AUG 21, 2017
Snickerdoodle Protein Shake Recipe
Who doesn’t love a snickerdoodle? Probably only people who haven’t heard of them. So, for the uninitiated, what is a snickerdoodle? Classically speaking, a snickerdoodle is a dessert known for its unique blend of cinnamon and sugar.
For many, it’s a nostalgic dessert, so why not make it part of our workout routine? That’s right, packed with nutritious ingredients, a snickerdoodle shake will satisfy your taste buds and fuel your body.
Why are Protein Shakes Essential for Fitness Enthusiasts?
Protein is the linchpin in the complex phase of muscle recovery and growth. When engaging in rigorous activities or cardiovascular exercises, the muscles undergo wear and tear. And it's protein that helps in their repair and rejuvenation. But why a shake, you ask? Because it’s the best way for our body to absorb it.
Liquid forms, especially smoothies, are more rapidly assimilated by our body compared to solid protein sources. Think of it like the difference between sipping a cold drink from a glass or chewing through a hearty meal - one gets into the system faster.
And sure, the term "snickerdoodle" conjures up visions of warm cookies straight out of the oven, but there’s nothing stopping us from taking that whole flavor profile and applying it to something else entirely. So let’s get to it!
Key Essentials of Snickerdoodle Protein Shake
Turn the traditional Snickerdoodle cookie into an awesome, healthy protein shake recipe to be enjoyed without the guilt.
- Calories - 193
- Fat - 6g
- Carbs - 7g
- Protein - 28g
Ingredients (Serves 1)
- 350ml almond milk
- One scoop of chocolate protein powder
- 1 tbsp soft peanut butter
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- Pour milk into your PROMiXX PRO shaker bottle and turn it on.
- Add ingredients one by one to the spinning vortex.
- Mix for 5-10 seconds or until smooth. And enjoy!
Tips and Variations
Vegan and dairy-free alternatives: Opt for almond or coconut milk and ensure your protein powders are plant-based.
Boosting the shake: Consider enhancing the shake with superfoods, maybe a sprinkle of chia seeds or a handful of pureed strawberries. Also, mashed banana or a dollop of yogurt can elevate the experience.
Storing for later: If you prefer cold shakes, detach the PRO shaker bottle’s battery compartment and put the bottle straight into the refrigerator. This can make it a refreshing breakfast or a quick lunch on-the-go.
Benefits of a Protein-Packed Shake
Any fitness and health journey needs protein pitstops. Why? Because this macronutrient is essential for the following.
Building and repairing tissues
Bolstering bone health.
Integrating protein into our diet, especially through sources like different flavor protein shakes, ensures that the body gets a quick, efficient dose - which is particularly beneficial post-exercise. The Snickerdoodle Protein Shake doesn't just excite your taste buds, it also delivers a powerful punch of protein. Meaning, with every sip, you're not just indulging in a dessert-like flavor but also fueling your body, supporting muscle growth, and aiding in quicker recovery.
What Makes Snickerdoodle Flavor So Irresistible?
Ok, if you have to ask this, we know you haven’t tried one. A snickerdoodle's iconic taste comes down to that sweet, woody undertone of cinnamon and pure sweetness from the sugar. So by infusing that taste sensation into a snickerdoodle protein shakes, it’s a clear win-win for fitness enthusiasts. They’re packed with protein essential for muscle recovery and growth, making them a smart choice post-workout. And they’re a tasty, nutritious option that proves you don’t have to sacrifice flavor for fitness.
Written by Matthew Stogdon
Matt has been writing for two decades, across print and digital media. He is also an accomplished filmmaker, with several accolades under his belt.