Treat yourself with something other than candy! Get into the Halloween spirit with these scary good protein shakes packed with healthy nutrients and vitamins.
Special occasions and holiday celebrations present extra challenges when it comes to staying on track with your health and fitness goals. The empty calories in fun size candy, party snacks, and drinks add up quickly and can push you further away from attaining your health and fitness goals. Blend up one of these healthy Halloween alternatives.
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BERRY SCARY PROTEIN SHAKE
Ingredients: 1 serving of vanilla protein powder (Try dotFit's Whey Smooth Vanilla Crème!) ¼ cup of blueberries ¼ cup of strawberries ½ a banana 1 cup of spinach 4 oz of ice 8 oz of milk of choice
ORANGE SCREAMSICLE PROTEIN SHAKE
Ingredients: 1 serving of vanilla protein powder ½ an orange ½ of a banana (Tip: use a frozen banana. Peel and slice it before freezing.) ½ cup of riced cauliflower 8 oz of milk of choice 2 drops of liquid stevia *optional
GREEN GOBLIN PROTEIN SHAKE
Ingredients: 1 serving of protein powder (Go plant based with dotFit's Plant Protein!) ½ of a green apple ½ of a banana (Tip: use a frozen banana. Peel and slice it before freezing.) ¼ of an avocado 1 cup spinach 1 tbsp chia seeds 8 oz of milk of choice
MONSTER MATCHA PROTEIN SHAKE
Ingredients: 1 tsp of matcha 1 serving of vanilla protein powder ½ a banana ½ cup of mango 4 oz of ice 8 oz of milk of choice
Short on time? Try this simple recipe by throwing all ingredients together in your UFC GYM Blender Bottle, shake, and go!
NUTTY COUNT CHOCULA SHAKE
Ingredients: 8 oz of milk of choice (Tip: sub 4 oz with water to reduce calories) 1 scoop of chocolate protein powder 1 tbsp powdered peanut butter (omit if you are sensitive or allergic) ½ tsp of cinnamon 4 oz of ice Shake & Go!
Choose your favorite protein powder brand, but don’t forget to read the nutrition facts label and check for added sugar.
Add superfoods like chia seeds, flax seeds, and goji berry powder to help support a healthy immune system and pack in added nutrition.
Want your protein shake to have a creamier consistency? Add yogurt, avocado, or cauliflower rice if you’re trying to keep the fats and carbs low.
Trim calories by replacing the milk option with water.