We all know how much difficult it is to lose weight. After an explosive workout at the gym and fully concentrating your 1-1:30Hr in the gym. We all think that is enough but in reality, the story starts. What really matters are those 23 hrs left when you need to control your mouth. Moreover, it does not matter how much you eat or drink but what you eat. Because sometimes we might consume more than what we think and that is not a wrong thing unless and until you eat the right thing.
A leading nutritionist and dietitian said” Proteins are building blocks of our body and without it, we will not be able to survive. And a diet full of protein is considered to be the best diet.”
All of us nowadays in such a hectic life doesn’t have time to prepare their protein-rich meal so they usually consume a Protein shake. And Sometimes these protein shakes don’t usually taste the way they are advertised.
So don’t worry we are at your rescue. We will tell you a various way to Make Delicious Homemade Protein Shakes And Smoothies For Weight Loss. There will be some extra ingredients which will be easily available at your local store. These extra ingredients will not only help with the taste but also provide extra nutrients which will help in overall growth.
Homemade protein shakes for weight loss:
1. Peanut Butter Protein Shake
- 1 1/2 cups milk (cow, almond, soy, or coconut)
- 2 scoops chocolate protein powder
- 1 tablespoon peanut butter powder (PB fit, or substitute 1 scant tablespoon peanut butter)
- 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats
- 4 ice cubes
- Add all ingredients into the blender and blend on high until smooth.
2. Chocolate and Banana Homemade Protein Shakes
- 8 ice cubes
- ½ ripe banana
- ½ cup unsweetened almond milk, or your choice of liquid
- 1 scoop vanilla flavoured whey protein powder
- 2 tbsp raw cacao powder
- 1/2 tsp instant espresso powder, optional
- pinch salt
- Add all the ingredients to your food processor (I use a Vitamix) and process until smooth, pulsing at first to help break up the ice cubes.
- Transfer to a glass and garnish as desired, if desired (or if your tummy is patient enough to wait)
Nutrition information Chocolate and Banana Protein Shake calories: 211kcal, carbohydrates: 23g, Protein: 28g, Fat: 4g, cholesterol: 4mg, Sodium: 246mg, potassium: 635mg, fiber: 7g, sugar: 8g, vitamin a: 575iu, vitamin c: 12mg, Calcium: 279mg, iron: 3.5mg
3. Berry Protein Shake
- 1.5 cups frozen triple berry mix
- 1 medium frozen banana
- Half tablespoon chia seeds
- 1/4 cup vanilla protein powder
- 1.25 cups unsweetened almond milk
- Place all ingredients in a high-speed blender and mix until smooth
Nutrition Information Berry Protein Shake Serving Size: 1/2 recipe, Calories: 196Sugar: 16, Fat: 3Carbohydrates: 32, Fiber: 8, Protein: 12
4. Vegan Homemade Protein Shakes
- 1 cup of soy milk (250 ml)
- 2 or 1 banana
- 1 tbsp chia seeds
- 1.5/1 tbsp oats (optional)
- 1 tsp unsweetened cocoa powder
- Place all the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
Nutrition Information Vegan Protein Shake Serving Size: 1,Calories: 335,Sugar: 23.9 g,Sodium: 127.6mg,Fat: 9.3 g, Saturated Fat: 1.3 g,Carbohydrates: 54.3 g,Fiber: 10.3 g,Protein: 13.2g
5. Spinach Flax Homemade Protein Shakes
- 1 cup unsweetened almond milk (or any kind)
- 1 large handful of organic baby spinach, washed
- ¼ cup frozen mango chunks
- 1 scoop vanilla protein powder (optional)
- ¼ cup frozen pineapple
- ½ of a banana (fresh or frozen)
- 1 Tbsp flax meal (optional)
- 1 Tbsp chia seeds (optional)
- Combine all ingredients into a blender.
- Blend until smooth.
- Pour into a glass & serve immediately.
Nutrition Information Spinach Flax Protein Shake Serving: 1 smoothie Calories: 314kcal Carbohydrates: 44.2g Protein: 10g Fat: 13.4g Saturated Fat: 1.5g Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.74g Monounsaturated Fat: 1.33g Trans Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 191mg Potassium: 902mg Fiber: 9.7g Sugar: 20.8g Vitamin A: 6002IU Vitamin C: 33.13mg Calcium: 350.3mg Iron: 3.56mg
6. Strawberry Citrus and Ginger Smoothie
- 2/1 cup almond milk
- 1 cup baby spinach
- 1 cup strawberries
- 1/2 banana
- 1/2 tablespoon grated ginger (to taste)
- Blend spinach and almond milk until smooth.
- Add remaining ingredients, and blend until smooth.
- Use at least one frozen fruit to make the green smoothie cold.
9.Pumpkin & Fig Smoothie
- ½ cup pumpkin puree
- ½ cup coconut milk
- 1 cup almond milk
- 2 dates and 2 figs – soaked (use soak water ¼ cup)
- ½ cup ice
- Handful pumpkin seeds
- 1 TB. chia seeds
- Handful spinach
- 1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
- 1 tsp. cinnamon
- ¼ tsp. clove
- ¼ tsp. cardamom
- Add figs, pumpkin, almond butter, milk and ice to a blender and blend on high until very smooth.
- Pour into a glass, then top with the hemp hearts and a shake of cinnamon. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Information Pumpkin & Fig Smoothie Serving: 1 Smoothie | Calories: 245kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 287mg | Potassium: 464mg | Fiber: 7g Sugar: 50g | Vitamin A: 285IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 295mg | Iron: 0.7mg
10. Kale Pineapple Smoothie
- 2 cups lightly packed chopped kale leaves stems removed
- 3/4 cup skim milk
- 1/2 frozen banana cut in chunks
- 1/2 cup vanilla yogurt
- 1/4 cup frozen pineapple pieces
- 1/2 cup frozen strawberries
- 2 tsp stevia
- Place the pineapple juice, protein powder, almond milk, banana, pineapple and kale in a blender; blend until completely smooth.
- Pour the smoothie into 2 glasses and add optional garnishes if desired. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Information Kale Pineapple Smoothie Calories: 251 Sugar: 27 g Sodium: 46 mg Fat: 4 g Saturated Fat: 1 g Unsaturated Fat: 3 g Trans Fat: 0 g Carbohydrates: 51 g Fiber: 13 g Protein: 9 g Cholesterol: 0 mg