Fuel your body with a nourishing and delicious Vegan Protein Shake, a fantastic option for those seeking a plant-powered source of protein to support their active lifestyle. This protein shake is not only packed with protein but also offers a delightful blend of flavors and nutrients from plant-based ingredients. Whether you’re looking to refuel after a workout or start your day with a nutritious breakfast, this Vegan Protein Shake is an excellent choice that combines convenience, taste, and optimal nourishment.
Vegan Protein Shake:
- 1 cup unsweetened almond milk or other plant-based milk
- 1 scoop vegan protein powder (such as pea, rice, or hemp protein)
- 1 ripe banana
- 1 tablespoon natural peanut butter or almond butter
- 1 tablespoon chia seeds or flax seeds
- 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder (optional)
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Ice cubes (as needed for desired thickness)
- Sweetener of choice (such as maple syrup or stevia), to taste
- In a blender, combine the unsweetened almond milk, vegan protein powder, ripe banana, peanut butter, chia seeds or flax seeds, unsweetened cocoa powder (if using), and vanilla extract.
- Add ice cubes to achieve the desired thickness. The number of ice cubes can be adjusted based on personal preference.
- Blend on high speed until all the ingredients are well combined and the shake is smooth and creamy.
- Taste the shake and add a sweetener of choice if desired, adjusting the amount to reach your preferred level of sweetness.
- Blend again briefly to incorporate the sweetener.
- Pour the Vegan Protein Shake into a glass and enjoy immediately.
Nutrition Facts (entire recipe):
- Calories: ~300-350
- Total Fat: 12-15g
- Saturated Fat: 1-2g
- Total Carbohydrates: 25-30g
- Dietary Fiber: 7-10g
- Sugars: 10-15g
- Protein: 20-25g