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6 Protein Shakes That'll Turn You Into a Morning Person

Tired of boring protein shakes? Regardless of your taste preference, you’re sure to find a protein-rich recipe you love from this list.

Whether you need a quick boost of energy when you’re on the go, a meal replacement to shed pounds or gratifying post-workout nourishment, protein shakes often come in handy. Fortunately, a variety of nutritious — and delicious — protein shake recipes are available to choose from.

For each recipe below, blend all ingredients in a blender until smooth:

1. Oatmeal Almond Breakfast Blast

This recipe is sure to be a hit and makes a quick, easy breakfast that keeps you energized all morning long.

  • 1.5 cups of protein-fortified almond milk
  • 1 scoop of vanilla protein powder
  • ½ cup of oatmeal
  • 1 tablespoon of slivered almonds
  • ¼ cup of raisins
  • ½ cup of ice

2. Chocolate Java Protein Shake

Make this shake when you wake up to energize your morning.

  • 1.5 cups of skim milk
  • 1 scoop of chocolate protein powder
  • ½ cup of cold coffee
  • ½ cup of ice

3. Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

Try this shake post-workout, or between meals for a quick pick-me-up.

  • 1.5 cups of skim milk or soy milk
  • 1 scoop of chocolate protein powder
  • 1 small banana
  • 1 tablespoon of peanut butter
  • 2 teaspoons of honey
  • ½ cup of ice

4. Triple Berry Delight

This recipe makes an excellent breakfast meal replacement or works as a pre-workout energy boost.

  • 1.5 cups of skim milk, soy milk, or protein-fortified almond milk
  • 1 scoop of vanilla protein powder
  • 1/2 cup of nonfat vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 3/4 cup of mixed berries (strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries)
  • 1 tablespoon of slivered almonds
  • ½ cup of ice

5. Cookies 'N Cream

Substitute this delicious, protein-rich treat for any dessert.

  • 1.5 cups of skim milk or protein-fortified almond milk
  • 1 scoop of vanilla protein powder
  • ½ cup of plain non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 2 Oreo cookies
  • ½ cup of ice

6. Coconut Cream Pie

If you love the taste of coconut, this recipe will help curb your sweet tooth.

  • 1.5 cups of coconut milk
  • 1 scoop of vanilla protein powder
  • 1 small frozen banana
  • 1 teaspoon of coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons of coconut flakes
  • ½ cup of ice
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