cucumber lemon green protein shake

Recipe: Cucumber lemon green protein shake

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Green smoothies and protein shakes can be a great way of increasing your vegetable intake. My cucumber lemon green protein shake is a refreshing and nutritious option you can have for breakfast or post-workout.

Adding some fruit to smoothies is good but adding too much can be a problem for some people who need to regulate their blood sugar. This recipe uses natural sweetener for taste (e.g. Raw Earth or Natvia).

I recommend using a neutral-tasting protein powder, such as natural whey protein isolate (WPI) from either 180 Nutrition or True Protein.

Cucumber lemon green protein shake

  • Servings: 1
  • Difficulty: easy
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 small cucumber, unpeeled
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup chilled water
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 1 scoop neutral-tasting protein powder (see recommendations above)
  • 2-3 sachets natural sweetener (see recommendations above)

Directions

  1. Mix all ingredients in a blender until smooth.

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