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Recipes for Healthy Protein Smoothies

Batul Nafisa Baxamusa Nov 5, 2018
If you are a person who is always on the go and need a breakfast that will keep away hunger pangs till lunch hour, then protein smoothies is the answer. Read the given information to learn some delicious protein smoothie recipes.
Protein smoothies are health drinks that provide proteins without adding up to the carbohydrates or fats in your body. These easy to make recipes help you choose the ingredients of your choice and make a great energy drink.
These drinks are rich in vitamins and phytonutrients. To make them, all you need is a blender to blend all the ingredients of your choice. Protein smoothie diet is useful especially for weightlifters, football players, and people who require body mass in their profession.

Recipes

Many protein powder shakes do not taste great. But by adding few flavors of your taste you can make some mouth-smacking smoothies. Let us start with whey protein smoothies recipes.
When cheese is prepared from cow's milk, whey protein is prepared. It contains amino acids that are helpful in building muscles, repairing injuries, aiding metabolism, and providing energy.

Mixed Fruit Whey Protein Smoothie Recipe

Ingredients
  • Banana (cut into chucks), 1
  • Whey protein (according to the brand), 1 or 2 scoops
  • Strawberries, 3 large
  • Blueberries, ¼ cup
  • Skim milk, ½ cup
  • Ice, ½ cup
  • Yogurt, ½ cup
Method Of Preparation
  1. Blend the banana in a blender along with the milk, ice, whey protein, and yogurt until a slushy texture is formed.
  2. Add strawberries and blueberries and blend again.
  3. Blending the berries last keeps their flavor fresh.
  4. Mixed fruit whey protein smoothie is packed with antioxidants as well.

High Protein Smoothie Recipe

Ingredients
  • Whey protein (according to the brand), 1 or 2 scoops
  • Banana (cut into chucks), 1
  • Soy milk, 1 cup
  • Raisins, ½ cup
  • Ice cubes, ½ cup
  • Almonds, ¼ cup
Method of Preparation
  1. Blend the almonds, raisins, banana, whey protein, soy milk, and ice cubes in a blender, until a smooth texture is formed.
  2. This smoothie is full of proteins. The raisins add to the sweetness.

Pineapple and Tofu Protein Smoothie Recipe

Ingredients
  • Fresh or frozen strawberries and mango
  • Soy milk for taste/consistency
  • Almonds, 4 - 5
  • Baby carrots, 3 or 4
  • Banana, 1
  • Pineapple, 1 ½ cups
  • plain Non fat yogurt, ¼ cup
  • Tofu, ¼ cup
Method of Preparation
  1. Blend tofu, pineapple, banana and yogurt in a blender until a smooth texture is formed.
  2. Add strawberries mangoes, baby carrots, almonds to the blender.
  3. Soy milk should be added according to the consistency of the smoothie.
  4. Blend the ingredients and a delicious protein packed smoothie is ready.

Pina Colada Protein Smoothie Recipe

Ingredients
  • Banana Creme Pie Light Nonfat Yogurt, 6 oz.
  • Milk, ½ cup
  • Fresh pineapple, ½ cup
  • Raw coconut, ¼ cup
  • Plain Protein, 3 tbsp.
  • Ice
Method of Preparation
  1. Cut pineapple into chunks and add to the blender along with banana crème pie non-fat yogurt.
  2. Blend till a slushy consistency is achieved.
  3. Add milk, protein powder, raw coconut, and blend everything together in the blender.
  4. Your pina colada protein smoothie recipe is ready.

Peachy Raspberry High Protein Smoothie Recipe

Ingredients
  • Water, 2 cups
  • Cashews (soaked 4-8 hours, discard soaking water), 2 cups
  • Raspberries (frozen)1 cup
  • Peaches (frozen)1 cup
  • Agave nectar, 2 tbsp.
  • Protein powder or whey protein, 2 tbsp.
  • Vanilla extract, 1 tbsp.
  • Ice cubes
Method of Preparation
  1. Add cashews and water in a blender and blend until creamy.
  2. Add raspberries, peaches, agave, protein powder, and vanilla.
  3. Blend until rich and smooth.
  4. Add the ice cubes and blend again for a cool smoothie.

Melon Melody Protein Smoothie Recipe

Ingredients
  • Ice cubes, 4
  • Peach fat-free frozen yogurt, 1 cup
  • Skim milk, 1 cup
  • Cantaloupe, ½ cup
  • honey-dew melon, ½ cup
  • Watermelon, ½ cup
  • Protein powder, 2 tbsp.
Method of Preparation
  1. Add yogurt, milk, and strawberries in the blender and blend till a slushy consistency is achieved.
  2. Add cantaloupe, melon, and ice.
  3. Blend once again and your high protein smoothie recipe is ready.
Fruits like bananas contain high fiber, vitamin C, vitamin B6, magnesium, and potassium. The berries have high vitamin C content. The benefit of soy milk is its high content of copper, magnesium, and selenium. The calorie content of a protein smoothie recipe is approximately 500 calories that suffices the daily calorie requirement of the body.
Therefore, protein smoothie recipes are not only healthy drinks, but healthy foods as well. As breakfast is the most important meal of the day, these smoothies will energize and fill your tummy for a zooming day ahead!