Peanut butter, banana, chocolate HEAVEN.
Did you know banana are one of the highest calorie fruits?
Since my fitness goals are to build muscle.. for me this protein shake is a quick, nutritious and DELICIOUS way to increase my overall calories for the day! This recipe is a perfect protein shake to have as a high calorie meal replacement OR after workout. Personally I have this after my post workout meal to help with feeding the muscle and overall gains - FOOD first girls!
For Weight Loss:
If your goal is not to gain weight or build muscle, this recipe can be cut in half and used as a delicious meal or snack!
- 1 cups almond milk (I often mix pea milk with almond milk to increase the protein)
- 1 scoop chocolate vegan protein powder (I use pescience)
- 1 medium frozen banana
- 1-2 tbsp organic peanut butter
- 2 tbsp hemp hearts
- 1 tablespoon maple syrup
- 1/2 tbsp cacao powder (I use giddy yoyo, it's very high in magnesium)
Nutritional Information: this is the ideal ratio of macronutrients I've been aiming for, for my weight gain goals!
Total Calories: 530 cal