Whole Food Protein Shake

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Introduction - http://drhyman.com/blog/2013/05/11/in-the-kitchen-with-dr-hyman-whole-food-protein-shake/

Ingredients

Soak overnight, then blend:

  • Check.png1C filtered water
  • Check.png1/2C unsweetened almond milk $3/half gallon - 19 cents
  • Check.png1 C wild blueberries - $1.10
  • Check.png1/2C cranberries?
  • Check.png2T raw pumpkin seeds - 28 cents (about $7/lb)
  • Check.png2T chia seeds - (Is a flax a better and a cheaper alternative ? [1] [2])
  • Check.png2T hemp seeds - 37 cents
  • Check.png2T raw almond butter - 80 cents
  • Check.png1T coconut fat (oil) - 16 cents
  • Check.png4 walnuts - 25 cents
  • Check.png3 brazil nuts - 16 cents
  • Check.pngSmall banana - 15 cents

So far: $3.46. Not cheap per serving. If 1/3 of one's diet, full diet costs $10/day, $3650/year.

Sourcing

  • 1/2C unsweetened almond milk $3/half gallon - 16 half cups - 19 cents
  • Dried blueberries - Make sure they are no sugar-added - which implies half the weight is added sugar (see [[3]]).
  • Lowest cost is 3 lb frozen blueberries for $10, or $3.33 per lb. Died blueberries are 6x [4] less weight. 9 cups in 48 oz blueberries - by measurement. $1.10.
  • Raw almond butter - $1/oz - [5]
  • Almond butter - 16 oz iz 2 cups, and 32 TBSP, so 16 servings per jar - $1
  • Almond butter - $8 for 27 oz - [6]
  • Raw pumpkin seeds - $4.4/lb - [7].
  • Brazil nuts - $9/lb - [8]. $8/lb - [9]. $8.60/lb - [10]
  • Hemp Seeds - $7.60/lb - [11]
  • Walnuts - $7.30/lb - [12]. $7.80/lb -[13]. Quantities per lb - [14]
  • Coconut fat - 106 tbsp - [15] - $16.79
  • Chia seeds - organic - [16] 2.5 lb for $11 - or $22 for 6 lb - [17]

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