Why Maca powder? Because it’s packed with numerous nutrients, including B, C and E vitamins.
Why chai? Because it’s delicious.
Why protein — do you even need to ask?
- 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
- ¾ scoop vanilla whey isolate protein powder*
- ¼ cup full-fat Greek or Skyr yogurt, plain
- 1 tsp. Gaia vanilla chai maca powder**
- 1 tsp. honey, raw and unfiltered
- 1 tbsp. almond butter
- 1 medium frozen banana
- Ice cubes
- Cinnamon, for garnish
* We used BlueBonnet 100% all-natural whey isolate, vanilla creme flavor.
**If you have regular maca powder, then you can add 1 tsp. maca powder and ¼ tsp. cinnamon, ¼ tsp. ground ginger and a dash of each of the following: allspice, cloves and cardamom.
- Add all ingredients in a high-power blender.
- Pulse until smooth.
- Serve and enjoy immediately.
Nutritional Information & Macros
Dietary Information: Gluten Free, Vegetarian, Contains nuts & dairy
Macros per serving
- 341 calories
- 9g fat
- 26g carbs
- 39g protein
Adam Bornstein is a New York Times bestselling author and, according to The Huffington Post, “one of the most inspiring sources in all of health and fitness.” An award-winning writer and editor, Bornstein was the Fitness and Nutrition editor for Men’s Health, Editorial Director at LIVESTRONG.com, and a columnist for SHAPE, Men’s Fitness, and Muscle & Fitness. He’s also a nutrition and fitness advisor for LeBron James, Cindy Crawford, Lindsey Vonn, and Arnold Schwarzenegger. His work has been featured in dozens of publications, including The New York Times, Fast Company, ESPN, and GQ, and he’s appeared on Good Morning America, The Today Show, E! News, and The Cheddar.