Get the Scoop: 5 of the Best Plant-Based Protein Powders

Whether you’re looking to sculpt, tone or strengthen your muscles, discover five of the best plant-based protein powders to help hit your protein intake targets (that even non-vegans will love)

1 Best for versatility: PHD Smart Protein Plant – Salted Caramel

If you harbour a sweet tooth, raise a scoop to this delicious, indulgent-tasting Salted Caramel protein powder. A versatile supplement, this plant-based powder is designed to be devoured in a number of different ways. Mix it into simple mousses and cheesecake fillings or simply stick to a standard post-workout shake, with Eton Mess and Chocolate Cookie flavours to try too.

Low in calories, whip up high-protein versions of your favourite treats – each serving packs 20g vegan protein and is exceptionally low in sugar containing less than 1 gram per 25g serving. We recommend whisking thoroughly however, to get rid of any unwanted lumps before consuming.

RRP £15.99, currently £11.99. Shop via

2 Best for high performance: Hermosa Vegan Protein Powder – Glass Jar

Optimised to redefine the traditional protein shake and aimed to be as smooth as Jude Law in his heyday, this vanilla protein powder has a delicious and subtle flavour. Its co-founder, Erika decided to launch HERMOSA with Sandy and James Macaskill, who co-founded Barry’s U.K because people were coming in to Barry’s purely to buy the Instagram-famous shakes).

Sweetened with Stevia, Hermosa Vegan is formed with 10 essential amino acids to help give its users a serious boost – made with a mix of pea and hemp proteins. However, unlike some pea protein powders on the market there’s none of the unwanted chalky aftertaste – just a simple, tasty and super soluble result.

£30.00 for 420g, shop via

3 Best for the chocoholics: Welleco’s The Super Elixir Nourishing Protein – Chocolate

If it’s good enough for supermodel Elle Macpherson, then it’s good enough for us. With a chocolate fudge flavour, this delectable protein powder is one of our favourites – and ideal for everyday use in everything from shakes and smoothies to bakes and overnight oats. There’s no hint of artificial flavourings, just a rich chocolate taste and easy to mix texture.

This protein powder has been formulated to nourish the body from tip to toe, infused with pre and probiotics, herbal extracts and cocoa powder. Don’t be put off by the long ingredient list – there’s simply plenty of body-boosting components in this mighty product.

Fuel your muscles and leave the days of synthetic aftertastes behind – we love this indulgent-tasting plant-based find.

£22.40 for 300g, shop via

4 Best for serious sculpting: FARMASSIS+ Gym Date – Swiss Chocolate

Hit your protein targets without the need for animal products with this clever, chicly-packaged protein powder from the experts at FARMASSIS+. With zero added protein powder and 16g protein per serving, this blend of pea protein, brown rice protein and hemp protein is designed to help optimise muscle growth and power you through those tough workouts.

With 20 servings per pack, we love the silky and smooth chocolate taste – there’s no doubt that this a must-try for anyone who prefers subtle flavours over sickly sweet mouthfuls.

£19.99 for 500g, shop via

5 Best for something natural: Innermost The Health Protein – Vanilla

If you’re looking for a scoop as natural as possible, make a beeline for Innermost’s Health protein. Made with a clever balanced amino acid profile, with added ingredients to support the immune system, this protein powder packs a plant-based punch without sacrificing taste and texture.

Less is more here and the ingredients are simple – Vegan Protein, Glutamine, Shiitake, Maitake, Reishi, Cordyceps, Bilberries, Camu Camu and Acai Berries. Crafted using a powerful combination of pea and brown rice protein, boost your health, immune system and muscles simultaneously with every serving.

Available in smooth chocolate & creamy vanilla flavours.

£29.95 for 600g, shop via The Health Protein

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