Recipe By ziak
Published Mar 5th
Prep 10m Cook - Additional - Ready In 10m
Servings 1 shake Calories 492.7

This shake is delicious, filling and nutritious…a perfect drink after a hard workout at the gym. I’ve been drinking it for years. Everyone who’s tried it falls in love with it. I drink it every morning after I finish my workout around 8am and I stay full until 11:30am. I use a Nutri-Bullet® as it’s the perfect size and it works really well, but any blender will do.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 scoop whey protein powder
  • 1 tablespoon flax seed meal
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 banana
  • ½ cup frozen mixed berries
  • 1 tablespoon smooth peanut butter

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Layer protein powder, flax meal, cocoa powder, and brown sugar in a blender; add almond milk, banana, berries, and peanut butter. Blend until smooth, about 1 minute.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 492.7
  • Carbohydrate 66.8 g
  • Fat 16.5 g
  • Fiber 10.2 g
  • Protein 29.2 g
  • Saturated Fat 1.9 g
  • Sodium 207.7 mg
  • Sugar 27.8 g

Chef's Notes

For thicker shake, use low-fat milk.


  1. Great after my evening workout. I left out the cacao powder and peanut butter. I added chia seeds and kept it simple with frozen bananas, almond milk, green protein and milled flaxseed. It also satisfied my sweet tooth that normally hits me after the gym.
  2. Really good and energizing! Instead of brown sugar and peanut butter I put 1 tablespoon of maple syrup:)
  3. This shake seemed to throw all but the kitchen sink in it...berries peanut butter AND cocoa. I don't usually think of those three being in the SAME shake or smoothie but this one tasted pretty good. I used a very small banana I happened to have in the freezer (had the intention of using just - Read more ...

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