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Homemade Protein Shake Recipes

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"How to make protein shake?" is a common question. And Homemade protein shake recipes are the perfect way to make yummy protein shakes. They are fun to drink and are great for muscle building.

Drinking protein shakes for muscle building is a common phenomenon. And nothing’s better than a delicious homemade protein shake. Homemade protein shake recipes are not only easy to follow but are a good way to ensure that your calorie and protein intake is in your control. Also, there are several health benefits of whey protein which is an added advantage of drinking a protein shake with whey protein as it’s one of its ingredients. 

So, let’s have a look at some easy to make homemade protein shake recipes that are high on nutritional value and delicious to drink. Please note that one key ingredient in most of these homemade protein shake recipes is – Protein supplement in the form of Whey Protein and other forms of protein powder. You may also add whey protein or protein powder in other protein shakes or smoothies as advised by your nutritionist or trainer. You may also attempt to make whey protein at home if you are willing to.

Homemade Protein Shake Recipes

Yummy Whey Banana Blend


  • Almond Milk – 2 tbsp
  • Chocolate Protein Powder- 1 scoop
  • Pineapple Chunks – Few 
  • Banana -1

Blend all the ingredients together, add water, and enjoy this high protein shake.

Time to take – Post workout 

Choco-Peanut Butter Protein Shake

This homemade protein shake is easy to make and works great for bodybuilding as it helps fuel up muscles.


  • Peanut Butter – 2 tbsp
  • Banana – 1
  • Whey Protein – 1 Scoop 
  • ½ cup fat-free frozen Chocolate Yogurt
  • 1 cup fat-free Milk

Time to drink – Post workout

Cappuccino Protein Shake

Need a boost in stamina? Looking for adrenaline rush and strength? 

Then this tasty homemade protein shake is the one to go for.


  • Nonfat milk- 1/2 cup
  • Dark Chocolate – 4 pieces         
  • Filtered Coffee- 2 tbsp
  • Crushed ice- 1 cup
  • Chocolate scrapes- 2 tsp

Whisk all the ingredients together to make a smooth shake.

Time to drink – Use it as pre workout as it’s loaded with caffeine. 

Black Grape Protein shake

It’s time to charge yourself with this high protein shake.This power packed homemade protein shake is loaded with benefits of calcium, fiber, magnesium, and fiber as well. 


  • Crushed Nuts – 2 tsp
  • Skim Milk Powder – 4 tsp
  • Chia seeds – 1 tsp
  • Black grapes- 1/2 cup
  • Vanilla Ice cream -1 scoop 

Time to drink – Post workout

Protein Smoothies

Mango – Pineapple Protein Smoothie

This yummy protein shake recipe is a refreshingly creamy mix of citrus and sweet flavors. With a dose of vitamins A and C, this protein smoothie is a source of beta-carotene and helps in muscle recovery. This mangoliciously delicious protein smoothie is an unstoppable gulp down the throat.


  • Sugar-free Apple Juice – 1 cup 
  • Frozen Mango – ½ cup 
  • Frozen Pineapple – ½ cup 
  • Greek Yogurt – ½ cup 
  • Orange Juice concentrate – 2 tbsp. 
  • 2 scoops Vanilla Protein Powder

Time to drink – Any time or as meal replacement

Strawberry Protein Smoothie


  • Vanilla Flavour Whey Protein Powder – 1 Scoop
  • Fresh or Frozen Strawberries – 1/2 cup
  • Low-fat Yogurt – 2 tbsp                                                              
  • Chia Seeds – 1 tsp
  • Honey – 1tsp
  • Crushed Ice – 1 Cup 

Blend all together and make a smoothie. Enjoy this high protein creamy smoothie to fulfill your protein requirement.

Time to drink – Post Workout

These delicious muscle-building homemade protein shake recipes are a source of calories and carbs too. They are not designed to suit one particular muscle-building need. Therefore, you may want to add or subtract certain ingredients to meet your muscle-building requirements. Also, you may increase the scoop of whey protein or protein powder as per your workout requirements or as advised by your trainer/nutritionist. 

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