Hi. My fave protein powder is Whey Gourmet (Chocolate Chip Mint is very
yum! And I've heard good things about some of their other flavors). Designer Whey is
This place sells samples. I've ordered from them before and had good experience:
I do have a couple of thoughts regarding protein powders, however. First, many are designed more for weight gain than weight loss. If you do decide to go that route, read the labels carefully. I pretty much avoided them during all of phase 1 and most of phase 2. I only recently added it in as I'm nearing maintenance, I've increased my lifting and I only use it as a post weight routine meal.
Also, along the lines of what beachgal said....why are you looking at powders? I can definately see using it if your lifting, are vegetarian or simply can't stomach many of the other protein sources. Otherwise, I too recommend trying to find creative ways to get your protein in via "real food" first and go with the processed stuff last. But then again, I'm a bit of a eating clean nut
Have you tried mixing things into your cottage cheese? I've found some yummy combos. There's also plenty of ways to jazz up egg whites and everything else.
That's my 2 cents. Hope it helps.