Smoothies are the most versatile way to get the nutrition you need!
You can adjust the ingredients depending on your goals, they take no time to whip up, and you can take them to go — whether you're on your way to work, walking the dog or in back-to-back Zoom meetings.
Keeping it simple is key when you're leading a busy life but still aiming to hit your daily macros.
The following are three of our favorite protein smoothie recipes because who doesn't love a good snack (or meal swap!) that's tasty and packed full of protein to fuel their day.
Breakfast Buzz Smoothie
This multitasker does it all — not only will you get plenty of protein, you’ll reap the caffeine benefits. Skip the line at Starbucks and make our Breakfast Buzz smoothie instead!
Nutrition Facts: Calories: 316 | Protein: 30g | Carbs: 34g | Fats: 10g
Peanut Butter, 20g
Iced/cooled coffee, 200-250 mL
Blend all ingredients in a blender until smooth. Add more iced coffee to adjust smoothie thickness as desired.
Tropical Green Smoothie
Want to get your greens in and pretend you’re in Maui? This tropical green smoothie is the one for you. The tropical fruits add just the right amount of sweetness, while the avocado makes for the creamiest texture.
Nutrition Facts: Calories: 264 | Protein: 27g | Carbs: 25g | Fats: 7g
Unsweetened Almond Milk, 200-250 mL
Blend all ingredients in a blender until smooth. Add more almond milk to adjust smoothie thickness as desired.
Orange Creamsicle Vegan Protein Shake
Yes, you read that right: an orange creamsicle vegan protein shake! This shake will take you back in time and make you think you’re enjoying an actual orange creamsicle.
Nutrition Facts: Calories 279 | Protein 30g | Carbs 33g | Fats 3g
Frozen Pineapple, 50g
Vanilla Coconut Yogurt, 50g
Orange Juice, 125g (or to desired thickness)
Blender or shaker bottle
Blend all ingredients in a blender until smooth. Add more ice or orange juice as needed for desired consistency.
Note: If you don’t have a blender, try mixing your vanilla protein powder with orange juice in a shaker bottle for an orange creamsicle vibe!
Which one will you try first? Let us know by sharing on social and tagging us. We can’t wait to see and re-share your creations!