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Whole Food Protein Shake Recipe

This shake makes three servings. Feel free to adjust quantities to make less, or leave some ingredients out. The nuts and seeds are the protein sources. Blueberries add antioxidants, and the coconut oil adds healthy fat to keep you full. Original recipe appeared in The Blood Sugar Solution Cookbook by Mark Hyman, published in 2013.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • 2 tablespoons almond butter
  • 2 tablespoons pumpkin seeds
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 2 tablespoons hemp seeds
  • 4 walnuts
  • 2 Brazil nuts
  • 1 large banana
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin coconut oil
  • ½ cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 cup water

Instructions:

  • Combine all ingredients in a blender.
  • Blend on high speed until smooth, about 2 minutes.
  • Add more water if the shake is too thick to drink.
  • Serve chilled.

Nutrition Information:

Serving Size

1 cup

Calories: 377 per serving

Fat: 17g

Saturated Fat: 3g

Fiber: 14g

Protein: 12g

Total Carbs: 47g

Sodium: 129mg

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