5 Sneaky Ways Nutritionists Consume More Protein

Your favorite sushi restaurant's go-to starter might be the reason you can only eat two rolls before you're full. 

1. Go Asian

There are 9 grams of protein in a half cup." Edamame, which is another name for soybeans, also has 300 mg of omega-3 fatty acids that are good for your heart and brain.

We don't have to tell you about the Sunday scaries or the Monday blues, but Berndt has an idea for how to get your week off to a good start. 

2. Try coffee-flavored protein

Mornings are always busy, so I need a kick in the pants. When I want to get ready for a busy day, I eat protein that tastes like coffee.

When you don't want to eat quinoa instead of pasta, try other old grains like teff, spelled, and amaranth, which have a lot of protein for their age. 

3. Fight sweets with healthy stuf

When I want something sweet, I make a chocolate "milkshake" by mixing chocolate whey protein with frozen almond milk cubes.

I love pancakes, but the traditional kind is a disaster when it comes to carbs

4. Make pancakes 2.0

She uses oat flour, egg whites, and protein powder to make a healthy version. 

When you're in a hurry, running late, running early, or, uh, just running, and you get hungry.

5. Have snack bars for travel

If you can't decide whether to eat at a drive-through or not, keep protein-rich bars in your car's glove box.