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Protein Shake Recipes For Weight Loss

Deeptee A Nov 24, 2018
Looking for some great recipes for weight loss? This information provides some interesting protein shake Recipes for weight loss.
When you think of weight loss, diet and low-fat food is the first thing that comes to your mind. Cutting off all the excessive sugar and replacing the meals with bowls of vegetables and fruits is the common reaction.
A few of you increase the intake of proteins as they help in reducing weight. This, though misinterpreted, is true. Proteins do help in reducing weight. Hence, people drink a lot of protein shakes and include them in their meals with the intention of losing weight.
However, while consuming a lot of proteins there are a few facts that need to kept in mind. First, proteins contain a lot of calories, hence, it's excessive consumption will make losing weight very difficult and in addition to it, too much protein is not good for health too. Hence, if used for weight loss, proteins should be consumed moderately.
Are protein shakes good or bad? They are good if consumed in appropriate amount. Compensating meal with a protein milk shake will just do the trick. In this way, you will not end up piling your body with high calories and you will feel full too.

Soy Protein Shake

Recipe #1

Ingredients
  • 8 ounces of Soy Milk
  • 1 Medium Banana
  • 1 tbsp. Soy and Almond Mixture
  • 1 tbsp Golden Syrup
  • ¼ tsp Vanilla Extract
  • Ice Cubes
Procedure

Pour the soy milk and the banana in a blender, and blend well till the banana mixes thoroughly. Add the other ingredients and blend again for one of the lip smacking protein shake recipes for weight loss.

Recipe #2

Ingredients
  • 1 scoop Protein Powder
  • 1 cup of Soy Milk
  • 1 tbsp. Sugar Free Chocolate Syrup
  • ½ tsp Cinnamon
  • Some Coffee Powder (optional)
Procedure

Blend in all the ingredients in a blender and serve chilled. You can use some sugar-free chocolate pieces too as a variation.

Low-Calorie Protein Shake

In order to lose weight, consumption of low-calorie diet is necessary. Same applies to protein shakes. Make these wonderful low-calorie protein shakes for weight loss and shed those extra pounds.

Recipe #1

Ingredients
  • 2 cups of Fat Free Milk
  • Some Fruits - Banana/Strawberries/Blueberries
  • A small pinch of Nutmeg Powder
  • Sweetener - Honey
Procedure

Mix all the ingredients in a blender and serve chilled. You can use some sugar in place of honey or some sugar-free pudding powder. On the other hand, natural sweetness of the fruits will be enough, and there is rarely a need to add more sugar.

Recipe #2

Ingredients
  • 2 cups of Fat Free Milk
  • 1 scoop of Chocolate/Vanilla Protein Powder
  • Some Fruit (optional)
  • Wheat Germ
Procedure

Mix the fruit and the milk in the blender thoroughly. Then add the protein powder and the wheat germ, and blend again. Serve chilled. You can use soy products in place of the protein powder.

Protein Shake for Women

The average amount of proteins needed by a woman is 50 grams per day. However, due to the hectic lifestyle that she leads and due her never-ending chores, she might not be able to fulfill this amount of proteins. Hence, here are some protein shakes for women to help them get their daily dose of proteins.

Recipe #1

Ingredients
  • 1 scoop of Protein Powder
  • 2 cups of Soy Milk
  • ½ cup of Flavored Fat Free Yogurt
  • 1 cup of Fruits - Bananas/Peaches/Strawberries/Blueberries/Mangoes
Procedure

Thoroughly blend all the ingredients together in a blender or with the help of a hand blender. You can add some ice cubes to this shake too. An alternative to protein powder is whey protein which tastes equally good and provides the same amount of nutrition too.

Recipe #2

Ingredients
  • 8 ounces of Sugar Free Lemonade
  • ½ tsp. Lemon Extract
  • 25 grams of Protein Powder
  • Sweetener - Honey
  • Ice Cubes
Procedure

Pour in the lemonade in a blender. Add the lemon extract and the protein powder. Blend well. Add honey and ice cubes, and blend the mixture again. Using artificial sweetener in place of honey is a variation to this recipe.
All the aforementioned protein shake recipes for weight loss do not only show results, but are also tasty. You can make plenty of variations in these recipes by using various kinds of milk, fruits, sodas, different flavors of protein powders, and different kinds of sweeteners.
You can also prepare homemade protein shakes without protein powder. However, remember that a protein shake contains a lot of calories, and therefore in order to avoid protein shake side effects, they should be consumed in place of a meal and not along with a meal.
Disclaimer: The information here does not in any way attempt to replace the advice offered by an expert on the subject.