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Kansas City, Missouri

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*Please note: all of the fitness tips I share are suggestions only. Before implementing them into your workout routine, consult with your physician to make sure they are right for you.*

Guilt Free Cake Batter Protein Shake

September 4, 2017

I definitely consider myself a protein shake enthusiast.

 

I also consider myself a cake batter enthusiast. Literally, give me ANYTHING cake batter flavored and I will be guaranteed to love it.

 

Cake batter ice cream, cake batter cookies, cake batter itself - I have even tried cake batter flavored CHEWING GUM before. It may sound gross, but it was surprisingly pretty tasty.

 

There's just something about the sweet, vanilla flavor that I find so delicious! The good news is, it is SUPER easy to recreate the classic "cake batter milkshake" in a way that won't send you on a sugar high: by making it a PROTEIN SHAKE!

 

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I drink A LOT of protein shakes. A LOT. I would say at least one a day, sometimes two! I know some people have mixed feelings about protein shakes, but I personally think they are okay to include in my diet as long as I am subbing them in to my macro and calorie allowance for the day and not tacking them on top of the meals I am already eating. A lot of times, people will down a protein shake ON TOP OF eating a full meal, and that is when weight gain can occur.

 

I usually like to drink my protein shakes after a workout or as an afternoon snack. This cake batter flavor is my all time favorite, 1. because I love cake batter and 2. because it is SUPER easy to make and only takes a few simple ingredients!

 

I use Unico Nutrition's APOLLO Pure Protein in all of my shakes. CLICK HERE to check out their flavors! You can use the code 'BOWERS20" for 20% off your order on www.uniconutrition.com.

 

There are SO many flavor variations you can make with this recipe. I like to get creative and mix things up sometimes by adding in cocoa powder, peanut butter, and even cinnamon.

 

Check out the full recipe below!

What are your favorite flavors of milkshakes? I would LOVE to make a healthy version! Leave them in the comments below. I want to hear from you!  

 

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