Early Morning Protein Jolt

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I never thought I would post a recipe like this. Actually if you had told me a few months ago that I would have grass fed gelatin as a part of my diet I would have laughed in your face. I actually used to not eat much meat at all. Now I eat more meat than I have in my entire life. It has actually been the best change I have ever made physically. I also have cut out of the things that caused me to feel so sick which has made a huge difference.  I know everyone is different but this has personally been what my body has needed.

I am often in a hurry during the course of a work week. I find myself often throwing together a protein shake to get me through to my next meal. I have never really enjoyed protein shakes. 1. They taste terrible. 2. I never trust the quality of ingredients. 3. They cost an arm and a leg.

So I decided to purchase a pure form of protein and basically make my own. I am SO glad I did! My stomach never feels bad after using the gelatin and it keeps me full for a very long time. I also know that it is helping to heal my gut so I can live a healthier life.

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Early Morning Protein Shake

Serves 1


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Total Time
5 min

Total Time
5 min

Ingredients
  1. 1 Tbls grass fed gelatin
  2. 1 Tbls ground Chia seeds
  3. 1 Tbls coconut oil
  4. 1/4 of an avocado
  5. ½ cup warm brewed coffee
  6. 1 Tbls Sun butter or almond
  7. 1 Tbls cacao powder
  8. 1 Cup coconut or almond milk
  9. 1 Tbls raw honey
  10. Dash of cinnamon (Optional)
Instructions
  1. Add the coffee, gelatin, coconut oil, chia, sunbutter, cocoa, milk, honey and cinnamon to a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Add a few cubes of ice and blend until desired smoothness.
  3. Pour in a glass and enjoy!
Jessi's Kitchen http://jessiskitchen.com/

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7 comments on “Early Morning Protein Jolt

    • Thanks! Its pretty unique but I like it! I know Great Lakes makes one for “cold” drinks so it will dissolve and not thicken. Might see how I like that next. But I’ve read that the red one has more amino acids and proteins so I think its worth the thickness. :)

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