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Tim's Protein Shake - Without Protein Powder?

Hi Guys,

So I'm looking into using protein shakes to up my weight gain and muscle repair. However, I don't want to use Protein Powder (my folks aren't into the idea, and I would love to find a way around it altogether). Now, I know Tim Ferriss provides a recipe for a protein shake in his book. The only thing I want to know is; if you make the shake without the protein powder, how can you make up for the loss of the protein? Within the shake itself, I mean. Tim's recipe, for those who don't remember or have it handy, is as follows:

24 oz (3 cups) 2% or whole organic milk

30 g whey protein isolate (chocolate tends to work best)

1 banana

3 heaping tbsp almond butter with no added sugar, maltodextrin, or syrups

5 ice cubes

970 Calories (approx.), 75g protein

So what I want to know is, if I remove the protein powder, would it still be effective? Is there something I could add that isn't a supplement or powder that would provide more protein? I imagine some of the protein comes from the almond butter and milk, correct?



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I found a great supply of hemp seed and grind it as I need it in a little coffee-grinder reserved for seeds. 1/3 cup I believe is 30g of protein. It's a bit...agricultural! in taste but I actually like it and it's easy to digest.


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warm blended eggs

evaporated milk

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