Recipe: Blueberry Cheesecake Protein Shake

By on August 10, 2013 in Recipes with 12 Comments

Blueberry Cheescake Protein Shake Protein Shakes are one of my favorite things to make. They are an easy, quick way to get a lot of nutrition, plus they can be eaten on the go. Can’t beat that! Even better, if made with carefully chosen ingredients, they can taste like a decadent dessert. Trust me when I say this Blueberry Cheesecake Protein Shake is every bit as delicious as a slice of cheesecake or a creamy milkshake. But it’s dairy-free with no added sugar. What it does have is a healthy dose of protein and we can all use some more of that! Plus it has lots of fiber, phytonutrients, and Vitamin C from the blueberries. Blueberry Cheesecake Protein Shake Out of all the protein shakes, I think this is my favorite to date. And I’ve tried lots of different flavor combinations for protein shakes- Key Lime Pie, Chocolate Avocado, Pina Colada, and Peach Pie. I’m not always a big fan of almond milk and I think it tastes terrible with cereal or in coffee. But for a protein shake, almond milk really works. It makes a more flavorful and creamier shake than using water and adds fewer calories than using milk, even skim.

The cheesecake pudding mix really thickens the shake up and gives it a milkshake quality, plus it totally makes it taste like cheesecake. A few graham cracker crumbs on top and you can fool yourself into believing you are indulging on a fabulously sinful dessert. Note: Even when I use fresh blueberries, I pop them in the freezer just long enough to freeze them. This way you can have a wonderfully cold and thick shake without having to add ice which too often ruins the texture for me, plus it can water the shake down. Blueberry Cheesecake Protein Shake Blueberry Cheesecake Protein Shake

  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • ¾ cup frozen blueberries
  • couple of drops of almond extract
  • 2 tablespoons sugar-free cheesecake pudding
  • ½ a graham cracker, crumbled
  1. Place protein powder, almond milk, blueberries, and almond extract in a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Add cheesecake pudding and blend until smooth.
  3. Pour into a glass and top with graham cracker crumbs.

Yield: 1 serving

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  1. Ruta says:

    Woah! Drinkable Blueberry Cheesecake is like the best idea ever. I love blueberries, especially at this time of year.
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  2. A great pre-post workout drink!
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  3. OMG–YUM!!! I especially love the almond extract and the cheesecake pudding!
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  4. Katy says:

    Do you use the pudding mix/powder or the actual pudding?

  5. Derrick Houston says:

    Omg I have to try this will this be a excellent shake for weight loss

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