Shake Things Up With Your Shaker Bottle!
7 Things You Didn’t Know Your Shaker Bottle Could Do
There are many who swear that the invention of the protein shaker bottle is one of the greatest things since sliced bread. But throwing down top dollar for a bottle that seems to only serve one purpose doesn’t seem that useful, right?
What if we told you that breaking up protein powder is only ONE of the things that your shaker bottle can do? If you haven’t invested in a shaker bottle, check out a variety of things they can do to benefit more than just your pre/post workout protein!
It may seem obvious, but many don’t realize that your protein shaker bottle can double as your water bottle! Shaker bottles come in a variety of sizes, but a typical size is roughly 20 ounces. You’ll be able to keep track of how much water you’re drinking and make sure you’re reaching the recommended daily intake! (Roughly 64 ounces).
Making pancakes can get messy; the batter always manages to run down the outside of the bowl and picking up the heavy bowl to pour batter in the pan is just asking for a disaster. But with your shaker bottle you can easily mix up the batter and pour it into the pan without a mess!
<h2> Coffee Drinks
Spending money on fun iced lattes is a thing of the past. With your shaker bottle (don’t forget the spring) you can just take a few cups of either chilled espresso or coffee and combine milk and any other flavors you like (sugar, cinnamon, chai mix, etc), shake, and boom! You just saved at least four dollars. Check out our recipe for coconut chai coffee!
<h2> Protein Shakes
Don’t forget the root of your shaker bottle’s purpose! If you haven’t given protein shakes a try, a shaker bottle is the perfect way to give them a go. The main differentiator for shaker bottles is that they come equipped with a mechanism to break up and properly blend ingredients together for a smooth shake every time! (Some even keep them cold)
Second to using it for actual protein shakes, what better way to utilize your shaker bottle than for creating fun cocktails? Not everyone has the space for a cocktail shaker, so throw your favorite ingredients into your shaker bottle with plenty of ice and enjoy! Added bonus: your drink is guaranteed to stay cold much longer if you use your shaker bottle as a glass.
<h2> Salad Dressings/Sauces
For those living by themselves, buying large bottles of dressings can be wasteful. Plus when you make your own dressings you can control the levels of salt and sugar, making it healthier for you! Any of your favorite dressing recipes that you can whip up with a bowl and a whisk you can throw in your shaker bottle and blend it up quickly and easily.
If you’re new to the homemade dressing game, check out these 8 healthy and easy recipes to try and home.
<h2> Fluffy Scrambled Eggs
Scrambled eggs can be tricky; over/under beat the eggs and you could end up with a flavor or texture problem. Who wants that? Shaking your eggs in your shaker will make them smoother resulting in a fluffier, more delicious plate of scrambled eggs!
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