7 Homemade Low-Sugar Protein Shake Recipes

Do you know breakfast shakes can be low on sugar and still be very tasty? Well, we show how to make and use low sugar protein shakes at home, and they don’t cost a bomb!

In fact, you will leave your bed early wondering “which smoothie I will be making today?”

The protein shake recipes we give today will keep you full and fuel you all the way to lunch. Take your pick and blend one each day for a week and surprise your body & mind!

7 Best Homemade Low Calorie Protein Shakes

1. Banana Peanut Protein Shake

Banana Peanut Protein ShakeThis one is everyone’s favourite shake. The ripe banana makes for a wonderfully creamy shake that luxuriously blends with peanut. Remember to use in both, fine powder and coarsely ground bits that add to the crunchy flavor.

Ingredients

  1. 1 big ripe banana
  2. 1 scoop non-sweetened whey protein powder
  3. 100 ml full cream milk
  4. 4 tablespoons roasted peanut powder
  5. 2 tablespoons roasted peanuts, coarsely ground
  6. 1 pellet stevia/sugar-free
  7. 1 cup ice

Method
Blend banana, whey protein powder and roasted peanut powder. Next add milk, stevia pellet, ice cubes and blend again. Now mix the coarsely ground peanuts and give it a whirl. The drink is ready.

2. Cookies & Crème Protein Shake

Cookies & Crème Protein ShakeThis unique flavor comes as a surprise to many. Some protein powders use this very flavor for their supplements and if you have it, put to some good use and believe us, you will just not be able to stop sipping.

Ingredients

  1. 1 scoop cookies and crème protein powder
  2. 2 cups almond milk
  3. 4 tablespoons drinking chocolate
  4. 50 ml whipped cream
  5. 1 cup broken ice
  6. 1 broken chocolate bar
  7. 1 pellet stevia/sugarfree

Method
Blend ice, almond milk, protein powder and stevia/sugarfree. Once done, add drinking chocolate and give it a whirl. Fold in the whipped cream and gently stir in the broken chocolate and drink.

3. Apple Dates Protein Shake

Apple Dates Protein ShakeThis deliciously slurpy shake is naturally sweet. The goodness of dates, cinnamon, nutmeg all blend so beautifully that you will wonder whether it is a smoothie or a pie. Well, you will find out soon!

Ingredients

  1. 2 large red Kashmir Apples, cored
  2. 1 ripe banana
  3. 1 cup ice
  4. 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  5. 1/2 cup Greek yogurt (Dahi)
  6. 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  7. 1 pinch of ground nutmeg
  8. 1 pinch of ground ginger
  9. 1 tiny pinch of ground cloves
  10. 1 scoop whey protein powder
  11. 2-3 Dates
  12. 1 tablespoon honey

Method
Blend apples, banana, protein powder and Greek yoghurt till smooth. Add almond milk, nutmeg, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, dates and honey and blend till smooth. Add ice cubes and blend once again. Sprinkle some nutmeg and cinnamon powder on top. Enjoy!

4. Coconut Almond Protein Joy Shake

Coconut Almond Protein Joy ShakeCoconut cream blends wonderfully with banana and chocolate powder. It imparts a creamy, really smooth texture. When shredded coconut is added, the smoothie is amazing to say the least.

Ingredients

  1. 1 cup fresh coconut cream (Malai)
  2. 1 ripe banana,
  3. 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  4. 2 tbsps shredded coconut
  5. 1 scoop whey protein supplement
  6. 200 ml soy milk
  7. 1 cup ice cubes

Optional for garnish: Toasted dry coconut flakes, almonds

Method
Blend all ingredients except the ones for garnishing. Once blended, add almonds first and then dry coconut flakes as garnish and enjoy!

5. Chia Almond Spinach Shake

Chia Almond Spinach ShakeChia seeds add a sublime taste to the smoothie. Spinach adds their greenish tinge and almond makes up the wonderful taste. Try this unique smoothie once and you will definitely ask for one more helping!

Ingredients

  1. 1 1/2 ripe bananas
  2. 1 1/2 cups Almond Milk
  3. 1 cup baby spinach leaves
  4. 2 tablespoons almond butter
  5. 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  6. 1 scoop vanilla flavor whey protein
  7. 1 cup ice
  8. 1 tablespoon grated chocolate bar

Method
Blend everything except ice and chia seeds. Once done, drop the ice cubes and chia seeds and give it a whirl. Fold in the grated chocolate bar and serve.

6. Double Pina Colada Champion Shake

Banana Pineapple Protein ShakeBanana and pineapple make for a delicious & heavenly combo. Almond milk adds a third dimension and yoghurt gives it a creamy taste. The aroma of pineapple and almond will win you over.

Ingredients

  1. 1 ½ cups crushed pineapple
  2. 1 medium ripe banana
  3. 1 cup thick Greek Yogurt (Dahi)
  4. 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  5. 1 scoop protein powder (optional)
  6. 1 tablespoon almond butter
  7. Ice cubes

Method
Blend pineapple till smooth. Add everything and blend till smooth. Serve.

7. Coffee Peanut Protein Dream Smoothie

Coffee Peanut Protein Dream SmoothieCoffee energizes beyond any doubt. Peanut adds the crunchy taste and other delicious ingredients gel like never before. This smoothie tastes beyond dreams. We bet you can’t stop drinking.

Ingredients

  1. 1 sachet instant coffee powder
  2. 1 ripe banana
  3. 1 tablespoon peanut butter
  4. 1 scoop whey protein powder
  5. 100 ml almond milk
  6. 2 tablespoon almond flakes
  7. 50 ml whipped cream
  8. 1 tablespoon grated chocolate bar
  9. 1 cup ice cubes

Method
Blend everything except almond flakes, cream and chocolate till smooth. Now fold in the whipped cream and gently slip in the grated chocolate bar. Serve.

Conclusion
Bodybuilders often dread sugar as carbohydrates often add up to the tummy. These homemade protein shakes have complex carbs and very less of real sugar. Each one is filling to the core and once you have them, wait for an hour before heading to the gym. No solid breakfast needed for sure. Enjoy!

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