Post-Workout Cookies and Cream Smoothie

Serves 1

1 Minute Prep Time

By Paige Snyder on March 29, 2016 , categorized in Smoothies, Workout Fuel

cookies and cream smoothie

There is nothing better after you’re done sweating it out than a delicious treat—so make it count! This high-protein Cookies and Cream Smoothie has 30 grams of protein from Vega Sport® Protein paired with delicious coconut and cookies to take the flavor to the next level.

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup of ice
  • 1½ cups So Delicious® Almondmilk beverage
  • ¼ cup fresh coconut meat or shreds
  • 1 Tbsp cacao nibs
  • 2-3 gluten-free chocolate cookies (We used Lucy's ) or 1Tbsp cacao nibs
  • 1 serving Vanilla Vega Sport® Performance Protein

Preparation

  1. Add all of the ingredients except for the cookies or cacao nibs to a high speed blender and blend on high until liquefied.  This may  take several minutes.

  2. Loosely break up the cookies and add them to the shake with the cocoa nibs. Pulse or blend for just a few seconds.

  3. Drink post-workout and your taste buds will think you’re having dessert!

Paige Snyder

Paige Snyder works at Vega as a Regional Educator. She is a plant-based nutritionist who specializes in sport performance, stress management, and achieving your optimal weight. Paige is currently completing her Masters in Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport, and loves to develop raw dessert recipes.

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