A protein shake or smoothie might just be the equivalent of fro-yo for guys.  They’re freaking delicious and can be rather guilt free.  They can also be an excellent means to weight gain, getting in your daily protein and as a healthy meal replacement.  Whatever your preference in taste is, there’s surely something here for you to blend up.

Get crafty and try different ingredients and recipes. You’ll find a great protein shake that will help you reach your goals and taste delicious. Below you’ll find a collection of protein shake recipes that vary in flavor to help you mix it up. As you can imagine, mixing these without a blender may leave you with a glass full of some chunky ingredients. That being said, when you have a little bit of time, throw the ingredients together and fuel up.

Using natural ingredients is much better than chugging a shaker full of clumpy protein powder inclusive of plenty chemicals. So check out our recipes below and give them a try and let us know what you think.

Do you have a favorite protein shake recipe or smoothie? Let us know in the comments section. We would love to hear all about it.

Protein Shake Recipe for Hardcore Weight Gain

  • 12oz Coffee x 12oz.
  • ½ cup raw oatmeal
  • 3 whole eggs
  • 12oz 2% milk
  • 3 Tablespoons Hazelnut oil or walnut oil
  • Optional: 2 tbsp. almond or cashew oil
  • Optional: Protein Powder

The Hulk Protein Shake Recipe

  • 1 cup Fresh spinach leaves (No Stems)
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped fresh honeydew
  • 1/3 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 scoop vanilla whey protein

Monday Morning is for the Fit

  • 8oz Coffee
  • 8oz Low-fat milk
  • 1 cup Ice
  • 1 scoop coffee flavored protein
  • Pinch of cinnamon

Chocolate Berry Blend

  • 12oz cups of milk
  • ½ cup frozen blueberries
  • 1 scoop of chocolate protein
  • pinch of cocoa powder

Orange Creamsicle

  • 8oz Orange juice
  • ½ cup of ice
  • ½ cup frozen mango
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder

Cravings Blocker

  • 8oz water (or milk)
  • 1 cup of ice
  • 1 scoop of protein powder

Tips for a Masterful Protein Shake:

  • Add a scoop of instant coffee to any shake for a protein packed pick me up
  • Add in flaxseed or similar oils to your shake if it’s not a pre/post workout shake to reduce the insulin response and keep you fuller for longer
  • Playing with the ice content and swapping out whey for casein protein will thicken the shake, similar to a milkshake you can eat with a spoon
  • For added crunch to your thicker shakes add in your favorite cereal after blending and go at like Dairy Queen Blizzard

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