Power Protein Shake

Serves 1 | Prep time: 3 minutes | Blend time: 30-­60 seconds

1 T ground flax seed
1⁄2 banana
1 cup berries (blue/black, raspberries or strawberries, fresh or frozen) 1 cup milk (cow/rice/soy)
1 serving soy/whey/rice protein powder (as indicated on container)
1⁄2 tsp vanilla
1⁄2 tsp ground cinnamon
1⁄2 tsp ground ginger
1⁄4 tsp ground nutmeg

  1. Grind flax seed in coffee grinder, or in blender (coffee grinder works best) for 20 seconds.
  2. Add all ingredients to a blender, including ground flax.
  3. Blend for 40 seconds or until banana is smooth.
  4. This can be sweetened with a small amount of stevia, maple syrup or honey.
  5. Serve and enjoy!

This shake is a great choice when you are running short on time. The Power Protein Shake:

  • can be made hypoallergenic
  • is a good source of protein, fiber and omega 3 fatty acids
  • good source of anti­oxidants
  • has cinnamon to help stabilize blood sugar
  • has ginger to help digest and is anti­inflammatory
  • will leave you feeling full until lunch