Product Review: Everlast Vegan Protein

Disclaimer: I received four samples of Everlast Vegan Protein to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews!

Photo Jun 30, 6 41 40 AM

When the BibRave crew asked if I wanted to try Everlast Nutrition products, I was more than happy to participate. I’ve tried various protein powders over the years, both vegan and non-vegan. Some are ok, and some are just plain awful. I’ve learned that the trick is mixing the products really well, and combining them with foods/flavors you really like.

About Everlast VP (Vegan Protein)

  • Plant-based source of protein
  • 22g protein per serving
  • 110 calories per serving
  • Sugar, lactose, gluten, and GMO-free
  • Contains 18 essential amino acids to aid lean muscle growth and recovery

My Experience

I received four samples of Everlast VP, so I wanted to branch out and do different things. The first day, I attempted to create a Vanilla Latte Smoothie recipe, and failed miserably. I don’t have a shaker cup, so I tried to just stir the mix, and it was awful–so clumpy. I also used room-temperature coffee, so it ended up being a warm drink, which was gross. I tried again using a blender and some ice cubes to a much better result. I’ve included my recipe below–it was delicious once it was cold and smooth.

Next up, I tried a basic green smoothie with strawberries, banana, spinach, and almond milk. This was by far my favorite combination. I could taste the vanilla flavor of the Everlast, but it blended nicely with the fruit and spinach; it wasn’t overpowering. And using the blender gave it a nice, smooth texture with no clumps. This recipe is also included at the bottom of the post.

Regarding flavor, I’d say this is slightly better than most protein powders I’ve tried, though still not something I’d want to just mix with water and drink; it’s way better in a smoothie. As far as protein and keeping me full, on the days when I had a protein smoothie for breakfast, it kept me full at least as long as my typical breakfasts of eggs and toast or oatmeal, and I didn’t have a heavy food-in-my-gut feeling all morning.

I personally plan to buy more Everlast VP so that I can continue making green protein smoothies for breakfast–it’s an easy way to front-load my day with some fiber and vitamins. If you’re interested in ordering some to try for yourself, now is a good time. Everlast VP is currently on sale for $39.99, and if you use code BRDARLINRAE, you’ll get another 5% off your order. And for a limited time, you’ll also get a free shaker cup, which will help you avoid the clumps that I experienced my first go-around.

Don’t forget, Everlast Nutrition will be sponsoring our Twitter #BibChat tomorrow, July 14 at 9pm EST. Come join us if you’ve got questions about the product. And if you’re interested in some other opinions, you can check out some reviews by my fellow BibRave Pros below.

Heather | Laurel | Kim | Alison | Laura | Angie | Elizabeth | Brie

Photo Jul 05, 1 33 04 PMSimple Green Smoothie:

  • Half banana
  • 5 strawberries
  • 1 serving Everlast VP (or protein powder of your choice)
  • Handful of spinach
  • 8oz unsweetened vanilla almond milk (or dairy of your choice)
  • 4 ice cubes

Blend in the blender of your choice until smooth, and enjoy cold

Photo Jun 30, 7 25 02 AMVanilla Latte Protein Smoothie:

  • 6 oz strong, cold coffee (I used cold brewed iced coffee from my French Press)
  • 6 oz unsweetened vanilla almond milk (or dairy of your choice)
  • 1 serving Everlast VP (or protein powder of your choice)
  • 4 ice cubes

Blend in the blender of your choice until smooth, and enjoy cold

Do you use protein powders? What’s your favorite way to eat or drink them?

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12 thoughts on “Product Review: Everlast Vegan Protein

  1. kebe51 says:

    hmmmmmm, I’ve been struggling trying to find a protein powder that would work with my paleo diet, but this seems to look like it would do the trick! I might have to give it a try! …you know, if/when I ever have money again. 🙂

  2. dgobs says:

    Ooh, that green smoothie sounds delicious – thanks for sharing the recipes! I’ve never tried protein powders, but a yummy vanilla one in a smoothie might be a way to entice me 😉

  3. hellyontherun says:

    I was sent this powder to try as part of Moms Run This Town but I never did 😦 I haven’t gotten into the protein powder thing. I think a big reason is I don’t cook and even simple things like making a shake look exhausting jaja!!! I’ve seen some yummy pics of them though (yours included!) 🙂

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