Smoothie Recipes

Cherry Protein Smoothie

Ingredients:
1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
1 cup frozen sweet cherries
1 Tbsp almond butter
1 Tbsp vanilla protein powder
1/2 cup ice
Directions: Combine all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth, adding additional ice cubes until desired consistency is reached. Serves 1. 
Nutritional Info Per Serving:

Calories: 299   Protein: 27g  Carbs: 23g

Wake Me Up Coffee Smoothie

Ingredients:
½ Banana
¼ Cup Oats
1 T PB2 Powder
1 Small Cup of Coffee, cooled
½ Cup Unsweetened Almond Milk
1 Scoop Chocolate Whey Protein Powder
1 Truvia Packet (Optional)
Several Ice Cubes, More Ice for Thicker Smoothie
Directions: Combine all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth, adding additional ice cubes until desired consistency is reached.
Nutritional Info Per Serving:

Calories: 13 Protein: 33g Carbs: 36g

Key Lime Pie Protein Smoothie

Ingredients:
1 scoop vanilla protein powder
¾ cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
¾ cup lime juice
Pinch of salt
1 cup ice or more for thicker smoothie
1 Tbsp Chef David's Healthy Granola, for topping
Directions: Add the first five ingredients to blender and blend until smooth, adjusting the amount of ice to your desired consistency.  Pour into glass and top with granola.  Serves 1. 
Nutritional Info Per Serving:
Calories: 219   Protein: 25g  Carbs: 23g

Hot Chocolate Protein Smoothie

Ingredients:
1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
1/2 cup nonfat greek yogurt
1/3 scoop chocolate protein powder
1 tablespoon almond butter
1 teaspoon PB2 powdered peanut butter
1/4 cup oats
1/2 of a frozen banana
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
6-7 ice cubes
Directions: Combine all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth, adding ice cubes to desired consistency.  Serves 1. 
Nutritional Info Per Serving:
Calories: 392   Protein: 12g  Carbs: 24g

Blueberry-Kale Protein Smoothie

Ingredients:
1 banana
1 cup baby kale
1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
2 tablespoons old fashioned rolled oats
1 scoop unflavored or vanilla protein powder
1 cup plain yogurt (use greek yogurt if not using protein powder)
1 tablespoon chia seeds (Don't like chia seeds?  Just omit and deduct the calories)
Directions: Combine all ingredients and 1/2 cup ice in blender until smooth.  If using fresh blueberries, toss in an extra cube or two for the extra frozen consistency. Pour into your favorite glass and serve right away.  
Nutritional Info Per Serving:
Calories: 290  Protein: 20g

Pumpkin Pie Protein Smoothie

Ingredients:
1/2 cup pure pumpkin (not pie filling)
1/4 cup oats
1 small banana
1 cup skim or almond milk
1 scoop vanilla protein powder
2 tablespoons flax seed meal
1 teaspoon cinnamon
½ tablespoon vanilla
½ teaspoon nutmeg
½ teaspoon ground ginger
¼ teaspoon ground cloves
pinch salt
ice
Directions: Blend all ingredients except ice 30-45 seconds until smooth.  Add ice and puree until you reach desired consistency.  If mixture is too thick, add water slowly until desired consistency is reached. Makes 2 servings.
Nutritional Info Per Serving:
Calories: 235  Protein: 14g  Carbs: 34g

Lemon Blueberry Muffin Protein Smoothie

Ingredients:
1 banana
1 Scoop Vanilla Whey Protein
1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice
1 Cup Blueberries, fresh or frozen
1/2 small banana
1 Cup fat-free unsweetened vanilla almond milk
Several Ice Cubes for desired consistency
1 packet Stevia or other Sugar Substitute
Directions: Place all ingredients in blender and blend to desired consistency.  For a thicker smoothie, add more ice cubes.  Serves 1.   
Nutritional Info Per Serving:
Calories:  265  Protein: 23g  Carbs: 40g