Clean Choice Awards 2016: Smoothie Boosters
Boost and bulk up your smoothie with these 6 clean protein powders.
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Bob’s Red Mill Chai Protein Powder
Add nutritional heft to smoothies and shakes with this chai-flavored booster, which also contains monk fruit, chia and probiotics.
Purely Inspired Organic Protein French Vanilla
A naturally flavored blend of organic pea protein and organic brown rice protein adds the sweet taste of vanilla to our smoothies while providing 20 grams of protein and 7 grams of fiber per serving.
$20 to $25, purelyinspired.com for where to buy
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DRINKmaple Pure Maple Water
Gracing smoothies, granolas and teas with its sweetness, this Vermont maple water is a good source of electrolytes and prebiotics and is rich in 46 nutrients including calcium and manganese.
Sunwarrior Warrior Blend Natural
Comprised of raw organic pea protein, raw cranberry protein, raw organic hemp seed and medium-chain triglycerides from coconut, this plant-based protein powder makes a neutral-flavored addition to smoothies, water or nondairy milk.
$30 to $49, sunwarrior.com
Manitoba Harvest Hemp Pro 70 Chocolate
A source of omega-3 and omega-6 as well as protein, this water-soluble hemp seed protein powder has a creamy texture and chocolaty flavor that works well in smoothies and baking recipes.
Amazing Grass Green Superfood Powder Goji and Acai
Antioxidant-rich goji and acai add free radical–fighting prowess to this greens powder. We like adding this alkalizing blend of greens, fruits, digestive enzymes and probiotics to water or smoothies for a kick of berry flavor.
$30 to $70, amazinggrass.com
Biochem 100% Vegan Protein Vanilla
This vegan protein powder goes down easy thanks to its 100% plant-derived blend of pea protein, hemp seed protein, cranberry protein and medium-chain triglycerides concentrate from coconut oil.