Protein Powders are often less expensive and more versatile than ready-to-drink options. Whey is the most common protein source, although egg white, soy, vegetables, and other protein sources are also easy to find. The Barix Guide to Good Health has some great recipe ideas to keep you from getting bored.
Matrix 2.0 is a moderately priced whey-based protein supplement with 23 grams of protein per scoop. It is delicious and versatile. Flavors include strawberry cream, milk chocolate, perfect chocolate, cookies and cream, mint cookie and peanut butter cookie.
Nectar comes in unique fruit flavors, such as fuzzy navel, Caribbean cooler, and twisted cherry. Providing 23 grams of protein per scoop, it is good mixed with water, made into a slushy or mixed with plain yogurt.