The best combo is to continue to lift, consistently, while getting stronger, and consistently getting the right amount of calories to make progress towards your goals, FOR YEARS AT A TIME.
Total caloric intake & consistent progress in the weight room are far more important that what you put in your shake at this point.
People got jacked eating grapes and drinking water back in the day. You can do it without worrying if you should drink a shake with your meal or not as a beginner.
You will be able to answer your own question soon enough, but be sure to get the bare bone basics down before you stress over 20 flippin grams of protein and it's timing.