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8 Protein Smoothies You're Going to LOVE!

Matt Skeffington

Matt’s primary role at Dynamic Strength and Conditioning is to make sure that our coaches and clients are consistently improving, all while operatin...

Matt’s primary role at Dynamic Strength and Conditioning is to make sure that our coaches and clients are consistently improving, all while operatin...

Aug 8 4 minutes read

If you haven't made protein smoothies a part of your diet yet, you're in for a real treat!

They are delicious and work great for a quick and easy snack or meal replacement.

They are packed full of immune system boosting vitamins and minerals and provide great fuel for your day and workouts.

The most important aspect of your smoothie is that it's a super easy way to consume more protein. The average American drastically under-eats protein throughout the day and this is bad news for fat-loss, workout performance, muscle gain, and overall health.

We recommend you aim for .7-.9 grams of protein per pound of body-weight.

Consuming the right amount of protein each day has been shown to:

  1. Decrease body-fat

  2. Improve muscle mass and strength

  3. Keep you feeling full between meals helping you not overeat

  4. Improve workout performance

  5. Improve the speed of your metabolism

First: What protein powder do you need?

To get started you will need a protein powder. We recommend a whey, plant based, or collagen protein powder. When selecting your powder aim for one that has greater than 15 grams of protein and less than 5 grams of carbohydrates per serving.

Let's get into it!

1| Chocolate Peanut Butter Blast

  • 1 scoop chocolate protein powder

  • 1 banana 

  • 1 thumb sized amount of peanut butter

  • 1 thumb sized amount cocoa powder

  • .75-1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk

  • Handful of baby spinach (you won't taste it)

  • Ice if needed to thicken shake

  • Blend and enjoy

2| Blueberry Muffin

  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder

  • 1-2 small cupped hand sized amount of frozen blueberries

  • Handful of baby spinach

  • 1-2 thumb sized amount of peanut butter

  • 1-2 dashes of cinnamon

  • .75-1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk

  • Ice if needed to thicken shake

  • Blend and enjoy

3| Tropical Vacation

  • 1 scoop vanilla or coconut protein powder

  • 1 small cupped hand sized amount of mango (preferably frozen)

  • 1 small cupped hand sized amount of pineapple (preferably frozen)

  • Handful baby spinach

  • 1/4 cup plain greek yogurt

  • .75-1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk

  • Ice if needed to thicken shake

  • Blend and enjoy

4| Chocolate Covered Cherry

  • 1 scoop vanilla or chocolate protein powder

  • 1-2 small cupped hand sized amount of frozen dark cherries

  • 1 handful of baby spinach

  • 1 thumb sized amount of cocoa powder

  • 1/3 c full-fat coconut milk

  • 2/3 c almond milk

  • Blend and enjoy

5| Strawberry Banana 

  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder

  • 1 banana

  • 1-2 small cupped hand amounts of frozen strawberries

  • 1 fist size amount of spinach

  • 1-2 thumb sized amount of peanut butter

  • 1 thumb sized amount of cocoa powder

  • .75-1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk

  • Blend and enjoy

6| Green Dream

  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder

  • 1 banana

  • 2 fist size amounts of greens

  • 1 thumb sized amount of honey

  • A dash of cinnamon

  • .75-1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk

  • Blend and enjoy

7| Berry, Berry Chocolate

8| Build Your Own Smoothie

  • Pick 1 Protein: 1 scoop chocolate or vanilla protein powder

  • Pick 1 Fruit: 1 small cupped hand sized amount of frozen strawberries, cherries, blueberries, raspberries, bananas, pineapple, mango, etc.

  • Pick 1 Veggie: 1 handful spinach or kale

  • Pick 1 Fat: 1 thumb sized amount of peanut butter, almond butter, unsweetened shredded coconut

  • Pick 1 Liquid: .75-1 cup unsweetened almond, cashew, or oat milk


Ready for more delicious fat-loss recipes and guidance?

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  • Fat-loss meal plans

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