This delicious shake is an energy-booster. It is moderately low in carbs (5-7 net carbs from the two milks) and 3-5 net carbs for 1/2 cup raspberries / strawberries. If you are on the Trim Healthy Mama plan, this would be an E meal as it has healthy carbs, no fat and lots of protein. If you want it to be an S, you will have to get some fats into the meal – like a couple of slices of turkey on the side. It will also work with Phase 2 of several of the popular low-carb diets like Southbeach or Atkins.
Low Carb Berry Protein Shake
1/2 cup soy milk
1/2 cup coconut milk
1 packet Truvia stevia sweetener
1 scoop Vanilla or Strawberry Whey Protein (sweetened with stevia)
1/2 cup frozen berries (raspberries and strawberries mixed)
1 pinch Himalayan Pink Salt
Pour coconut and soy milks into a blender.
Add Truvia sweetener, pink salt and frozen berries.
Blend until the berries are chopped up.
Add the whey protein.
Blend until smooth.*
Pour immediately into a tall glass and enjoy!
*Tip: do not overblend after the whey protein is added. The more it mixes, the frothier it will be. Unless you like it that way, I recommend you stop after it is mixed just enough to eliminate lumps. Probably about 30 seconds.
The greatest challenge I have had with low-carb eating is in coming up with good recipes to satisfy that need for sweets. Here are two really good dessert recipes “in a mug” that have helped me so much plus a great oatmeal pancake recipe. I think you will like them:
Do you love low carb eating? What recipes are your favorites?
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