For those of you that didn’t wait until May to start dieting, you’re now enjoying the spotlight by the pool with chiseled abs and every eye on you while you get your tan on. The only thing that could make this moment better is a chilled beverage. A popular smoothie from your local juice joint could set you back 510 calories with 472 of those coming from sugar. A couple of those and your 6 pack will be quickly shelfed. Maybe you’re bulking this summer and calories aren’t as much of a concern. That smoothie mentioned above at very most, if there are no other carbs or traces of fat, will have less than 10g of protein. You can achieve that from 3 slices of bacon… Our smoothie alternative is the ModernPROTEIN Summertime Smoothie. This is packed with protein and looks great by the pool.
- 2 Scoops of USPlabs Vanilla Ice Cream ModernPROTEIN™
- 1 Medium (3-4 inches in diameter) Apple (remove core and chop)
- 3-4 Medium Fresh Strawberries
- 1/3 Cup Non-Fat Vanilla Greek Yogurt
- 1/3 Cup Coconut Milk
- 1/3 Cup Ice Cubes
Combine all ingredients and blend for 30 seconds. Enjoy!
- If you don’t have a measuring cup, 1/3 of a cup is approximately 2 ModernPROTEIN scoops.
- To lower calories, use low-sugar or no-sugar added almond milk instead of coconut milk.
- This is a great recipe to sneak veggies into your diet. A quarter cup of broccoli, spinach, kale or peas could all be added without much of any flavor change.
Cal- 442 kcal Fat- 8g Carbs- 31g Protein- 53g
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