peaches ‘n cream protein smoothie

peach smoothie recipe

Are you of the mindset that the only way to bump up the protein in your life is by adding protein powder to your food? 

For professional athletes and people looking to build muscle mass (either recreationally or due to a medical condition), specific protein powders have been scientifically shown to be beneficial.

But for the rest of us, we can get the protein we need from whole foods. There’s nothing wrong with protein powers and if you want to spend your whole paycheque on a tub of vanilla flavoured powder then please, be my guest. But you can easily get enough protein with everyday foods from your grocery store. 

Like cottage cheese… and hemp hearts. That’s what’s in this recipe. Cottage cheese makes for a deliciously creamy smoothie and is high in protein.

This recipe boasts nearly 22g of protein! Take that, protein powder!

If you give this recipe a go, let me know! Leave a comment, rate it, or snap a photo and tag it with #smartnutritionrecipes on Instagram!  I’d love to see your creations! Knowing someone has enjoyed one of my recipes always makes my day brighter.  

Peaches n Cream Protein Smoothie
Serves 2
A silky smooth smoothie full of protein!
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  1. 1 (generous) cup frozen peach slices
  2. 1/2 cup cottage cheese
  3. 1/2 cup orange juice
  4. 1/4 cup milk
  5. 1/4 tsp vanilla powder
  6. 1 tablespoon hemp hearts
  1. Place all ingredients in blender. Start on low then turn up to high and blend until smooth.
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Calories: 296 | Fat: 7g | Carbs: 37g | Fibre: 4.5g | Sugar: 31g |  Protein: 21.5g 

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7 Comments on “peaches ‘n cream protein smoothie”

  1. Ooh that sounds so good! I often have smoothies for breakfast with all the same ingredients all the time, because I have a hand powered blender. If you try to throw in greens or veggies, you end up with bits! So, bananas, avocadoes, nut butters and powders are what I usually use. But this sounds like its worth a try!!

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