Protein Smoothie: Top 5 Recipes

protein smoothie top 5 recipes

Protein Smoothie: Top 5 Recipes

No matter your fitness goals, protein smoothies can be one of the best options to support a healthy lifestyle.

But the key word here is can.

If you look at the nutritional value of some restaurant or fast food smoothies, you’d probably be shocked at the amount of sugar in your smoothie. The truth is, this is how these places get people hooked – but it’s no way to support a healthy diet.

That’s why it’s best to make your own protein smoothies at home, so you know exactly what’s in them. Here are my top 5 recipes for protein smoothies:

Protein Smoothies – Top 5 Recipes

1. Post-Workout High Protein Shake

This one’s great for recovering from an intense weight-training or cardio workout! Packed full of protein and healthy carbs to support muscle repair.

  • 1 scoop of Delicious Vanilla flavor Gaspari Nutrition Myofusion protein
  • 1 scoop of Scivation Xtend to support recovery
  • 1 banana (frozen and cut up is best)
  • 1/4 cup of frozen blueberries
  • 1/4 cup of non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup of orange or fruit juice

2. Chocolate Peanut Butter Diet Shake

A great protein shake to soothe those cravings and keep your dieting on track!

  • 1 scoop of Milk Chocolate flavor Gaspari Nutrition Myofusion protein
  • 2 Tbsp. all-natural peanut butter
  • 1 banana (frozen and cut up is best)
  • 1/2 cup of fat-free milk
  • Handful of ice cubes & water as needed

3. Super-Fruit Antioxidant Shake

This one’s good no matter your goals. The antioxidant and vitamin rich ingredients are great for supporting any lifestyle.

  • 1 scoop of Optimum 100% Natural Whey
  • 1 Tsp. of NOW Acai Extract
  • 1/4 cup of frozen blueberries
  • 1/4 cup of frozen strawberries
  • 1/4 cup of non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup of acai berry juice or pomegranate juice

4. Vanilla Breakfast Power Smoothie

If you’re looking for a great breakfast smoothie to keep you going through the day, this is the one for you! Packed full of healthy ingredients and time-released protein to keep your muscles fueled!

  • 2 scoops of vanilla flavor MHP Probolic-SR Muscle Feeder
  • 1/2 cup of fat-free milk
  • 1/4 cup of fat-free Greek yogurt
  • 1 banana (frozen and cut up is best)
  • 1 Tbsp. of honey
  • 1/4 cup of quick oats (uncooked)

5. Tropical Protein Shake

Finally, this one’s great for making you feel like you’re somewhere warm and tropical. Another great option for satisfying those cravings and includes my favorite tasting protein powder.

  • 1 scoop of Delicious Vanilla flavor Gaspari Nutrition Myofusion protein
  • 1/4 cup of coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup of fat-free Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup of pineapple juice
  • 1/2 cup of frozen pineapple chunks
  • Handful of ice cubes

Protein Smoothie Recipes – Conclusion

Remember, whether you’re trying to build muscle or just lose weight, protein shakes are essential. Not only do they support new lean muscle growth, but they also help keep you full and satisfied. And believe it or not, just digesting protein helps you burn calories and boosts your metabolism. This is because protein takes longer to break down.

So no matter what you’re doing to get healthy, include some of these recipes in your diet. The nutritional value of fresh fruit alone will be beneficial! And trust me, they taste great!

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