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Vegetarian Protein Shake Recipe

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Vegetarian Protein Shake Recipe

Vegetarian strawberry protein shake

Make a homemade vegetarian protein shake for breakfast or for after a heavy workout! This homemade strawberry protein shake is sweetened with fruit and yogurt, and blended with with beans for nutritious high-fiber and high-protein nourishment. Recipe courtesy of Bush's® Beans.

Ingredients:

  • 1 6-ounce can pineapple juice
  • 4 ounces non-fat strawberry banana yogurt (or soy yogurt to keep it vegan)
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1 16-ounce can Great Northern beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 3/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg

Preparation:

Place the pineapple juice, yogurt and berries in a blender and blend until smooth. Add Great Northern Beans, honey, ground ginger and nutmeg. Blend, scraping the sides as needed. Serve well chilled.

Makes 4 vegetarian protein shakes.


Nutritional information (from Calorie Count): 
Calories: 445, Calories from Fat: 17
% Daily Value:
Total Fat: 1.9g, 3%; Saturated Fat: 0.7g, 4%
Cholesterol: 2mg, 1%
Sodium: 37mg, 2%
Total Carbohydrates: 83.2g, 28%
Dietary Fiber: 23.8g, 95%
Sugars: 12.5g
Protein: 26.5g
Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 40%, Calcium 26%, Iron 37%

See also:
Protein Rich Vegetarian Foods
High Protein Vegetarian Recipes

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 4 out of 5
Vegetarian Protein Shake, Guest GillettePsychotherapy

What, yogurt and honey are not allowed on a vegetarian diet? Do you mean not allowed on a vegan diet? Well, couldn't you just substitute silken tofu for yogurt, and substitute stevia for honey? Who said you were being forced to use ingredients you find distasteful? I simply substitute all the time, and the recipes come out fine. Personally, honey is too healthy a food for me to give up, but, that's just me. I have not made this recipe, but at first glance it does seem a bit heavy on the beans, but it may be just fine.

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