4 Mouthwatering and Low-Sugar Protein Shake Recipes
But have no fear! The four protein shake recipes below are low in sugar, and high in taste.
Plus, here are 6 reasons why you’ll love these protein shake recipes:
1. Low in sugar
2. Easy to make!
3. Packed with nutrition
4. Keep you energized
5. Help you slim down
6. Convenient while on-the-go
Try adding any of these 6 ingredients to pump up the nutritional value of your smoothies:
1. Maca Powder just 1 tsp boosts energy and vitality
2. Parsley contains lots of iron
3. Aloe vera detoxes the colon
4. Spinach or kale – think green to get lean!
5. Ginger is perfect to aid digestive issues. I’m always adding it to my smoothies for a morning burst!
6. Flaxseed oil is high in omega-3 fatty acids…perfect to protect bone health and helps prevent heart disease.
Try these 4 delicious weight loss smoothie recipes:
Blueberry Sunrise Protein Shake
1 cup unsweetened almond milk
3⁄4 cup blackberries or blueberries
1 scoop (2 tablespoons) vanilla or chocolate protein powder (I recommend using the Kathy Smith Protein Shake)
Combine water, berries, and protein powder in blender. Cover and blend until smooth. For a thicker shake, use less liquid. For an icier shake, add ice. Serves 1.
Green Machine Smoothie
1 C. broccoli
1 1/2 C. cold water
1 leaf kale
1 C. arugula
1 juiced lemon
Optional: 1 serving vanilla or chocolate protein powder (I recommend using the Kathy Smith Protein Shake)
Put all ingredients into a blender. Add more water as needed. Best if served cold.
Tropical Chiller Protein Shake
8 oz. unsweetened almond milk
1/2 C. drained canned pineapple tidbits
1 scoop vanilla protein powder (I recommend using the Kathy Smith Protein Shake)
1/8 tsp. coconut or almond extract
Garnish with fresh mint
Combine water, pineapple, protein powder and coconut extract in a blender. Cover and blend until smooth. For a thicker shake, use less liquid or add ice. Yield 1 serving.
Strawberry Chocolate Protein Shake
1 cup Mixed berries
1 cup Unsweetened almond milk
½ cup ice
1 tsp maca powder (optional)
1 serving vanilla or chocolate protein powder (I recommend using the Kathy Smith Protein Shake)
Combine all ingredients blender or food processor until smooth and creamy. Enjoy!