Enjoy One of these Protein Shake Recipes After a Workout

We all remember the epic scene from Rocky when Balboa makes his own protein shake from raw eggs. Inspiring, gross, and unsafe. But inspiring nonetheless.

Adequate protein consumption is the backbone of a sports recovery, muscle growth, and an overall healthy lifestyle.

Let’s take a look at a few delicious protein shake recipes that will quickly become a part of your post-workout routine. (No raw eggs required.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Protein Shake​

This protein shake recipe is both high in protein but also in fast-acting carbohydrates, making it ideal for that anabolic window post-workout.

Also, we’ve subbed out the real peanut butter for an extract that tastes exactly the same but doesn’t provide the same fat content.

We’ve got nothing against healthy fats but you want protein and simple carbs after a workout – not globs of peanut butter.

Ingredients:

  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 whole date
  • Pinch of Himalayan pink salt
  • 1 to 2 scoops of SP50
  • 1 scoop of peanut butter powder
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 1 cup of milk or almond milk
  • Few small ice cubes

How to Prepare

STEP ONE: Place the frozen banana, date, salt, SP50, peanut butter powder, cocoa powder, and milk into the blender. For a thicker shake, use less milk.

STEP TWO: Blend them together.

STEP THREE: Serve in a glass.

STEP FOUR: Enjoy!

 

Vanilla Pumpkin Pie Shake

Pumpkins are that seasonal superfood that does more than make your latte taste great. This protein shake recipe takes pumpkin to the next level with vanilla-flavored protein powder.

Ingredients:

  • 1 to 2 scoops of vanilla-flavored SP50
  • ½ cup of pureed pumpkin
  • ¾ cup of uncooked oats
  • 1/2 cup of milk or almond milk
  • 1/2 cup of Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup of walnuts
  • 1 tablespoon of flax seed
  • Few ice cubes
  • Pinch of cinnamon

How to Prepare

STEP ONE: Add SP50 protein powder, pureed pumpkin, oats, yogurt, milk, walnut, flaxseed, ice cubes and cinnamon in a blender.

STEP TWO: Blend them together.

STEP THREE: Serve in a glass.

STEP FIVE: Enjoy!

Berry Protein Shake

Berries offer a powerhouse of rich micronutrients and antioxidants that are fantastic for sports recovery. Combine this with a high-quality protein supplement and you have a perfect post-workout protein shake.

Ingredients:

  • 1 to 2 scoops of strawberry and banana cream-flavored SP protein powder
  • 1/2 cup of raspberries
  • 1/2 cup of strawberries
  • 1/2 cup of blueberries
  • 1 to 2 cups of milk or almond milk
  • Few ice cubes

How to Prepare

STEP ONE: Add protein powder, raspberries, strawberries, blueberries, milk, and ice cubes in a blender.

STEP TWO: Blend them together.

STEP THREE: Serve in a glass.

STEP FOUR: Enjoy!

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