Gingerbread Cookie Shake

Knock out your cookie craving and feed your muscles in one shot.
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• Whey protein has been shown to help speed muscle recovery when consumed postworkout.

• Cloves and cinnamon are both high in manganese, a mineral that helps the body regulate blood sugar and metabolize fats and carbs.

• Consuming a combo of protein and carbs after your workout is vital to reaping its benefits.

• Molasses helps replace muscle glycogen and potassium lost during exercise.

Gingerbread Cookie Shake Recipe

Makes 1 serving | Ready in 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • ½ scoop vanilla whey protein powder
  • ½ scoop chocolate whey protein powder
  • ½ cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • ½ cup nonfat vanilla Greek yogurt
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp ground ginger
  • ¼ tsp ground cloves
  • 1 tbsp blackstrap molasses
  • 4–6 ice cubes

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and process thoroughly.

Nutrients per serving: Calories: 250, Total Fats: 2.5 g, Saturated Fat: 0.5 g, Trans Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 25 mg, Sodium: 190 mg, Total Carbohydrates: 26 g, Dietary Fiber: 1 g, Sugars: 18 g, Protein: 31 g, Iron: 3.5 mg

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