A protein shake is a great way to start off an early morning or prepare for a workout, but they don't always taste great. Sometimes, they are too thick or they simply taste chalky. But worry not; your shake doesn't have to taste like medicine! Here are 27 delicious and nutritious protein shake recipes you can add to your routine.
It doesn't matter if you're vegan, gluten-free, or soy-free, there's a shake for you. Just look for the respective symbols next to the name on this infographic. Keep in mind, the kind of protein powder you use will affect the shake as well, since not all protein powders are made with diet intolerances in mind.
As an avid dessert enthusiast, I was drawn to the Strawberry Cheesecake shake immediately. Composed of strawberry or vanilla protein powder, strawberries, sour cream, graham crackers, and water, it's a recipe that sounds like a great way to treat yourself after a day in the gym.
Another shake that caught my eye is the Orange Creamsicle, which is vegan, gluten-free, and soy-free. I've actually made a shake like this, minus the protein powder, and it was very tasty. All you need is protein powder, fresh OJ, orange zest, almond milk, vanilla extract and ice cubes. Give these recipes a try and even put your own twist on them to add some flavor to your life. Are you more of a coffee person? If so, here are some tips to order like a pro at the coffee shop.