After weight loss surgery is can be challenging to get your protein requirements met on a daily basis. This refreshing and light Strawberry Lemonade protein drink is perfect for the spring, summer and warmer weather. It definitely satisfies any cravings for a specialty type drink. The right protein powder can be mixed with a spoon and doesn’t require any extra equipment.
You can find further information regarding protein needs after weight loss surgery or Duodenal Switch here.
Strawberry Lemonade Protein Drink recipe:
1 scoop Strawberry flavored 100% whey isolate protein powder (We used Unjury Strawberry Sorbet)
1 packet of Stevia sweetened lemonade powder (We used True Lemon Lemonade)
8 ounce cold water (you can add more or less to taste)
ice if desired
1 Strawberry or sliced Lemon for garnish
Mix the strawberry protein powder with the lemonade powder with the water
1-2 Strawberry mashed and mixed into drink
You could blend the whole drink with ice to make is slushy.
You could use 1/4C fresh lemon juice and stevia in place of Lemonade drink mix.
You could add 1-2 tablespoons of Greek yogurt to boost protein and make it creamy.
Freeze the above recipe or variations in popsicle forms for a frozen treat.