High Protein Piña Colada

If you want a great protein shake, the process isn’t very hard. Tossing together chocolate protein powder + a banana + peanut butter is as simple and delicious as you’ll find. Same goes for vanilla powder + berries. The magic of the protein shake occurs when you stray outside the typical flavors and recreate drinks you love, but in a healthier, protein-packed fashion. Enter: the high-protein piña colada. Sure, there’s no alcohol in this version (although you could arguably add it), but it tastes really good and is surprisingly refreshing. -AB

Born Fitness Recipes: High Protein Piña Colada


  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1/2 cup frozen pineapple
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 2 cups ice
  • 50 grams protein (~2 scoops vanilla protein powder or you can do 1 scoop for 25 grams)
  • 1.5 tablespoons of shredded, unsweetened coconut (offers a little texture and added flavor)


  1. Place all ingredients into the blender.

  2. Blend for 30 seconds or until desired consistency is achieved.

  3. Drink and enjoy.

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