Waking up in Park City on snowy mornings, an icy protein shake doesn’t sound appealing. When the temperatures drop close to zero… yes, you heard me right…. I like to turn my shake into a warm, cozy mug of deliciousness.
It might sound crazy, but hot smoothies are definitely a thing! Think of hot chocolate mixed with protein… It’s magic in a cup. Whether it’s warm vanilla chai (with cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger), or Salted Almond Butter (with
I’ve rounded up 4 protein shakes that will comfort you from the inside out. This will change your cold-weather mornings forever!
WARM MOCHACCINO SHAKE
½ cup brewed coffee
1 serving chocolate Kathy Smith Protein Shake
2 Tbsp to 1/2 Cup (depending on your preference) unsweetened almond milk
1 tablespoon raw cacao
1 tablespoon coconut milk
Blend together all ingredients and enjoy!
WARM VANILLA CHAI
4 oz of unsweetened almond milk, warm
4 oz of black tea, warm
1 serving vanilla protein powder
½ tsp powdered ginger
½ tsp cinnamon
dash of: pepper, cardamom, ground cloves, and nutmeg
¼ tsp pure vanilla extract
1 tablespoon freshly-ground flax seeds
Place all ingredients in blender and mix together.
PROTEIN HOT CHOCOLATE
1 C. Water
2 Tbsp. chocolate protein powder
1 tsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
1 Tbsp coconut oil
Heat water until boiling. Mix in protein powder and cocoa. Pour in mug and garnish with milk froth and dark chocolate shavings.
1 C Warm water
2 Tbsp to 1/2 Cup (depending on your preference) cashew milk
1 scoop collagen
1/2 tsp matcha
Heat the water on the stove, and whisk in your matcha. Once combined, add in collagen and milk. Heat until desired temperature.