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10 Tasty Protein Shake Recipes

Drink these smoothies for a quick fitness boost and make the most of your workout

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Use any of these recipes to start your day, fuel up before a workout, or replenish your muscles after you've finished training. In any of the shakes, feel free to add 1 tablespoon of ground flaxseed and go with extra ice or no ice.

1. TD's Quickie
6 ounces water, juice, or almond milk
1 scoop egg white powder or whey protein isolate
6 ice cubes

Shake, stir, or blend, and enjoy!

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2. TD's Fat Burner
12 ounces water or unsweetened almond milk
2 scoops egg white powder or whey protein isolate
8 strawberries
1 tablespoon raw almond butter or ground flaxseed
6 ice cubes

Mix in a blender for 30 seconds.

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3. TD's Preworkout Shake
8 to 12 ounces water
2 scoops egg white powder or whey protein isolate
1 banana
6 ice cubes

Mix in a blender for 30 seconds.

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4. TD's Daddy Shake (My kids love it!)
12 ounces fresh orange juice
2 scoops egg white powder or whey protein isolate
1 banana
2 tablespoons almond butter or natural peanut butter
6 ice cubes

Shake, stir, or blend.

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5. TD's Tropical Delight Shake
12 ounces water or orange juice
1 scoop whey protein isolate
1/4 cup each of as many fruits as you can find in the fridge
1 banana
6 ice cubes

Mix in a blender for 30 seconds.

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6. TD's Post-Game/Practice/Workout Recovery Shake
12 ounces water
2 scoops whey protein isolate

Before your event or workout, fill an empty water bottle with protein powder. After your event, add water and shake vigorously for 30 seconds.

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7. TD's "Rise and Shine" Breakfast Shake
12 to 16 ounces fresh squeezed orange juice
2 scoops egg white powder or vanilla whey protein powder
1 banana
1/4 cup Greek yogurt
2 teaspoons organic vanilla extract
1 tablespoon ground flaxseed (optional)
1 tablespoon lecithin (optional)

Blend together for 30 seconds.

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8. Dr. Chris Mohr's Blueberry Blast
1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
1 frozen banana (peel before freezing)
1/2 cup blueberries
1 scoop unflavored or vanilla protein powder

Mix in a blender for 30 seconds.

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9. Tropical Breeze
1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
1 cup frozen pineapple
1 teaspoon shredded coconut or coconut milk
1/2 cup frozen blueberries
1 scoop unflavored or vanilla protein powder

Mix in a blender for 30 seconds.

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10. Dr. Chris Mohr's Chocolate Chip "Ice Cream"
1 cup unsweetened chocolate almond milk
1 tablespoon natural almond or peanut butter
1 frozen banana (peel before freezing)
1 tablespoon cacao nibs
1 cup raw spinach
1 scoop chocolate protein powder
Dash of red pepper flakes (optional)

Mix in a blender for 30 seconds.

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IMPACT tip: Within 30 to 60 minutes after you train, have either a recovery shake or a meal. If you have a shake, give it a little "and then some" and add 5 to 10 grams of glutamine, an amino acid that helps in muscle building and recovery.

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