Saturday, September 22, 2012

Healthy Protein Shake Recipes

A number of people have been asking me lately for some recipes for protein shakes. We LOVE making protein shakes and drink them almost everyday. 


We recommend using Shaklee 180 Smoothie Mix. If you use the Shaklee 180 Protein Mix as directed (2 scoops), it can be a complete low glycemic meal replacement with 6 grams of fiber and 24 grams of protein per serving. I love that it is powered by Leucine to preserve muscle which helps regulate your metabolism. And of course, like any Shaklee product, there are NO artificial flavors, sweeteners, colors or GMO ingredients. 

We also use Energizing Protein which helps ward off hunger and maintain energy for hours. Here are a few delicious recipes...enjoy!

Strawberry Banana
      Blend until creamy. If the shake is a bit too thick, add extra milk.

Pumpkin Spice Shake Recipe
  • 2 scoops Shaklee 180 Vanilla Energizing Protein
  • 8 oz non-fat milk or low fat soy milk
  • 2 tbsp canned organic pumpkin
  • ½ tsp pumpkin spice
  • Dash of vanilla extract
  • Dash of cinnamon
  • 4 – 6 ice cubes
     Blend until creamy.

Vanilla Latte
      Blend until creamy.

Berry Delicious (our favorite!!)
      Blend until creamy. Use fresh strawberries/blueberries when in season. You can also use 2 scoops of Vanilla protein instead of using the strawberry protein.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup
      Blend until creamy. 

Chocolate Covered Strawberries
      Blend until creamy. 

PiƱa Colada
     Mix all ingredients together in a blender until frothy. 

Mocha Latte
     Mix all ingredients together in a blender until frothy.

Strawberry Lemonade
     Mix all ingredients together in a blender until frothy. 

You can pretty much add whatever you want...so be creative! These shakes are easy to make and super healthy!

What's your favorite protein shake recipe? 




18 comments:

  1. Yummy! I would love for you to link up to my Linky Party via: http://ourdelightfulhome.blogspot.com/2012/04/show-me-what-you-got-linky-party-9.html

    Mrs. Delightful
    www.ourdelightfulhome.blogspot.com

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  2. Thanks for more recipes to go in my blender. I am especially excited to try the pumpkin one.

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    1. I love the pumpkin one! Let me know how you like it :)

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  3. My hubby was just talking about starting to drink some of these again. These are some great recipe ideas.

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    1. my hubby loves protein shakes, especially after workouts. He just made the Berry Delicious shake which is our favorite! Enjoy :)

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  4. Yum, sounds delicious. Thanks for the recipes. :)

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  5. Thanks for these smoothies. I've been on a hunt for one for my son for mornings. Trying to find healthy things for him to eat that have protein in the morning is hard. This is a great way to get that protein in him. Ty for sharing.
    Found you on MBC

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    1. Glad you like the recipes! These protein shakes/smoothies can be a complete breakfast (depending on the type and quality of protein you are using) and great for kids! Enjoy :)

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  6. Great recipes! The Berry one looks like my favorite too:) I'm following you on gfc, linky, and like you on facebook now. Hope you will follow me too:) Found you on MBC. My blog is Gloria's Bits and Pieces.

    http://kngmckellar-glorias.blogspot.com/

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  7. These recipes are wonderful! I can't wait to try the Pumpkin Spice Shake Recipe myself. I love smoothies and shakes during the Spring Time. My daughter and I make a lot of them with fresh fruit. New follower from MBC :) Followed on GFC & linkys!

    youngatheartmommy.blogspot.com

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  8. Your recipes sound delicious! The berry one looks amazing! New follower here!

    If you would like to follow back, please subscribe at simplyrealmoms.com and you can also follow us on FB and Twitter from there :) Looking forward to connecting with you!

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  9. Hi Connie: I'm Connie at http://hotflashncraftn.blogspot.com/, your new GF friend. I would love it if you stop by and be my friend, too.
    I'm constantly looking for yummy but healthy recipes. Thank you for sharing!

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  10. Yummy! I want to go and buy instant coffee now so that I can make a blended latte smoothie :) Thanks for the inspiration!

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  11. I really want to try the strawberry banana smoothie. Thanks for all of the yummy recipes. Thanks for sharing at oopsey daisy!

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  12. Thank you so much for linking up last week! My new linky is live and I hope you'll link up again! :)
    http://taylornorris.blogspot.com/2012/04/unveil-your-genius-link-party-7.html

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  13. my family love smoothies and milkshakes!thanks for sharing this!

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  14. Hi there! This looks like a super healthy but yummy shake! Am following you on GFC from MBC, kindly return the love at http://www.ahappymum.com and hope to be in touch soon!

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  15. I tried vanilla latte and love it. I followed you from MBC. If you like my blog, please follow me on http://www.chinese4u2go.com.

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