Guilt Free Iced Coffee

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Lets get real for a second – who doesn’t like iced coffee? I mean seriously, even my kids like it! (wait what? I did not just admit that – I’m a great parent and only give my kids water and vegetable juice!) 🙂

But lets face the facts, iced coffee is filled with sugar and chemicals that really aren’t good for us. So what’s a coffee lover to do? Insert swapping all the sugar and gunk out for protein!! Yes, protein! Who woulda thunk? I’m telling you it’s a great alternative and you don’t have to feel guilty while drinking all of your delicious goodness on these hot days!
Guilt Free Iced Coffee - 16 grams of protein

Not only is it delicious, it’s nutritious!! 16 grams of plant protein…protein in eggs

source: google

Heck, you’d have to eat almost 3 eggs just to get this amount! … and notice, 43% of the protein is in the yolk….how many of you hate the yolk and skip out on that part?!?!

Lets chat protein for a second. There’s soy and there’s non-GMO soy. What’s non-GMO soy you ask? GMO stand for Genetically Modified Organism. OK, so what? Well what that means is that the plant has been altered from it’s original state: at the gene level. So think of it this way…the soy plant that used to grow that would produce enough food for 1 person is now able to produce food for many more people. (Have you ever seen those pictures of genetically modified chickens? GAG!!

genetically-modified-chickens
source: seattleorganicrestaurants

OK so if you’re concerned with being more healthy and not loading yourself with GMOs then you’ll appreciate the type of protein that I personally use for my whole family. It’s called Life Energizing Shake and comes in several different flavors (chocolate is my favorite and what I use in my Iced Coffee!)

shaklee life shake info

I trust this brand because of all the extensive research it does to ensure safe products.

 

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Anyway, lets get back to the delicious recipe that you were all drooling over. It’s so easy and quick to make that you can throw it right into a shaker cup and be on your merry way out the door to run 187293873947 daily errands!

Shaklee Iced Coffee Ingredients

Guilt Free Iced Coffee
Author: Stephanie Bruce – Gathered In The Kitchen
Serves: 1
Protein was purchased here: https://gatheredinthekitchen.myshaklee.com/us/en/shop/healthyfoundations/protein/product-_p_shaklee-life-energizing-shakep
Ingredients
  • 8oz brewed coffee
  • 2 scoops Life Energizing Protein: chocolate
  • 4-6oz milk of choice
  • Ice
Instructions
  1. Brew coffee
  2. Add all ingredients into a blender cup, shake and serve!

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Enjoy!!

One Comment

  1. Erin - Suburban Simplicity says:

    I’m not a coffee drinker, but my husband is. Maybe I could sneak some protein in and he wouldn’t notice 🙂

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