5 Delish Protein Shakes To Switch Up Your Blender Boredom

A protein shake is everyone’s go-to after a great workout or when you need an easy on-the-go breakfast. But as any veteran blender knows, the same old mix gets old fast.

Here are five flavor-filled recipes created in our test kitchen that might just change your shake game forever. Your bored taste buds will thank you.


Cookies and Cream Shake


Cookies and cream ice cream lovers, this dessert-worthy shake is for you. The Greek yogurt makes it extra creamy, while cocoa nibs add that cookie-pieces crunch.


Throw everything into the blender and blend until consistent. Add more ice for a thicker shake.

At 269 calories, this indulgent-tasting shake offers 38g protein, 12g carbs, 6g fat, 3g fiber, and 6g sugar.


Chocolate Mint Shake


Prepare for a flavor bomb of chocolate, mint, and a hint of coffee. It’s the frozen peppermint mocha of #gains.


Blend all ingredients until thoroughly mixed. Add ice for a thicker shake.

At 216 calories, this shake packs 29g protein, 7g carbs, 8g fat, 3g fiber, and 3g sugar.


Vanilla Pumpkin Pie Shake


Fall weather may come and go, but this pumpkin spice shake transcends the seasons. And a special treat for the lactose-intolerant or vegan: It uses plant protein!


  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/2 Tbsp cinnamon, ground
  • ¼  tsp nutmeg, ground
  • 1 scoop plnt Vanilla Plant Protein
  • 1 cup ice
  • 1 Tbsp pumpkin puree

Combine ingredients in blender. Blend and enjoy!

This pie-flavored shake comes in at 185 calories and contains 20g protein, 15g carbs, 5g fat, 4g fiber, and 2g sugar.


Strawberry Banana Shake



Blend all ingredients until smooth. Garnish with sliced strawberries and cocoa nibs if desired.

At 281 calories, this shake offers 27g protein, 32g carbs, 6g fat, 3g fiber, and 15g sugar.


Apple Crisp Shake


Everyone’s favorite classic dessert just got a makeover. The P28 High Protein Apple Crisp spread adds tons of flavor and a protein boost.


Combine all ingredients and blend until smooth. Top with extra cinnamon and nutmeg if desired.

This fall-flavored shake comes in at 342 calories. It packs 21g protein, 33g carbs, 16g fat, 10g fiber, and 13g sugar.