Tired of boring zero-tasting energy shakes? Try these superb protein shakes recipes and mix up your favorite ingredients for your revitalizing beverages.
Whether you are replenishing after a workout, practicing bodybuilding, or feeling hungry, and looking for something protein-rich filling stuff, these easy-to-stir healthy smoothies make you kick-start your day and stay energized throughout the day.
Protein Shake Recipes
Soy Almond Protein Shake Recipe
Doesn’t the combination of chocolate protein powder, almond, coconut, and vanilla sound yummy plus healthy? Yes, it is! This shake is loaded with 30 grams of protein and 310 calories making you a delicious breakfast.
- 1 cup light soy milk
- 1 tablespoon chocolate protein powder
- 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
- 1 tablespoon shredded coconut
- 2-3 tablespoons coarsely chopped almond
- 3-4 drops of vanilla extract
Blend all ingredients in a food processor. Add ice cubes and enjoy your drink. It makes a perfect on-the-go and post-workout protein shake in a few minutes.
Creamy Kale Green Drink
Wait! We are not only using kale in this recipe, but also other mouth-watering fruits like banana, pineapple, and mango to lend this smoothie its fruit flavor. You might be surprised to know how healthy this shake is. Loaded with fiber, iron, powerful antioxidants, calcium and vitamin K, A and C, kale is hard to beat.
- 2 Cups fresh kale
- 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
- ½ mango slices
- 1 cup fresh pineapple slices
- A ripe banana
- 1 tablespoon vanilla protein powder
Place everything in a food processor and blend it until a creamy, dreamy, and tropical drink with a smooth consistency you achieve. Add ice cubes and drink cool to stay liven up the whole day.
Peppermint Oatmeal Protein Shake
Oatmeal is incredibly nutritious and rich in antioxidants. It gives a burst of carbohydrates, which are the primary source of energy in our body. On the other hand, peppermint is an age-old remedy for treating stress, fatigue, morning sickness, and migraines while giving an energy dose.
- 1 cup oatmeal
- ½ tablespoon peppermint extract
- 1 scoop of chocolate protein powder
- 1 cup fat-free milk
- ½ cup water
- Ice cubes
Grind oatmeal to turn it into a powdery form. Mix all ingredients in a blender to receive a smooth, creamy consistency. Add ice cubes and drink right away.
Hearty Strawberry Energy Shake
Kick-start your day by pureeing together luscious strawberries, silken tofu, orange juice, honey, and bananas by executing this one of the healthiest protein shakes for breakfast.
- 1/2 cup fresh orange juice
- 1/4 cup banana slices
- A handful of strawberries
- ¼ cup silken tofu
- 1 tablespoon raw honey
- Ice cubes
Start with hulling strawberries. Place all ingredients including ice cubed in a food processor. Keep processing it until a smooth puree.
Chocolate Coffee Protein Shake
Are you a chocolate or coffee aficionado? If you are, then you must try this one of the most chocolaty coffee protein shakes to try.
- 2 scoop of chocolate whey protein
- 1 cup skim milk
- 3-4 ice cubes
- 1 tablespoon instant coffee
- 1 cup water
To make the chocolate coffee protein shake, mix all ingredients using a blender. Add the ice cube and drink this smoothie once it becomes cool after adding ice cubes.
I’m Asma Sheikh, a home cook and recipe developer with a passion for all things food. On my blog (The Kitchen Advisor), you’ll find everything from healthy weeknight dinners to decadent desserts, and everything in between. So whether you’re a seasoned home cook or just getting started in the kitchen, I hope you’ll find something here that inspires you to get cooking!