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Old 01-12-2010, 03:41 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Protein Shakes/Smoothies Recipes

Any know of an EASY & tasty recipe for a healthy shake?
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Old 01-12-2010, 03:13 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I usually have one for breakfast if I am in a hurry -just over 300 calories
1 cup vanilla low fat yogurt 208 cal
1/4 cup frozen strawberries 55 cal
1 scoop protein powder supplement 37 cal
1/4 cup apple juice 29 cal
put it in the blender

You can make it with even less calories by using lower calorie yogurt, and juice but I dont like artificial sweeteners. I find adding protein helps keep me full. It makes a lot so you could split it and have it for 2 snacks instead.
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Old 01-13-2010, 11:31 AM   #3 (permalink)
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1/4c fiber one cereal
skim or 1% milk
yogurt (read your labels!)
ice cubes

I just pour enough milk in to blend easily in the blender.

I've used all bran, fiber one, kochi go lean..they all will just taste like the yogurt!
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Old 01-26-2010, 10:27 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I've got one of those single serv type of blenders- pefect size for a smoothie.

I'll make one of these for lunch and it will usually keep me full till dinner time-

1 Banana
1/4 cup Frozen Blueberries
3/4 cup Fat Free Vanilla Yogurt
1/2 to 3/4 cup of 1% milk or Soy Milk (Choc or vanilla)
4 ice cubes
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Old 02-06-2010, 02:04 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Default I am looking for a protein shake with no artifical flavors

All I can find is powder or drinks that are loaded with natural flavors,artifical flavors,carageenan,and various other substances they are not good for you.Do you know of one thats just a protein supplement without all the chemicals in it?
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I just went to a few stores around the area and nobody seems to know what I mean.I guess I'll just get more protein from yogurt and eggs.
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Hey Basscat...I posted something in another thread about Greek yogurt...14-15 grams of protein in a 5-6 ounce cup. No artificial ingredients, either, and I do believe it's organic. Good luck!
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thats sounds perfect.

thanks
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All I can find is powder or drinks that are loaded with natural flavors,artifical flavors,carageenan,and various other substances they are not good for you.Do you know of one thats just a protein supplement without all the chemicals in it?
I like the Isopure whey protein drinks. They are high in protein with zero carbs. Hope this helps.
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Old 02-08-2010, 06:29 PM   #10 (permalink)
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We'll i finally found exactly what I was looking for.I found a organic protein powder free of gmo's pesticides and solvents,no gluten lactose or sweeteners or artifical flavors.The company is nutiva but there are many others I just bought this one first,its hemp protein + fiber powder.It has a similar taste of flaxseed oil,not to bad.It has 11g per serving but it also has omega3-6-9 oil in it.
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