High Protein Summer Smoothies

With the temperature heating up, it’s a great time to fire up the blender and experiment with some high protein smoothies.  I have provided a few quick recipes that will help cool you off while helping you stick with your physique goals.

Try some out and let me know what you think – even better, what are some of your favorite high protein shakes?  Leave a message and share your go-to recipes for others to try.

 

Chocolate Cheesecake Shake

Yield: 1 serving

Ingredients:

1 scoop  Lean Pro 8 – Chocolate
1 cup  Skim milk
2 Tbs.   Cream cheese, fat-free
1 Tbs.  Chocolate pudding mix; sugar-free, fat-free
1 cup  Ice

Method:

Place all ingredients in a blender and mix until smooth.  Serve cold.

 

The Eye-Opener

Yield: 1 Serving

Ingredients:

½ cup  Greek yogurt, plain, fat-free
1 cup  Coffee, brewed and cooled
1 Tbs.  Peanut butter, organic & no salt added
1 packet Carb-watchers MRP – Chocolate ice cream
1 cup  Ice

Method:

Place all ingredients in a blender on high for 1 minute or until a smooth consistency has been reached.  Serve cold.

 

Luau Smoothie

Yield: 1 serving

Ingredients:

1 cup  Skim milk
3 ea.   Strawberries, tops removed and halved
½ cup  Pineapple, chopped or a splash of pineapple juice (100% juice)
1 ea.  Banana
1 Tbs.  Shredded coconut
1 scoop  ProV60 – Vanilla ice cream
1 cup  Ice

Method:

Place all ingredients in a blender and mix until smooth.  Serve cold.

 

Berries & Cream

Yield: 1 serving

Ingredients:

1 cup  Skim milk
½ cup  Blueberries
½ cup  Strawberries, tops removed and halved
½ cup  Raspberries
1 scoop  Lean Pro 8 – Vanilla ice cream
½ cup  Ice

Method:

Place Ice, all berries and milk in a blender on high for 30-45 seconds.  Next, add in Lean Pro 8 and blend for an additional 30-45 seconds.

 

Melon Chiller

Yield: 1 Serving

Ingredients:

1/2 cup  Skim milk
½ cup   Cantaloupe, chopped
½ cup   Honeydew melon, chopped
½ cup   Watermelon, chopped & seeds removed
1 scoop   Lean Pro 8 – Strawberry ice cream
1 cup  Ice

Method:

Place all ingredients except protein powder in a blender on high and mix for 45 seconds.  Next, add Lean Pro 8 and blend for an additional 30 seconds.  Serve cold.

 

Flaxed –Out Strawberry Banana Smoothie

Yield: 1 Serving

Ingredients:

1 ½ cups Skim milk
1 ea.  Banana, cut into pieces
½ cup  Strawberries, tops removed and halved
1 scoop  ProV60 – Strawberry ice cream
1 Tbs.  Ground flaxseed
1 cup  Ice

Method:

Place all ingredients in a blender and mix until smooth.  Serve cold.

Johnathan Zamora
The Fit Chef

One Response for High Protein Summer Smoothies

  1. Johnathan

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    August 27, 2011 9:26 am

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