Mocha Banana Protein Shake

Hey there! The protein shake I have for you today is a complete breakfast in a glass. The flavors of coffee, chocolate, and banana work perfectly together.

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Ingredients:
1/2 banana
1 scoop vanilla protein powder
2 tbs unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tbs instant coffee
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup ice
1 tbs ground flax seeds

Combine and blend all ingredients in a high powered blender until smooth.

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Enjoy this in the morning, pre-workout or post-workout!

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Bailey’s Mocha Protein Shake

Wake yourself up and get ready for a great day with this delicious protein shake! Instant coffee gives it a dose of eye opening caffeine for early mornings. For a healthy boost, add ground flax to provide fiber and omega-3’s. On the other had, the optional addition of Bailey’s Irish Cream will make it a decadent cocktail for late nights. Have it your way!

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Ingredients:
1 cup milk
1 cup ice
1 scoop vanilla protein powder
2 packets stevia
2 tsp instant coffee
2 tbs unsweetened cocoa powder
2 tbs ground flax seeds (optional)
3 oz Bailey’s (optional)

Combine and blend all ingredients in a powerful blender until smooth. Split between two glasses.

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Cheers!

Boozy Berry Protein Shake

Enjoy this unique cocktail right after a workout and just before heading to the pool. It’s perfect for muscle recovery and party pre-gaming. Score!

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Ingredients:
1 cup ice
3/4 cup milk
1 cup strawberries
2 scoops vanilla protein powder
3 oz vodka (I used coconut flavored)

Combine and blend all ingredients in a high powered blender. Serves 2.

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Yum! Can’t wait to try out more concoctions to share with you!

Raspberry Protein Shake

We’re facing record setting heat here in Vegas this weekend. Stay cool with this raspberry protein shake! I drank mine after trampoline fitness class this morning.

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In a blender, combine:
1/2 cup frozen raspberries
1/4 cup coconut water
1/4 cup almond milk
1 scoop vanilla protein powder of choice (I like Dymatize Elite Gourmet Vanilla Whey Protein Isolate All Natural)
Additional ice, if desired

Blend for about 60 seconds on high or until smooth

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The sprinkles on top are just for fun. I found all natural sprinkles (no artificial colors or flavors) at Marshall’s. I like that they make my protein shake look like a fun milkshake :)

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Enjoy!

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