17 protein smoothies that can be consumed before, after and instead of eating


We all know from early childhood that the wholesome food does not have a pleasant taste, and everything tasty is very harmful for the body. Apparently, this is how some higher justice and the rule of general equilibrium are expressed. However, sometimes this matrix fails, and we manage to get acquainted with both tasty and healthy products. In this article you will find some amazingly delicious summer smoothies, for which your body will tell you many thanks.

The peculiarity of this collection of recipes is that it includes only smoothies with high protein content. Thus, this tasty and nutritious mixture can not only complement, but also successfully replace your breakfast, lunch and dinner. At the same time, one should not take the given diagrams too literally and try to reproduce them in absolute accuracy. It is very easy to replace some ingredients with others, for example, Greek yogurt for kefir, and too exotic fruits for those you have available. You will still like the result.


Sunrise smoothie

Source of protein: greek yogurt.

The tropical taste of this puree will make you feel as if you are already on vacation on the ocean. It is made on the basis of Greek yogurt and berries, orange and bananas rich in antioxidants.

Kale, Berry, and Acai Power Smoothie

Source of protein: kale, flax seeds, chia seeds, protein powder.

Not everyone likes cocktails with greens, but in this recipe the rich taste of bananas and berries masks cabbage, so you hardly feel it. Bonus: A tablespoon of protein powder energizes, while cinnamon helps reduce inflammation.

Roasted Strawberry Protein Smoothie

Source of protein: cottage cheese, milk, chia seeds.

This recipe contains a very unusual ingredient - strawberries, pre-cooked in the oven. Cream cheese and milk will be an excellent alternative for anyone who does not like to use Greek yogurt or kefir.

Coffee Banana Smoothie

Protein source: Greek yogurt, flax seeds.

Enjoy a breakfast of yogurt, bananas and coffee - all in one drink. Caffeine paired with protein perfectly energize you for the whole day.

Hot Chocolate Protein Shake

Source of protein: milk, egg, dry whey.

All smoothie lovers should have this recipe in their arsenal. This is a very useful dish of classic hot chocolate along with a source of protein in the form of protein powder. Delicious.

Peanut Butter, Banana and Oat Smoothie

Source of protein: peanut butter, flax seeds.

This mixture contains everything you need for a healthy breakfast - peanut butter, bananas and oatmeal, but with a creamy milkshake flavor. Do I need to say more?


Yes, we are talking about liquid and healthy lunch. Instead of pushing another hamburger and chips in, try one of the following.

Papaya ginger smoothie

Source of protein: greek yogurt.

Due to its high fiber content, papaya helps digestion. So if you had a very tight breakfast, then for lunch you should prefer this particular composition. Bonus: it also includes ginger.

Peanut Butter and Jelly Smoothie

Source of protein: peanut butter, dry whey.

It's time to eat something really tasty! Berries, peanut butter, rolled oats and protein powder will not leave you indifferent.

Blueberry Pineapple Oatmeal Smoothie

Source of protein: protein powder, greek yogurt.

This recipe is perfect for breakfast. But feel free to improve it by adding all the fruits or herbs that you have.


These nutrient mixtures will help you out at the moment when you already want to eat, but it’s still far from lunch or dinner.

Dark Chocolate Peppermint Protein Shake

Source of protein: protein powder.

All chocolate lovers will be delighted with this drink. Mixed with frozen bananas and mint extract, we get a completely new flavor that will make this smoothie option your morning drink in the morning, noon and even at night.

Cool N 'Creamy Cantaloupe Smoothies

Source of protein: greek yogurt.

This is a real fruit salad in liquid form. After all, there are slices of melon, Greek yogurt and honey.

Honey Banana Smoothie

Source of protein: greek yogurt.

Want to go back to traditional cocktail recipes? This recipe consists of only five ordinary ingredients, although no one bothers to diversify it at your discretion.

Chocolate Espresso Smoothie

Source of protein: protein powder.

This drink is similar to latte, but does not contain sugar, but it has greenish bananas and chocolate.

After training

With the right ingredients, protein and fruit smoothies can help your body recover faster from a workout.

Green Vanilla Almond Post-Workout Shake

Source of protein: almond oil, protein powder.

Milkshakes can also contain greens, and this once again proves this recipe, which includes a good dose of spinach. Additionally, you will feel the sweetness of bananas, the taste of coconut milk and vanilla powder.

Pomegranate Protein Smoothie

Source of protein: protein powder.

Recover after a hard workout will help this super mix of pomegranate juice, pomegranate seeds and protein powder. It is not only tasty, but also useful, as pomegranates are distinguished by a high content of vitamins C, K and antioxidants with anti-inflammatory and rejuvenating properties.

Orange Mango Recovery Smoothie

Source of protein: protein powder, cashew nuts.

In addition to protein, there is turmeric, which has long been famous for its cleansing effect on the body. It also has an anti-inflammatory effect and is high in antioxidants.

Carrot Cake Protein Smoothie

Source of protein: protein powder.

This dessert is very light, but at the same time nutritious, so that it can be used both before and after training. Mix carrot juice, almond milk, banana and a small amount of sugar, add cinnamon. The color is wonderful, the taste too.