6 Stellar Protein Smoothie Recipes!

Whether you're looking for a post-workout recovery shake or simply want to top off your meal with a protein-rich treat, each of these recipes offers up a healthy option to fuel your gains!

In need of recipes to add to your protein-shake repertoire? Well, you're in luck! Each one of these athlete-approved smoothies packs a powerful protein punch and a hearty helping of carbs and fat, making them perfect for post-workout recovery, as a meal replacement, or as a nighttime treat.

1 Mixed Berry Chocolate Smoothie

International cover model and Natural Eastern USA Physique Champion Melih Cologlu swears by this protein shake with five-star flavor. With a full scoop of protein, a bit of nonfat Greek yogurt, and a handful of berries, it adds a fruity punch to a sweet, chocolate base. Yum!



Ingredients

Water 3/4 cup


Ice 2 cubes


Frozen berries 1/2 cup


Nonfat strawberry Greek yogurt 1/3 cup



Directions
  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender. Blend and serve.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 shake
Recipe yields: 1 serving
Amount per serving
Calories 230
Total Fat 3.5 g
Total Carbs 21 g
Protein 28 g

2 Killa Smoothie

What do you get when you combine the antioxidant powerhouse spinach with the healthful fats in avocado and the sweetness of blueberries and bananas? Why, a delicious morning shake, of course! Personal trainer and Grenade athlete James St Leger recommends this treat. Add in a few scoops of vanilla protein, and you're really in for a macro-meeting treat.



Ingredients

Banana 1 medium


Frozen spinach 1 cup


Frozen blueberries 1 cup


Unsweetened almond milk 1 ounce


Avocado 1/2 avocado


Water 50 ml (~1/4 cup)



Directions
  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender. Blend and serve!

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 shake
Recipe yields: 1 serving
Amount per serving
Calories 684
Total Fat 24 g
Total Carbs 69 g
Protein 55 g

3 Chunky Monkey Charge Smoothie

No need to dig into a pint of full-fat ice cream to get the classic flavors of chocolate and banana. This shake, which has an added boost of peanut butter, is the epitome of dessert in a glass. It’s a favourite of WBFF Pro Muscle Model Jamie Alderton. From the creamy yogurt to the spicy-sweet combination of maple and cinnamon, this shake works perfectly as a meal replacement or pre-workout fuel.



Ingredients

Banana 1 medium (peeled and frozen overnight)


Cocoa powder 2 teaspoons



Peanut butter 2 teaspoons


Nonfat Greek yogurt 1/2 cup


Sugar-free maple syrup 2 tablespoons


Ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon


Unsweetened almond milk 1/2 cup


Sugar-free toffee flavor to taste (optional)


Water 3/4 cup


Directions
  1. Add all ingredients to a blender and blend for one minute. Pour into a glass and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 shake
Recipe yields: 1 serving
Amount per serving
Calories 314
Total Fat 9.5 g
Total Carbs 50 g
Protein 36 g

4 Hydra 6 Anabolic Recovery Smoothie

With a generous helping of rolled oats and a serving of creamy peanut butter and flaxseed, this shake screams post-workout cure. Fitness althelete and online physique coach Rich Elston recommends it.With a 50/50 split of fast- and slow-digesting quality protein that ensures that your blood stream has high volumes of top-quality amino acids to aid muscle growth and recovery.

If you'd like to drink this before your head hits the pillow, the combination of complex carbs and healthy fats will also keep nighttime munchies at bay and leave you feeling full and satisfied. Added leucine will flick the switch on protein synthesis and trigger new growth, while the added glutamine may boost your immune system and speed up the recovery process. Boom!



Ingredients

Jumbo rolled oats 1 cup



Milled organic flaxseed 15 g (~1-1/4 tbsp)


Smooth peanut butter 15 g (~1-1/4 tbsp)


Leucine 5 grams


Glutamine 5 grams


Water 2 cups


Directions
  1. Combine oats and flaxseed in a blender. Blend for 30 seconds.
  2. Add 2 cups of water along with the protein powder, peanut butter, leucine, and glutamine. Blend all ingredients together for 30 seconds until smooth.
  3. Pour into your Grenade shaker and enjoy the gains.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 shake
Recipe yields: 1 serving
Amount per serving
Calories 665
Total Fat 23.5 g
Total Carbs 58 g
Protein 52 g

5 High-Calorie Hydra 6 Mass Smoothie

Looking to add some size to your frame? Take a cue from personal trainer and fitness athlete Adam Parr. He recommends this mass-gaining smoothie! With a healthy dose of carbs, protein, and fats, its creamy texture goes down smooth and is the perfect portable muscle meal in a glass.



Ingredients

Water 2 cups


Banana 1 medium


Oats 1 cup


Flaxseed powder 15 grams (~1-1/4 tbsp)


Avocado 1 medium



Directions
  1. Cut up a banana and an avocado. Add to a blender along with the flaxseed, oats, water, and Hydra 6 protein.
  2. Pour and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 shake
Recipe yields: 1 serving
Amount per serving
Calories 810
Total Fat 27 g
Total Carbs 88 g
Protein 63 g

6 Creamy Cookie Chaos Hydra 6 Smoothie

Who doesn't love the taste of cookies first thing in the morning? This shake, a favorite of bikini athlete Melissa Haywood, combines the power of potassium-rich bananas with the hydrating effect of coconut milk. The healthy fats in avocado also create a rich texture that makes this muscle-building shake taste like a cheat meal.



Ingredients

Avocado 60 g (~2 oz.)



Banana 1 medium


Chocolate coconut milk 1 cup


Directions
  1. Chop avocado and banana into small chunks. Pop into the blender with chocolate coconut milk.
  2. Blend for 30 seconds until smooth. Add two scoops Grenade Hydra 6 Cookie Chaos protein and top with a little water. Blend for another 30 seconds and serve!

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 shake
Recipe yields: 1 serving
Amount per serving
Calories 300
Total Fat 21 g
Total Carbs 54 g
Protein 51 g

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