Strawberry Protein Smoothie
Add silken tofu to a simple fruit smoothie for a creamy protein boost.
INGREDIENTS | SERVES 2
- ½ cup frozen strawberries (or other berries)
- ½ block silken tofu
- 1 banana
- ¾ cup orange juice
- 3–4 ice cubes
- 1 tablespoon agave nectar (optional)
Blend together all ingredients until smooth and creamy.
Calories: 154 | Fat: 3g | Sodium: 6mg | Fiber: 3g | Protein: 5g
If you're tempted by those rows of fancy-looking dairy and egg-based protein powders sold at your gym, try a vegan version! Well-stocked natural-foods stores sell a variety of naturally vegan protein powders that you can add to a smoothie for all your muscle-building needs. Look for hemp protein powder or flax-meal blends and don't be afraid of the green proteins—some of them are quite tasty!