Get your caffeine and protein hit in one with this easy and delicious Banana-Mocha Protein Smoothie!
Are you a coffee AND protein addict? Combine your morning coffee and protein shake into one with this quick and easy banana-mocha smoothie recipe.
Banana-Mocha Protein Smoothie Recipe (Serves 1)
Banana-Mocha Protein Smoothie Ingredients:
- 1 banana
- 1 cup almond milk
- 2 scoops (40g) Vitalstrength Whey Protein – Chocolate
- 1/2 cup coffee, cooled (we used 1tsp instant coffee)
- 4 Tbsp natural yoghurt
- 6 ice cubes
Banana-Mocha Protein Smoothie Directions:
Make half a cup of black coffee (instant or espresso) and leave to cool. Add all ingredients to blender and blend until smooth. Enjoy!
Banana-Mocha Protein Smoothie Super Powers
Coffee will not only give you the energy boost you need to get you going in the morning it also has a number of training benefits. Coffee can increase your fat burning potential by boosting your metabolism, improving focus and helping you to train harder and for longer.
Vitalstrength 100% Whey contains whey proteins that are considered by many athletes, bodybuilders and fitness experts as the best protein for building and repairing muscle. Whey proteins help to prolong fat metabolism and promote lean muscle growth throughout the day.
Bananas supply sustained energy to your muscles and are packed with vitamins and minerals, including B vitamins for muscle energy, while also helping to restore potassium levels to rehydrate cells after a workout.
Yoghurt combines an ideal mix of protein, carbs and calcium for muscle gains. Yoghurt is also rich in vitamin B12 and supplies your body with amino acids for muscle energy and growth.