the 5 things your breakfast protein shake must include

Breakfast seems to be a big topic on this blog (a few previous posts here and here).  I often get walloped with responses like, “but I don’t have enough time” and “I’m not a breakfast fan”. My answer to such queries is protein shakes.  HOWEVER, there are protein shakes and then there are protein shakes. Some are full of sugar and crud, some are geared at blokes with bulging muscles and odd little gym swaggers. But I’ve come across this one which is neither: 180 nutrition’s protein superfood.  Below, Jo has outlined the deal with protein shakes and some great recipes for this sponsored review. Enjoy!

Picture 3 the 5 things your breakfast protein shake must include
photo by Maria Laitinen

what to look for in a protein shake: 

Most of the info out there advises it’s all about whey protein. But know this: the whey needs to be…

  • raw
  • cold pressed
  • derived from grass fed cows
  • free of hormones, chemicals
  • free of sugar

180 nutrition’s protein superfood ticks all these boxes.
Also, less is more. This superfood contains only a handful of (recognisable, no “numbers” involved) ingredients:

  • grass fed whey protein isolate
  • flaxseed
  • almond meal
  • sunflower kernels
  • coconut flour
  • cocoa (chocolate flavour only)
  • chia seeds
  • pepitas (pumpkin seeds)
  • sesame seeds
  • pysillium husks
  • inactive brewers yeast
  • stevia

So: no gluten, no artificial flavourings or preservatives, no processed sugars and sweeteners, no bulking agents or thickeners. PLUS the whole lot is 100% raw and organic.

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