6 Protein Shake Recipes That Will Turn You Into A Morning Person

Not everyone wakes up with a substantial amount energy at the crack of dawn. For some, getting out of the bed can be a lot of work, as they tend to feel groggy and tired. Many a times, you might just want to go back to sleep but are unable to because of the work lined up for the day.

However, this can be fixed by changing some morning habits and routines, which includes using your meals and exercise to your advantage. Protein shakes are nutritious drinks that can help with retaining muscle and losing more fat, while boosts metabolism and improving your mood. Below are 6 protein shake recipes to start your day with:

1. Oatmeal almond breakfast blast

  • 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 peanut butter banana smoothie

  • 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

3. Cookies and cream

  • 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

4. Chocolate java protein shake

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

5. Triple berry delight

  • 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

6. Coconut cream pie

  • 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

These are six protein shakes with different flavors, and you’re bound to find one or more to suit your taste. For each recipe, blend all ingredients together until smooth, and serve chilled. It’s best to have them stored somewhere, ready for use, so that as soon as you get up in the morning, you can grab a drink and kick-start your day with a blast of energy.

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