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Homemade Protein Powder

Here’s the dietitian’s recipe for simple homemade protein powder – using a surprise budget-friendly ingredient.

  • Author: Serena Ball
  • Yield: 10 servings 1x

Ingredients

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  • 3 cups (240 gm) instant nonfat dry milk, divided
  • 1 cup (80 gm) old fashioned or instant dry oats
  • 1 cup (142 gm) almonds
  • Sweetener of your choice

Instructions

  1. Place 1 cup instant dry milk, 1 cup oats, 1 cup almonds in blender. Pulse until smooth.
  2. Place remaining instant dry milk in blender and pulse just a few times until blended.
  3. Place in container and cover tightly. Keep at a cool room temperature if you use within 2 weeks – if storing longer store in the refrigerator so the nuts don’t go rancid.
  4. To use, scoop 1/2 cup into 1/2-1 cup liquid in a blender; if possible let set 5-10 minutes for oats to plump. Add additional fruits, flavorings, yogurt or milks of your choice. Vanilla or almond extract is especially delicious.