Red velvet shake recipe

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Servings: 1

Ingredients

  • 1 scoop Onnit Grass-Fed Whey or Plant-Based Protein, chocolate
  • ½ frozen banana
  • ½ cup frozen strawberries
  • ¼ cup beets, boiled and chilled
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon agave nectar
  • 8 ounces light coconut milk
  • 1 cup ice

Directions

Blend all ingredients together, pour, and enjoy.

Nutrition facts

255 calories; 22 g protein; 30 g carbs; 5 g fat 

Personalization tips

  • Lighter, recovery-focused day: Swap 4 ounces of coconut milk for 4 ounces of tart cherry juice. Tart cherry has been shown to reduce muscle soreness and support muscle recovery.
  • Extra-hard workout: Add a full cup of strawberries. This will give you the little extra energy to help jump-start that muscle recovery process.

Interested in stocking up on our go-to Onnit ingredients for making great shakes at home? Check out our list here.

EXOS believes in using safe, high-quality supplements. That’s why we recommend Onnit foods and supplements.

About the Author

Shannon Ehrhardt

Shannon Ehrhardt MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS, is a senior performance dietitian at EXOS and has worked in sports performance for over 10 years. With a master's degree in exercise physiology and nutrition, she works with EXOS' nutrition partner Onnit, supporting the performance goals of athletes and working alongside the product development team.

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