April 8, 2011

Protein Shake Smoothie Ideas

shakeConsuming protein powder-based shakes every day can get old pretty quick, can’t it? But more protein is a tried and true strategy to speed up your metabolism, enhance lean mass gains, stabilize your blood sugar, and curb your appetite. As you can see, there are many good reasons to maintain this habit. But it doesn’t have to be boring or tasteless. Go ahead and try these fun protein shake recipes, and see if you can’t re-energize this healthy habit!

 

 

Basic Energy First Reicpe:

  • 1 to 2 scoops of Vanilla or Chocolate Whey Protein Powder
  • 1 to 1 1/2 cups of pure water or skim milk
  • 1 cup of fresh/frozen (unsweetened) fruit
  • Optional: 1 tablespoon Greenergy
  • Add ice for extra thickness
Whey Protein Shake Recipes:

  • 1 to 2 scoops of Vanilla Whey Protein Powder
  • 1-1/2 cups of pure water or skim milk
  • 1/2-1 chopped green apple
  • 1/4 cup raw almonds
  • Add ice for extra thickness
BlueBerry Vanilla Pear

  • 1 to 2 scoops of Vanilla Whey Protein Powder
  • 1-1 1/2 cups of pure water or skim milk
  • 1/4-1/2 cups frozen blueberries
  • 1/4-1/2 cup chopped pear
  • Add ice for extra thickness
Chocoholics Delight

  • 1 to 2 scoops of Chocolate Whey Protein Powder
  • 1 1/2 cups of pure water or skim milk
  • 1/4-1/2 cup raspberries
  • 1/4-1/2 frozen banana
  • Add ice for extra thickness
Strawberry-Mango Bliss

  • 1 to 2 scoops of Vanilla Whey Protein Powder
  • 1-1 1/2 cups of pure water or skim milk
  • 1/4-1/2 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1/4-1/2 cup frozen mango slices
  • Add ice for extra thickness
Vanilla Nut

  • 1-2 scoops of Vanilla Whey Protein Powder
  • 1-1 1/2 cups of pure water or skim milk
  • 1/4 cup raw organic oatmeal
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • Add ice for extra thickness
Apple Cinnamon

  • 1 to 2 scoops of Vanilla Whey Protein Powder
  • 1-1/2 cups of pure water or skim milk
  • 1/2-1 cup of chopped frozen apple
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • Add ice for extra thickness
Choco-Banana Nut

  • 1 to 2 scoops of Chocolate Whey Protein Powder
  • 1-1 1/2 cups of pure water or skim milk
  • 1/2 frozen banana
  • 1 tablespoon of raw cashew butter
  • Add ice for extra thickness
Cherry Ripe

  • 1 to 2 scoops of Chocolate Whey Protein Powder
  • 1-1 1/2 cups of pure water or skim milk
  • 1/4-1/2 frozen banana
  • 1/4-1/2 cup frozen black cherries
  • Add ice for extra thickness
Coffee Lovers Delight

  • 1 to 2 scoops of Chocolate Whey Protein Powder
  • 1- 1 1/2 cups of pure water or skim milk
  • 1/4-1/2 cup raw almonds or cashews
  • 1-2 teaspoons instant decaffeinated coffee
  • Add ice for extra thickness
Simply Peachy-Keen

  • 1 to 2 scoops of Vanilla Whey Protein Powder
  • 1-1 1/2 cups of pure water or skim milk
  • 1/4-1/2 cup of frozen peaches
  • Add ice for extra thickness
Creamy Peach Smoothie

  • 1 to 2 scoops of Vanilla Whey Protein Powder
  • 1 1/2 cups of pure water or skim milk
  • 1/4-1/2 cup of frozen peaches
  • 1/4 to 1/2 frozen banana
  • Add ice for extra thickness
For Vanilla Lovers-The Energizer Protein Shake

  • 1 1/2 cups filtered water
  • 2 scoops of Vanilla Whey Protein Powder
  • 1 scoop EnergyFirst Greenergy
  • 1 cup frozen green apple slices
  • 1/4 tsp. mint extract
  • Add 3-5 ice cubes for extra thickness
Berry Madness

  • 1 to 2 scoops of Vanilla Whey Protein Powder
  • 1 1/2 cups of pure water or skim milk
  • 1/4 cup of frozen or fresh strawberries
  • 1/4 cup of frozen or fresh blueberries
  • 1/4 cup of frozen or fresh raspberries
  • Add ice for extra thickness
For Chocolate Lovers-Chocolate Cherry Protein Shake

  • 1 1/2 cups almond milk
  • 2 scoops of Chocolate Whey Protein Powder
  • 1/2 cup frozen black cherries
  • Add 3-5 ice cubes for extra thickness
EnergyFirst Breakfast Protein Shake Recipe-Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

  • 1/3 cup old fashioned (preferably organic) oatmeal
  • 2 scoops of Vanilla Whey Protein Powder
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened apple sauce
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 5-6 chopped almonds