Simple Collagen Recipes - Nutritious Ways to Eat Your Collagen

Simple Collagen Recipes - Nutritious Ways to Eat Your Collagen

We've learned why collagen is good for you. Now let's turn our attention to some simple collagen recipes. We recommend this collagen protein for your pantry as it's what we use here at Spartan. With that and recipes like this, you should be able to make sure you're topped of getting enough of  this vital protein.

Collagen for Breakfast

Collagen Chia Pudding

small collagen chia pudding

Ingredients: 2 servings

Directions: 1. Combine the coconut milk, Collagen Protein, chia seeds, honey, and vanilla extract in a medium bowl, whisking until smooth. Distribute evenly into 2 mason jars (or other container) and place in the refrigerator for a minimum of 2 hours. Makes a great overnight breakfast option. 2. When ready to eat, removed from refrigeration and top with berries and walnuts.

Morning Boost Smoothie

small collagen green smoothie

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and blend for 60 seconds. Enjoy!

More Collagen Smoothies

Golden Greens Collagen Smoothie

Ingredients

  • ½ banana, frozen
  • ½ cup peaches
  • ¼ avocado
  • 1 cup spinach
  • Ice & water
  • 1 scoop Spartan Fuel Collagen Protein

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and blend for 60 seconds. Enjoy!

Down & Dirty Detox Smoothie

Ingredients Ingredients

  • 1 cup Kale
  • ½ apple
  • ½ banana
  • ½ cup pineapple (we recommend frozen)
  • ½ to 1 inch peeled ginger
  • ½ to 1 inch turmeric root
  • 1 tsp maca powder (optional but recommended)
  • 1 tsp of Athletic Greens
  • 1 scoop Spartan Fuel Collagen Protein

Directions Place all ingredients in a blender and blend for 60 seconds. Enjoy!

Collagen for Dessert Dessert

Cookie Dough Hummus

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups canned chickpeas (drained and rinsed very well)
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/8 heaping tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup nut butter of choice (We love YumButter https://www.yumbutter.com/ )
  • 1 scoop Spartan Fuel Collagen Protein
  • 1-2 drops liquid stevia (optional)
  • Milk as needed for desired consistency
  • 1 oz dark chocolate, chopped

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients except the chocolate into a food processor and blend until it reaches the consistency of cookie dough. Use a spatula to scrape the sides and add additional milk as needed until the mixture reaches your desired cookie dough consistency.
  2. Remove from food processor and fold in dark chocolate.
  3. Eat right away or store in the refrigerator for up to 7 days. Options for serving and storing include rolling the hummus into 1” balls and storing in the refrigerator or simply keep the hummus in an airtight container in the refrigerator and enjoy it by the spoonful.

*Note, this cookie dough is not meant to be cooked, although you can try. Since no raw eggs are used in the ingredients, the “cookie dough” is safe to eat without cooking.

Key Lime Pie Smoothie

Ingredients

  • ½ of a ripe avocado
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 2 tsp lime zest
  • ½ scoop vanilla protein powder
  • 1 scoop Spartan Fuel Collagen Protein
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbsp unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 cup milk of your choice
  • 1-2 drops liquids stevia (optional)

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and blend for 60 seconds. Enjoy!

Pre/Post-workout Recipe

No Bake Protein Bars

Ingredients: Makes 8 servings (in pan) or 16 servings (rolled into balls)

  • 2 cups quick cooking oats
  • ½ nut butter of your choice (We love YumButter https://www.yumbutter.com/ )
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • 2 scoops Spartan Fuel Collagen Protein
  • 1 Tbsp ground flaxseeds or hemp hearts
  • ½ cup water

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl by using a spatula or large spoon.
  2. Line a square baking pan with wax paper. Spread the dough in an even layer using a spatula. You can also use your hands to make 16 small balls.
  3. Freeze for a minimum of 30 minutes. Remove from freezer and allow to thaw 5 minutes before cutting into squares (if making bars).

Grocery List for these Recipes

Produce

Apple Avocado Banana Fruit of your choice (for collagen pudding topper, we recommend berries) Kale Lime Peaches Pineapple (frozen recommended) Spinach Sweet Potato

Pantry

Baking soda Chia seeds Chickpeas Coconut, unsweetened, shredded Coconut milk, canned Dark chocolate Ginger root Honey Liquid stevia (optional) Maca powder (optional) Nut butter of your choice (We recommend YumButter) Pink Himalayan Sea Salt Spartan Fuel Collagen Protein Turmeric, dried Turmeric, root Vanilla extract Vanilla protein powder Walnuts

Refrigerator

Milk of your choice (optional for texture)