High protein green smoothie

This style of green smoothie with protein powder is a great way to get in your protein with some micronutrients if you are on a calorie-restricted Protein Sparing Modified Fast style diet.  This shake will provide a solid level of satiety while still fairly low carb and nutritious.  

Using almond milk option as many people have allergies to milk.  Full cream milk also contains lots of energy and is easy to overconsume.  

This recipe from Patty Garcia uses spinach, cucumber and cottage cheese along with almond milk and protein powder.  You can vary the ingredients based on what you have available, what is in season and the vegetables at the top of your list Nutrient Optimiser list.  


One serving provides 414 calories, 66 g of protein, 10 g of fat and 14 g of net carbs.


The Cronometer screenshot below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes.  


Protein powder  230g scoop
Cottage cheese, Lowfat 1/2cup
Spinach (raw)100g
Almond Milk, Unsweetened1cup


  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and blend till smooth.  
  2. Add extra almond milk until you get the desired consistency.  


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