Key Lime Pie Protein Shake Recipe

Recipe Classifications

Cuisine:

American

Meal:

Smoothie / Shake

Diet:

Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Soy-Free

Rainbow:

Green

Freezes well:

Yes

Prep Time  (total time):

Under 15 Minutes  (Under 15 Minutes)

key lime protein shake recipe

Looking for a healthy dessert substitute?

Search no more as this Key Lime Pie Protein Shake Recipe is most likely the healthiest alternative to one of our favorite desserts!

Indeed, key lime pies are terrific! It’s creamy, citrusy, sweet, and tart. However, they’re loaded with calories and sugar that can ruin our diet in a snap. Not to mention that they don’t provide as much protein and nutrients that our body needs.

Thus, we’ve come up with an amazing recipe that is surely delectable and nutritious. For under 120 calories, you’ll get 14 grams of protein and 1 gram of fiber, along with excellent amounts of vitamin A, calcium, and potassium, among the others.

Key Lime Pie Protein Shake

Yet, it has that perfect sweet-to-pucker ratio to satisfy your sweet and sour tooth. It’s bright, refreshing, and irresistible! 

And the best part is, you can make 2 servings of this recipe in just 10 minutes! Enjoy!

Key Lime Pie Protein Shake [Protein Shake Recipe for Weight Loss]

Probably the healthiest substitute for a key lime pie dessert! Oh, this recipe just makes everything so guilt-free! It’s refreshing and flavorful, yet it will not wreck your diet. In fact, it makes a perfect post-workout meal too!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 118kcal

Ingredients

  • ½ cup spinach
  • 1 scoop protein powder
  • 1 tablespoon natural sweetener i.e. agave nectar or honey
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 tablespoon of lime juice
  • ¼ cup mint leaves
  • ½ tsp lemon zest
  • 1 cup ice cubes
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk

Instructions

  • Wash and pat dry the spinach.
  • Combine all the ingredients in a blender and give it a good swirl so that the protein powder is covered in liquid and won’t be flying everywhere.
  • Blend until smooth and creamy. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

  • For the vegan/vegetarian version, replace protein powder with a vegan one.

Nutrition

Calories: 118kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 202mg | Potassium: 119mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 982IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 220mg | Iron: 1mg

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The Husband

The Husband

Hi! I’m Mike. I’m happily married and have a young daughter. I’ve lived all over the world and have learned a lot from seeing others’ perspectives. I’ve also had many life altering health challenges. Fortunately, my lovely and brilliant wife helped save me by finding a new and better way for us to live. We started The Healthy Treehouse to share what we’ve learned and to learn from others, too.