If you want to enjoy tasty protein smoothies which are loaded with nutrients and so easy to prepare, then you are going to love our top 5 list. We’ve done our research, discovered some popular recipes and put them to the test (which was an awesome and fun couple of days). Our goal was to test 44 amazingly popular recipes and list our preferred top 5.
These recipes are chock full of healthy nutrients designed to power up your body with delicious goodness. They are great for that smoothie hit during the day (morning, noon or night) or after a tough workout session. But don’t think of our recipes as a limitation, feel free to experiment and add your favourite extras. It’s always fun to play around and customise recipes!
1.) Make a Tasty Green Smoothie
In order to make this popular and Paleo-diet friendly smoothie, gather a cup of the freshest baby spinach, as well as three-quarters of a cup of coconut milk, half a scoop of your favorite vanilla whey protein powder and a cup of frozen pineapple slices. Since four ingredients are all that you’ll need, you’ll find that this smoothie is a total breeze to make.
To prepare, add the baby spinach and coconut milk to your blender and then blend them until they are very smooth. Next, add the whey and pineapple and then blend again until the smoothie is super-smooth.
2.) Make a Smoothie with Oatmeal and Fruit
This “fruit and oat” smoothie is definitely a great-tasting option and it’s so wholesome and nutritious. To make it, gather a cup of strawberries which have been quartered, as well as a banana which you’ve sliced up. Then, measure out one quarter of a cup of almonds which are raw. The last two ingredients that you’ll need is a cup of vanilla yogurt and half a scoop of strawberry whey protein (or vanilla if you prefer). You may add a hint of extra sweetness by adding a teaspoon of natural maple syrup if you wish too. Just throw it all in a blender and combine it until it’s nice and smooth.
3.) Enjoy a Sweet Strawberry Smoothie
It’s so easy to make this smoothie, as four ingredients are all that you will need. To prepare it, just mix up a bit of strawberry jam, some milk, a scoop of tasteless whey protein and some frozen strawberries in a blender. The jam adds a lot of flavor and it’s really the secret of this smoothie recipe’s great taste. Quantities to use will vary. In general, cup of frozen strawberries, a tablespoon of strawberry jam, 30 grams of whey and half a cup of milk will produce good results, but be sure to play around and experiment if you want to.
4.) Try Out a Key Lime Smoothie
This smoothie takes minutes to make and provides exceptional taste. If you love Key Lime Pie, you’ll find that this particular recipe gives you the zesty tang that you like. To prepare, just add two tablespoons of lime juice, as well as a cup of fresh milk, a frozen banana, half a scoop of tasteless whey protein (or lemon-lime flavor if you have it) and a cup of ice, then pulse until smooth. This nutritious smoothie is great for breakfast or after an early morning run.
5.) Make a Mango Smoothie
Mangoes are so delicious, adding a vibrant flavor that makes you feel healthier with every sip. To make this popular recipe, add one cup of frozen mango pieces and then put in two tablespoons of Greek yogurt, cup of coconut milk, half a scoop of vanilla whey, as well as one-quarter of a teaspoon of cinnamon. Then, blend to combine.
Perfect Protein Smoothies
- The trick to making perfect protein smoothies, is by matching the overall flavor of your smoothie to the flavor of your whey protein. Pick a Whey Protein Isolate (WPI), as this type of whey mixes well in smoothies when compared to Whey Protein Concentrate (WPC). There is a great range at Supplement Express in Australia, use the coupon WPI5OFF to redeem a discount on all of their WPI products.