Are you wanting to up your game at the gym or speed up the recovery process post spin-class? Then these tasty recipes, created by food writer and creator Lottie Covell, using Some Body protein powder could be just what you’re looking for. They’re quick and simple to make, so ideal for even the busiest of bee’s out there, plus they taste de-li-cious!
1. Pumpkin Pie Protein Shake
Enjoy the beauty of pumpkin in more than just your latte this season with this protein shake which has all the tastes of autumn and Some Body protein powder in vanilla.
Ingredients (serves 2)
250ml coconut milk (in the carton, not the can)
200g canned or pureed pumpkin
1 frozen banana
Handful of crushed ice
½ tsp vanilla extract
1.5 tbsp vanilla protein powder
1 tbsp. agave nectar
1 tbsp. of cinnamon
Squirty cream or whipped coconut cream
20g pecans roughly chopped
How to make your pumpkin protein shake
- Slice 1 ripe banana the day before and freeze overnight
- Starting with the coconut milk, add all the ingredients into a blender and blitz until smooth
- Pour into 2 glasses
- Top each smoothie with whipped cream and chopped pecans, or a sprinkling of chia seeds, a few pecans and flaked coconut
2. Strawberry Protein Shake
A drink that tastes like a strawberry milkshake that’s actually good for you? Yes please!
Ingredients (serves 1)
300g frozen strawberries
1.5 tbsp almond butter
1 tbsp strawberry protein powder
300ml almond milk
How to make your strawberry protein shake
- Put all the ingredients into a blender and blitz until smooth
- Pour into a smoothie jar and top with flaked coconut and pomegranate seeds. Serve with a paper straw (optional)
3. Chocolate Protein Overnight Oats
For a mouth-watering start to your day or post-gym meal, try this nutritious overnight oats recipe containing Some Body protein powder in chocolate. Who knew healthy could taste so good?!
Ingredients (serves 2)
100g rolled oats
Pinch of salt
2 tbsp chia seeds
2 tbsp chocolate protein powder
2 tbsp cacao powder
1 tbsp agave nectar
100g coconut yoghurt
400ml almond milk
Dollop of coconut yoghurt
Handful of strawberries
Handful of raspberries
How to make your overnight oats
- Mix all the ingredients together until well combined (apart from the toppings) and put into an air tight container. Leave in the fridge overnight.
- To serve, stir the oats, add a little more coconut milk if necessary to get it to your preferred consistency, then top with a dollop of coconut yoghurt, sliced strawberries, fresh raspberries and fresh mint.