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The Benefits of Plant-Based Proteins

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Plant-based protein powders don’t have the best reputation as people tend to think that plant-based proteins are at a lower quality as they aren’t derived from animals. But in reality, this opinion is simply not true. Plant-based protein powders are in fact beneficial and have unique reasons as well as having more benefits than traditional animal proteins. Below are some beneficial reasons to why its good to use plant-based proteins:   They’re plant-based This might seem an obvious benefit but it is still a strong point to make. Protein powders are taken from plant-sources which are valuable because they provide vegans and vegetarians with a rich, convenient source of nutrients. People have a variety of reasons why they choose to avoid...

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Solo Waffles

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Ingredients 40g oat flour 40g Solo Protein Powder 1tsp coconut sugar or sweetener of choice 1tsp baking powder 1 egg and 1 egg white (30g liquid egg whites) or alternatively use flax seed egg 100ml almond milk 15g dark chocolate chips (optional) Method Mix together your dry ingredients. Whisk your egg with the egg whites Add to the dry mix along with the almond milk. Mix well. Stir through the chocolate chips. Pour into a waffle maker and cook until brown and crispy on the outside. Add toppings for example sliced fig, blueberries, peanut butter, and some maple syrup! Thank you to Rachel Harrison (@rachelsplate) for sharing the recipe

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Solo Green Protein Smoothie

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Ingredients - Vanilla Protein Powder (I used just 1 scoop)- A handful of spinach- 1 frozen banana- Blueberries- Almond milk- A few cubes of ice Method - Add all ingredients into a blender and simply blend until it's your desired consistency! Enjoy! Perfect for a lighter breakfast or a post-workout snack. Thank you to our Solo ambassador Ali (@notjusteg) for sharing this recipe!

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Solo Chocolate Chip Protein Bites

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Ingredients 1 x tin of chickpeas (drained and washed thoroughly) 50g SOLO Vanilla Powder 150g almond butter 85ml maple syrup 1 tbs vanilla extract 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp baking powder  1/4 tsp bicarbonate of soda A handful of vegan choc chips Method Preheat the oven to 170c and grease a brownie tin Put all ingredients in a food processor apart from the solo powder and the choc chips and pulse.  Slowly add the solo and pulse into a smooth paste.  Fold in most of the chocolate chips.  Spread mixture into a tin and sprinkle the remaining choc chips on top.  Bake for 35-40 mins. Or until a toothpick comes out clean. Leave to cool for around 25 mins then cut into...

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