin filler!

    If it’s gritty, I can’t imagine it can be redeemed by adding it to anything. Nothing will hide the grittiness (apart from mixing it with actual grit I suppose!).
  • apullumapullum Posts: 4,477Member Member Posts: 4,477Member Member
    If the consistency was the only problem, I’d suggest throwing it in a coffee/spice grinder and seeing if it can be ground to a finer powder. However, if you don’t like the flavor either, toss it. Life is too short and calories are too precious to eat food you don’t like.
  • britg1989britg1989 Posts: 1Member Member Posts: 1Member Member
    Have you tried it in overnight oats? That usually isn’t smooth anyways so it may blend in.
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