Protein Shake Recipes

Protein Shake Recipes

Following a low-carb diet can be an incredibly difficult feat, especially when there are so many delicious treats out there that are, unfortunately, quite high in carbohydrates. If you’re following a specific diet to lose weight, or simply to feel better within yourself, you might find it quite difficult to find foods that you genuinely enjoy as you may feel as if your diet has suddenly become very limited. You may […]

Sometimes (okay, most of the time) life is just busy. It’s difficult to plan and prepare meals every single day, especially when life throws a curveball or two. Meal replacement shakes are great to fall back on when time is short or on days when you’re options are less than ideal. Plus, who doesn’t love the idea of a thick, creamy milkshake for lunch?  This twist on a classic vanilla protein […]

There are an amazing number of things that you can do with your protein powders, apart from the standard shakes. In fact, things get even more interesting with vegan options which tend to handle cooking better and bring their own unique flavors to the mix. So, to help you with your experimentation, here are three of the best tasting vegan protein powder recipes we could dig up.   Mint Chocolate Chip […]

Protein shakes are a perfect way to have a quick, protein-rich meal or snack. The problem, though, is that they aren’t always the most filling things in the world. Or you may just want a different flavor. So, what can you do? Instead of the standard “just add water” protein shake, get a little more creative. Fruit, yogurt and other little add-ons can improve not just the flavor of your protein […]

Cow’s milk – and really traditional dairy in general – has been gradually losing quite a bit of popularity over the past several years. And, while fitness enthusiasts in the past would commonly toss a cup or so of cow’s milk into their protein shakes in the past, many are now switching to one of the many milk alternatives that are out there. Of all of these other options, almond milk […]

As fall approaches, we all start to think of food combinations and flavors and we end up craving certain things. But we still need to meet our macros and reach our goals. So, to help reach this delicious, seasonal balance, here are 3 great fall whey protein shake recipes to try out this season.   Pumpkin Pie Smoothie Recipe   1 scoop unflavored whey protein powder ½ banana 1/3 cup pumpkin […]

With its unique, distinct taste, pea protein can sometimes be a tough ingredient for any smoothie. However, for those who want a great vegan protein with a spectacular amino acid profile, pea protein is tough to beat. Some people complain that a plant-based protein doesn’t does taste like a whey protein shake, for example. This is because plant-based protein has a totally different consistency than a milk-based protein. Instead of becoming sticky when you […]

As you may or may not be aware, both whey and casein are components of milk that are separated during the cheesemaking process. The whey is the liquid portion left behind while casein makes up the solid curds that are removed for making glorious cheese. This means that casein is, among other this, much creamier than whey. When it comes to more creative applications, then, casein is a perfect candidate for […]

Whether you’ll be the first to admit it and take it in your stride, or you’d rather keep it on the down-low, many of us like to indulge in a milkshake every now and again. They’re refreshing, tasty, and can give you a momentary burst of sugar-fueled energy. The only problem? They’re not exactly healthy, which means that they can seriously put a damper on your diet if you’re trying to […]

There’s just something special about the combination of peanut butter and jelly. It’s comforting and energizing all at once. Also, it’s delicious. Unfortunately, the traditional delivery method for this flavor powerhouse is not exactly nutritionally sound. So, to help satisfy that craving without contradicting your fitness goals, here is a recipe for a delicious, healthy peanut butter and jelly protein smoothie. 1 cup milk (of choice) ½ cup plain, low fat […]