This mixed berry protein smoothie combines frozen berries, Greek yogurt, steel-cut oats, and protein powder for a healthy, delicious breakfast shake to start your day!
This is a sponsored post for Purely Inspired; all thoughts and opinions are mine.
Even during cold weather, protein shakes like this mixed berry protein smoothie are a great—not to mention delicious—way to start your day. I mean, if I had my choice, I'd start my winter days with biscuits and gravy and a side of bacon every morning, but I feel like that wouldn't pair well with all the other holiday foods I'm indulging in.
Good thing I have a ton of yummy protein smoothies and protein shakes on my blog. My favorites include this pineapple peach green smoothie, low-carb chocolate peanut butter smoothie, and this pineapple coconut protein smoothie.
While I normally prefer peach or coconut—or let's be honest, chocolate—in my protein smoothies, I do enjoy a healthy serving of frozen berries.
Fortunately this mixed berry protein smoothie has a healthy serving of frozen berries along with Greek yogurt, steel-cut oats, Purely Inspired organic protein, and a bit of honey and vanilla to sweeten the deal.
You're basically giving your body the gift of quality protein and all kinds of good-for-your ingredients but it's totally disguised with delicious flavor. Best. Disguise. Ever.
Speaking of gifting, if you don't have a seriously good blender for making your protein shakes or smoothies, treat yourself to one. I love my Blendtec Designer Series Blender but it's quite the investment. I'd go for a Ninja blender; the price is better and the reviews are great!
The recipe for this mixed berry protein smoothie calls for frozen mixed berries but you could totally mix it up by using a single berry like strawberry, raspberry or blueberry. Sometimes it's all about using whatever you have on hand in the freezer.
- ¼ cup water
- ½ cup frozen mixed berries
- ¼ cup Greek berry yogurt
- ¼ cup steel-cut oats
- 1 scoop Purely Inspired French Vanilla protein powder
- 1 teaspoon honey or to taste
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Place water, berries, Greek yogurt, steel-cut oats, protein powder, honey, and vanilla extract in blender.
- Blend until smooth. Serve immediately.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 1 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 398Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 276mgCarbohydrates: 59gFiber: 13gSugar: 21gProtein: 28g