5 Pea Protein Smoothie Recipes

by Anthony Carriuolo January 04, 2019

Whether you’re trying out a new slow motion workout routine or going on a mountain trail bike ride, it’s important to give your body a nice protein boost after you’re done. Everyone needs a good portion of protein in their diet; as one of our body’s essential nutrients, it helps to repair any internal or external damage, supports the immune system, and does a plethora of things at the cellular level.

That said, there are many ways to incorporate protein into your diet. From protein bars to pea protein powders in smoothies, shakes, or pancakes, you’ll have trouble running out of ways to get protein in your diet. Here we have five different pea protein smoothie recipes.

5 Pea Protein Smoothie Recipes

  1. Strawberry Banana Spinach

One of your typical healthy smoothies, this strawberry banana spinach smoothie packs a nutritional punch.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup nondairy milk
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1 frozen banana
  • ½ cup frozen strawberries
  • ¼ cup frozen blueberries
  • 1 scoop pea protein powder
  • ¼ tsp vanilla bean powder
  • 1 Medjool date for extra sweetness
  1. Cake Batter

This one is so delicious you’ll think you’re drinking liquid cake. The great thing is that it’s super healthy and filling—your day will be off to a great start!

Ingredients:

  • 16 oz water
  • 1 scoop vanilla pea protein powder
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 2 heaping tbsp nut butter
  • ⅛ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp ground flax seeds
  • ice
  1. Banana Blueberry

Blueberries are believed to have the highest antioxidant levels of fruits and veggies, and they’re full of necessary nutrients that help carry you through the day. Paired with banana, you’re sure to stay full.

Ingredients:

  • 12 oz or less water
  • 1 scoop pea protein powder
  • 1 tbsp sunflower seed butter
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • ½ banana
  • ½ cup frozen blueberries
  1. Chia Latte

The cinnamon and ginger in this smoothie boost the overall nutritional value—especially since the spices within are anti-inflammatories. The chia latte smoothie is a great coffee replacement!

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups nondairy milk
  • 1 banana
  • 6 tbsp pea protein powder
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 2 tbsp nut butter
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp cardamom
  • ½ tsp ground ginger
  • ¼ tsp cloves
  1. Pumpkin Protein Smoothie

The comforting flavors of fall are found in this smoothie. Pumpkin has high levels of vitamin A, ensuring a filling, nutritious smoothie.

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ cup nondairy milk
  • ½ cup organic pumpkin puree
  • 1 tbsp nut butter
  • 1 scoop vanilla pea protein powder
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp ginger

 




Anthony Carriuolo
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