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Protein is essential for adding muscle, weight loss, pregnancy, a healthy immune system, and strong bones. Most people should aim for 1 to 1.2 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight per day, which can be challenging to achieve. Smoothies are a convenient way to increase protein intake, providing other essential nutrients as well. Here are 15 protein-packed smoothie recipes to keep you feeling full and satisfied throughout the day.

The Workout Recovery Smoothie contains 25g of protein from a combination of protein powder and walnuts, making it an excellent post-workout refuel option. The Power Smoothie offers 10g of plant protein per serving from almonds, aiding in muscle building and repair. The Marvelous Melon, Mango and Avocado Smoothie pairs low-fat milk and Greek yogurt to provide 10g of protein, along with antioxidants and fiber.

Post-workout recovery is important for muscle repair, and the Banana-Almond Protein Smoothie provides 21g of protein in a creamy and sweet combination. The Bright Blue Smoothie, with blue algae powder, mango, and cauliflower, offers 26g of protein, making it a colorful and nutritious choice for kids. For a more substantial option, the Power Protein Smoothie contains 31g of protein from Greek yogurt, almond or peanut butter, chia seeds, and spinach.

The Cookies + Cream Smoothie is a rich and creamy option made with chocolate collagen powder, almond butter, chia seeds, and blueberries, providing over 16g of protein. The Chocolate Banana Coffee Smoothie with Turmeric offers a caffeine kick, along with 23g of protein from peanut butter, protein powder, and milk. The Orange Sunrise Smoothie is a tropical blend with 10g of protein per serving from protein powder and almond milk.

The Protein Power Smoothie combines banana, raspberries, blueberries, whey protein powder, and milk to provide 27g of protein per serving. The Date & Banana Smoothie satisfies sweet cravings with 15g of protein from Greek yogurt and milk. For a unique twist, the Deep Purple Bone Broth Smoothie uses bone broth along with cherries, beets, blackberries, and banana for 11g of protein.

Efficiency is key with the Cherry-Almond Smoothie, offering 40g of protein per serving from frozen cherries, tart cherry juice, and collagen. The Green Smoothie from The Big Book of Pregnancy Nutrition provides 26g of protein and essential greens for moms-to-be. The Double Orange Smoothie offers 11g of protein, tasting like an Orange Julius but with added muscle-building benefits. Incorporating these protein-packed smoothies into your diet can help you meet your daily protein needs while enjoying a variety of flavors and nutrients.

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