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Protein Powder Recipe: Berry Breakfast Smoothie

Full of energy and protein for a great start to your day!

There’s nothing more refreshing than waking up in the morning to an ice cold smoothie. We’ve kicked things up a bit with this one and experimented with adding protein powder! You can add whichever flavoured protein powder you like, but for this one, we went with vanilla.

If you haven’t had protein powder before, it doesn’t taste the same as adding vanilla essence, so beware, the taste can take some time to getting used to. However if you’re wanting to build more muscle or find new ways to add protein into your diet, this is a great simple way to start.

Check out the rest of our protein powder recipes here:

Protein Powder Recipe: Peanut Butter Frozen Fudge

Protein Powder Recipe: Sweet Potato & Rosemary Bread

Protein Powder Recipe: Apple, Flax, and Cinnamon Donuts

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup of frozen/fresh berries
  • 1/2 cup of organic vanilla yogurt
  • 1 chopped banana
  • 1/2 cup of cold fruit juice
  • 1 scoop of vanilla whey protein powder

Method

Place all the ingredients into a food processor or mix together using a hand blender until thick and smooth.

Top with fresh or frozen berries.

The healthy bit:

One scoop of whey protein powder provides 22 grams of protein, a vital building block for bones, muscles, cartilage, skin, and blood.

Although fruit juice is very high in sugar, having a small amount with your breakfast provides you with a great source of natural sugar and energy and, helps to flush out toxins.

Berries are a great source of antioxidants and a large handful counts as one of your 5 a Day.

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