Skratch Labs Dairy-Free + Vegan Recovery Mix and Recipes

August 09, 2019

Skratch Labs Sport Vegan Recovery Drink Mix provides the proper balance of plant-based proteins, fats, and carbohydrates to speed your recovery. It offers the same nutritional profile as our dairy milk-based sport recovery mix, just vegan. Sport Vegan Recovery Drink Mix is for vegan athletes who need something delicious and convenient to drink immediately after emptying the tank in long, hard workouts, we created Sport Vegan Recovery Drink Mix. When you shake up this frothy, smooth drink, its chocolatey aroma may just conjure up memories of opening your favorite candy bar as a kid. You’ll taste the robust cocoa flavor that comes from real chocolate and the delicious sweetness of cane sugar. As with all of Skratch products, our Sport Vegan Recovery Drink Mix does not contain any artificial sweeteners or flavoring agents, something rare in the vegan protein space.Made with only plant-based protein, a serving of Sport Vegan Recovery Drink Mix has what you need to rapidly refuel, rehydrate, and rebuild so you can go big again tomorrow. Its 4:1 carbohydrate to protein ratio speeds up recovery faster than protein alone by replacing your glycogen stores. The 10 grams of pea and rice protein provide the complete essential amino acid profile to accelerate muscle repair and growth, plus 1 billion probiotic cultures to support digestive health. This vegan protein mix is delicious, easy to drink, and easy on the gut. 

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If you are ever out of your vegan recovery and have some sport hydration mix on hand, try this hack or if you want to make Skratch creamsicles check out our how-to below!

DIY Vegan Recovery 
1-1.5 scoops of our Sport Hydration Drink Mix
12 ounces of Unsweetened or less than 8g of sugar per serving Nut Milk, Oatmilk, or Soymilk, or homemade nut milk
Optional: A small amount of vegan protein powder, any “additionals” you like for after a workout.
You are shooting for a 10% solution (10g of sugar per 100ml). And a 4:1 carb to protein ratio.
As a starting point, drink 1 serving immediately after a hard effort. 

Vegan Recovery Creamsicles
You will need popsicle molds – or ice cube trays, muffin tins lined with foil cupcake wrappers, and single-serving yogurt or dairy-free yogurt containers

Step 1: Add 1-1.5 scoops Sport Hydration Drink Mix (flavor ideas below) to a 16oz water bottle or shaker of choice.
Step 2: Add 12 ounces unsweetened or lightly sweetened (less than 8g sugar) plain non-dairy milk to the same bottle. Our favorite is plain oat milk, but any dairy-free milk will work.
Step 3: Shake it up!
Step 4: Pour into popsicle molds and gently place in freezer. Let sit overnight. The portion above will fill about 5-6 popsicle molds, depending on the mold size.
Step 5: Enjoy immediately after a hard workout — tastes extra delicious on hot summer days!

Pro Tip: Play around with the amount of Sport Hydration Drink Mix you add to make the most pleasing pops for your tastebuds.  


Creamsicle: Plain or Vanilla Oatly (or other Oatmilk) with Orange Sport Hydration Drink Mix

Lime in Da Coconut: Coconut Milk with Lemon-Lime Sport Hydration Drink Mix

Lemon Cream with a Smidge of Matcha: Plain or Vanilla Oatly (or other Oatmilk) with Matcha Sport Hydration Drink Mix

But don't limit yourself try it with strawberry lemonade, our seasonal flavors or whatever your creamsicle tastebuds prefer!

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