3 Mouth-Watering Plant Protein Shake Recipes (you need to try)

Written by Cristina Powell, PN1, ME-3, CMS

There are multiple reasons why folks may be searching for a plant-based protein supplement. For starters, it can be very challenging for folks who are exclusively plant-based eaters (e.g., vegans, strict vegetarians) to consume an ideal amount of protein through whole-food sources alone. This is why we wanted to share our favorite plant protein shake recipes.

The Rising Trend for Plant Protein

Many people are shifting to a flexitarian-style of eating, which emphasizes a plant-based diet.

In general, many folks are looking for dairy-free protein options, some people like using both dairy- and plant-based proteins, and others are simply looking to change things up.

The following are some plant protein shake recipes that are suitable for vegetarians, vegans, or anyone looking for a delicious and healthy meal replacement or snack.

3 Plant Protein Shake Recipes

Caramel Apple Plant Protein Shake

1. Caramel Apple

Ingredients:

  • 2 scoops Vanilla Caramel Harvest
  • 8 ounces coconut milk
  • 1 small apple
  • ¼ tsp apple pie spice (pumpkin pie spice also works)
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon

Directions:

  1. Place all ingredients into your blender, and blend until smooth and creamy.
  2. You may add ice to your preference. (I typically toss in three ice cubes.)

Nutrition Information:

  • Calories: 265
  • Fat: 8.7 g
  • Carbs: 25 g
  • Fiber: 9 g
  • Net carbs: 16 g
  • Protein: 20.3 g

Chocolate Covered Cherry Plant Protein Shake

2. Chocolate Covered Cherry

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Place all ingredients into your blender, and blend until smooth and creamy.
  2. You may add ice to your preference.

Nutrition Information:

  • Calories: 285
  • Fat: 13.5 g
  • Carbs: 25 g
  • Fiber: 10 g
  • Net carbs: 15 g
  • Protein: 23 g

Tropical Sunset Plant Protein Shake

3. Tropical Sunset

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Place all ingredients into your blender, and blend until smooth and creamy.
  2. You may add ice to your preference.

Nutrition Information:

  • Calories: 310
  • Fat: 13 g
  • Carbs: 27.5 g
  • Fiber: 10.5 g
  • Net carbs: 17.5 g
  • Protein: 22 g

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