The 17 Best Athlete Protein Shake Recipes (and Our Favorite Protein Coffee)

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Looking for a great protein shake recipe? Here are our PROMIX athletes and coaches favorite smoothie recipes.

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For each recipe, put all the ingredients into a blender and blend until your shake is smooth and creamy. Don’t be afraid to tweak a recipe to fit your training goals, caloric and macronutrient needs, and taste preferences.

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Lean Energy Protein Coffee

Lean Energy Protein Coffee

Breakfast

Ingredients
  • 8-16oz brewed coffee
  • 1-3 Pumps MCT Coconut Oil
  • 2 scoops Collagen Protein
Coffee Cacao Banana Shake

Coffee Cacao Banana Shake

Breakfast

Ingredients
  • ½ ripe banana
  • 1 scoop PBC whey
  • 1 scoop Puffs
  • ½ cup vanilla almond milk
  • ½ cup cold or room temperature brewed coffee
  • 1½ cups cubed ice
  • Sprinkle of cacao nibs, for topping if desired
  • 1-3 drops stevia extract, if desired
  • 1 tbsp. of peanut butter if desired
Almond Berry Shake

Almond Berry Shake

Breakfast

Ingredients
  • 1 cup vanilla almond/soy milk
  • 1 cup frozen raspberries
  • 1 cup frozen mixed berries
  • 1 banana, peeled and diced into chunks
  • Honey (optional, if need to be sweeter)
  • Almonds for topping if desired
  • 1 scoop unflavored whey
Strawberry Oatmeal Breakfast Shake

Strawberry Oatmeal Breakfast Shake

Breakfast

Ingredients
  • 1 cup soy milk
  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • 14 frozen strawberries
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup granola
  • 1 scoop vanilla/unflavored whey
Almond Butter Start Up

Almond Butter Start Up

Breakfast

Ingredients
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 2 teaspoons almond butter
  • 1 medium banana, frozen
  • ½ cup watermelon cubes, frozen (or more frozen banana)
  • 1 scoop vegan unflavored whey
Choco-Oatmeal Cinnamon Shake

Choco-Oatmeal Cinnamon Shake

Breakfast

Ingredients
  • 1 scoop chocolate whey
  • 1 cup Almond milk
  • 2 tbsp. Oats
  • Shake of Cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp. 100% Natural peanut butter
  • Cocoa nibs to top
Vanilla Peach Shake

Vanilla Peach Shake

Anytime Meal Replacement-High Protein Low Calorie

Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup nonfat or 1 percent low-fat milk
  • 1/2 cup nonfat plain yogurt
  • 1 cup unsweetened frozen peaches
  • 1 tablespoon honey, plus more to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Pinch ground nutmeg
  • 1 scoop vanilla whey
B.G.O.J. Shake

B.G.O.J. Shake

Anytime Meal Replacement-High Protein Low Calorie

Ingredients
  • 1 ripe banana, peeled and frozen
  • 1/2 cup fresh blueberries
  • ½ cup red grapes
  • 3 large ice cubes
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 scoop unflavored whey
PB&G Shake

PB&G Shake

Anytime Meal Replacement-High Protein

Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon raw honey
  • 1 medium banana
  • 2 tablespoons raw peanut butter
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons peanut butter whey
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • ½ cup crunchy granola
Avo-Choco Shake

Avo-Choco Shake

Anytime Meal Replacement-High Protein High Calorie

Ingredients
  • ½ Hass avocado
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate vegan whey
  • 1 medium cold banana
  • ¼ cup plain Greek yogurt or coconut cream for the paleo / vegan option (see below for more options)
  • 2-4 tablespoons milk, optional (for vegan, dairy-free, or paleo - use non-dairy milk)
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
Cacao Nib Banana Bread Shake

Cacao Nib Banana Bread Shake

Anytime Meal Replacement-Low Calorie High Fiber

Ingredients
  • 3 cups walnut milk 2 scant cups sliced bananas (fresh or frozen) 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • pinch of fresh grated nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla powder (or extract)
  • 1 tbsp. maple syrup (optional, but I enjoy it)
  • ice (optional)
  • 2 tbsp. cacao nibs
  • chia seed topping
  • 2 table spoon chocolate whey
Coconut Recovery Shake

Coconut Recovery Shake

Post-workout-lean muscle weight-loss

Ingredients
  • 1 cup frozen berries
  • 3-5 tbsp. ground flax seed
  • 25-50g isolate powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp. coconut oil or MCT oil
  • 2-3 tbsp. coconut flakes
  • Almond or coconut milk
Fill the blender until all of the berries and powder is immersed. Less almond/coconut milk creates a thicker shake.
Green Chocolate Shake

Green Chocolate Shake

Post-workout-lean muscle weight-loss

Ingredients
  • 1 cup unsweetened hemp, almond, or rice milk
  • ½ cup firmly packed baby spinach
  • ¼ cup frozen broccoli (about 2 florets)
  • 1 medium-sized banana, plus more to taste
  • ½ ripe pear, cored, plus more to taste
  • 1 cup steamed cauliflower florets (cooled completely)
  • 2 tablespoons vegan chocolate whey, plus more to taste
  • 2 teaspoons natural vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup, plus more to taste
  • 1 cup ice cubes
Banana Oatmeal Almond Shake

Banana Oatmeal Almond Shake

Post-workout-size and mass gain

Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons rolled oats
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons hot or boiling water (enough to just cover the oats)
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk, or 1/3 cup light coconut milk and 2/3 cup almond milk
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 scoop Isolate
  • 1 frozen banana, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter
  • 1 teaspoon agave nectar
  • 1 tablespoon soaked chia seeds OR 1 teaspoon dry
Vanilla Chai Shake

Vanilla Chai Shake

Post-workout-size and mass gain

Ingredients
  • ¼ cup unsweetened almond milk
  • ¼ cup chai tea (brewed from a teabag and chilled)
  • ½ scoop Isolate
  • 1 tbsp. vanilla extract
  • ½ frozen banana
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tbsp. unsalted natural almond butter
  • water to blend (optional)
Tahini Banana Split

Tahini Banana Split

Night-time Lean

Ingredients
  • 2 handfuls baby kale
  • 1 banana
  • ½ cup strawberries
  • 1 tbsp. tahini
  • 1 tbsp. flaxseed and chia mix
  • 1 tbsp. raw cacao nibs
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup ice cubes
  • 1 scoop Casein
After Hours Parfait

After Hours Parfait

Night-time Lean

Ingredients
  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1 cup baby kale
  • 1 cup whole milk yogurt
  • 1 banana
  • 1 scoop Casein
  • 2 tablespoons old fashioned oats
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
Banana Ease

Banana Ease

Night-time Gain

Ingredients
  • 2 scoops Casein
  • 2 tablespoons rolled oats
  • 2 bananas
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • ½ cup cold water
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 4 ice cubes
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