Our bodies need protein for healthy skin, hair, bones, and heart. Plus a protein-packed breakfast can prevent overeating, and a dose of protein after resistance training helps build and repair muscle tissue.
They work wonders when it comes to reducing your hunger post-workout, gaining mass, and replacing your meals.
With eight or more grams of protein and minimal ingredients, these drinks are perfect for a quick boost any time of day.
Try these protein recipes to keep you full,strong and satisfied. ↓↓↓
1. Berry-Chocolate Protein Smoothie
⇒ Made with just two ingredients, including protein powder and those nutrient-rich chia seeds, you’ll be rewarded with a boost of energy, perfect for a pre-workout snack. Satisfy your sweet tooth with this very tasty protein smoothie!
2. Banana-Pineapple Protein Smoothie
⇒ Banana, pineapple and a powder of protein combined together you’ll feel like you’re in the tropics while getting your fill of protein.
3. Chocolate-Kale Protein Shake
⇒ Adding Kale to your shake means a dose of vitamins in each sip, while using a chocolate-flavored protein powder helps this feel more like a dessert than a healthy drink.
4. BlackBerry-Chia-Almonds Smoothie
⇒ This smoothie is a nutrient powerhouse because of its three star ingredients: blackberries, chia seeds and almonds. In each sip, you’ll be enjoying the benefits of healthy omega-3 acids and fiber, all in a delicious purple smoothie.
5. Oatmeal-Raisin-Cookie Protein Shake
⇒ With just a handful of ingredients you likely have on hand, like oats, raisins,and flavored protein powder, you’ll have a filling taste of your favorite cookie. Skip the sugar crash that accompanies sweets and indulge in this drinkable oatmeal raisin cookie instead.
6. Pumpkin Protein Shake
⇒ Using pumpkin puree and pumpkin spice adds an autumn feel while still letting you enjoy the benefits of protein.
7. Mint-Chocolate-Green Protein Smoothie
⇒ Spinach provides the green hue of this shake, but thanks to chocolate protein powder, peppermint extract and a sprinkling of chocolate chips on top, this healthy drink tastes more like a dessert than a salad.