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Help your teen say no to protein supplements with these 6 homemade protein shakes that are tasty and healthy

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Are the youngsters in your family hooked to artificial protein shakes after a workout? Now, surprise them with these healthier homemade versions. Here are some exclusive recipes to try!

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Help your teen say no to protein supplements with these 6 homemade protein shakes that are tasty and healthy

Parents of adolescents are always looking for new ways to include tasty and nutrient-rich foods in their child's meal plan. After all, the teenage years witness a sudden growth spurt that must be supported by the right nutrition. Physically active teenagers need extra protein to meet their nutritional needs.
However, most teenagers opt for ready-made protein supplements to fulfill their requirements.

Teenaged children insist on including protein supplements in their meal plans. Parents are often not happy about this and are concerned about their children's health as regular intake of artificial protein can be detrimental to their health. The good news is that you can now make natural protein shakes at home. These recipes are loaded with nutrients to nourish teens and maximize their growth potential.

1. Ragi with coconut milk

Ingredients
3 tbsp sprouted finger millet (ragi) powder
1 tbsp chia seeds
6 cashews
1 cup coconut milk
1 tbsp honey
1/2 cup warm water

Method:

  1. Put cashews and chia seeds in a blender and blend well.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients and blend at high speed until you get a smooth, thick liquid.
  3. Pour the drink into a glass and serve.

2. Peanut-pomegranate miracle

Ingredients
150 ml coconut milk
2 tbsp peanut butter
1 pomegranate or 5 strawberries
1 tbsp chia seeds (soaked for four hours)
1/2 tsp cinnamon (optional)
Honey or sugar, to taste

Method:

  1. Blend all the ingredients together.
  2. Serve chilled.

3. Banana almond shake

Ingredients
1 banana, peeled
100 ml almond milk
1 tbsp chia seeds
1/2 tsp cinnamon (optional)

Method:

Put all the ingredients together in a blender and drink the shake right away!

4. Oats and fruit blast

Ingredients
2 tbsp chia seeds
1 cup oats
1 pomegranate or pear or apple or banana
2 tbsp nuts (almonds, walnuts)
1 tbsp honey

Method:

  1. Blend all the ingredients to a smooth, pouring consistency.
  2. Serve chilled.

5. Soy-banana dried fruit blend

Ingredients
150 ml soy milk or groundnut milk
1 medium frozen banana
1 pomegranate or pear or apple
5 almonds
2 tbsp raisins, figs and apricots

Method:

  1. Place all the ingredients in a blender and combine well.
  2. Pour the shake into a glass and serve it chilled with ice cubes.

6. Chia magic

Ingredients
4 tbsp chia seeds (soaked for four hours)
1 apple or pear
1 tbsp mixed seeds (of melon, pumpkin, or cucumber)
250 ml almond milk or 150 ml coconut milk
Honey or sugar, to taste
Grated coconut or few chocolate chips, for garnishing

Method:

  1. Blend all ingredients together and serve chilled.
  2. Garnish with chocolate chips, grated dark chocolate, grated coconut, or slivered almonds.
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Standard Cold Pressed Oil Jul 5 2019

wow Milk shakes are my Favorite one,especially chocolate milk shake is very tasty.. but now i see the new coconut milkshake.. thank for the new dish i will try this..

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