Garden of Life Organic Plant-Based Protein uses multiple sources of protein including pea, garbanzo beans, navy beans, lentils, and cranberry seed to provide 30 grams of protein in a two-scoop serving. Garden of Life recommends their protein for post-workout recovery and also includes 5.5 grams of BCAAs and 5 grams of glutamine and glutamic acid. Garden of Life also claims their protein promotes recovery and supports the immune system by including an antioxidant blend including tart cherry, gogi berries, apples, blueberries, turmeric, and 2 billion CFU probiotic blend.
This protein powder is NSF Certified for Sport and certified Informed Choice for Sport, indicating that it is free of any banned substances if you are a competitive athlete.
Reviewers give this protein powder mixed reviews on taste. Some people found it too sweet and noted an unpleasant aftertaste. The blendability also has mixed reviews. Users seemed to have more success using almond milk instead of water. People like the variety of quality ingredients.