Recently vegan and struggling to figure out which protein powder is going to switch to? Or just fancy cutting down on your dairy consumption and trying out some vegan protein options? We've got you. Though whey protein is where we began, there are just as many vegan options to support muscle growth and maintenance, and all of them have delicious flavours on offer. But we get it, there are that many options that you might not know where to begin. So to bring some calm to the chaos... we've ranked the top vegan protein flavours, according to which you buy the most.
- Is whey protein vegan?
- What are the types of vegan protein powders?
- What flavours of vegan protein are there?
- Best vegan protein flavours, according to you
Is whey protein vegan?
Those following a vegan diet don’t consume any animal products at all — including honey, dairy and meat. Whey protein is made using milk from dairy cows, so is not suitable for those following a vegan diet.
What are the types of vegan protein powders?
There are loads of vegan protein powders to choose from, all slightly different and all offering their own unique benefits. So, if Soy Protein isn’t your thing, give the Vegan Protein Blend a go. Not in love with Vegan Protein Blend? Give Clear Vegan a shot.
From creamy protein shakes to juicy Clear Vegan thirst-quenchers, the right vegan protein is just waiting for you.
What flavours of vegan protein are there?
With 12 flavours of the Vegan Protein Blend, six flavours of Clear Vegan Protein, 12 flavours of Soy Protein Isolate and loads more vegan protein powders all with their own flavour range, you’re spoilt for choice.
From classic Chocolate to more adventurous flavours like Iced Latte, you’re pretty much guaranteed to find one you love.
This article will run through which flavours our customers love the most, from our bestselling vegan protein powders.
Best vegan protein flavours, according to you
OK, so you’ve landed on which vegan protein powder you want to buy, but you click the flavour list and it’s all a bit overwhelming. So many delicious flavours, which one do you pick?
Well, while we can’t pick a favourite (that’d be like choosing a favourite child) you certainly can. That’s why we looked at the data and ranked the top protein flavours according to which ones customers buy the most. Without further ado, here are the results…
Soy Protein Isolate
Soy Protein Isolate is not to be underestimated. With 90% protein content, it delivers a massive 27g of protein per serving and just 108 calories. Ideal for anyone working towards a sustainable calorie deficit, veggies, vegans, and anyone else looking to reduce their dairy intake.
There are 12 total Soy Protein Isolate flavours, but these are the top five according to you...
1. Chocolate Smooth
No surprises here — it's an oldie but a goodie. Classic Chocolate smooth never disappoints, and we don’t blame you for coming back to this flavour time and time again.
2. Salted Caramel
Name a better duo than salt and caramel. I’ll wait.
OK, now we’re all on the same page, it’s no surprise that Salted Caramel is the runner up in Soy Protein Isolate. It’s smooth and creamy, while delivering incredible macros.
I won’t hear any Vanilla slander — it’s taken the number three spot for good reason.
It’s a classic flavour that will never do you wrong. Creamy, sweet, packed with protein and never boring. Vanilla lovers, I salute you.
4. Natural Strawberry
Coming in at number four is Natural Strawberry.
A cult classic, Natural Strawberry brings a bit more tang to your usual protein shake, with the sharp fruity flavour cutting through the sweetness of strawberries. Think strawberries and cream vibes. Yum.
Vegan Protein Blend
Vegan Protein Blend brings together pea protein isolate and fava bean isolate, to create a vegan protein powder with a full amino acid profile. It delivers 22g of protein, 110 calories, nine essential amino acids, and 5g of naturally occurring BCAAs per serving. Here are your favourite flavours...
Coming in hot at number one is of course the OG — Chocolate. You really can’t go wrong.
Fruity and fun, it’s Strawberry which is your second favourite in the Vegan Protein Blend. A great choice.
People might say Vanilla is boring, but it’s only come in at number three on this list. Still a hugely popular choice (and for good reason), but definitely not boring.
4. Chocolate Salted Caramel
The ultimate duo strikes again, but this time with chocolate as their sidekick. The Chocolate Salted Caramel flavour is riding high as your fourth favourite.
5. Chocolate Peanut Caramel
Three words. Chocolate. Peanut. Caramel.
Fifth place goes to this indulgent flavour. To be honest, I think it deserves a spot much higher up the list.
Clear Vegan Protein
10g of plant protein, 50 calories, and half of your daily B-vitamin intake all in one serving. Don’t miss out on the clear protein experience just because you can’t have Clear Whey — Clear Vegan Protein is just as juicy and contains macros to make your PT proud too.
And your favourite flavours are …
1. Lemon & Lime
A classic pairing. It’s no surprise that the refreshing Lemon & Lime flavour is the fan-favourite. Juicy, refreshing, and packed with protein.
For those of you who like something a little sweeter, Strawberry, which has taken the second spot, is a great choice.
3. Pineapple & Grapefruit
Somewhat more of a cult classic is the runner-up, Pineapple & Grapefruit. Bringing all the tropical vibes and all of the macros too.
4. Apple & Elderflower
The sophisticated-sounding Apple & Elderflower has taken fourth place, but is a great choice for a refreshing post-workout shake.
5. Raspberry Mojito
Want all the mojito vibes whenever you fancy? Raspberry Mojito is the flavour for you. It might only be at number five, but it’s still a big favourite among customers.
Pea Protein Isolate
Pea Protein Isolate provides more protein for less carbs and fat.
With 23g of protein per serving and zero sugar, this all-natural protein is ideal for anyone wanting to build some lean muscle on a vegan or veggie diet.
Usually underrated, Unflavoured comes in at the top spot for Pea Protein Isolate. Ideal for if you just want to add a protein boost to your porridge or smoothie but don’t want to add another flavour into the mix.
You know the drill by now — everyone loves a good chocolate protein powder. And the chocolate Pea Protein Isolate is no exception. Creamy, smooth chocolate, with great macros. It’s a no-brainer why it’s at the top of the flavour list.
Strawberry makes the cut once again. C’mon, you at least should give it a try, and Pea Protein Isolate is a great form to try it in.
Whole Fuel Blend
Whole Fuel Blend is a complete meal-replacement formula, packing in 30g of plant protein, a dose of fibre and a blend of vitamins and minerals. Ideal if you’re trying to foster a sustainable calorie deficit.
Your favourite flavour of Whole Fuel Blend is Chocolate. Smooth and creamy, this shake will definitely leave you feeling full and satisfied.
2. Natural Vanilla
Perfect for anyone with a sweet tooth is the runner up — Natural Vanilla. Another great option to pack in your protein, vits and minerals and satisfy your taste buds too.
How do you make a vegan protein shake?
The answer to this question depends on your preferences, and your mood, too.
If you need something quick to boost your macros, simply add your vegan protein powder to your shaker, give it a good shake and you’re good to go.
But if you want more of a complete shake, with all the works, you can add things like fruit, peanut butter, oats and whatever else you fancy!
Take home message
Hopefully by now I’ve convinced you that there’s no shortage of delicious vegan protein powder flavours. Whether you love the classics or want to try something more adventurous, the perfect protein powder for you is out there.
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