Protein Shake Recipes

31 Protein Shake Recipes

Protein Shake Recipes

Protein is an essential macro-nutrient for getting in shape and so there’s no disputing the fact that protein shakes are an important tool for fitness gains and fat loss.

Not only does a protein shake meal replacement take only a few minutes to prepare (a real time saver), it keeps you on point with your nutrition while making it easy to avoid unhealthy fast food alternatives for a quick meal. However, blending up the same combination of protein powder, ice and water sure does get boring.

The following 31 Flavours of Protein Shakes will destroy your protein shake boredom once and for all! For each of the recipes below simply combine the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Add extra water, other specified liquid or ice as needed to create your desired consistency. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Before jumping into the 31 amazing flavours, we just wanted to remind you of the launch of the first episode of The #AskMiles Show where Miles, the ownder and founder of the Milesfit Montreal Personal Training Studio answers your health and fitness questions every week. Click here to watch episode 1 of The #AskMiles Show! 

31 Protein Shake Recipes:

Vanilla Coffee Shake

  • ½ cup vanilla almond milk
  • ½ cup cold brewed black coffee
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • liquid stevia to taste
  • handful of ice cubes

Oatmeal Shake

  • ¼ cup dry oats
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon pure maple syrup
  • 1 ½ cups water or almond milk
  • handful of ice cubes

Banana Nut Shake

  • ½ banana
  • 1 cup almond milk or water
  • 10 almonds
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
  • handful of ice cubes

Café Mocha Shake

  • ½ cup almond milk
  • ½ cup cold brew black coffee
  • 2 scoops chocolate protein powder
  • 1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • liquid stevia to taste
  • handful of ice cubes

Sunny Morning Shake

  • 1 seedless, peeled orange
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 2 scoops unflavored protein powder
  • handful of ice cubes

Orange Creamsicle Shake

  • ½ frozen banana
  • ½ cup vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • handful of ice cubes

Thin Mint Shake

  • ½ frozen banana
  • 1 cup almond milk or water
  • 2 scoops chocolate protein powder
  • 1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ¼ teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 4 fresh mint leaves (optional)

Bright Berry Shake

  • 1 ½ cups water or almond milk
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • 8 raspberries
  • 4 strawberries
  • 12 blueberries
  • handful of ice cubes

Strawberry Vanilla Shake

  • 1 ½ cups water or almond milk
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • 1 handful of ice cubes
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ frozen banana
  • 3 frozen strawberries

Raspberry Cheesecake Shake

  • 1 ½ cups water or almond milk
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • 15 frozen raspberries
  • 2 Tablespoons low-fat sour cream
  • liquid stevia to taste

Peanut Butter Cup Shake

  • 1 cup water or almond milk
  • 2 scoops chocolate protein powder
  • 1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 Tablespoon creamy peanut butter
  • handful of ice cubes

Creamy Chocolate Shake

  • 1 cup water or almond milk
  • 2 scoops chocolate protein powder
  • 1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 Tablespoons low-fat sour cream
  • liquid stevia to taste

Papaya Ginger Mint Shake

  • ½ cup fresh chopped papaya
  • ½ teaspoon fresh minced ginger
  • 4 fresh mint leaves
  • 1 cup water or almond milk
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • handful of ice cubes
  • drizzle of honey to taste

Blueberry Mango Shake

  • ½ cup fresh or frozen chopped mango
  • ¼ cup fresh or frozen blueberries
  • ¼ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup water or almond milk
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder

Spinach, Kiwi and Chia Seed Shake

  • 1 ½ cups water or almond milk
  • 1 cup packed spinach
  • 1 ripe kiwi, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • 1 Tablespoon chia seeds
  • handful of ice cubes

Oatmeal Cookie Shake

  • ¼ cup dry oats
  • 1 ½ cups water or almond milk
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • ½ frozen banana, peeled and chopped
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • pinch of ground ginger, nutmeg and salt

Peanut Butter and Jelly Shake

  • ½ frozen banana
  • 1 cup almond milk or water
  • 2 Tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • ½ cup frozen strawberries
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • handful of ice cubes

Vanilla Matcha Avocado Shake

  • 1 ½ cups almond milk or water
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ an avocado, pitted and peeled
  • 2 teaspoons matcha powder
  • 1 handful of spinach

Cherry Almond Shake

  • 1 cup water or almond milk
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • ½ cup frozen, pitted cherries
  • 2 Tablespoons almond butter
  • handful of ice cubes

Honey Banana Shake

  • 1 ½ cups of water or almond milk
  • 1 frozen banana
  • ¼ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • sprinkle of ground nutmeg

Carrot Cake Shake

  • 1 ½ cups water or almond milk
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • ¼ cup shredded carrots
  • ¼ cup chopped walnuts
  • ¼ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • pinch of ground nutmeg and ground ginger

Key Lime Pie Shake

  • ½ cup vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup almond milk or water
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • 1 Tablespoon lime juice
  • stevia to taste
  • handful of ice cubes

Peach Oatmeal Shake

  • 1 ½ cups water or almond milk
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • ¼ cup dry oats
  • 1 peach, pitted, peeled and chopped
  • handful of ice cubes
  • ½ frozen banana, peeled and chopped
  • stevia to taste

Vanilla Chai Shake

  • 1 cup almond milk or water
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • ¼ cup strong brewed, chilled tea
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • pinch of ground cinnamon, cloves and cardamom
  • handful of ice cubes
  • sprinkle of chia seeds

Apple Pie a la Mode Shake

  • 1 cup water or almond milk
  • 1 apple, peeled, cored, and finely chopped
  • ¼ cup vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 1 Tablespoon apple butter
  • ½ teaspoon ground apple pie spice
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • stevia to taste

Cinnamon Roll Shake

  • 1 ½ cups water or almond milk
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ cup vanilla Greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup dry oats
  • ½ banana, peeled

Hawaiian Sunrise Shake

  • 1 cup almond milk or water
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • ½ banana
  • ½ cup pineapple
  • ½ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • stevia to taste
  • handful of ice cubes

Snickerdoodle Shake

  • 1 cup water or almond milk
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • ½ banana
  • 1 Tablespoon creamy almond butter
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract

Chocolate Chip Cookie Shake

  • 1 ½ cups almond milk or water
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • ¼ cup dry oats
  • ¼ teaspoon imitation butter flavor
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt
  • handful of ice cubes
  • 1 Tablespoon mini chocolate chips
  • stevia to taste

Chocolate Brownie Shake

  • 1 frozen banana, peeled and chopped
  • ¼ cup brewed coffee, chilled
  • ¾ cup almond milk
  • 2 scoops chocolate protein powder
  • 2 Tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 Tablespoon mini chocolate chips

Pina Colada Shake

  • 1 frozen banana, peeled and chopped
  • ½ cup fresh pineapple, chopped
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • 1 Tablespoon shredded, unsweetened coconut

*There you go! 31 Flavours of Protein Shakes to keep you happily sipping those fitness friendly macro-nutrients needed to achieve your big transformation goal. Now your only protein shake dilemma is deciding which of these amazing shakes to try first!

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20 Healthy High-Protein Smoothies And Shakes That Taste Good

Protein Shake Recipes

Smoothies are a great way to get a nutrient-packed meal or snack, stat. They provide everything you need — protein, healthy fats, vegetables, and fruits — all in one convenient package.

“Smoothies make for a convenient, portable, and easy meal (or snack) with no cooking skills required,” says sports dietitian Marni Sumbal, M.S., C.S.S.D., and author of Essential Sports Nutrition: A Guide to Optimal Performance for Every Active Person.

“Overall, the drink can be a compact way to obtain key nutrients that may be otherwise lacking in your daily diet and to also quickly give your body what it needs to maximize the recovery response after a workout,” Sumbal says.

One catch: Drinks from smoothie shops often contain more calories and sugar than you'd imagine. However, it’s easy to make healthy, protein-fortified smoothies if you opt for the DIY approach. Of course, you'll still need to watch portions and limit added sugars from sweeteners honey.

So how should you make a healthy, protein-packed smoothie? Start by using roughly one cup of fruit per smoothie.

Then, you'll also want to measure out a single serving of high-fat additions nut butters, chia seeds, and avocados, because these can easily make you consume more calories overall.

Finally, try adding a handful of greens, such as kale or spinach, is a great way to boost antioxidant and fiber intake. As a bonus, they bulk up beverages to make you feel fuller for longer.

Made correctly, smoothies can be a great start to your day, and the flavor possibilities are endless. Try one of these 22 protein-rich mash-ups that are packed with nut butters, greens, and fiber to satisfy your taste buds and stomach. For each recipe, place the ingredients in the order listed and blend until smooth.

1. Very Berry Super Shake

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“This shake is packed with protein, fiber, healthy fats, phytonutrients, and probiotics,” says Brian St. Pierre, M.S., R.D., C.S.C.S., sports dietitian and nutrition coach at Precision Nutrition. “It can be breakfast, lunch, or dinner.”

BLEND THIS:

12 oz water1 cup spinach2 cups frozen mixed berries1/2 cup plain low-fat yogurt2 scoops vanilla protein powder1 tbsp walnuts1 tbsp ground flaxseed

500 calories, 57 g protein, 54 g carbs, 14 g fiber, 11 g fat

2. Apple and Great Grains Shake

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This shake tastes apple pie in a glass, but you won't find 58 grams of protein in a slice of Grandma’s famous dessert. Most blenders will be able to handle pulverizing an apple, St. Pierre says. Leave the skin on for extra phytonutrients.

BLEND THIS:

12 oz water, milk, or yogurt2 scoops vanilla flavored protein1 apple, core removed, and sliced into wedges1 cup of spinach2 tbsp of almonds¼ cup of uncooked oatsIce as neededCinnamon to taste

535 calories, 58 g protein, 13 g fat, 46 g carbs, 9 g fiber (accounts for using water as the fluid instead of milk or yogurt)

3. Chocolate, Peanut Butter, and Banana Shake

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You’d never guess that a cup of spinach is hiding in this delicious chocolate and peanut butter shake.

BLEND THIS:

12 oz water, milk, or yogurt2 scoops chocolate flavored protein powder1 banana1 cup of spinach2 tbsp of natural peanut butter1 tbsp cacao nibs or dark cocoa powder

585 calories, 59 g protein, 22 g fat, 38 g carbs, 8 g fiber (accounts for using water as the fluid instead of milk or yogurt)

4. Strawberry Banana Shake

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Adding ground flax to this classic protein shake provides you with extra fiber and heart-healthy omega-3 fats, St. Pierre says. (Trying to work more healthy fats into your diet? Here are the best sources of Omega-3s.)

BLEND THIS:

12 oz water, milk, or yogurt2 scoops vanilla or strawberry flavored protein powder1 banana1 cup of frozen strawberries1 cup of spinach2 tbsp of ground flax

490 calories, 55 g protein, 9 g fat, 47 g carbs, 11 g fiber (accounts for using water as the fluid instead of milk or yogurt)

5. Chocolate Cherry Awesomeness Shake

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Research suggests that cherries can ease soreness after a workout, making this a perfect recovery shake, says St. Pierre.

BLEND THIS:

12 oz water, milk, or yogurt2 scoops chocolate flavored protein powder2 cups of sweet dark cherries, pits removed1 cups of spinach1 tbsp of walnuts1 tbsp ground flax1 tbsp cacao nibs or dark cocoa powder

530 calories, 56 g protein, 13 g fat, 47 g carbs, 9 g fiber (accounts for using water as the fluid instead of milk or yogurt)

6. Vanilla Pumpkin Pie Shake

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Tired of the same old fruit smoothies? Try one that tastes pumpkin pie. The pumpkin is a great source of Vitamin A, which is good for your eyes, skin, and immune system, St. Pierre says.

BLEND THIS:

12 oz water, milk, or yogurt2 scoops vanilla flavored protein powder¾ cup of pureed pumpkin1 tbsp of walnuts1 tbsp of ground flax½ cup of uncooked oatsCinnamon and vanilla extract to tasteIce as needed

535 calories, 60 g protein, 13 g fat, 45 g carbs, 13 g fiber (accounts for using water as the fluid instead of milk or yogurt)

7. Baked Apple Shake

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The sesame seeds in this shake add unexpected flavor, plus a helping of magnesium and selenium, says St. Pierre.

BLEND THIS:12 oz water, milk, or yogurt2 scoops vanilla flavored protein powder1 apple, core removed, and sliced into wedges1 cup of spinach1 tbsp of almonds1 tbsp of ground flax1 tbsp of sesame seedsCinnamon to tasteIce as needed

510 calories, 57 g protein, 15 g fat, 36 g carbs, 10 g fiber (accounts for using water as the fluid instead of milk or yogurt)

8. Tropical Power Shake

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It’s a piña colada, only this shake has 58 grams of protein and a cup of spinach.

BLEND THIS:

12 oz water, milk, or yogurt2 scoops vanilla flavored protein powder½ banana1 cup of pineapple1 cup of spinach1 tbsp of ground flax2 tbsp of unsweetened coconut flakes½ cup plain yogurt or vegan alternative

525 calories, 58 grams protein, 12 g fat, 46 g carbs, 8.5 g fiber (accounts for using water as the fluid instead of milk or yogurt)

9. Superfood Shake

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Nutrients in deeply colored fruits and vegetables beets and cherries can boost athletic performance and help with muscle recovery, says Amy Culp, R.D., a sports dietitian at the University of Texas at Austin.

BLEND THIS:

1/2 cup frozen cherries8 oz water1/2 cup chopped raw beets1/2 cup frozen strawberries1/2 cup frozen blueberries1/2 banana1 scoop chocolate whey protein1 tbsp ground flaxseed

329 calories, 28 g protein, 4 g fat, 52 g carbs, 11 g fiber

10. Dr. Mike’s Power Shake

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This smoothie from Men’s Health nutrition advisor Mike Roussell, PhD packs in a whole cup of blueberries, and you’ll also get a dose of omega-3 fats—good for your brain and heart—from the walnuts and flax.

BLEND THIS:

¼ cup low fat cottage cheese1 cup blueberries (fresh or frozen)1 scoop vanilla protein powder2 tbsp flaxseed meal2 tbsp walnuts, chopped1½ cups water3 ice cubes

389 calories, 33 g protein, 17 g fat, 34 g carbs

11. Double Chocolate Mint Smoothie

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With chocolate almond milk, cocoa powder, and cacao nibs, this rich drink from Roussell will give you a chocolate fix without going overboard on calories.

BLEND THIS:

1 scoop chocolate protein powder3/4 cup chocolate almond milk1 tbsp walnuts2 tbsp cocoa powder, unsweetened1 tbsp cacao nibs2 mint leaves4 ice cubes¼ cup water

292 calories, 25 g protein, 12 g fat, 32 g carbs

12. Coconut Almond Smoothie

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Drink this shake from Roussell for a decadent treat: Almond butter makes the mix extra creamy, while dark chocolate almond milk and coconut flakes make it extra tasty.

BLEND THIS:

1 scoop chocolate protein powder1 tbsp unsweetened coconut flakes1 cup chocolate almond milk1 rounded tbsp almond butter1½ cups water3 ice cubes

405 calories, 27 g protein, 21 g fat, 33 g carbs

13. Orange Creamsicle

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This shake from Roussell tastes just a creamsicle, but with real ingredients rather than loads of added sugar.

BLEND THIS:

1 scoop vanilla protein powder1 orange¼ orange peel1 tbsp walnuts2 tbsp flaxseed meal1 cup water½ cup orange juice3 ice cubes

399 calories, 32 g protein, 14 g fat, 39 g carbs

14. Strawberry Banana Post-Workout Smoothie

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This smoothie makes for the perfect recovery drink. It’s not only loaded with muscle-building protein, but also boasts a blend of healthful nutrients that speed recovery and nourish your body, says Roussell.

BLEND THIS:

Water as needed1 cup plain low-fat kefir2 tbsp walnuts1 cup chopped strawberries1 banana1 scoop vanilla whey protein

489 calories, 39 g protein, 11 g fat, 59 g carbs, 7 g fiber

15. Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie

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Drink this for the perfect afternoon snack. It’s packed with protein, fiber, and antioxidants, and a nearly even amount of carbs and fat. So it’s filling and tasty, says Roussell, and comes in at a very reasonable 347 calories.

BLEND THIS:

Water as needed2 tbsp flaxmeal1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder1 tbsp natural peanut butter1 scoop chocolate whey protein powder

347 calories, 33 g protein, 17 g fat, 19 g carbs, 9 g fiber

16. Blueberry Breakfast Smoothie

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This shake may be the definition of a perfectly balanced breakfast. It has a healthy 42-gram dose of protein, which will help you feel fuller the rest of the day, Roussell says.

BLEND THIS:

1 cup blueberries1/2 banana1 1/2 scoops protein powder2 tbsp walnuts2 tbsp oats1 tbsp chia seeds

536 calories, 42 g protein, 59 g carbs, 12 g fiber, 18 g fat

17. The Green Monster

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Research from Ohio State University shows that avocado can unlock the full nutrition potential of certain vegetables and improve the absorption of antioxidants. It’s delicious, too.

BLEND THIS:

8 to 10 oz water2 stalks kale, stems optional1 cup grapes1/2 cup frozen mango chunks1 strip lemon rind1/2 avocadoIce as needed

346 calories, 9 g protein, 12 g fat, 62 g carbohydrates, 11 g fiber

18. Summertime Blast

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“The combo of melon, basil, and pineapple makes the shake super refreshing,” says Franklin Becker, chef of The Little Beet in Manhattan.

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2/3 cup seedless watermelon2 tsp lemon juice1/2 cantaloupe1 banana1/4 cup pineapple2/3 cup ice4 to 5 fresh basil leaves

182 calories, 3 g protein, 1 g fat, 47 g carbohydrates, 5 g fiber

19. Matcha Madness Smoothie

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Worthy of its Instagram fame, matcha green tea powder contains up to 137 times more antioxidant firepower than regular green tea. Blend it into this muscle-making smoothie that tastes a tropical vacation in a glass.

BLEND THIS:

1 cup coconut milk beverage (not canned coconut milk)
2 scoops plain or vanilla protein powder
1 tsp matcha tea powder 1 tbsp cashew butter1 tbsp fresh lime juice1/4 tsp ginger powder

1 cup frozen mango cubes

412 calories, 35g protein, 30g carbs, 4g fiber, 15g fat

20. Blue Bomb Smoothie

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This smoothie might be blue, but there's nothing gloomy about it. “For a tiny fruit, blueberries are packed with nutrition including vitamin C, fiber and antioxidants,” says Sumbal. Cottage cheese is loaded with casein protein, a slow-digesting protein to help supply your muscles with a steady level of fuel. Bonus: the omega-3 fats in flax are good news for your heart and brain.

BLEND THIS:

1 cup milk3/4 cup plain cottage cheese2 tbsp ground flaxseed1 tsp orange zest1 tsp honey1/8 tsp almond extract

3/4 cup frozen blueberries

395 calories, 34 g protein, 42 g carbs, 7g fiber, 12g fat

21. The Peach and Protein

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Experts say you need at least 30 grams of protein to help muscles grow after a workout. The 42 grams in this mix go down easy.

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2 peaches (pitted and chopped)1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt3/4 cup cup whole milk1/4 cup mint

1 scoop vanilla protein powder

468 calories, 42g protein, 40g carbs (6g fiber), 13g fat

22. The Oat Berry

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Whole grains, antioxidants, and good fats deliver an artery scrub-and-lube. Plus, more fiber than a large apple!

BLEND THIS:

1 1/2 cups mixed frozen berries1 cup 1% milk1/4 cup rolled oats1 tsp honey

1 tsp almond butter

326 calories, 14g protein, 58g carbs (9g fiber), 7g fat

Source: https://www.menshealth.com/nutrition/a19545933/healthy-protein-smoothie-recipes/