protein smoothie recipe

Protein Smoothie Recipes for Muscle Growth

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Is your schedule incredibly hectic? Do you rarely have time to sit down and eat during work? I understand your frustration. That’s why today I’ll be giving you some tasty, simple, quick, high protein smoothie options. All you have to do is throw the ingredients in the blender and blend.

 
 

Before we get into the smoothie recipes, consider trying plain protein shakes. Protein shakes have come a long way and many of them are actually delicious without needing to add any extra ingredients.

If you need the ultimate protein for maximum time efficiency (and taste), try a bottle of Premier protein.

If you’re willing to spend an extra 45 seconds to mix your own protein to save a few bucks, try Optimum Nutrition Protein. (FACT: Banana Creme is the best.)

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Now on to the recipes!

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Mixed Berry Yogurt Smoothie

Ingredients

Nutrition

  • Calories: 305

  • Fat: 2.75 grams

  • Carbs: 34 grams

  • Protein: 36 grams

  • Fiber: 10 grams

  • Sodium: 208 mg

Creamsicle Smoothie

Ingredients

Nutrition

  • Calories: 213

  • Fat: 1 gram

  • Carbs: 27 grams

  • Protein: 24 grams

  • Fiber: 0 grams

  • Sodium: 78 mg

Calorie Saving Option

You can substitute the Kool-Aid powder with 2 squirts of Kool-Aid Liquid Drink Mix to save 96 Calories and 24 carbs.

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

Ingredients

Nutrition

  • Calories: 368

  • Fat: 16 grams

  • Carbs: 24.5 grams

  • Protein: 31.5 grams

  • Fiber: 3.5 grams

  • Sodium: 151 mg

Calorie Saving Options

You can substitute the banana and vanilla protein for banana creme protein to save 56 Calories and 13.5 carbs.

You can also substitute the peanut butter for powdered peanut butter to save 125 Calories, 13 grams of fat, and 3 carbs (though I have received mixed feedback on this substitution).



If you want even more protein in your smoothie, feel free to add another scoop! If you give one of these a try, post a picture and tag me on Facebook or Instagram! If you want even more high protein ideas, check out my previous post, “Filling high protein snacks”.



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