How to Make a Green Smoothie With Protein
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How to Make a Green Smoothie With Protein

Chelsea Calabrese | Nov 23 2020 | Tags: green

A green smoothie with protein is a healthy alternative to fast foods, with a low-calorie count. The health benefits of green smoothies are many, from nourishing your body with nutrients, vitamins, proteins, and essential oils, to providing you with quick energy boosts that last.

If this is your first time making a smoothie, here are a few green smoothies with protein recipes you will enjoy trying out. You can use these recipes with the SmoothieBox Green smoothie mix for extra flavor and goodness! 

Chocolate Protein Green Smoothie

This delicious green smoothie combines the filling power of almonds and chocolate protein powder with greens and fruits' health benefits. You can take it on the go early in the morning or refresh your evening after a busy day.

Serving: 2 glasses

Calories: 270 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of ice cubes
  • ½ banana
  • Five raw almonds
  • ½ cup of water
  • ½ cup of coconut water
  • Two spinach leaves
  • Two dates
  • One scoop SmoothieBox Vegan or Whey Chocolate Protein

Prep Instructions

Blend everything on high speed for two minutes, serve, and enjoy.

Whey/Vegan Vanilla Protein Green Smoothie

The creamy almond milk blends well with our vanilla protein flavor, getting your energy back up and getting you ready for the day. Have a glass of smoothie with whey protein or vegan protein right before your workouts for extra strength.

Calories: 396 kcal

Proteins: 36g

Serving: 1 glass

Ingredients

  • One scoop SmoothieBox Vanilla Whey or Vegan Protein
  • 1 tbsp ground flax seeds
  • 1 cup Almond Milk (unsweetened)
  • Two handfuls of your favorite greens
  • 1 tbsp almond butter
  • One medium frozen banana

Prep Instructions

Add the ingredients in a blender and blend for two minutes; serve chilled or throw in a few ice cubes and blend to a smooth consistency. Enjoy this creamy and delicious drink at any time of the day.

Peanut Butter Banana Green Protein Smoothie

Try out this easy and fun recipe that's full of health benefits.

Calories: 359 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter
  • five leaves of fresh baby spinach
  • One scoop of Smoothie Box vanilla whey or vegan protein
  • 1 cup of unsweetened coconut milk
  • Ice cubes

Prep instructions

Starting with the unsweetened coconut milk, add in the rest of the ingredients in a blender. Almond milk is also a perfect choice if you do not have coconut milk. Blend for about two minutes until it fully purees to ensure the spinach breaks down completely. Then serve.

Tropical Green Protein Smoothie

This tasty and creamy smoothie will leave you craving for more; it is an efficient energy boost on your office breaks and will get you focused throughout the day.

Calories: 525 kcal

Protein: 306

Serving: 2 glasses

Ingredients

  • 1 cup fresh spinach (50 g)
  • 1 ½ cups of diced and frozen mango
  • 1 ½ cups diced pineapple (130 g), frozen
  • One scoop SmoothieBox vanilla whey or vegan protein powder
  • 1 ½ cups coconut milk)

Prep instructions

Blend the milk and spinach on high speed until they mix, then add in the rest of the ingredients. Put as many ice cubes as you need, then serve.

Final Thought

A green smoothie with protein has low calories and is rich in fiber, proteins, and essential minerals to nourish your moods and lift your mood throughout the day.

Green smoothies with protein are a great alternative to taking food and a great way to control weight gain.

If you're ready to introduce nutritious green smoothies made with the freshest ingredients into your routine, download our free e-book “10 Day Green Smoothie Cleanse” below for the ultimate feel-good start to your green smoothie journey with SmoothieBox.

As well as this exclusive eBook, our Ultimate Guide to Green Smoothies page contains even more great hints, tips and advice from recipes to health and well-being.

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Chelsea is a Social Media Manager at SmoothieBox and loves to help others adopt healthier habits. A daily smoothie has helped Chelsea lower her glucose levels and feel better. Chelsea spends her free time beekeeping and making memories with family.

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