18 Natural High Protein Smoothies

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Since I joined the blog I have been craving a really tasty smoothie.

Dave keeps trying to find new ways to incorporate extra protein into his diet as he focuses on Freeletics and fitness, so I thought I’d feed two cats with one bowl (I don’t kill birds with stones).

This list of delicious smoothies only includes recipes with a natural high protein count – essential (including no protein powder!) for rebuilding muscle and strengthening up after a good workout.

Enjoy 🙂

Psst – want even more protein? Check out this list of high quality and healthy vegan and vegetarian protein powders at the bottom of this post.

Spinach Banana Smoothie

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4.78 from 22 votes
Ready in: 3 minutes
Recipe by: HurryTheFoodUp

16.9g protein per serving

 

Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Smoothie

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Ready in: 5 minutes
Recipe by: Sally’s Baking Addiction
28g protein per serving

Banana and Almond Breakfast Smoothie

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Ready in: 2 minutes
Recipe by: Charlotte’s Lively Kitchen
13.9g protein per serving

Skin Saving Mango Lassi

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5 from 2 votes
Ready in: 5 minutes
Recipe by: HurryTheFoodUp

6.8g protein per serving

Avocado Spinach Fitness Smoothie

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5 from 3 votes
Ready in: 6 minutes
Recipe by: HurryTheFoodUp

19.8g protein per serving

Mango and Coconut Smoothie

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Ready in: 5 minutes
Recipe by: EatGood4Life
13.4 protein per serving

Spicy Kiwi Banana Smoothie

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4.5 from 4 votes
Ready in: 3 minutes

11g protein per serving

High Protein Strawberry Smoothie

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Ready in: 5 minutes
Recipe by: CenterCutCook
12.3g protein per serving

Peanut Butter Jelly Protein Smoothie

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Ready in: 5 minutes
Recipe by: Sally’sBakingAddiction
23g protein per serving

Banana Orange Avocado Smoothie

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Ready in: 3 minutes
Recipe by: TexanerinBaking
18.4g protein per serving

Roasted Strawberry Protein Smoothie

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Ready in: 20 minutes
Recipe by: SkinnyTaste
16g protein per serving

Green Warrior Protein Smoothie

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Ready in: 10 minutes
Recipe by: OhSheGlows
17g protein per serving

Sunrise Smoothie

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Ready in: 5 minutes
Recipe by: IowaGirlEats
15g protein per serving

Ready in: 10 minutes
Recipe by: TasteOfHome
5g protein per serving

 

Blueberry Swirly Smoothie

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Ready in: 10 minutes
Recipe by: BetterHomesAndGardens
4g protein per serving

Blueberry Banana Protein Smoothie

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5 from 1 vote
Ready in: 5 minutes
Recipe by: HurryTheFoodUp

Blueberry Banana Protein Smoothie. A superior blueberry and banana smoothie with a huge protein kick! Try it, love it.

If I had to pick, then I’d go for this one off all in the list! Actually, why not give this smoothie a shot right now? Let me pass you the recipe right here:

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5 from 1 vote
Course Breakfast, Post-Workout, Smoothie
Cuisine Vegetarian
Time 5 minutes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 388kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup blueberries, frozen (fresh is fine too)
  • 2 ripe banana (make sure they’re soft and sweet! Keep some in the freezer like we do here)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup cottage cheese
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 tsp lemon zest

Optional

  • 1 serving vanilla protein powder (for that extra protein hit!)

Instructions

  • Add all the ingredients to a blender, and grate in the lemon zest. Blend. Done!

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
18 Natural High Protein Smoothies to Grow Your Biceps
Amount Per Serving (486 g)
Calories 388 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 2.7g17%
Cholesterol 9mg3%
Sodium 464mg20%
Potassium 771mg22%
Carbohydrates 47g16%
Fiber 14.3g60%
Sugar 18.4g20%
Protein 23g46%
Vitamin A 150IU3%
Vitamin C 21.5mg26%
Calcium 390mg39%
Iron 5.4mg30%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Healthy Eggnog

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Ready in: 5 minutes
Recipe by: ChocolateCoveredKatie
9.2g protein per serving

Gingery and Berry Oat Smoothie

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Ready in: 20 minutes
Recipe by: Real Simple
10g protein per serving


Organic Protein Powders

If you’re after even more protein to add to your diet, here are some of the best powders we’ve found.

Orgain Organic Protein Plant-Based Powder. Vegan. Non GMO Soy, gluten and dairy free.

Naturade Vegansmart All-in-one Nutritional shake. Vegan. Non GMO. Soy, gluten and dairy free.

Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard 100% Whey. No synthetic colors, flavors or sweeteners.

Jarrow Formulas Whey Protein, Natural. Flavorless, no artificial sweeteners or additives.

Hope you find something you’re looking for!

Love
Kat xx

37 comments

  1. This is an exceptional post! I love that I now have so many options when it comes to morning smoothies – all on one page. Great post!

  2. I didnt know that smoothies can be that attractive !!!thanks.

  3. Great post! I love smoothies and have one every morning!!

  4. Mmmm, nr #13 sounds tasty! I will check them all out. Thanks! 🙂

  5. I’ve come to prefer a veggie laden smoothie over the ultra sweet ones. Usually a half banana provides all the sweetness I need along with plain Greek yogurt for protein. You’ve done a nice job in choosing a variety for this round up.

  6. fab round up! pinned. 🙂

  7. I think I’ll have No. 4! MANGO LASSIE SMOOTHIE… love mangos!

  8. I love this smoothie collection and I will share this for sure!

  9. Shashi at RunninSrilankan

    WOA – What a lineup of amazing smoothies! That mango lassi one has me drooling uncontrollably…

  10. This is an amazing list of smoothies. I will go Mango Lassi at any time of the day…Yumm..!!!

  11. One can never have too many smoothie recipes! These all look fabulous!

  12. What a great list– I am always trying to come up with ways to make my smoothies higher protein with less reliance on powders. I have been using a lot of hemp seeds lately– I am allergic to soy, so relying on soy milk doesn’t work!

    • Hemp seeds how interesting, wouldn’t mind trying that out some time as well. Thank you very much for your comment Michelle 🙂

  13. This is quite a colleciton, Howie…and many of my favorite bloggers!!

  14. Kat | curlsnchard.com

    This is a great collection – I love adding some protein in my smoothies, because it simply fills me up better & longer. Definitely a list to keep on hand 🙂

    • Thank you so much Kat 😉 and you are totally right there, smoothies with protein make you feel satisfied much longer than other ones!!

  15. Great round-up! I always get stuck making the same old smoothie, so nice to get some inspiration from all these fantastic recipes!

    • I know what you mean Donna I so often overmake certain recipes till I can’t eat them anymore and need to take a break…with this collection you have great smoothie ideas for a long time 😀

  16. Thanks for featuring my banana and almond smoothie (I’ve been meaning to say that since you posted but I’ve been slacking!). It is completely unintentionally high in protein – I just put in what I liked.

    There’s a few delicious looking ones on here. I’m definitely going to have to try the chocolate and peanut butter one as those are just my kind of flavours.

  17. Thank you Charlotte, your smoothie just had everything that we needed to fit into this collection!!
    The chocolate and peanut butter one also caught my eye immediately 😛 #chocoholic

  18. Great protein smoothie roundup! I’m always looking for different flavours to try out to keep things interesting…this post will be a great smoothie resource for me 🙂 Thanks for posting!

  19. I never comment on articles, blogs etc…
    However! I have to say AMAZING JOB! LOVE, LOVE, LOVE! Thank you for these

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