Are you trying to lead a healthier lifestyle? Would you enjoy being able to drink a shake every day as a part of this healthier lifestyle?
Well, you’ve come to the right place. Protein shakes are a great way to give your body a boost before you hit the gym.
They’re also great for helping your muscle recover after a workout, but even if you prefer the added protein to help you stay full longer, they come in handy.
Which is why I’m bringing you some of the internet’s best protein shake recipes and putting them in one convenient location. Who says because it’s a healthier shake, you can’t have a little variety?
Here are the recipes for delicious protein shakes:
1. Pumpkin Protein Shakes
Are you a fan of pumpkin? Well, you’ll love this shake. It contains almond milk, pumpkin puree, vanilla protein powder, a banana, and some delicious spices.
What a great way to have a ton of flavor packed into a protein-packed shake. The protein certainly helps take the edge off your hunger when in a pinch.
2. Apple Pie Protein Shake
When you’re trying to eat healthily, anything with a name which slightly resembles an unhealthy treat instantly grabs your attention.
This is exactly what this protein shake does. It offers the traditional flavors of apple pie in a healthier shake option. This shake includes apples, vanilla protein powder, oats, almonds, and much more.
3. High Protein Strawberry Banana Smoothie
Are you a smoothie person? Do you enjoy the delicious flavors, but would prefer to skip the added calories?
Well, for a healthier spin on a strawberry banana smoothie, try this recipe. It contains bananas, strawberries, flaxseed, and vanilla protein powder.
4. Iced Coffee Protein Shake
I’m a huge fan of iced coffee. I love it as a morning treat or as an afternoon pick-me-up, which is why I was drawn to this recipe.
The idea is you make a typical iced coffee beverage, but you add a scoop of protein powder to the recipe. It helps you stay fuller longer between meals, and it tastes good too.
5. Chocolate Covered Strawberry Protein Shake
This is my go-to breakfast protein shake. I love drinking a protein shake in the morning because it starts my day off well.
Plus, one of my favorite snacks is chocolate covered strawberries. Give me a recipe where the two items can be combined, and I’m hooked.
6. Oatmeal Cookie Protein Shake
Do you have cravings for foods you know you shouldn’t eat? This is where protein shakes and I become fast friends.
You can make recipes, like this oatmeal cookie recipe, which will satisfy your craving for something sweet without undoing your entire healthy routine.
7. Birthday Cake Protein Shake
My kids love all things flavored as a birthday cake. If you’re a fan of the flavor as well, you must check out this protein shake recipe.
It’s easy to make because it contains only a few basic ingredients such as milk, vanilla, banana, maple syrup, and optional yet fun, sprinkles.
8. Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Protein Shake
I’m a total foodie, in case you didn’t notice already. Which makes living a healthy lifestyle difficult at times. It should come as no surprise I love Reese cups. They’re delicious.
Though the recipe for this protein shake is a little out of the norm, if it comes close to a Reese cup, and I don’t have to feel guilty after drinking it, I’m in.
9. Shamrock Protein Milkshake
Many restaurants do a shamrock themed milkshake around St. Patrick’s Day. You don’t have to miss out because you’re trying to lead a healthier lifestyle.
Instead, substitute with this protein shake. It contains cottage cheese, vanilla protein powder, peppermint extract, and a few other basic ingredients.
10. Creamsicle Protein Shake
The flavor of a creamsicle is a childhood classic almost everyone knows and associates with a happy time. Thankfully, someone decided to create a protein shake which can be enjoyed into adulthood.
This shake is a basic combination of almond milk, vanilla protein, Greek yogurt, orange juice, and some ice. It’s easy to make and delicious too!
11. Peach Pie Protein Shake
When you’re trying to increase protein and lower your net carb intake, life can feel draining. This is especially common in the first few weeks.
However, you can push through with the help of little snacks like this protein shake. It gives you all the flavors of peach pie without all of the added carbs.
12. Almond Joy Protein Shake
On your journey for better health, do you find yourself missing old favorites such as an Almond Joy candy bar?
Then put this recipe to good use. You can enjoy some of those familiar flavors in a protein shake. The recipe calls for almond milk, chocolate protein powder, almonds, coconut flakes, and ice.
13. Strawberry Cheesecake Protein Smoothie
I’m a big lover of cheesecake. If you love cheesecake and have been missing it since you’re working on a healthier lifestyle, you need this protein shake in your life.
It contains bananas, strawberries, vanilla protein powder, Greek yogurt, almond milk, and is topped with graham crackers.
14. Chilled Caramel Macchiato Protein Shake
If you have coffee drinks on the brain, but you want to keep them high protein to not wreck your diet, consider this protein shake option.
This shake contains vanilla protein powder, chilled coffee, almond milk, caramel extract, a frozen banana, and ice. Sounds like a definite treat.
15. Banana Split Protein Shake
Are you craving all the flavors of a delicious banana split, but in a healthier form? You came to the right place.
This recipe has the strawberries, bananas, and pineapple. But it also contains almond milk and chocolate protein powder to make it better for you.
16. Vanilla Chai Protein Shake
Chai tea is a delicious beverage. Any time you can take an already tasty drink and add some protein to it, you know it’ll be a win.
Well, this chai tea has done exactly this. It has strong brewed chilled tea, milk, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and other enjoyable flavors found in most chai tea.
17. Frosted Sugar Cookie Protein Shake
When I first began drinking protein shakes, I wasn’t a fan. Until I learned how to add more flavor to them, I thought they tasted chalky.
This protein shake would be a good recipe to try if you are someone who isn’t a fan of protein shakes normally. It has lots of wonderful flavors to make it taste more like a dessert than a healthy substitute.
18. Banana Pudding Protein Smoothie
If you were to ask me what my favorite dessert is, I’d have to tell you it’s a homemade old-fashioned banana pudding.
My mother-in-law used to make it the best, and it’s delicious. Which is why I love this recipe for a protein shake.
19. Coconut Cream Pie Protein Shake
Coconut cream pie is a delicious dessert. It brings back fond memories. When I was a little girl, my great-grandmother lived in an assisted living community. We’d go eat with her on Sunday afternoons, and in the restaurant, they’d have delicious pieces of coconut cream pie.
Though you may not be able to indulge in the actual pie on a daily basis, you can still enjoy the flavor of it thanks to this protein shake. It’s filled with coconut flavoring because of the coconut milk, coconut oil, and even coconut flakes.
20. Root Beer Float Protein Shake
My kids love root beer, and I’ve introduced them to a root beer float recently. They are in love. I’ve tried to stay away from the ice cream.
But you can imagine my relief when I came across this recipe for a root beer float protein shake. There is such a thing as root beer extract. Mix it with milk and protein powder, and you have an amazing treat on your hands.
21. Red Velvet Cheesecake Protein Shake
Have you come to terms with the idea of your days of red velvet cake and cheesecake being over? They aren’t thanks to this delicious protein shake recipe.
Instead of utilizing the ingredients in those cakes, they use cocoa powder, red food coloring, and cheesecake Jello mix to bring you those traditional flavors with a side of protein powder.
22. Key Lime Pie Protein Smoothie
This is an easy and delicious protein shake option. It requires almond milk, vanilla protein powder, lime juice, and a graham cracker for a topping.
If you miss the taste of a fresh key lime pie but don’t want to destroy your healthy eating routine, turn to this protein shake.
23. Cinnamon Roll Protein Shake
Are you in the market for a high protein cinnamon roll? Well, this recipe is even better because it comes in liquid form and can be made in a hurry.
This protein shake uses vanilla protein powder, Greek yogurt, a banana, cinnamon, and unsweetened almond milk. It’s a tasty beverage you can feel good about.
24. Peaches and Cream Protein Shake
I gave you a great alternative for a peach pie, but what if you enjoy the simple flavors of peaches and cream?
Well, there’s a protein shake for you too. This shake uses powdered vanilla coffee creamer, vanilla protein powder, peaches, and vanilla extract to bring you a unique and flavorful protein shake.
25. Dark Chocolate and Peppermint Protein Shake
Chocolate and peppermint is a flavor combination people have loved for generations. This protein shake should be no exception.
It contains a frozen banana, milk, chocolate protein powder, cocoa powder, peppermint extract, dark chocolate chips, and whipped cream for topping.
26. Cookies and Cream Protein Shake
Anything cookies and cream flavored is a winner in my book. Did you know they make cookies and cream flavored protein powder?
Well, thanks to this ingenious invention, you can now have a delicious, easy, and healthy protein shake.
27. Upside Down Pineapple Cake Protein Shake
When I was a little girl, my mom would make a wonderful pineapple upside down cake. Our entire family loved it.
Which is why I was drawn to this recipe. I instantly thought of my mom. Whether you have a fond memory of this cake, or you enjoy the flavor, you must try this protein shake. It’s made with a cake batter protein powder. How delicious!
28. Strawberry Coconut Protein Shakes
Two of my favorite flavors happen to be strawberries and coconut. This sounds like a winner of a protein shake to me.
Plus, it’s made from a strawberry protein powder and fresh or frozen strawberries. Therefore, you won’t miss this keynote of the recipe.
29. Cookie Bar Protein Shake
Do you love Twix bars? You can still love them in your protein shake. No, you don’t get the real deal Twix bars in your shake.
But there’s a recipe which is meant to taste like them. It includes caramel flavoring, graham cracker crumbs, vanilla protein powder, and a few other delicious ingredients.
30. Vanilla Bean Protein Frappuccino
Frappuccino beverages don’t have to be a thing of the past because you’ve turned over a healthier and more high protein lifestyle.
Instead, you can make this delicious beverage which includes cottage cheese, protein powder, vanilla bean, vanilla extract, and much more.
31. Café Mocha Protein Shake
Do you have coffee you brewed but couldn’t drink it all in one sitting? Don’t toss it. Instead, use it for this delicious recipe.
It contains both chocolate and vanilla protein powder. Plus, cold brewed coffee and almond milk. It’s a delicious way to get your protein for the day.
32. Snickerdoodle Protein Shake
In case you haven’t noticed, I have a bit of a sweet tooth. This is the hardest thing for me to shake when trying to be healthier.
But protein can certainly help with it. This protein shake offers the flavor of a snickerdoodle cookie in a delicious and high protein treat.
33. Salted Caramel Mocha Protein Shakes
This is another coffee beverage which can help you to enjoy getting extra protein into your diet each day.
Basically, you combine cottage cheese, cold brewed coffee, almond milk, protein powder, caramel extract, and a few other ingredients for an amazing beverage.
There you have it – over 30 different options for delicious protein shakes. This can be used to help curb hunger or to introduce added protein into your diet for other health reasons.
Either way, there should be a recipe here to appease any taste. Try all the protein shakes and see which is your new favorite. Also, jump over to our healthy smoothies for more easy ideas.