Delicious & Healthy High Protein Smoothie & Shake Recipes

On the go or simply running behind on your schedule, one of our delicious smoothie & high protein shake recipe’s could be just what you need to give your body a protein fix. Our skin, hair, bones and heart need protein to provide our bodies with essential amino acids to keep us going.

Having a protein-packed breakfast can help reduce the likelihood of overeating during the day and a good serve post-workout will provide your muscles with the amino acids it needs to help repair fatigued muscle tissue. Whether it be for breakfast, post-workout or just between meals, if you’re finding it hard to fit in a meal a smoothie is a great way to provide your body with the essential nutrients it needed to keep you feeling great.


 Coffee Affair Protein Shake Recipe

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This high protein and low sugar protein shake is a coffee lover’s dream. Toss all ingredients into the blender, top with cacao nibs and sip all the frothy goodness with a straw. Perfect for an afternoon pick me up. 

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Protein Shake RecipeServes one

INGREDIENTS

½ ripe banana.

30g scoop of your favourite vanilla protein powder.

½ cup vanilla almond milk.

½ cup cold or room temperature brewed coffee.

1½ cups ice.

1 sprinkle of cacao nibs (for topping, if desired).

1-3 drops Stevia extract (if desired).

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 INSTRUCTIONS

1: Add all ingredients except ice to a high powered blender and blend until mixed together.

2: Slowly add ice to blender and process until creamy.

3: Top with cacao nibs and stir in 1-3 drops stevia extract if you prefer.

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Special thanks to Love & Zest for this great recipe.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Shake Recipe

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Chocolate and peanut butter — a match made in smoothie heaven? We think so. This cold, creamy treat is so delicious you’ll forget that it’s actually good for you. Peanuts pack a serious nutritional punch with vitamin E, niacin, folate, protein and manganese. Peanuts are also a great source of mono-saturated fat and heart-protective antioxidants.

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Protein Shake ReciepeServes one 

INGREDIENTS.

60g of your favourite vanilla protein powder.

1 cup unsweetened chocolate almond, soy or skim milk.

1 banana.

2 tbsp peanut butter.

3-5 ice cubes.

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 INSTRUCTIONS

1: Add all ingredients into the blender and mix until smooth.

485 calories per service. 48g carbs, 21.5 fats and 32g protein.

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Special thanks to daily burn for this great recipe.

 Banana Oat Protein Shake Recipe

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The banana is the star in this power smoothie. The mega-dose of potassium in bananas protects the heart and promotes calcium absorption. Drink this before a strenuous workout for an energy punch. It’ll sustain your blood sugar and help prevent pesky muscle cramps too.

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Protein Shake Recipe.

Serves one

INGREDIENTS

60g of your favourite vanilla protein powder.

2 tbsp rolled oats.

2 bananas.

1 cup unsweetened almond milk.

1/2 cup water.

1 tsp honey

1/4 tsp cinnamon.

3-4 ice cubes.

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  INSTRUCTIONS

1: Add all ingredients into the blender and mix until smooth.

499 calories per serve. 78g carbs, 7 fats and 30g protein.

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Special thanks to Daily Burn for this great recipe.

 Banana Bread Protein Smoothie Recipe

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Are you craving a sweet dessert but don’t want all those extra calories? This banana smoothie recipe is just what you have been waiting for. Packed with all of the flavours you’d expect from a sweet dessert and with 34g of protein this delicious smoothie will regulate your appetite, keeping you full and satisfied all morning. Chopped walnuts are tossed into the mix for their nutty flavour and anti-inflammatory benefits, while the addition of metabolism-boosting cinnamon ties this smoothie together for dessert-inspired perfection.

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Protein Shake RecipeServes one

INGREDIENTS

1/2 cup low-fat cottage cheese.

1/2 cup vanilla almond milk.

1/2 medium banana.

30g scoop vanilla protein powder.

2 tbsp chopped walnuts.

1/2 tsp vanilla extract.

1 teaspoon cinnamon.

1/2 teaspoon nutmeg.

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INSTRUCTIONS

1: Add all ingredients into the blender and mix until smooth.

417 calories per service. 40.8g carbs, 13.1 fats and 34.5g protein.

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Special thanks to Pop Sugar for this great recipe.

Apple Pie Protein Smoothie Recipe

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It tastes just like your favourite apple pie, yet it’s made with healthy, whole ingredients.  It’s quick and easy to make in just 5 minutes, yet full of nutrients that will keep you going for hours.  It tastes creamy and decadent and sweet, yet it’s naturally-sweetened and also naturally gluten-free. 

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Protein Shake RecipeServes one

INGREDIENTS

2 large red apples, cored.

1 cup ice.

1 cup unsweetened almond milk.

1/2 cup Greek yogurt.

1 tsp ground cinnamon.

Pinch of ground nutmeg.

Pinch of ground ginger.

Tiny pinch of ground cloves.

Optional: 1-2 teaspoons honey to sweeten if needed.

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   INSTRUCTIONS

1: Add all ingredients to a blender.  Pulse until combined and smooth.  Taste and add sweetener if needed, pulsing to combine.

417 calories per service. 40.8g carbs, 13.1 fats and 34.5g protein.

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Special thanks to Gimme Some Oven for this great recipe.

Peanut Butter & Jelly Protein Shake Recipe

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We have saved the best for last with this peanut butter & jelly protein shake recipe. This shake truly brings back childhood memory’s of that special sandwich, only using whole strawberries and peanut butter and packing 33g protein.

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Protein Shake RecipeServes one

INGREDIENTS

30g scoop of your favourite vanilla protein powder.

1 medium banana.

1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk.

2 tablespoons peanut butter.

1/2 cup frozen strawberries.

1/2 cup ice cubes.

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   INSTRUCTIONS.

1: Place all ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth. Pour into a glass and drizzle with additional peanut butter if desired. If your peanut butter is thick, place it in a microwave-safe bowl and microwave for about 30 seconds until thinned; it should be easier to drizzle when warm.

586.4 calories per serve. 74g carbs, 17.6g fat & 33g protein.

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Special thanks to Kitchen Treaty for this great recipe.

 

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