56 Delicious, Easy-To-Make Protein Shake Recipes

Drinking a protein shake is one of the most convenient ways (If you're using The Scoopie, that is) to make sure you're hitting your daily protein requirement. And can be a delicious addition to your daily meal plan.

But even though they CAN be delicious, doesn't mean that they WILL be delicious. Unless you use one of the recipes listed below, of course.

Here are 56 delicious, easy-to-make protein shakes that will take your tastebuds to tastytown.

Note: If you find one you like, share it with a friend!

1) Coffee and Creamer Shake

It’s kind of like your cup of coffee with too much vanilla creamer. Except healthier.

  • ½ cup vanilla almond milk
  • ½ cup cold brewed black coffee
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • liquid stevia to taste
  • handful of ice cubes

2) Oaty Surprise Shake

Does oatmeal taste good? Nope. But does it taste good in this shake? Oh yes.

  • ¼ cup dry oats
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon pure maple syrup
  • 1 ½ cups water or almond milk
  • handful of ice cubes

3) Banana Nut Shake

I’m not sure who the first person to combined nuts with bananas was… but I love that person. And you’ll love this shake.

  • ½ banana
  • 1 cup almond milk or water
  • 10 almonds
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
  • handful of ice cubes

4) Morning Mocha Shake

A little chocolatey goodness to get your day started of right. Why isn’t chocolate for breakfast a holiday?

  • ½ cup almond milk
  • ½ cup cold brew black coffee
  • 2 scoops chocolate protein powder
  • 1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • liquid stevia to taste
  • handful of ice cubes

5) Naked Orange Shake

All the fun of an orange, but without the peel.

  • 1 seedless, peeled orange
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 2 scoops unflavored protein powder
  • handful of ice cubes

6) Childhood Creamsicle Shake

Remember those orange creamiscles you used to eat as a kid? Well, this doesn’t taste like that. But it does have orange juice. And it’s still really tasty.

  • ½ frozen banana
  • ½ cup vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • handful of ice cubes

7) Thin Mint Shake

Mint chocolate deliciousness while still staying thin. Could also be called the win-win shake.

  • ½ frozen banana
  • 1 cup almond milk or water
  • 2 scoops chocolate protein powder
  • 1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ¼ teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 4 fresh mint leaves (optional)

8) Berries and Cream Shake

Amazing berry flavor with a little bit of vanilla sass.

  • 1 ½ cups water or almond milk
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • 8 raspberries
  • 4 strawberries
  • 12 blueberries
  • handful of ice cubes

9) Strawberry Swirl Shake

The sweet-tart-tart’ness of strawberry blends seamlessly with a sharp Vanilla punch.

  • 1 ½ cups water or almond milk
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • 1 handful of ice cubes
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ frozen banana
  • 3 frozen strawberries

10) Raspberry Cheescake Shake

All the decadence in your favorite piece of cheesecake. But with 30gs more protein.

  • 1 ½ cups water or almond milk
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • 15 frozen raspberries
  • 2 Tablespoons low-fat sour cream
  • liquid stevia to taste

11) Guilt-free PB Cup Shake

The guilt-free version of binging on peanut butter cups. This one is better with a sweeter protein powder.

  • 1 cup water or almond milk
  • 2 scoops chocolate protein powder
  • 1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 Tablespoon creamy peanut butter
  • handful of ice cubes

12) Double Chocolate Domination Shake

Double chocolate decadence that is sure to give you a unique flavor like you’ve never experienced before.

  • 1 cup water or almond milk
  • 2 scoops chocolate protein powder
  • 1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 Tablespoons low-fat sour cream
  • liquid stevia to taste

13) Ginger Mint Papaya Shake

Freshness to the max. Perfect for someone that isn’t afraid of big, bold, fruity flavors.

  • ½ cup fresh chopped papaya
  • ½ teaspoon fresh minced ginger
  • 4 fresh mint leaves
  • 1 cup water or almond milk
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • handful of ice cubes
  • drizzle of honey to taste

14) Blueberry Domination Shake

Quick note: you will most likely taste more blueberry than both the mango or vanilla protein powder. Blueberries have the amazing talent of overpowering all other flavors they come into contact with.

  • ½ cup fresh or frozen chopped mango
  • ¼ cup fresh or frozen blueberries
  • ¼ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup water or almond milk
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder

15) Like, Super healthy Shake

More micronutrients than you’ll ever know what to do with. If you want to feel ridiculously healthy, this shake is for you.

  • 1 ½ cups water or almond milk
  • 1 cup packed spinach
  • 1 ripe kiwi, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • 1 Tablespoon chia seeds
  • handful of ice cubes

16) Oats n’ Cookies Shake

It's like an oatmeal cookie. But in liquid form.

  • ¼ cup dry oats
  • 1 ½ cups water or almond milk
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • ½ frozen banana, peeled and chopped
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • pinch of ground ginger, nutmeg and salt

17) PB & J Shake

If your mother made you peanut butter and jelly sandwiches as a kid, then this shake will take you back. If your mother was like mine and sent you off which bologna and mayo sandwiches, then this shake will still taste pretty good.

  • ½ frozen banana
  • 1 cup almond milk or water
  • 2 Tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • ½ cup frozen strawberries
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • handful of ice cubes

18) Matcha Madness Shake

A delicious, earthy flavor. If you aren’t sure what Matcha is, don’t worry. I wasn’t sure either before finding this recipe.

  • 1 ½ cups almond milk or water
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ an avocado, pitted and peeled
  • 2 teaspoons matcha powder
  • 1 handful of spinach

19) Fruit And Nut shake

Another fruit and nut combination. Very tasty. Still trying to figure out who started the trend…

  • 1 cup water or almond milk
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • ½ cup frozen, pitted cherries
  • 2 Tablespoons almond butter
  • handful of ice cubes

20) Sweet Banana Shake

My personal favorite. Honey is like Robin to Banana’s Batman.

  • 1 ½ cups of water or almond milk
  • 1 frozen banana
  • ¼ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • sprinkle of ground nutmeg

21) Carrotopia Shake

If Carrotopia was a real place, this is what it would taste like.

  • 1 ½ cups water or almond milk
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • ¼ cup shredded carrots
  • ¼ cup chopped walnuts
  • ¼ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • pinch of ground nutmeg and ground ginger

22) Key Lime Shake

All the flavor of the Florida keys, right in your kitchen.

  • ½ cup vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup almond milk or water
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • 1 Tablespoon lime juice
  • stevia to taste
  • handful of ice cubes

23) Peachy Perfection Shake

Peaches and oatmeal dancing together on your taste buds.

  • 1 ½ cups water or almond milk
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • ¼ cup dry oats
  • 1 peach, pitted, peeled and chopped
  • handful of ice cubes
  • ½ frozen banana, peeled and chopped
  • stevia to taste

24) White Chai Shake

Chai will give your tastebuds a one-way ticket to flavortown.

  • 1 cup almond milk or water
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • ¼ cup strong brewed, chilled tea
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • pinch of ground cinnamon, cloves and cardamom
  • handful of ice cubes
  • sprinkle of chia seeds

25) Apple Pie Shake

Delicious apple pie flavor without being disappointed by the quality of the crust.

  • 1 cup water or almond milk
  • 1 apple, peeled, cored, and finely chopped
  • ¼ cup vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 1 Tablespoon apple butter
  • ½ teaspoon ground apple pie spice
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • stevia to taste

26) Morning Cinnamon Roll shake

Sweet and cinnamony. Exactly how you want it.

  • 1 ½ cups water or almond milk
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ cup vanilla Greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup dry oats
  • ½ banana, peeled

27) Maui Marvel Shake

Delicious Island flavor with enough protein to feed your gains.

  • 1 cup almond milk or water
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • ½ banana
  • ½ cup pineapple
  • ½ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • stevia to taste
  • handful of ice cubes

28) Super snickerdoodle Shake

Been dying for a cookie lately? This snickerdoodle shake will take your hand, and walk you right into snickerdoodle heaven.

  • 1 cup water or almond milk
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • ½ banana
  • 1 Tablespoon creamy almond butter
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract

29) Cookie Dough Shake

If you’re like me, you enjoy the cookie dough more than the actual cookies. With this shake, you’ll be able to enjoy all the cookie dough flavor you want, guilt-free.

  • 1 ½ cups almond milk or water
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • ¼ cup dry oats
  • ¼ teaspoon imitation butter flavor
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt
  • handful of ice cubes
  • 1 Tablespoon mini chocolate chips
  • stevia to taste

30) Brownie-In-A-Shake, Shake

This shake will end the age old debate of “center piece” or “edge piece” when it comes to brownies. Next time someone asks you your preference, simply pull down your stunna shades and say “Smoothie piece”. Then walk away like a legend.

  • 1 frozen banana, peeled and chopped
  • ¼ cup brewed coffee, chilled
  • ¾ cup almond milk
  • 2 scoops chocolate protein powder
  • 2 Tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 Tablespoon mini chocolate chips

31) California Sunrise Shake

Who needs beaches when you have something to drink.

  • 1 frozen banana, peeled and chopped
  • ½ cup fresh pineapple, chopped
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • 1 Tablespoon shredded, unsweetened coconut

32) Very Berry Shake

Too many berries. Wait, no. Not enough berries.

  • 12 oz water
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 2 cups frozen mixed berries
  • 1/2 cup plain low-fat yogurt
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • 1 tbsp walnuts
  • 1 tbsp ground flaxseed

33) Apple-solutely Amazing Shake

If you're an apple over PC person, you'll love this one.

  • 12 oz water, milk, or yogurt
  • 2 scoops vanilla flavored protein
  • 1 apple, core removed, and sliced into wedges
  • 1 cup of spinach
  • 2 tbsp of almonds
  • ¼ cup of uncooked oats
  • Ice as needed
  • Cinnamon to taste

34) The Perfection Shake

Chocolate and peanut butter. Not really anything else to say here.

  • 12 oz water, milk, or yogurt
  • 2 scoops chocolate flavored protein powder
  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup of spinach
  • 2 tbsp of natural peanut butter
  • 1 tbsp cacao nibs or dark cocoa powder

35) Why's It Green? Shake

Surprise your friends with a dash of hidden spinach. 

12 oz water, milk, or yogurt
2 scoops vanilla or strawberry flavored protein powder
1 banana
1 cup of frozen strawberries
1 cup of spinach
2 tbsp of ground flax

36) Cherry Seduction Shake

If cherries weren't enough. We've added chocolate for this one.

  • 12 oz water, milk, or yogurt
  • 2 scoops chocolate flavored protein powder
  • 2 cups of sweet dark cherries, pits removed
  • 1 cups of spinach
  • 1 tbsp of walnuts
  • 1 tbsp ground flax
  • 1 tbsp cacao nibs or dark cocoa powder

37) Punkin' Pie and Whip Shake

Why wait until Thanksgiving to enjoy pumpkin pie? Just chef this baby up and indulge.

  • 12 oz water, milk, or yogurt
  • 2 scoops vanilla flavored protein powder
  • ¾ cup of pureed pumpkin
  • 1 tbsp of walnuts
  • 1 tbsp of ground flax
  • ½ cup of uncooked oats
  • Cinnamon and vanilla extract to taste
  • Ice as needed

38) Baked Apple Shake

Does your apple even blaze, bro?

  • 12 oz water, milk, or yogurt
  • 2 scoops vanilla flavored protein powder
  • 1 apple, core removed, and sliced into wedges
  • 1 cup of spinach
  • 1 tbsp of almonds
  • 1 tbsp of ground flax
  • 1 tbsp of sesame seeds
  • Cinnamon to taste
  • Ice as needed

39) Malibu Sunset Shake

Planning on going to Hawaii soon? Don't. Just throw this in your shaker cup and get a great chest workout in.

  • 12 oz water, milk, or yogurt
  • 2 scoops vanilla flavored protein powder
  • ½ banana
  • 1 cup of pineapple
  • 1 cup of spinach
  • 1 tbsp of ground flax
  • 2 tbsp of unsweetened coconut flakes
  • ½ cup plain yogurt or vegan alternative

40) Super Healthy Shake, Shake

There wasn't a more appropriate name. Drink this baby and you'll feel like you have literal superpowers.

  • 1/2 cup frozen cherries
  • 8 oz water
  • 1/2 cup chopped raw beets
  • 1/2 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1/2 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1/2 banana
  • 1 scoop chocolate whey protein
  • 1 tbsp ground flaxseed

41) Wade Carlson's Breakfast Shake

No idea who Wade Carlson is. But if he had a breakfast shake, you better believe this is what it would be.

  • ¼ cup low fat cottage cheese
  • 1 cup blueberries (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
  • 2 tbsp flaxseed meal
  • 2 tbsp walnuts, chopped
  • 1½ cups water
  • 3 ice cubes

42) Mint Chocolate Chalkboard Shake

I needed another CH word.

  • 1 scoop chocolate protein powder
  • 3/4 cup Silk Almond milk, dark chocolate
  • 1 tbsp walnuts
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder, unsweetened
  • 1 tbsp cacao nibs
  • 2 mint leaves
  • 4 ice cubes
  • ¼ cup water

43) Coco-nut Shake

Coconuts and real nuts battling it out for your tastebud's favorite. Who's the official winner? I'll let you decide.

  • 1 scoop chocolate protein powder
  • 1 tbsp unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 1 cup Silk Almond milk, dark chocolate
  • 1 rounded tbsp almond butter
  • 1½ cups water
  • 3 ice cubes

44) Orange Door Hinge Shake

And they said nothing rhymes with orange. Get woke.

  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
  • 1 orange
  • ¼ orange peel
  • 1 tbsp walnuts
  • 2 tbsp flaxseed meal
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • 3 ice cubes

45) Strawbs And Nans Shake

A standard shake consisting of both strawbs and nans. A true classic.

Water as needed
1 cup plain low-fat kefir
2 tbsp walnuts
1 cup chopped strawberries
1 banana
1 scoop vanilla whey protein

46) Premium Peanut Butter Shake

We only recommend 1 tbsp of peanut butter, but feel free to add 9-13 if that's how you identify.

  • Water as needed
  • 2 tbsp flaxmeal
  • 1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp natural peanut butter
  • 1 scoop chocolate whey protein powder

47) Blueberry Boss Shake

It's called the blueberry boss shake because blueberries are the boss of flavor. When you add blueberries, you're gonna taste blueberries.

  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1/2 banana
  • 1 1/2 scoops protein powder
  • 2 tbsp walnuts
  • 2 tbsp oats
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds

48) The Green Monster Shake

Deliciously healthy micronutrients with some protein.

  • 8 to 10 oz water
  • 2 stalks kale, stems optional
  • 1 cup grapes
  • 1/2 cup frozen mango chunks
  • 1 strip lemon rind
  • 1/2 avocado
  • Ice as needed
  • 1 scoop whey

49) Summertime Blast Shake

Maybe it's freezing in your house right now. When you drink this, at least your soul will be warm.

  • 2/3 cup seedless watermelon
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 cantaloupe
  • 1 banana
  • 1/4 cup pineapple
  • 2/3 cup ice
  • 4 to 5 fresh basil leaves
  • 1 scoop protein

50) Matcha Madness Shake

So much matcha goodness, you may not know what to do with yourself.

  • 1 cup coconut milk beverage (not canned coconut milk)
  • 2 scoops plain or vanilla protein powder
  • 1 tsp matcha tea powder 
  • 1 tbsp cashew butter
  • 1 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 tsp ginger powder 
  • 1 cup frozen mango cubes

51)  One Extremely Blue Shake

Blueberries take over everything.

  • 1 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup plain cottage cheese
  • 2 tbsp ground flaxseed
  • 1 tsp orange zest
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1/8 tsp almond extract
  • 3/4 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1 scoop protein

52) Orange Crush Shake

I once had a crush on a nice orange-haired girl.

  • 3/4 cup coconut water or tap water
  • 1/2 cup pasteurized liquid egg whites
  • 1 medium carrot, peeled and chopped
  • 1 tbsp tahini
  • 2 tsp chopped fresh ginger 
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 cup frozen pineapple cubes
  • 1 scoop protein

53) Pb & J Shake

Basically a PB & J sando in your blender.

  • 1 cup milk 
  • 1 scoop plain or vanilla protein powder
  • 2 tbsp wheat germ
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries

54) Pear crisp Shake

A peary surprise for the more refined tastebuds.

  • 1 cup milk 
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek or Skyr yogurt
  • 1 scoop plain or vanilla protein powder
  • 1 small pear, cored and quartered
  • 2 tbsp rolled oats 
  • 2 tbsp pecans
  • 1 tsp maple syrup 
  • 1/4 tsp ginger powder
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup ice cubes

55) Sweet Potato Party Shake

Never put a sweet potato in a protein shake? Try it out.

  • 1 cup plain kefir 
  • 1 cup peeled and cooked sweet potato
  • 1 scoop plain or vanilla protein powder
  • 2 tsp almond butter
  • 1 tsp molasses
  • 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 small frozen banana, chopped

56) Cheesequake shake

Make it as cheesy as you'd like.

  • 3/4 cup milk 
  • 1/2 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
  • 1 tsp maple syrup 
  • 1 tsp lemon zest 
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon 
  • 1/2 cup frozen cherries

Know about any great protein shakes? Let us know in the comments below!