47 Of The Best Collagen Recipes To Make Everyday!

 

Written by: Liz Brown - Feb. 27, 2020

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Taking a daily collagen supplement has become second nature for millions of people around the world. If you are currently taking a collagen supplement you’re likely aware of all the incredible benefits of adding it to your routine. In fact, I’ll bet you’ve already started noticing a difference in your physical appearance and seen an improvement in your quality of life! 

However, if you’re new to taking a collagen supplement or you’re curious about how to incorporate collagen into your daily routine, this blog is for you.

In this article, I’m going to explain the fast facts you need to know about collagen, all the incredible ways you can use it, and the best collagen recipes to make every single day! Here’s what we’ll cover:

collagen recipes

What Is Collagen? 


Simply put, collagen is the most abundant protein in our body. It’s the “glue” that keeps everything together and functioning in tip-top shape. It’s found in our connective tissue, skin, the lining of our gut, our muscles and joints—pretty much everywhere. Unfortunately, as we age, our natural supply of collagen begins to decline and the physical signs of aging take place. Sagging skin, wrinkles, brittle hair and nails, weight gain, stiff joints, digestive issues, you name it! What’s worse is that once we begin to lose our collagen storage (around the age of 25) we can’t produce more of it! So, once it’s gone, it’s gone! But, thankfully there is a way to replenish your body of the collagen that was once lost. That’s by taking a hydrolyzed collagen peptide powder daily. If you want to learn more details about collagen and how it works, be sure to check out “What Are Collagen Peptides?” 

Collagen Benefits


Taking a daily collagen supplement has a variety of health benefits that can help you look and feel years younger. By taking as little as one scoop per day, collagen can help reduce fine lines and wrinkles, smoothe cellulite, firm and tighten skin, strengthen hair and nails, reduce popping joints, ease joint pain, speed recover, heal gut and digestive issues, and can even help you lose weight! The benefits are undeniable! In fact, numerous studies have proven its effectiveness on slowing the physical signs of aging! [1] You can learn more about the different benefits of collagen by clicking here: (Collagen for hair, collagen for skin, collagen for joints, collagen for gut health)

How To Use Collagen


Collagen is extremely simple to add to your daily routine. Depending on the type of collagen you have, it can either be taken with water or added to any of your favorite recipes! But, don’t worry, I’m sharing 47 of the best collagen recipes out there, so no matter if you’re using a Super Youth flavored or unflavored collagen powder from SkinnyFit, you’ll know exactly how to use it and enjoy every sip. 😉If you want to learn more about Super Youth collagen and what makes it different than other collagens out there, be sure to click here

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How to use flavored collagen


If you have a flavored collagen, like SkinnyFit Super Youth in Chocolate Cake, Tropical Punch, or Peach Mango flavor, your life is about to be reallllllll simple. These delicious collagen flavors were created for anyone who wants the quickest and easiest option for getting their daily dose of collagen. Their delicious flavor profiles and hydrolyzed formula make them the perfect collagen for mixing with water and drinking on their own. But, if you’d like to experiment with using flavored collagen in more ways, we have plenty of recipes for you to explore below. 

How to use unflavored collagen


Unflavored collagen is, hands down, the most versatile collagen out there. SkinnyFit Super Youth Unflavored is flavorless, odorless, and essentially tastes like whatever you mix it with. So, if you want to add it to your morning coffee, favorite smoothie, or even to your favorite dessert, you won’t even realize it’s there! Unflavored collagen, however, is not intended to be mixed with water, so I only recommend adding it to the things you love! Since unflavored collagen is the most versatile, it’s used in a variety of our best collagen recipes.

Best Collagen Recipes


Because this list of the best collagen recipes is so comprehensive, feel free to use the list below to easily navigate through different recipes! You’ll find easy and delicious recipes for all of the flavored Super Youth collagens from SkinnyFit, as well as Super Youth Unflavored filtered by category. 

Browse our best collagen recipes by:

Collagen Smoothies

Super Youth Unflavored

  • Post-workout berry smoothie—Consistent exercise can take a toll on your body without the proper recovery drink! This post-workout smoothie has everything you need to replenish your muscles after a tough workout!
  • Power greens smoothie—This 5-minute power green smoothie recipe has everything you need to look and feel young again! Reduce the signs of aging, boost energy levels, and feel ready to take on the day!
  • Banana berry smoothie—Say goodbye to your foggy morning brain with this delicious banana berry smoothie recipe! The superfoods found in this smoothie boost your memory and focus to help you take on the day.
  • Cherry-almond smoothie—With only 5 ingredients, this cherry almond smoothie recipe is packed with healthy antioxidants and fights the signs of aging. It’s so delicious you’ll want to make it again and again!
  • Meal replacement shake—If you’re in a rush but need to eat (because what girl doesn’t?)—this meal replacement shake is here to save the day! Not only will this super-simple smoothie help you shed a few pounds, it will also deliver vibrant, glowing skin in the process! 
  • Pina colada smoothie—If you love piña coladas but hate all the excess calories and sugar that comes along with them, you will love this healthy piña colada smoothie recipe (without the booze!). With every sip, you’ll feel the imaginary island breeze in your hair. Can you say luxury? 👸🏼
  • Pitaya bowl—Making your own Insta-worthy smoothie bowl has never been easier with this healthy pitaya bowl recipe! All you need is a few ingredients, a blender, and our secret ingredient!                                                                                                             

Super Youth Chocolate Cake

  • Healthy chocolate smoothie—Lose weight and feel healthier with this super-simple chocolate smoothie recipe packed with nutrients and the age-defying benefits of collagen!
  • Chocolate peanut butter smoothie bowl—This chocolate peanut butter smoothie bowl is creamy, nutritious, packed with incredible health benefits, and even contains a secret ingredient that promotes healthy digestion, weight loss, youthful-looking skin, and more!

Super Youth Peach Mango

  • Peach mango smoothie—Talk about a sweet treat! This peach mango smoothie has everything you need to satisfy a sweet tooth but still feel healthy! 

Super Youth Tropical Punch 

  • Tropi-kale smoothie—Eating your greens can be painful for a lot of people. But, this fruity tropi-kale smoothie allows you to eat your greens without sacrificing the flavor! Not to mention it almost looks too beautiful to drink! 

Collagen Coffee & Lattes

Super Youth Unflavored 

  • Golden milk turmeric latte—Discover how this golden milk turmeric latte recipe can soothe your mind and body, and help fight the signs of aging with just one cup! Enjoy the benefits in under 10 minutes!
  • Dairy-free egg nog—For many people, drinking eggnog is a tradition they enjoy around the holidays. But, if you’re trying to get a head start on your New Year’s resolution, it’s not the healthiest option. This dairy-free eggnog recipe brings the holiday cheer, without the calories!
  • Cinnamon coconut latte—Looking for a healthy DIY latte? You’ll love sipping this Keto-friendly, dairy-free cinnamon coconut latte in the comfort of your own home. Whip it up in less than 10 minutes for amazing gut-healing benefits.
  • Healthy peppermint hot chocolate—Whether it’s the holiday season or just another Tuesday, this 5-ingredient peppermint hot chocolate brings the cozy vibes without the guilt. It’s a perfect treat for a late-night sweet tooth, and is ideal for cozying up on a chilly day or sitting around the campfire with your family! 
  • Skinny pumpkin spice latte—Raise your hand if you love pumpkin spice lattes? 🙋🏽Take your PSL obsession to the next level with this skinny version! This recipe is simple, healthy, and is less than 90 calories per serving! #winning
  • Bulletproof coffee—Does your morning routine need a pick-me-up? Now you can fight aging, boost energy, and burn fat quickly and easily with this quick and simple bulletproof collagen coffee recipe! This caffeinated concoction is backed by science and has everyone buzzing… literally. Find out how you can look and feel years younger from day one!

Super Youth Chocolate Cake 

  • Skinny peppermint mocha—This at-home skinny peppermint mocha recipe has everything you’d ever want in a holiday drink all for a FRACTION of the calories and sugar as a Starbucks peppermint mocha!
  • Spiked hot chocolate—Sometimes regular hot chocolate just isn’t enough—that’s where spiked hot chocolate comes in! Enjoy this delicious (and healthy) spiked hot chocolate to warm your spirits!

Collagen Breakfast Recipes

Super Youth Unflavored 

  • Breakfast frittata muffins (4 ways)—Do you ever have mornings that are SO busy eating breakfast isn’t even an option? Never fear! These delicious and convenient breakfast frittata recipes are here to save your mornings and your tummy!
  • Maple cinnamon overnight oats—If you’re in desperate need of a super-delicious, nutrient-packed breakfast that will put a halt to your rushed and chaotic mornings, look no further than this high-protein overnight oats recipe. It will not only save you time, calories, and energy, but will actually have you looking and feeling better than ever!
  • Protein pancakes—Dieting or living a healthy lifestyle does not, and should not, mean you have to give up your favorite foods. This healthy protein pancake recipe will give you all the feels without all the guilt—and guess what, it’s under 150 calories!
  • Overnight chia seed pudding—Do your mornings feel like they’re going at lightning speed? Learn how to make a delicious and simple overnight chia seed pudding using just 5 ingredients! It’s a perfect breakfast for busy mornings when time is of the essence. Bonus: your kids will love it too!
  • Frozen Greek yogurt donut rings—Learn how to make Pinterest-worthy greek yogurt donut rings with only 3-ingredients! Okay, okay… they aren’t real donuts, but they are healthy and simple. Trust me when I say that you will be shocked to discover what makes these little beauties so incredibly healthy!

Super Youth, Chocolate Cake 

  • Chocolate overnight oats—Looking for a quick and simple breakfast recipe that’s packed with flavor and age-defying benefits? This chocolate overnight oats recipe is a healthy and hearty breakfast for busy mornings.

Healthy Collagen Desserts

Super Youth Unflavored 

  • Healthy, no-bake chocolate chip cookie dough—Is there anything better than breaking off just a smidge of that raw cookie dough before sliding the sheet into the oven? With this healthy no-bake chocolate chip cookie dough recipe, you can eat the entire bowl of cookie dough without the guilt!
  • Healthy gingerbread cookies—These healthy gingerbread cookies are soft, chewy, with the perfect amount of sweetness! Now you can enjoy this holiday classic without the guilt!
  • Gluten-free chocolate chip cookies—These gluten-free chocolate chip cookies are not only easy to make, but they are so delicious you won’t even realize they are actually healthy! Trust us, you won’t be disappointed!
  • Flourless red velvet mug cake—Have you ever wanted a sweet treat for yourself without the temptation of leftovers? Now you can have your cake and eat it too (literally) with this healthy flourless mug cake! It’s perfectly portioned and ready in just 10 minutes!
  • Healthy, no-churn ice cream—Hold the phones, people! This deliciously creamy and healthy ice cream recipe is only 3-ingredients and completely guilt-free! (I’m not kidding!) You will be absolutely shocked when you discover our secret ingredient! 

Super Youth Chocolate Cake 

  • Homemade peppermint bark—This simple and delicious peppermint bark is going to be your go-to, guilt-free, guilty pleasure this holiday season! Not only is it bursting with holiday flavors, but it’s actually healthy!
  • Dark chocolate pumpkin truffles—These dark chocolate pumpkin truffles are the perfect sweet treat to enjoy on a cozy fall evening! This healthy, no-bake dessert will satisfy your sweet tooth (without the guilt!)
  • Healthy chocolate fruit dip—Get your health on while satisfying your sweet tooth with this healthy fruit dip recipe! It’s creamy, chocolatey, and packed with protein to keep you feeling full for hours!

Peach Mango Super Youth

  • Peach mango sorbet cookie sandwich—If you love to cool down on a hot day with an ice-cold, fruity sorbet, this recipe is for you! There’s no added sugar and uses only 6 ingredients!

Healthy Collagen Snacks

Super Youth Unflavored 

  • Pumpkin pie parfait—If you love pumpkin pie and whipped cream you’ll be head over heels for this delicious and simple light pumpkin pie parfait recipe! Same great taste but with half the calories!
  • Healthy pumpkin muffins—Enjoy the warm and cozy fall vibes all year round with these healthy pumpkin muffins! Not only are they packed with fibrous and heart-healthy ingredients, but they are completely gluten-free!
  • Blueberry lemon poppyseed muffins—These healthy blueberry lemon poppyseed muffins are the perfect breakfast food to fuel your morning! Packed with soluble fiber, protein, and our secret age-defying ingredient!
  • Low-sugar strawberry jamIf you want a healthy jam that isn’t packed with added sugar or extra calories then give this 4-ingredient homemade strawberry jam recipe a try! Use it on toast, sandwiches, crackers, and even bagels! It’s a perfect addition to add a little sweetness to your life, without all the guilt. 
  • Acai bowl—Never overspend on a fancy acai bowl again! This delicious and nutritious protein acai bowl recipe is simple and affordable enough to make at home!
  • No-bake carrot cake energy bites—These 4-ingredient, no-bake, healthy carrot cake energy bites have no unnecessary calories or added sugar, and are packed with healthy nutrients, protein, and collagen; making this the most delicious and simple protein cake bites you’ll ever have! (Includes 4 additional energy-bite recipes using the same base recipe!)

Super Youth Chocolate Cake 

  • No-bake chocolate coconut energy bites—If you’re looking for a delicious, simple, and healthy snack to curb cravings and boost energy, you’re going to love these no-bake chocolate energy bites!

Super Youth Peach Mango

  • Peach mango collagen gummies—Collagen gummies are all the rage right now! But, did you know that most collagen gummies out there are actually filled with unhealthy sweeteners like high-fructose corn syrup? Not these gummies! These 5-ingredient collagen gummies are the perfect snack to keep on hand when you need a collagen boost!
  • Peach mango jam—This fruity peach mango jam is the perfect topper for toast, biscuits, and even ice cream! Who knew that a unique jam could be so versatile!  

Low-Calorie Collagen Meals

Super Youth Unflavored 

  • Healthy pasta sauceIf time is of the essence in your kitchen, this healthy pasta sauce and zucchini noodles recipe is a must-try! It’s only 5-ingredients and the best low-calorie pasta sauce out there.
  • Creamy cilantro-lime dressing—This healthy cilantro lime dressing is the perfect topper for any of your favorite foods! It’s gluten-free, vegan, paleo, and only takes 5-ingredients and 5-minutes to make!
  • Keto cauliflower pizza crust—Looking for a healthy pizza recipe you won’t feel guilty about eating? This keto cauliflower pizza crust recipe is low-carb, gluten-free, grain-free, and the entire pizza is under 475 calories! Yes, I’m serious. #becausepizzaislife
  • High protein chiliNothing pairs with a crisp autumn day quite like a bowl of chili, am I right? This recipe is a perfect meal for the entire family to enjoy or even a great meal prep option for quick lunches!  
 

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