Friday, June 17, 2011

My Favorite Protein Shake

I've been asked more than once for a great protein shake recipe.  If you're looking for a great pre-workout, meal replacement, recovery, or filling, high-cal shake, this one's for you!

Combine the following ingredients in a blender:

1 cup ice
1 cup yogurt (for extra protein, try Greek yogurt)
1 banana
2 tbsp. peanut butter, almond butter, sunflower butter
1/2-1 cup milk, soy milk, or almond milk
1 scoop protein powder (optional)

Blend together to desired consistency.  Serves 2
Nutritional Information (may vary with your choice of ingredients)
  • Total Calories: 306
  • Fat: 11 g
  • Carbs: 34 g
  • Protein: 20 g
Do you have an allergy?  How can you modify this recipe to make it work for you?  Please share under the "comments" section!

4 comments:

Julie said...

I drink protein shake every morning.I like to try this recipe.I am little scared about how's the taste of it.

Tiffany said...

My fav is frozen blueberries, banana, protein powder and almond milk. Yesterday I used coconut WATER instead of almond milk and it was a great substitution. It also helped rehydrate after a run in the heat.

Anonymous said...

This is my favorite too and I add a whole bunch of spinach. More vitamins and a rockin' green color! Yum.

Julie - it taste fantastic! My favorite is with almond milk.

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