Candy Cane Protein Shake! Bariatric Surgery Recipes

Steph Wagner

December 19, 2013

Candy Cane Protein Shake! Bariatric Surgery Recipes

 

CandyCaneProteinShake

Tis the season for holiday flavors! Protein shakes should be no exception. For this recipe I dabbled many times with the ingredients. I noticed I liked it with a less noticeable minty flavor than a stronger one. My recommendation: add 1/4 tsp of peppermint extract at a time until you find the level of minty you’d prefer.

Once again..the cottage cheese is solely for the purpose of creating a smooth protein shake. I promise you won’t know it’s there! You can skip it if you’d like and try plan Greek yogurt instead. Mine made two good sized protein drinks, I would half this if you weren’t looking for high volume.

I had to topping mine with a little light whipped cream. If you were really feeling in the holiday spirit, you could crush a sugar-free peppermint candy and sprinkle on top!

Candy Cane Protein Shake! Bariatric Surgery Recipes

Course: Snack
Cuisine: No Cook
Keyword: Holidays
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 117kcal
Author: Steph Wagner
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups ice
  • 1 scoop vanilla whey protein powder
  • 1/2 cup low-fat cottage cheese
  • 3/4 cup light almond milk
  • 1 tbsp sweetener
  • 1/2 tsp peppermint extract
  • light whipped topping

Instructions

  • Blend together and serve with light whipped cream!

Nutrition

Serving: 1shake | Calories: 117kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 386mg | Potassium: 95mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 63IU | Calcium: 203mg | Iron: 1mg
Nutrition Facts
Candy Cane Protein Shake! Bariatric Surgery Recipes
Amount Per Serving (1 shake)
Calories 117 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 27mg9%
Sodium 386mg17%
Potassium 95mg3%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 20g40%
Vitamin A 63IU1%
Calcium 203mg20%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

6 thoughts on “Candy Cane Protein Shake! Bariatric Surgery Recipes”

  1. Steph,
    For some reason the recipe isn’t showing up. I am a paying Food Coach Me member. Could you please help me out? I am viewing this on my cellphone in case that might have anything in ng to do with it….

    Thanks!!!

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