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Here are six tried and true smoothie recipes that we think you will love. Each of them can be made in 5 minutes or less. Post any of your own favourite protein smoothies in the comments section below. We would love to try them and share them with our customers.

Green Smoothie with Pea Protein Blend

This recipe provides a framework for a fail-proof green smoothie – not too bitter, not too sweet. It is, however, totally customisable based on what you have on hand. No avocado, no worries – leave it out, or add some coconut yogurt in its place. Sub the spinach out for kale or any leafy green. You can also supercharge the smoothie by adding chia seeds, LSA, collagen, or another supplement powder of your choosing.

Ingredients

  • 1.5 cups of coconut water
  • 1 cup of baby spinach
  • 1 banana
  • 1/2 an avocado
  • 1 3og serve of Pro You Pea Protein Blend
  • 5 ice cubes
  • 2 – 5 dates (optional)

Method

Add all ingredients to a blender and blitz until combined. Add additional liquid to achieve your chosen consistency.

 

Cacao Smoothie with Pea Protein Blend

This recipe makes 2 generous serves. Add ice if you would prefer more chilled or keep a supply of frozen bananas in the freezer to achieve the same effect.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of almond milk or any plant milk
  • 1 banana
  • 1 heaped tablespoon of almond butter
  • 1 tablespoon of honey or maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon of cacao powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • 1 3og serve of Pro You Pea Protein Blend
  • 5 ice cubes
  • 1 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract (optional)

Method

Add all ingredients to a blender and blitz until combined. Top with chia seeds or a sprinkling of cacao powder.

 

Strawberry Smoothie with Pea Protein Blend

Use fresh strawberries when they are in season or frozen year round. The recipe also works well with any fresh or frozen berry or combination of berries. The coconut milk can be substituted for any liquid of your preference too.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of coconut milk
  • 1.5 cups of strawberries
  • 1 banana (frozen)
  • 2 tablespoons of coconut yogurt
  • 1 3og serve of Pro You Pea Protein Blend
  • 5 ice cubes (optional)

Method

Add all ingredients to a blender and blitz until combined. Add additional liquid to achieve your chosen consistency.

 

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie with Whey Protein Blend

This recipe is so quick and easy and is perfect for breakfast on the go or after a workout. The peanut butter can be substituted for any nut butter of your choosing. You can also add extra nutrients and texture by adding chia seeds, sunflower seeds or whole nuts. The recipe also provides a great base to add other supplements to like collagen or maca powder.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of milk or or plant milk
  • 1 banana (frozen)
  • 2 tablespoons of peanut butter
  • 1 30g serve of Pro You Whey Protein Blend
  • 5 ice cubes (optional)

Method

Add all ingredients to a blender and blitz until combined. Add additional liquid to achieve your chosen consistency.

 

Mango Smoothie with Whey Protein Blend

This smoothie is very versatile; you can use a milk or plant milk base for a creamier smoothie or opt for coconut water. If you choose coconut water, you can add herbs like basil or mint or even a squeeze of lime juice for a fragrant, nutritious drink.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of plant milk or coconut water
  • 1/2 cup of greek yogurt or coconut yogurt
  • 1 cup of frozen mango
  • 1 30g serve of Pro You Whey Protein Blend
  • 1 teaspoon of honey (optional)

Method

Add all ingredients to a blender and blitz until combined. Add additional liquid to achieve your chosen consistency.

 

Tropical Green Smoothie with Whey Protein Blend

Spinach and pineapple provide a great base to add other seasonal ingredients to. Change out the coconut milk for coconut water and add kiwifruit for a Vitamin C hit or add mango to enhance the tropical flavour.

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups coconut milk or plant milk
  • 1 cup fresh spinach
  • 1 ½ cups pineapple (frozen)
  • 1 30g serve of Pro You Whey Protein Blend

Method

Add all ingredients to a blender and blitz until combined. Add additional liquid to achieve your chosen consistency.

 

 

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