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Chai Protein Shake with Maca Powder

Holy lover of all things chai and vanilla. Can this tasty pick-me-up really be packed with protein and healthy maca powder? Indeed it can. Come taste a maca powder smoothie that's massively delicious.

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?

Ingredients

  • 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.

Directions

  1. Add all ingredients in a high-power blender.
  2. Pulse until smooth.
  3. 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

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