13 Collagen Peptide Recipes to Make Your Skin Glow
By: Julie Hand
Collagen is the main structural protein found in your skin that makes it smooth, hydrated, and youthful in appearance. Collagen not only benefits your skin; it also strengthens your joints, improves gut health, helps burn fat, and even improves sleep. Because most people don’t eat collagen-rich cartilage, marrow, and organs, you need to supplement with a grass-fed collagen protein powder. By adding it to your daily diet with these 13 collagen peptide recipes, you can easily garner supple skin and stronger joints in no time.
Specifically, what does collagen protein do for your skin?
- Improves skin elasticity
- Diminishes skin cracking
- Erases wrinkles
- Increases fibroblast density, a marker of healthy, elastic skin
- Increases skin moisture
Collagen drink recipes
This Bulletproof Coffee collagen peptide recipe features the adaptogen mucuna pruriens (aka herbal adderall) to power up your morning. However, you can use any stress-busting adaptogen you like. Collagen powder and ghee give the coffee a creamy texture, while vanilla bean and keto-friendly sweetener perk up the flavor.
For mornings when you need an extra dose of protein, try this super frothy egg coffee recipe. Use vanilla-flavored collagen powder for added sweetness, or use plain collagen protein if you like your coffee on the savory side. . The cinnamon adds an earthy, spicy kick.
For a refreshing and minty sweet treat, try this collage peptide recipe. Mint is known to enhance energy levels and alertness, so give it a try and see what it does for you.
Collagen shake recipes
This collagen shake recipe features a refreshing and nourishing fruit-free juice. It’s packed with celery, lemon, detoxifying herbs, re-hydrating cucumber, and of course, gut-loving collagen. This is a great detox drink to start your day off right.
Collagen protein makes a great addition to this keto smoothie which tastes like a Girl Scout Thin Mint cookie. In addition to the collagen protein powder, the polyphenols in the cocoa powder improve skin elasticity and collagen retention.
Here’s another rich and creamy collagen shake recipe in the form of a smoothie. This one features cauliflower, so it’s a great smoothie for a carb refeed day. It’s also loaded in healthy and flavorful fats like avocado and coconut milk.
Looking for a delicious, caffeinated collagen shake recipe? This smoothie recipe is bursting with flavors: salt, cinnamon, and cacao nibs. Plus, there really is nothing like a winning coconut-coffee combination.
Collagen peptide bone broth recipes
This hearty and warming homemade bone broth recipe makes for a perfect soup base or flavorful saute addition. Collagen protein is found naturally in bone marrow, and you’ll also add extra collagen protein powder to this recipe – so this is a winning way to up your collagen intake.
Collagen peptide dessert recipes
If you were into strawberry-flavored milk as a kid, this collagen peptide recipe will be a treat for you. Due to the strawberries, each serving contains 80 percent of the recommended daily intake of vitamin C. This is a bonus because vitamin C helps your body to use collagen.
This chocolate slab recipe can be made with any flavor collagen protein bar. The collagen protein bars give the smooth and silky chocolate slab a crunchy texture. Of course, the taste will depend upon the kind of bar you choose. So, what bar (LINK to generic protein bar page) calls to you?
Creamy and crunchy, sweet and tart – this collagen peptide recipe has it all. This is the perfect dessert to show off at your next dinner party and your friends will thank you for giving their skin a boost.
These chewy, nutrient-dense treats make use of collagelatin, a Bulletproof combination of collagen and gelatin. They’re made from green juice featuring celery, cucumber, basil, mint, lemon, lime, and spinach; and are sweetened with xylitol or stevia to taste.
Here’s a collagen peptide recipe featuring on-the-go keto fat bombs. They’re flavored with vanilla, ginger and turmeric. Perfectly sweet and a tad spicy, like your favorite chai latte.
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