Protein shakes are a fantastic option for people who lead rather busy lives when it comes to quickly and easily squeezing a nutrient-dense meal in. So long as you’re making your protein shakes with 100% natural whole food ingredients (with an eye on keeping the sugar content to a minimum) that is. And that’s exactly what this recipe for making a low sugar 7-ingredient almond butter paleo protein shake does. Each and every ingredient that goes into making this protein shake offers some sort of great health benefit. You’ll be getting plenty of protein, a good amount of heart healthy fats (including some omega-3s from the chia seeds), and a great mix of essential vitamins and minerals.
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Low Sugar Almond Butter Paleo Protein Shake
- Prep Time: 2 minutes
- Total Time: 2 minutes
- Yield: 1 1x
¾ cup unsweetened almond milk
2 tbsp natural, creamy almond butter
2 tbsp cacao powder
1 tbsp chia seeds, plus extra for serving
2 tbsp hulled hemp seeds, plus extra for serving
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
low carb sweetener of choice to taste
½ cup ice
- Place all the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
- Serve immediately.