Healthy shakes are the yummy, nutritious treats you need in your diet! Stay refreshed and in shape with these healthy shakes ideas, compiled especially for you!
Healthy Shakes You Must Try Now
Drinking healthy shakes is a good way to nourish your body with essential nutrients. Not only are they healthy, they also taste so good thanks to all the delicious ingredients you can put in them. Remember healthy shakes or healthy smoothies are not exclusively used for weight loss only. They are simple, yummy treats—without the harmful ingredients and additives. To get ideas on how to make healthy shakes, check out this list!
1. Pumpkin Protein Shake
Enjoy the flavor of the fall season while still staying fit with this delicious protein shake made from pumpkin puree and banana. It tastes really good and it’s such a yummy, healthy treat!
2. Peach Pie Protein Shake
Nothing is better than fresh fruit and this combination of peaches and cottage cheese in a healthy shake is no exception. It’s creamy, refreshing, and absolutely high in protein. This is it!
3. Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Breakfast Shake
Banana, peanut butter, and chocolate come together for a velvety, decadent morning treat! You are going to love slurping down this healthy, creamy, protein rich shake up to the last drop.
4. Key Lime Pie Protein Shake
Filled with protein and vitamin C, this healthy protein shake has a wonderful blend of key lime, almond milk, banana, and Greek yogurt. What makes this shake even more interesting is the surprising texture from the graham crackers.
5. Birthday Cake Protein Shake
Turn your protein shake into a beautiful, super festive delicious treat! This birthday cake protein shake has over 20 grams of protein, which leaves you satisfied, energized, and full throughout the day!
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6. Shamrock Shake
Unlike the original shamrock shake recipe, this recipe doesn’t have a ton of ingredients in it. What makes this shamrock shake awesome is it’s free from dairy, refined sugar, and additives. With coconut milk, avocado, and fresh mint leaves, this recipe is healthier and tastier!
7. Samoa Cookie Dairy-Free Protein Shake
This Samoa cookie-flavored protein shake is just so luscious thanks to dairy-free chocolate chips, coconut, and paleo caramel sauce. See? There is always a way to indulge in chocolate treats while being healthy.
8. Carrot Cake Protein Shake
This rich and creamy carrot cake shake is packed with protein! It’s perfectly spiced and sweetened naturally with pre-frozen and ripened banana, vanilla, a drizzle of maple syrup, and a pinch of cinnamon.
9. Black Forest Protein Shake
Satisfy your sweet tooth and reduce post-workout inflammation at the same time with this decadent and healthy shake recipe. It’s loaded with protein and antioxidant! This will satisfy your dessert treat craving without breaking the calorie bank.
10. Healthy Mint Chocolate Smoothie
Enjoy every sip of this vegan, gluten free shake made from coconut or almond milk, banana, almond butter, cocoa powder, and peppermint. With all these ingredients, you can just imagine how it tastes like—it’s so good.
11. Strawberry Coconut Swirl Shake
This strawberry coconut swirl shake is sweet, thick, rich, and creamy. It’s an easy vegan recipe you will really enjoy. The chia seeds add an insanely delectable texture while making this shake even healthier.
12. Iced Coffee Protein Shake
If you’re a coffee person (hot or cold), then you’ll love this recipe! Its taste is close to a frappuccino made by a barista at a cafe. Low in sugar, with more protein, and fewer calories, this coffee shake would really satisfy the caffeine enthusiast in you.
13. Chia Raspberry Protein Shake
There are shake recipes with chia seeds as ingredients in them so by now you know it’s super healthy! This shake makes a wonderful treat after a workout session. You can even have it for breakfast if you don’t feel like having bacon and pancakes.
14. Butterscotch Apple Pie Shake
A fall season special but just as good all year-round, this delicious shake tastes just like apple pie. The apples are blended with vanilla yogurt and it’s made better with a splash of butterscotch sugar-free pudding. It’s an absolute delight!
15. Green Protein Shake
This is a perfect way to get some greens into your kid’s meal without them noticing! Aside from being so nutritious, this healthy shake recipe tastes really good as well!
Learn how to make healthy shakes for breakfast in this video by The Domestic Geek:
If you decide to make healthy shakes after reading this post, always remember the quality of the ingredients matter and can make a difference on how a shake turns out. Make it a point to use fresh ingredients as much as possible. And here are some pro tips: use frozen fruits (that you froze yourself, of course) and coconut water ice cubes instead of regular ice cubes.
What do you think of the healthy shakes in this list? Which recipe are you planning to try? Share your experience with us in the comment section below.
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Editor’s Note – This post was originally published in November 2015 and has been updated for quality and relevancy.
What a great round up, thanks for including me 🙂