Vegetarian Protein Shake Recipe

Strawberry shake
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Ratings (5)
  • Total: 12 mins
  • Prep: 12 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 4 shakes (serves 4)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
450 Calories
3g Fat
83g Carbs
26g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4 shakes (serves 4)
Amount per serving
Calories 450
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 28mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 83g 30%
Dietary Fiber 23g 83%
Protein 26g
Calcium 238mg 18%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Make a homemade vegetarian protein shake for breakfast or for after a heavy workout! This homemade strawberry protein shake is sweetened with fruit and yogurt, and blended with with beans for nutritious high-fiber and high-protein nourishment. Recipe courtesy of Bush's® Beans.

Ingredients

  • 1 6-ounce can pineapple juice
  • 4 ounces non-fat strawberry banana yogurt (or soy yogurt to keep it vegan)
  • 1 cup strawberries (frozen)
  • 1 16-ounce can Great Northern beans (rinsed and drained
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Steps to Make It

  1. Place the pineapple juice, yogurt and berries in a blender and blend until smooth.

  2. Add Great Northern Beans, honey, ground ginger and nutmeg.

  3. Blend, scraping the sides as needed.

  4. Serve well chilled.

Makes 4 vegetarian protein shakes.


Nutritional information (from Calorie Count): 
Calories: 445, Calories from Fat: 17
% Daily Value:
Total Fat: 1.9g, 3%; Saturated Fat: 0.7g, 4%
Cholesterol: 2mg, 1%
Sodium: 37mg, 2%
Total Carbohydrates: 83.2g, 28%
Dietary Fiber: 23.8g, 95%
Sugars: 12.5g
Protein: 26.5g
Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 40%, Calcium 26%, Iron 37%