5 Plant-Based Protein Shakes for Workout Recovery

Many people drink smoothies to reach their daily protein intake, but if you’re an athlete or regularly exercising, you may be looking for a little extra dose of protein, especially to optimize a workout! Not only are protein shakes packed with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals, but they help our body's muscle and tissue recover after intense exercise.

Our plant-based protein and superfood powders are:

  • Raw
  • Vegan
  • Gluten-Free
  • Non-GMO
  • High in fiber
  • High in healthy fats
  • High in protein
  • 100% pure

Curious to know which protein powder is best for you? Learn more here. In each of the following recipes, combine all ingredients until smooth and enjoy immediately! 

1. Detox Protein Smoothie

  • 1 cup clover or other leafy sprout
  • 1 cup sunflower greens or greens of choice
  • 1 cup kale
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1/2 cup chopped raw beet
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil
  • 1 Tbs. hemp protein powder
  • 1 Tbs. fresh, grated ginger
  • 1 cup fresh apple
  • 1 cup water
  • Salt to taste

Our raw hemp powder may be the most complete source of protein you will find from a plant - 49% protein, to be exact! Hemp powder is used by athletes, vegans, and health-conscious individuals, especially because 66% of the protein in this powder is edistin protein, which helps boost immunity, strengthens cells, and aids in digestion.

2. Blue-Raspberry Smoothie

  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup ice
  • 1 Tbs. brown rice powder
  • 1/4 cup alfalfa or other leafy sprout
  • 1 Tbs. honey or maple syrup

Our brown rice powder contains 84% protein and is therefore popular among athletes and bodybuilders. Plus, its silky smooth texture and great taste is perfect for picky eaters!

3. Green Power Smoothie

  • 1 cup leafy greens (kale, spinach, etc.)
  • 1 Tbs. greenpower powder
  • One carrot
  • One apple
  • 1 cup water or almond milk

Our greenpower blend is comprised of 14 powders, all of which are vegan, gluten free, and 100% pure. 4 out of 10 of these powders are very high in protein, and the rest are rich in amino acids, vitamins and minerals, iron, and fiber. Basically, it’s here to take care of you.

4. Tropical Smoothie

  • 1 cup pineapple
  • 1 cup mango or papaya
  • 1 cup strawberry
  • 1 banana
  • 1 kiwi
  • 1 Tbs. sprout powder
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup ice
  • 1 Tbs. honey or maple syrup

Our raw sprout powder is a healthy combination of soy, alfalfa, quinoa, and mung bean sprouts that provides a naturally-grown, highly potent blend of nutrients and a high-energy dose of bio-available protein.

5. Avocado Smoothie

  • One avocado
  • 1 Tbs. lemon or lime juice
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 Tbs. pumpkin seed powder
  • Dash of cayenne pepper or chipotle chili powder
  • Dash of salt
  • 1/2 cup leafy sprouts or sunflower greens
  • 1 Tbs. fresh basil
  • 1 Tbs. honey or maple syrup

Our pumpkin seed powder comes directly from - you guessed it! - pumpkin seeds, which gives it a delicious earthy, nutty semi-sweet taste.

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