Recipe Categories: Protein Shake
It’s almost Fall, even though here in California the temperatures aren’t reflecting that. But you can’t have Fall without pumpkin spice! This Pumpkin Spice Protein Shake brings all the deliciousness of fall without the carbs and sugar. It also gives you a nice protein boost to boot. Great for a treat, snack or breakfast. Weight loss surgery friendly and oh so good.
Pumpkin Spice Protein Shake Recipe
1/2 C unflavored unsweetened Almond Milk
1/3 C pure pumpkin puree
1 scoop unflavored or vanilla protein powder
1 tsp pumpkin spice (or to taste)
Stevia to taste
6-8 ice cubes
Place the first 5 ingredients in a blender of choice and top with the ice cubes. Blend until smooth and enjoy the season.
Sometimes you just need to shakes up your protein shakes and give yourself a treat after weight loss surgery! This recipe for a Strawberry Cheesecake Protein Shake is refreshing and gives you a great protein boost while feeling decadent too! Protein is an important part of recovery and daily life after any type of weight loss surgery. Here is a link to a previous blog on the importance of protein.
Strawberry Cheesecake Shake
1 scoop of strawberry flavored whey isolate protein powder
4 ounces almond milk
2 TBSP of sugar free Cheesecake flavored pudding mix
6 ice cubes
Add almond milk, protein powder and pudding mix to a blender then top with the remaining ingredients. Blend until smooth.
You can also freeze this Strawberry Cheesecake Protein Shake in popsicle forms for a great frozen treat. Enjoy!