Collagen Coolers: 3 Creative Ways to Drink Your Collagen


Collagen is gaining in popularity as an easy-to-digest form of protein that also supports muscle recovery and cellular hydration, helping our bodies resist signs of aging and improve the absorption of nutrients in the foods we eat. It’s also a quick post-workout refresher or snack between meals. What’s not to love?

Beauty Lemonade: Lavender Lemonade with Collagen

Prep time: 10 minutes, plus overnight
Cooking time: 5 minutes

Yield: Serves 1

Ingredients
1 cup water
1 teaspoon dried lavender blossoms
2 lemons, juiced
2 tablespoons collagen (we suggest collagen peptides, such as NeoCell Super Collagen, which dissolve easily in cold water)
2 teaspoons honey
Sparkling water

Directions

  1. Add water to a small saucepan, bring to a boil, and then remove from heat. Add one teaspoon lavender blossoms, cover, and allow to soak overnight.
  2. Strain out lavender blossoms; then add the lemon juice, honey and collagen. Blend well and pour into a 12-ounce drinking glass. Fill the glass to the top with sparkling water.

 

Honey-Chamomile Iced Coffee with Collagen

Prep time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes

Yield: Serves 1

Ingredients
6 ounces coffee, chilled
2 teaspoons honey
2 tablespoons chamomile blossoms
4 ounces nut milk
2 tablespoons collagen

Directions

  1. Heat nut milk in a small saucepan until warm. Add the chamomile blossoms and cover. Allow to steep for 15 minutes, then strain out chamomile blossoms and stir in the honey.
  2. Blend iced coffee, infused nut milk and collagen; then pour into a drinking glass and enjoy—ice is optional.

 

Creamsicle Collagen Cooler

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 0 minutes

Yield: Serves 1

Ingredients
6 ounces orange juice
2 tablespoons collagen
Sparkling water

Directions

  1. Combine the orange juice and collagen in a blender and mix well. Pour into a 12-ounce drinking glass and fill to the top with sparkling water.
  2. Top with a slice of lemon or mint, or add a handful of summer berries.


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