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5 Delicious Protein Shakes You Need to Try

woman making a protein shake

Protein powder is a huge trend that isn’t going anywhere anytime soon.

Protein shakes are so easy to rustle up and they’re a great way to prepare for a workout, as they provide your muscles with the energy they need to support your exercise session.

A protein shake can also be hugely beneficial after your workout, as protein powders contain amino acids that play an important role in repairing and rebuilding muscles after post-workout.

If it’s your goal to work out a few times a week or more, drinking the same protein shake every single time can start to get a little repetitive, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are five great protein shake recipes to give you a little inspiration:

Basic Protein Shake Recipe

To make a protein shake, all you’ll need is:

  • 150ml water, juice or milk (either dairy or plant-based)
  • 1 scoop protein powder

vanilla and chocolate protein powders

How to Make a Protein Shake:

  • Simply add all of the ingredients to a blender or shaker.
  • Blend or shake until you have a smooth texture.
  • Pour into a glass if you’ve used a blender, or simply begin to enjoy.
  • Once you’ve got the basics nailed, you can adapt your protein shake however you like, by adding different flavourings, fruit or extras like honey or agave syrup.

1. Classic Vanilla Protein Shake

Garden of Life Raw Organic Vanilla Protein Powder makes a seriously tasty protein shake – and it’s 100% vegan and organic.

If you prefer more of a smoothie than a shake, add a chopped banana to the blender along with your protein powder and liquid for the consistency of a milkshake but with a little extra nutrition.

2. Chocolate Protein Shake Recipe

A chocolate protein shake sounds like a real luxury before your workout, but it can be a suitable choice when you’re using the right protein powder.

Garden of Life’s Raw Organic Chocolate Protein Powder is 100% vegan, with every single ingredient able to be traced back to its original seed or source, giving you full transparency of what you put into your body.

Adding bananas, chopped nuts or even vegan chocolate chips to your chocolate protein shake will add extra flavour and nutrition.

3. Whey Isolate Protein Shake

Available in vanilla, chocolate and unflavoured options, Whey Isolate Protein Powder from Klean Athlete is designed to provide your body with the essential amino acids it needs for muscle-building and repair after your workout.

You can also use whey isolate protein in baking recipes or mix some into your morning porridge or overnight oats – the unflavoured option is especially versatile for this.

4. Apple Protein Shake

A fruity protein shake is a great way to mix it up occasionally, and you can easily do that with Garden of Life Raw Organic Perfect Food Green Powder, which comes in a tasty apple flavour.

This powder contains 34 organically grown greens and vegetable juices, including organic apple, broccoli and spinach, as well as a diverse mix of live bacteria.

5. Blackberry Protein Energy Shake

Add a bit of sweetness to your morning protein shake with Garden of Life’s SPORT Organic Plant-Based Energy Protein Powder in delicious blackberry flavour. Mix this protein powder with water and add a handful of berries or cherries for an extra burst of fruitiness and nutrition.

If you need a hand choosing the right protein powder for you, check out our guide here:

Which Protein Powder is Right for Me?

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Which Protein Powder is Right for Me?

Discover which protein powder is right for you.

2020-09-21 09:04:14By Every Health

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