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beverages that taste good with protein powder

Discussion in 'Strength & Conditioning' started by gunguru1, Apr 8, 2005.

  1. gunguru1

    gunguru1

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    Hello there,

    I just started using protein powder a month ago and in that time have always mixed it with orange juice. I think it tastes great with orange juice, but I am looking for other alternatives to add variety. I don't like the taste of milk, but would the protein powder mask the flavor? What are some other popular drinks to use with protein powder?

    Thanks for your replies,

    gunguru1
     
  2. testosterone

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    I only use water....
    even though I use MuscleMilk protein powder, which is the best tasting stuff on earth, I still mix it with water...
     

  3. California Jack

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    EAS Choclate Whey Protein
    1/2 cup skim milk
    1/2 water
    1 cup ice
    1 pkg Swiss Miss Diet or non-fat
    Blend in high spped blender
     
  4. ssgrock3

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    I been mixing my whey with the body fortress creatine powder walmart has. I know there is probably better creatines out there but I get like 2lbs for $15 and for my level of lifting and fitness, it does what I need it to. This same company has a whey, but Max muscle branded whey is $54 for 10lbs. and good stuff, I just shake it in a protein shaker cup, the creatine I mix with water in a bottled water bottle, mix one before workout, one after.
    By the way, this creatine comes in a fruit punch and others I think. (I have only tried fruit punch.)
     
  5. Mister Joshua

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  6. 45acp4me

    45acp4me Pissed puppet

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    Use it with milk, get more calories and better flavor. Most of the protien powders mixed with water taste terrible but Muscle Milk is actually pretty darn good. Using milk makes it more like a treat.

    Regards,
    Glen
     
  7. jared84

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    I’m going to start getting unflavored protein powder since it can be mixed in any drink and it doesn’t change the taste.
     
  8. California Jack

    California Jack Millennium Member

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    Now I've never had any unflavored protein powder. But, are you sure unflavored means flavorless ? I would think that unflavored powder taste like protein powder an would affect the flavor of what you're mixing it in.

    Just a thought.

    Jack
     
  9. jared84

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    I had gotten some unflavored protein powder from a sample pack from allthewhey.com. I mixed it in crystal light iced tea and it didn't seem to change the taste it just diluted it a little but I didn’t use much crystal light with it.
     
  10. pizzaaguy

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    Used to use milk or skim milk, ice and a banana.
     
  11. testosterone

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    i get sick as a dog when i drink milk....sucks for me
     
  12. ssgrock3

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    Gatorade works well also, I usually mix my creatine shake in this and then add it to my protein powder, makes it very tolerable.
     
  13. Yar

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    The vanilla protein powder mixes well with soy milk (for double shot of protein), and grape juice.

    Creatine (unflavored) goes well just with water and a touch of lemon juice, or for better absorbtion grape juice.
     
  14. JayAK

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    water, soy milk, 2% milk, skim......