No Bake Protein Shake

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A protein shake that tastes like a no bake cookie! A friend of mine gave me this idea, particularly from her kids. Thank you Beth! We developed this protein shake – and yes, it is very nutrient dense so it makes a great meal swap for a busy day. So don’t let the nutrition facts scare you, this is basically a healthy breakfast. Every ingredient matters, and they are all filled with nutrition.

Just check out the ingredients! A banana to make it sweet, cocoa powder for the chocolate factor, avocado to make it creamy, and then the ingredients that make it taste like a good-oldfashioned (only slurp-able) no bake cookie: oats, peanut butter, and vanilla.

I just love a messy food photo.

No Bake Shake 3

People are always asking me what my favorite protein powder is. This time I want to know: what’s yours and why? Message me below, I would love to know!
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8 ounces almond milk (or your favorite nut milk), plus more
1 large ripe banana, frozen
4 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 cup whole or quick oats
3 tablespoons crunchy peanut butter (make sure the only ingredients are peanuts and salt)
3 tablespoons ripe avocado
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 scoop chocolate protein powder


1. In a high powered blender, combine all ingredients – including protein powder if you are using it – except banana. Blend several seconds until smooth. Add frozen banana in chunks and pulse for a creamy consistency.
2. Add another splash of almond milk if needed. Finally, add in a handful of ice and pulse just until shake is thick but still creamy. Pour into two glasses and enjoy immediately!

Prep time: 5 minutes
Total time: 5 minutes
Makes 2 Servings

Nutrition facts per serving: Calories 398, Total Fat 20.6 g, Saturated Fat 3.5 g, Polyunsaturated Fat 1.3 g, Monounsaturated Fat 5.4 g, Cholesterol 0.0 mg, Sodium 119.1 mg, Potassium 508.9 mg, Total Carbohydrate 32.1 g, Dietary Fiber 8.6 g, Sugars 9.7 g, Protein 23.7 g