An average adult needs 45 to 56 grams of protein a day. While you can get protein from fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean sources of protein, another great way to meet this daily requirement is through high protein smoothies.
There are several varieties of protein powder available in the market today but this recipe only uses whole foods, no protein powder required. Enjoy this delicious, refreshing, and gluten-free high protein smoothie for breakfast, after a tiring workout or as a meal replacement.
• 1 banana
• 1 cup of raw quick-cooking oats
• 1 cup of coconut milk
• 1 cup of fat-free cottage cheese
• 2 tbsp almond butter
• 1 tsp honey
• 1 cup of water
This recipe takes about 10 minutes to make. Serves 1 to 2.
In a small bowl, mix oats and coconut milk together, then set aside for 1 to 2 minutes.
Put banana, cottage cheese, and almond butter in a blender.
Add oats and coconut milk mixture, honey, and water.
Blend until smooth.
Pour into glasses and serve.
Ideas And Tips:
• You may add protein-rich nuts and seeds such as almonds, cashew nuts, pistachio nuts, walnuts, hazelnuts, Brazil nuts, pine nuts, pecans, macadamia nuts, peanuts, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, sesame seeds, and chia seeds.
• You may also use almond milk, hemp milk, rice milk or soy milk to replace coconut milk.
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