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DANCESTAMP Posts: 771
10/17/13 8:20 A

I also drink a protein smoothie for breakfast everyday during the week because it is easy to make. Right now I am putting strawberries into a vanilla smoothie, i only use water now cuz it is always around. I have used almond milk unsweetened. I also make a chocolate one and i used to put peanutbutter, then i was adding coconut extract at one time, I have gotten used to just the protein powder with water and ice. It just depends on my mood and how much time I have in the morning to put everything together.

Good Luck

MARYLIZ54120 Posts: 294
10/16/13 10:49 P

I'm with you, I LOVE my morning shake. There are so many things to add to it. Just watch for added sugars in things and too many calories.

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10/16/13 6:45 P

Here are some recipe ideas:

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Edited by: FITREBEL at: 10/16/2013 (18:46)
IAMLOVEDBYYOU Posts: 370
10/16/13 5:28 P

Add instant coffee and vanilla extract... Yum!
Buy a selection of different extracts- they are only 1-2 dollars each, and a couple drops goes a long way. I have hazelnut, almond, and marshmallow which are all delicious. I also have butter flavored extract, but I don't think that would be good in a protein shake.

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10/16/13 5:14 P

Have you ever tried green smoothies?

DIDS70 Posts: 5,100
10/16/13 1:32 P

nut butters, berries, bananas, any kind of fruit for that matter, cinnamon, raw honey, bee pollen, celery, parsely, cucumber, vanilla bean, coffee beans, etc.

I never get bored with my smoothies because I always try something different. The world is your oyster. Experiment. If it doesn't work out, don't do that combo again.

MAGTASTIC103 Posts: 424
10/16/13 12:46 P

Try mixing in some berries, fresh or frozen will do. I've also been hearing some good things about powdered peanut butter as a mix-in for protein shakes.

FROGGIRL80 Posts: 29
10/16/13 11:19 A

For breakfasts most mornings, I have a protein shake because it's easy to make and I can drink it on my way to work in my portable cup. However, I get bored very easily. How can I add some variety to my protein shake? Thanks!

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