Muscle Building Recipes for Protein Shakes and Smoothies

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Protein shakes and smoothies are a great way to get a quick source of quality muscle building nutrients into your body. Making a protein packed shake or smoothie is easy, quick and very convenient when you are on the run and need a nutrient dense meal. There are so many varieties of shakes and smoothies you can make which makes the choices almost endless. The best thing about making a protein smoothie is the convenience. You don’t need to cook anything! Just throw some protein powder, fruit and ice cubes into a blender and you have a delicious protein smoothie in no time! Below is a list of quick and tasty smoothie recipes that are packed with muscle building protein.

Protein ShakeCooking Instructions
Apple PieAdd 8 oz. of Nonfat milk or water. One scoop of vanilla protein powder. Add three tablespoon of apple pie filling, 1/4 teaspoon of ground allspice, and three ice cubes. Blend at high speed for 45 seconds.
Oatmeal Banana1 cup of nonfat milk. One scoop of chocolate protein powder. Add 2 tablespoons nonfat french vanilla creamer, 1/4 cup low fat granola, 1 frozen banana (peel & wrap in plastic prior to freezing), 1 tablespoon of low-fat peanut butter, 2 tablespoons sugar-free Nestle's Quick. Blend at high speed for 45 seconds.
Banana SplitAdd 8 oz. of Nonfat milk or water. One scoop of vanilla protein powder. Add 1/2 banana, 1/4 cup chopped pineapple, two frozen strawberries, and three ice cubes. Blend at high speed for 45 seconds.
Chocolate Vanilla1 cup of nonfat milk. One scoop of vanilla protein powder. Add 2 tablespoons nonfat French vanilla creamer, and 2 tablespoons Hershey's chocolate syrup. Blend at high speed for 45 seconds.
Chocolate FudgeAdd 8 oz of Nonfat milk or water. One scoop of chocolate protein powder. Add 1/2 packet of Swiss Miss fat-free hot cocoa mix and three ice cubes. Blend at high speed for 45 seconds.
Blueberry BlastAdd 8 oz of Nonfat milk or water. One scoop of vanilla protein powder. Add 1 cup of fresh blueberries and ten ice cubes. Blend at high speed for 45 seconds.
Chocolate Peanut Butter CupAdd 8 oz. of Nonfat milk or water. One scoop of chocolate protein powder. Add one heaping tablespoon of all-natural peanut butter and three ice cubes. Blend at high speed for 45 seconds.
Chocolate Mocha MintAdd 8 oz. of Nonfat milk or water. One scoop of chocolate protein powder. Add 1 tablespoon of General Foods International Coffees Swiss Mocha sugar-free, fat-free instant coffee, three drops of peppermint extract, and three ice cubes. Blend at high speed for 45 seconds.
Cookies & CreamAdd 8 oz. of Nonfat milk or water. One scoop of vanilla protein powder. Add 3 low fat cream-filled sandwich cookies and three ice cubes. Blend at high speed for 45 seconds. Then, add three low-fat chocolate wafers, blend at low speed for ten seconds.
Cinnamon RollAdd 8 oz. of Nonfat milk or water. One scoop of vanilla protein powder. Add 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/2 tsp. fat-free Butter Buds, and three ice cubes. Blend at high speed for 45 seconds.
Eggnog DelightAdd 8 oz. of Nonfat milk or water. One scoop of vanilla protein powder. Add 1/4 teaspoon of ground allspice, 1 plan graham cracker (four small squares), and three ice cubes. Blend at high speed for 45 seconds.
Chunky Monkey1 cup of nonfat milk. One scoop of chocolate protein powder. Add 1 frozen banana (peel & wrap in plastic prior to freezing), 1 tablespoon low-fat peanut butter, 3-4 chocolate wafers, and three ice cubes. Blend at high speed for 45 seconds.
Frozen OrangeAdd 8 oz. of orange juice. One scoop of vanilla protein powder. Add one ripe banana, and four ice cubes. Blend at high speed for 45 seconds.
Jamocha Nut1 cup of 2% milk. One scoop of chocolate protein powder. Add 2 teaspoon of instant coffee,2 tablespoons of nonfat hazelnut creamer, 2 tablespoons sugar-free Nestle's Quik, and five ice cubes. Blend at high speed for 45 seconds.
Omega 3 SupremeAdd 8 oz. of nonfat milk or water. Add one scoop of vanilla protein powder. One tablespoon of flaxseed oil, 1/3 oz of almonds, one teaspoons vanilla extract and three ice cubes. Blend at high speed for 45 seconds.
Orange Creamsicle1 cup nonfat milk, one scoop of vanilla protein powder. Add 2 tablespoons nonfat French vanilla creamer, 2 teaspoons frozen orange juice concentrate, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, and three ice cubes. Blend at high speed for 45 seconds.
Peaches & CreamAdd 8 oz. of nonfat milk or water. Add one scoop of vanilla protein powder. Add 1/2 cup frozen unsweetened peaches, two tablespoons of Fat-Free Cool Whip, and three ice cubes. Blend at high speed for 45 seconds.
Peach Berry Cobbler1 cup nonfat milk, one scoop of chocolate protein powder. Add 2 tablespoons nonfat French vanilla creamer, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 3-4 frozen strawberries, 4-5 slices frozen peaches, 2-3 low-fat vanilla wafer cookies, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon.
Strawberry Banana DreamAdd 8 oz. of nonfat milk or water. Add one scoop of vanilla protein powder. Add three frozen strawberries, 1/2 banana, and three ice cubes. Blend at high speed for 45 seconds.
Strawberry Shortcake1 cup of nonfat milk. Add one scoop of strawberry protein powder. Add 2 tablespoons nonfat French vanilla creamer. 3-4 frozen strawberries, 3-4 low fat vanilla wafers. Blend at high speed for 45 seconds.
Tropical PassionAdd 6 oz of papaya juice with 2 oz of water. Add one scoop of vanilla protein powder. Add 1/4 cup pineapple, 1/2 banana, and three ice cubes. Blend at high speed for 45 seconds.
Mocha MadnessAdd 1/2 cup nonfat frozen yogurt, 1/2 cup espresso coffee (prepared), 2-5 ice cubes, 2 scoops Chocolate Protein. Place ingredients in a blender. Blend for 1 minute or until desired consistency.

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