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Favorite Protein Shake Recipes?


#1

I recently started working my butt off to eventually compete in a bikini comp (hopefully summer 2017) and so far, results are starting to show. However, I’ve been looking into adding protein powder to my diet knowing the benefits of it are huge. I can’t seem to find one that tastes good tho. And when ever I make a protein shake, it either just tastes really bad or tastes decent but the texture is super grainy (and texture is huge for me).
Any suggestions on a protein powder to use?
Favorite protein shake recipes?
Tips and tricks for a yummy shake?

Thanks!


#2

There is one that is the best tasting and mixing of any that I have ever tried. Don’t really know the protocol regarding mentioning other brands. So if this breaks the rules then please delete my post

Optimum nutrition mint chocolate gold standard whey. By far the best I have ever tasted.


#3

My two daily shakes both consist of 500g of fat free dairy quark and either 500ml of juice or something or water+fruits. Works well, tastes good and the texture is good.


#4

I used to do a strawberry whey protein, with frozen blueberries puree it .


#5

Metabolic Drive

One scoop chocolat, one scoop banana.


#6

Not exactly a protein shake but-

2 cups milk
1 cup favorite yogurt
1 cup pumpkin puree
nutmeg & cinnamon to taste

2 cups coconut milk
1 cup favorite yogurt
1 cup mango puree
splash of orange juice.

A scoop of vanilla protein powder in either.

Certain powders from a big box store that have creatine and /or taurine pre mixed are always granular/grainy.


#7

My favorites:

PRE-WORKOUT
Vanilla Protein Powder
1 cup almond milk (no sugar added)
1 cup orange juice
1 cup corn or rice chex

REGULAR
Vanilla Protein Powder
1 cup almond milk (no sugar added)
1/2 cup blueberries (usually half strawberries)
1 cup spinach
15 almonds
1/2 cup Oats (old fashioned, not blended, soaked for hours not cooked)


#8

Find a protein powder that fits your macros and has a decent taste.

I find that blending the shake with a handful of ice cubes makes the consistency better, and tastes better as well for some reason.

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#9

My Breakfast Shake :

Optimum Nutrition Protein Powder (Chocolate Malt)
Milk
Creatine
Greek Yogurt
Frozen Banana
Peanut Butter
Oatmeal (occasionally)


#10

Kale
Almond milk
Peanutbutter
Oatmeal
Chia seeds
Protein pwder
Frozen banana
Frozen strawberries
Frozen blueberries