Protein Rich Smoothie

Humans need protein for healthy heart, bones, hair and skin. A protein rich breakfast can stop overeating and is a good recovery food after resistance training. It helps repair muscle and builds tissue.

When consuming protein smoothies, the important thing that you need to do is to mix it up so it doesn’t get boring. There are a lot of protein sources in the market which can be derived from rich whole food sources.

To give you an idea, here are 10 protein rich smoothies to help start your day:

1. Banana Coffee Smoothie

banana coffee smoothie

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Enjoy a quick breakfast of coffee, banana and yogurt from one cup.

Ingredients:​

  • 2 tbsp. coffee powder
  • 1 cup non fat yogurt
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 banana
  • 1 tsp. ground flax seed

Directions:

Put everything in a blender and mix it well.

2. Banana Spinach Smoothie

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Spinach and bananas contains tons of fiber. It makes you feel full longer which helps you snack less.

Ingredients:​

  • Handful of spinach
  • 1 banana
  • 300 ml unsweetened soy milk
  • 1 tbsp. peanut butter

Directions:

Throw all of the ingredients in a blender and mix until smooth.

3. Sunrise Smoothie

antioxidant rich smoothie

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This antioxidant rich smoothie has a lot of good ingredients such as banana, orange, berries and Greek yogurt.

Ingredients:​

  • 1 cup of frozen berries
  • 6 oz Greek Yogurt
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 peeled orange

Directions:

Throw everything in a blender and create a smoothie!

4. Almond and Banana Breakfast Smoothie

breakfast smoothie

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Oats when added to this power packed rich smoothie make it much more filling.

Ingredients:​

  • 1 tsp. almond butter
  • 1 banana
  • 200 ml skimmed milk
  • 2 heaped of tbsp. oats

Directions:

Put the almond butter, banana, skimmed milk and oats into the blender. Blend well.

5. Mango Lassie Smoothie

mango smoothie

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This smoothie concoction has 6.8 grams of protein.

Ingredients:​

  • 300ml of low fat milk
  • 1 ripe mango
  • 600 ml of water

Directions:

Peel the mango put away the stone. Put it in a blender as well as the other ingredients. Blend well and let it cool in the freezer.

6. Fitness Smoothie

This smoothie has all you need including protein, vitamins, fiber, calcium and iron.

Ingredients:​

fitness smoothie

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  • Handful fresh parsley
  • Handful of spinach or kale
  • Half avocado
  • 2 tsp cinnamon powder
  • 2 tsp. cacao powder
  • 1 tbsp virgin olive oil
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • Handful coconut flakes
  • Handful dark chocolate nibs
  • Handful almonds or walnuts
  • 300 ml water
  • 150 ml coconut milk
  • Protein powder
  • 200 ml soy milk

Directions:

Put everything in a blender and turn it on for 60 seconds. This recipe may require a high quality blender. If you need help finding a good blender, you can read blender reviews here.

7. Spicy Banana Kiwi Breakfast Smoothie

It helps lower cholesterol and glucose levels. It also helps control diabetes and heart disease.

kiwi smoothie

Source: www.spillthespices.com

Ingredients:​

  • 2 bananas
  • 3 kiwi fruits
  • 200 ml low fat yogurt
  • 200 ml cup milk
  • 1 cm grated ginger
  • 4 tbsp porridge oats

Directions:

Throw ginger, fruits, oats including the yoghurt and milk in the blender.

8. Protein Rich Strawberry Smoothie

strawberry smoothie

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Bring this protein packed smoothie before you rush out to the door.

Ingredients:​

  • 10 strawberries (frozen)
  • ½ Greek yogurt
  • ½ cup of water or ginger tea

Directions:

Put everything inside the blender and blend till the consistency is smooth.

9. Peanut Butter Jelly Smoothie

This smoothie concoction includes 23 grams of protein to satiate you of your hunger for hours.

jelly smoothie

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Ingredients:​

  • 6 oz Greek yogurt
  • 1 medium banana
  • 1 tbsp. peanut butter
  • ¾ cup almond milk

Directions:

Put the ingredients into the blender. You might need to scrape once in a while to get the peanut butter into the mix.

10. Orange Avocado Banana Smoothie

Because of the avocado, this mixture is nutritious and creamy.

healthy smoothie

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Ingredients:​

  • ½ cup of Greek yogurt
  • 2 bananas (frozen)
  • 11/2 meat of avocado
  • ½ cup of orange juice
  • Orange zest
  • Milk

Directions:

Put the ingredients in a food processor and blend it.

These protein-rich smoothies will surely jump start your day and get your skin glowing. You can drink them in the afternoon for some quick pick me up or in the morning if you do not have time to prepare breakfast. Be sure to check out BlenderBase.com for more resources on blender buying guides.

  • Jim
  • January 27, 2016
Jim
 

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