Espresso Protein Shakes & Smoothies

For Espresso Shake:

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 ice cubes
  • 1 chilled shot (or double shot if you prefer) of espresso OR 2-3 teaspoons of instant espresso/coffee
  • 1C cold water or light milk
  • 1 scoop chocolate or vanilla protein powder
  • Stevia to taste

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. In a shaker bottle, add ice cubes with a chilled shot (or double shot if you prefer) of espresso (or you can use 2-3 teaspoons of instant espresso if you like).
  2. Add 1 cup of cold water or light milk
  3. Add one scoop of chocolate or vanilla protein powder
  4. Add Stevia to taste
  5. Put the lid on and hold down firmly
  6. Shake vigorously until all the ice has dissolved

Enjoy!

 

For Espresso Smoothie:

INGREDIENTS:

  • ½ banana
  • 1C light milk or unsweetened almond milk (preferably vanilla flavour)
  • 1/2C of Chobani 0% fat Greek yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp cacao powder
  • 1 scoop chocolate protein powder
  • 1 chilled shot (or double shot if you prefer) of espresso OR 1-2 teaspoons of instant espresso/coffee
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups ice (make sure you add this to the blender last)

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Place all ingredients in a blender then pulse and puree until smooth.

For a thinner mixture, skip the ice. For a thicker mixture, add more ice.

If getting lean is your goal, then consume the smoothie within 1 hour of intense training.

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