Banana Almond Cream Shake

After a tough workout, try this banana shake to boost your growth and recovery.   Whey protein and milk provide a substantial amount of bioavailable protein and choline, calcium, and phosphorus.  Bananas bring more energy and vitamin B6 and potassium, while almonds add monounsaturated fat and vitamin E.   


One serve provides 421 calories, 38 g protein, 12 g fat, 40 g net carbs and P:E = 0.5.


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  • ½ scoop brown rice protein powder, vanilla
  • ½ scoop(s) pea protein powder
  • One banana
  • ½ cup skim milk
  • Ten whole almonds
  • One handful ice


  • Mix ingredients together in a blender and enjoy!
  • Alternate options for skim milk: almond, soy, coconut, or cashew milk.

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