How about a tasty breakfast treat? These fast & easy meal replacement protein shake recipes are great for the pre-workout boost to get you going. Which would you prefer? Strawberry banana cheesecake? Or Peanut Butter Mocha!

Controversy warning: Jenny’s video on Youtube got a few comments that Splenda & other low-cal sweeteners are bad for your brain. What do you think?

Click to watch Jenny DiDonato from demonstrate how to make them. Read the comments to follow the controversy.

Makes 1 serving.

Tip: use a compact personal blender

Here are the recipes demonstrated in Jenny’s video:

1. Strawberry Banana Cheesecake Protein Shake Recipe

1 cup strawberries (room temperature)
4 oz fat-free milk (about 2 cups)
3 ice-cubes
1/2 banana
1 scoop protein powder (of your choice)
1 Tsp fat-free, sugar-free cheesecake jello pudding mix
1 Tsp fat-free, sugar-free strawberry or raspberry jello
about 2 oz water

Nutrition Facts: 300 cal, 3g total fat, 35g carbs, (Fiber 7g, sugars 25g), Protein 27g

2. Peanut Butter Mocha! Protein Shake Recipe

Leaner variation: (great for pre-workout boost)

2 oz water (1 cup)
4 oz cold coffee (from the refrigerator)
2 oz skimmed milk (optional)
1 pkt Splenda (or other low-cal sweetener eg Stevia, if you are Anti-Spenda!)
1 tbsp Hershey’s cocoa
1 tbsp natural peanut butter
1 scoop Protein Powder (of your choice)
for example – Cookies & Cream flavor from Beverly International 21g protein/scoop

Nutrition Facts: 250 cal, 10g total fat, 10g carbs, (Fiber 4g, sugars 2g), Protein 25g


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