It is safe to say we all love a good protein shake. Not only are they delicious, but they are easy to make and can help you lose weight by boosting your calorie burn. That, in other words, makes you feel fuller longer. They also tend to be loaded with essential nutrients that can keep your heart, bones and skin healthy. If you need a little inspiration when it comes to protein drinks for weight loss, here are four that are sure to make your mouth water.
Spinach Flax Protein Smoothie
If you don’t like spinach but know you need to add it to your diet, this is the drink for you. While you won’t taste the spinach with this drink, you are sure to get all of its many benefits. This one drink is only 231 calories and will provide you with 33% of your daily vitamin A.
Peanut Butter and Jelly Protein Smoothie
Yes, you read that right. There is a smoothie based off of every child’s favorite sandwich. The peanut butter and jelly protein smoothie will bring back childhood memories. It’s salty and sweet, making it the perfect drink for those who have a sweet tooth.
To make this drink you will take your favorite frozen berries and blend them with rolled oats, soy milk, vanilla protein and all natural peanut butter. The great thing about this drink is its protein-packed and doesn’t contain a ton of calories. If soy milk isn’t your thing, it’s okay to use a substitution. Any type of unsweetened milk will do the trick.
This protein shake is as pretty as it is delicious. With 8 grams of protein and 42 grams of carbs, this is the perfect drink to start your morning. The second you start drinking it, it will take you away on a 5 minute mini mental vacation. Its just that good! While this smoothie is high in carbs, its nothing you should be afraid of. The carbs are all coming from great sources such as bananas, oranges and berries.
Coffee Banana Protein Smoothie
This is for all the coffee lovers out there. When you mix bananas, coffee and yogurt you get a delicious boost of energy first thing in the morning. This is the perfect drink after a tough morning workout. To make it thicker you can add an extra serving of yogurt.
And there you have it, 4 delicious protein drinks for weight loss. Try one or try them all. No matter which one you try one thing is for sure: they are delicious, healthy and will help you slim your waistline in next to no time.