Protein Shake Recipes for Shaking Up Your Diet

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Protein Shake Recipes for Shaking Up Your Diet

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By: Joelle De La Vina, Reporter

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Do you want to lose weight but don’t want to exercise a lot because you’re lazy? If so, then try protein shakes. They may look weird and disgusting, but you’d be surprised how amazing they taste and beneficial they really are.

Athletics, or as some people would call them, “fitness fans,” should know the benefits of protein. Protein helps you build muscle, which will not only make you look toned, but also boosts your metabolism that can help you slim down–if you’re after that, of course.

Weight control is a great benefit of drinking protein shakes because the protein added in protein shakes is satiating that either fats or carbohydrates. Upping the percentage of calories you get every day from protein-rich foods can take in fewer total calories and help you feel fuller. Most people will even go as far as only digesting protein shakes all day. They’ll have their breakfast, lunch, and dinner shake merely because they fill them up for a couple hours.

Now, knowing what a protein shake is and what some of their benefits are, here are a few quick and easy recipes.

Vanilla Protein Shake with Strawberries:
1 ½ cups water or almond milk
2 scoops vanilla protein powder
1 handful of ice cubes
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
½ frozen banana
3 frozen strawberries

Steps:
Wash and prep veggies.
Juice in order listed.
You can either use a juicer or a blender for your drink.
Drink immediately and enjoy!

 

 

Vanilla Protein Shake with Blueberries:
Ingredients:
1 ½ cups water or almond milk
2 scoops vanilla protein powder
1 handful of ice cubes
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 handful of blueberries

 

Steps:
Wash and prep veggies.
Juice in order listed.
Use a blender.
Drink immediately and enjoy!

 

 


Power Green Juice:
Ingredients:
1 bunch curly kale roughly chopped
1 large lemon peeled and quartered
1 inch ginger peeled
1 large cucumber cut into long strips
2 large granny smith apples cored and sliced
4 whole celery stalks

Steps:
Wash and prep veggies.
Juice in order listed.
You can either use a juicer or a blender for your drink.
Drink immediately and enjoy!

 

 

If you’re interested about protein shakes and eating healthy then you definitely need to check out Herbalife. Herbalife Nutrition is a global marketing corporation that markets, develops and sells nutrition supplements, sports nutrition, personal-care products and weight management.

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