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Patrick Stark has a secret for how to get more protein in your diet: Don't skip sauces or spreads! Make your own, and make the most of them with these protein-packed recipes.

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Protein peanut butter spread

Chef Patrick Stark's fifth nutritional hack is in the "don't knock it 'til you try it" category.

We all know it can be hard to meet the protein numbers that come along with a fitness or transformation plan. Shakes are helpful, but you need more than that! This is where hacks like this one can be game-changers.

In today's video, Chef Stark shows you how to prepare a delicious protein spread that can add an extra 50 grams of protein to any meal!

Dymatize Kitchen Hack Spread (Protein Up Your Turkey Burger)
Watch the video - 1:57

Protein Peanut Butter Spread


Natural peanut butter: 1 heaping spoonful, or as desired for texture

  1. Dump protein into a bowl and mix in just enough water to give it a paste-like consistency. Add in peanut butter to taste.

So what does Chef Stark recommend putting this delicious spread on? Any protein will work, but none will be as perfect as his 75-Gram Protein Turkey Burger!

The 75-Gram Protein Turkey Burger


Turkey burger: 1 patty

Peanut Butter Protein Spread (see above): 1 scoop

Bacon: 2 slices

Fried egg: 1

As if that's not enough, here's another recipe for a sauce you can use to add a little extra protein to any meal without breaking the caloric bank.

Dymatize Kitchen Hack Protein And Herbs Sauce
Watch the video - 2:24

Protein and Herbs Sauce


Dymatize Elite Whey (Vanilla flavor): 2 scoops (he uses vanilla, but other flavors could work)

Garlic powder: 1 pinch (use equal amounts of all four spices)

Mrs. Dash: 1 pinch

Smoked paprika: 1 pinch

Onion powder: 1 pinch

Coconut milk: 1/2 cup (or as needed to attain desired consistency)

Lime juice: 1/2 lime's worth

Cilantro (or other fresh herb): 1 handful, stemmed and chopped

  1. Whisk powders together in a bowl. Drizzle coconut milk while whisking until mixture takes on a sauce-like consistency. Squeeze in lime juice, fresh herbs, and mix again.
  2. Use on grilled chicken, steak, turkey, salmon, any type of white fish, or other protein.

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