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The Best 8 Quick and Easy Protein Shake Recipes

Tired of drinking the same boring, bland tasting proteins shakes? Try these superb shakes and mix things up with fresh ingredients and a variety of supplements.

Whether you're eating to bulk up, slim down, or just maintain your fantastic body, your nutrition regimen probably includes a protein shake or two...or ten. That's because protein is an essential macronutrient for building and maintaining lean muscle mass!

Despite the good protein shakes do for our bodies, they can sometimes be a little hard to swallow-literally. Stop choking down the same plain-Jane shakes! Add some flavor and texture to your daily dose of protein powder. Here are 8 tasty shake recipes that will revolutionize your meal plan.

For each recipe, put all the ingredients into a blender and blend until your shake reaches the desired consistency. Depending on your macronutrient and caloric needs and taste preferences, you may need to tweak the recipes. Don't be afraid to improvise!

Shake it up!
Breakfast Time

Eat a cinnamon roll in the middle of the day? Why not! These yummy, breakfast-inspired protein shakes are perfect when you need a sweet, cinnamon treat. The oatmeal found in many of them provides healthy, complex carbs and great texture.

Soy Almond Shake





    1 scoop protein powder
    1 cup light soy milk
    1 tbsp slivered almonds
    1 tsp sugar-free maple syrup
    Three drops vanilla extract
    1 handful ice
    1 tbsp low-fat Greek yogurt

 Peppermint Oatmeal Shake



    2 scoops chocolate protein
    1 cup sugar-free vanilla ice cream
    1 cup oatmeal
    2 cups nonfat milk
    1/2 cup water
    1/2 tsp peppermint extract 


 Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Shake (32 g protein)



2 scoops DailyBurn Fuel-6 chocolate protein powder
1 cup unsweetened almond milk, soy milk or skim milk
1 banana
2 tablespoons peanut butter
3-5 ice cubes


 Mango Lassi Protein Smoothie





3/4 cup frozen mango chunks
3/4 cup (one 6-ounce container) plain nonfat Greek yogurt
1/2 cup cold water
1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon maple syrup
Dash of vanilla extract
Pinch of cardamom
1 teaspoon chopped pistachios 


Double Berry Shake



    2 scoops protein
    4 large strawberries
    1 handful blueberries
    1/2 cup water
    1 handful ice
    Sweetener to (optional) 


Orange Creamsicle Protein Smoothie




2 scoops DailyBurn Fuel-6 in vanilla
1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
1/2 cup water
3 ounces frozen orange juice concentrate
1/2 frozen banana
1 tsp honey
3-5 ice cubes
1 teaspoon orange zest (optional)  


Papaya Ginger Smoothie Recipe





1 ½ cups papaya, chilled and cut into chunks
1 cup ice
½ cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
2 teaspoons fresh ginger, peeled and chopped
Juice of half a lemon
1 teaspoon agave nectar
Leaves from one sprig of mint


Creatine Catalyst Shake





    2 scoops vanilla whey protein
    2 Granny Smith apples
    1 scoop creatine powder
    1 handful ice