3 Ingredients to Make a Great Protein Shake

3 Ingredients to Make a Great Protein Shake

We’ve all gotten stuck in a smoothie rut before, whether we’re creatures of habit or just don’t really feel like being creative. We make our post-workout smoothie and realize that we’ve been drinking this same concoction for the last two weeks straight.

Sure, you like the taste, but you’re starting to really despise these ingredients and even the smell of them is making you feel unmotivated about your once fabulous smoothie.  You stick to it, because it has everything you want: protein, fats and maybe some extra goodies like greens.  It’s now time to step out of that rut and make yourself the best protein shakes of your life. Protein shakes with purpose!

Click on the highlighted ingredients for inspirational recipe ideas to help destroy your smoothie rut.


Ever wondered which plant-based foods are sources of protein and taste great in a smoothie?  Here are a few options to get you started.


Now that you have some great ideas for some plant-based protein smoothie ingredient ideas, it’s time to look at some good fat options to add to your smoothie.

  • Avocados
  • Chia seeds
  • Ground flaxseeds
  • Nut butters


Up the nutrition and flavor of your protein shake by adding in one (or more) of these ingredients.

For more protein shake inspiration, visit the Vega Recipe Center.