Favorite Protein Shakes

Kathy’s Favorite Protein Shakes

I like to replace meals with some of my favorite protein shakes:

Apple a la Mode Shake

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water, plain soymilk, or fat-free milk
  • 1/2 of an apple, chopped
  • 1 scoop (2 tablespoons) vanilla protein powder (whey, egg white, or soy)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Instructions

Combine water, apple, cinnamon, and protein powder in blender.  Cover and blend until smooth.  For a thicker shake, use less liquid.  For an icier shake, add ice.  Makes 1 serving.

Peanut Butter and Banana Shake

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water, plain soymilk, or fat-free milk
  • 1 small banana or 1/2 of a medium banana, frozen if desired
  • 1 scoop (2 tablespoons) vanilla or chocolate protein powder (whey, egg white, or soy)
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-fat natural peanut butter

Instructions

Combine water, banana, peanut butter, and protein powder in blender.  Cover and blend until smooth.  For a thicker shake, use less liquid.  For an icier shake, add ice.  Makes 1 serving.

Choco-Monkey Protein Shake

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water, plain soymilk, or fat-free milk
  • 1 small banana or 1/2 of a medium banana, frozen if desired
  • 1 scoop (2 tablespoons) chocolate protein powder (whey, egg white, or soy)
  • 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed or flax oil

Instructions

Combine water, banana, flaxseed and protein powder in blender.  Cover and blend until smooth.  For a thicker shake, use less liquid.  For an icier shake, add ice.  Makes 1 serving.

Tropical Chiller

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water, plain soymilk, or fat-free milk
  • 1/2 cup drained canned pineapple tidbits (juice pack)
  • 1 scoop (2 tablespoons) vanilla protein powder (whey, egg white, or soy)
  • 1/8 teaspoon coconut or almond extract

Instructions

Combine water, pineapple, coconut extract and protein powder in blender.  Cover and blend until smooth.  For a thicker shake, use less liquid.  For an icier shake, add ice.  Makes 1 serving.

Mango Tango

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water, plain soymilk, or fat-free milk
  • 1 cup frozen mango or papaya chunks
  • 1 scoop (2 tablespoons) vanilla protein powder (whey, egg white, or soy)
  • 1 tablespoon wheat germ

Instructions

Combine water, mango, protein powder, and wheat germ in a blender.  Cover and blend until smooth.  For a thicker shake, use less liquid.  For an icier shake, add ice.  Makes 1 serving.

Red Berry Sunrise Shake

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water, plain soymilk, or fat-free milk
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen raspberries or strawberries
  • 1 scoop (2 tablespoons) vanilla or chocolate protein powder (whey, egg white, or soy)

Instructions

Combine water, berries, and protein powder in blender.  Cover and blend until smooth.  For a thicker shake, use less liquid.  For an icier shake, add ice.  Makes 1 serving.

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