Protein Smoothies to Power up your Day

Even if you are not a bodybuilder, your body needs protein and you will benefit from these delicious protein smoothies to help repair and restore your body, naturally.


Your body requires protein for healthy skin and hair and for muscle growth after an intense training. These protein smoothies are great for replacing breakfast, after a workout or when you need a bit more energy to get through the day.


They are full of natural goodness and are also filling to prevent a snack attack.


Whey Protein Smoothie


Ingredients:

  • 1 cup nonfat Greek yogurt

  • 1 cup cold natural almond milk

  • ½ cup ice

  • 1 whole banana

  • 2 tablespoons protein powder (whey, hemp, peas)


Directions:

  1. Mix everything in a blender for at least one minute until smooth.

  2. Enjoy immediately.









Morning Protein Bomb Smoothie


Ingredients:

  • 1 kiwi, peeled and sliced

  • 1 pear, pitted

  • ½ avocado, pitted

  • 1 cup frozen blueberries

  • 1 tablespoon rolled oats

  • ½ teaspoon flax seeds

  • 3 ounces Greek yoghurt (nonfat)

  • 2 cups cold water


Directions:

  1. Mix everything in a blender for at least one minute until smooth.

  2. Enjoy immediately.


Tofu Protein Smoothie


Ingredients:

  • ½ cup soft tofu

  • ¼ avocado, pitted

  • 1 cup cold soy or almond milk (vanilla)

  • 1 fresh banana

  • 1 tablespoon peanut butter


Directions:

  1. Mix everything in a blender for at least one minute until smooth.

  2. Enjoy immediately.



Banana Apple Protein Smoothie



Ingredients:

  • 6 raw almonds, chopped

  • 1 apple, chopped and pitted

  • 1 fresh banana

  • ½ cup Greek yoghurt (nonfat)

  • ¼ cup cold milk (nonfat)

  • ¼ cup cold water

  • 1 teaspoon honey

  • Dash of cinamon


Directions:

  1. If your blender is not powerful enough, make sure to chop almonds and apple into small pieces before you start blending.

  2. Then put all the ingredients into the blender and mix everything until smooth.

  3. Enjoy immediately.



Protein Fit Smoothie


Ingredients:

  • 3 ounces nonfat Greek yoghurt

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ¼ cup frozen raspberries

  • ¼ cup frozen blackberries

  • 2 tablespoons almond butter

  • ¼ cup frozen pineapple

  • ½ cup fresh kale

  • ½ cup water


Directions:

  1. First remove kale leaves from their centre stalk.

  2. Put them into your blender and add water. Blend for a few minutes until smooth.

  3. Add all the other ingredients.

  4. Blend once again until smooth.





You can make your protein smoothies at home or on-the-go.

If you want to blend fruit, make a smoothie or a protein shake, you can purchase the Juicy Portable Blender - available in peach or navy at the fruitful superfoods shop.







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