I thought I’d take a quick break from the dessert madness and share one of my favorite protein shakes! Because even though I’ve been pumpin’ sugary treats out of my kitchen like no other lately, it’s not the only thing I’ve been eating.
Ironically though, this protein shake tastes just like dessert. It’s made with one of my favorite protein powders, Lean Body for Her in Whey Chocolate. I love it because it’s made with all natural ingredients- no gluten, no preservatives, no artificial sweeteners or flavors, and really it just tastes good!
Almond-Coconut milk, chocolate protein powder, almond butter, banana, and flaked coconut with a little ice get blended together. It doesn’t taste exactly like an Almond Joy candy bar but you can see where the “Almond Joy” idea comes from right?
It’s such a great post workout drink and it really tastes like a treat! Of course I’m enjoying a few naughty treats this holiday season, but I always try to start my day with a nutritious shake.
- 8 ounces coconut-almond milk
- 1 scoop chocolate protein powder
- 1/2 tbs almond butter
- 1 tsp shredded coconut
- 1/2 banana
- 1 cup crushed ice (more or less depending on how thick you want it)
- Place everything in a blender and blend together until smooth and creamy! Top with a sprinkle of shredded coconut!