15 High Protein Smoothies For Weight Loss

If you didn’t know already, a high protein diet is one of the most effective ways to achieve your weight loss goals.

Protein isn’t just for bodybuilders, a high protein diet can be used by individuals with any goal they may have.

When I was a bit overweight, the first thing I changed in my diet was the amount of protein in my meals.

I didn’t necessarily cut any food groups out, I just reduced the amount of everything else but increased the protein.

High Protein Smoothies For Weight Loss

And the result was amazing. I didn’t have any cravings, barely felt hungry throughout the day, and lost over 5 pounds within 4 weeks!

So, incorporating a high-protein smoothie as part of your weight-loss diet will only benefit you.

My High Protein Smoothie Recipes For Weight Loss

I used these weight loss protein smoothies by drinking at least 1 protein smoothie a day.

I used the protein smoothie as a meal replacement. I preferred drinking my protein smoothie in the morning.

On top of that, I also ensured to reduce my total calorie intake for the day.

I did that for 2 weeks, and successfully lost 3.5 pounds!

Try my recipes, follow the same steps I did, and I am sure you will lose weight successfully!

#1. Protein Breakfast Smoothie For Weight Loss

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Protein Breakfast Smoothie For Weight Loss

Protein Breakfast Smoothie For Weight Loss

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Drinking a protein breakfast smoothie for weight loss is a great way to curb cravings and feel less hungry throughout the day.

  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1 cup/150g of frozen blueberries
  • 2 tbsp Greek yogurt (unsweetened)
  • 1 tbsp almond butter (unsweetened)
  • 12 scoops of protein powder depending on serving size (unsweetened)
  • 150 ml of almond milk (unsweetened)

Instructions

  1. Add all the ingredients to a high-speed blender and blitz until smooth. For about 3-4 minutes.
  2. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

Best consumed straight away, however, you can take it with you on the go too.

  • Author: Ella Waterworth
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 minutes
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Calories: 267
  • Sugar: 13.4
  • Fat: 8
  • Carbohydrates: 26.5
  • Fiber: 5
  • Protein: 26.5

Starting the day with a high protein and nutrient-dense breakfast is going to set your day just right.

The high amount of protein in this breakfast smoothie will fill you up for hours, which can help reducing the amount of calories you consume for the rest of the day.

This blueberry breakfast smoothie has 26.5g of protein per serving!

#2. High Protein 300 Calorie Smoothie

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300 Calorie Smoothie

300 Calorie Smoothie (Protein)

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Whip up a 300 Calorie Protein Smoothie, a perfect balance of high-quality protein and nutritious ingredients for a satisfying, muscle-supporting meal replacement.

  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1 small-medium sized banana (peeled)
  • 1 cup almond milk (unsweetened )
  • 1 scoop of protein powder (130 calories per serving)
  • 1/2 cup frozen pineapple
  • 1 handful of spinach (washed)

Instructions

  1. To a blender, add the banana and spinach followed by the rest of the ingredients.
  2. Blend for 2-3 minutes, or until smooth. Do not over-blend.
  3. Pour into a cup and enjoy!

Notes

*For smoothie benefits, recipe notes, and more, scroll down!

  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 287
  • Sugar: 17.5g
  • Fat: 5.4g
  • Carbohydrates: 33g
  • Fiber: 5.4g
  • Protein: 28.7g

I love this smoothie, because it’s high in protein, and it’s made using a mix of ingredients, that work very well together.
Nothing overpowers anything, all the ingredients work in great harmony.

Each serving of this smoothie contains 28.7g of protein!

On top of that, the smoothie is relatively low in calories, with only 300 per serving.

#3. Protein Blackberry Smoothie For Weight Loss

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Blackberry Smoothie For Weight Loss

Blackberry Smoothie For Weight Loss

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Indulge in a blackberry smoothie for weight loss – a delicious blend of antioxidants, fiber, and protein to support your healthy journey.

  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1 cup/150g frozen blackberries
  • 1/2 cup/120g Greek yogurt
  • 1 tbsp oats
  • 2/3 cup/150ml unsweetened oat milk
  • 1 small scoop of unsweetened and unflavored protein powder

Instructions

  1. Measure your ingredients as listed.
  2. Add the blackberries and oats to your blender or nutribullet first, followed by the rest of the ingredients.
  3. Blend for about 2-4 minutes, until you achieve a creamy and smooth consistency.
  4. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

Best consumed straight away. However, you can refrigerate it for later. Consume it within 2 days.

  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 minutes
  • Category: Drink, Smoothie
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Calories: 268
  • Sugar: 16
  • Fat: 5
  • Carbohydrates: 41
  • Fiber: 7
  • Protein: 31

If you like dark berries such as blackberries and blueberries you will enjoy this smoothie.

It’s a combination of berries, yogurt, oats, and protein powder.

I always drank this smoothie for breakfast, so I recommend that you do too!

A serving of this smoothie contains 31g of protein.

#4. High Protein Low Calorie Protein Smoothie

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Low Calorie Protein Shake Recipe (200 Calories)

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Indulge guilt-free with this Low-Calorie Protein Shake – only 200 calories! A delicious blend for a satisfying sip without compromising your calorie goals.

  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1 cup of frozen banana slices
  • 1/2 cup of almond milk (Unsweetened)
  • 2 small scoops of low calorie protein powder (Unsweetened)
  • 1 date (pitted)

Instructions

  1. Add all the ingredients to a high-speed blender or a Nutribullet starting with the frozen banana slices first. Follow with the rest of the ingredients
  2. Blend for 2-3 minutes until smooth and creamy.
  3. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

The smoothie is best consumed as soon as as it’s blended.

  • Author: Ella Waterworth
  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 204
  • Sugar: 16
  • Fat: 1.1
  • Carbohydrates: 22
  • Fiber: 4.4
  • Protein: 27

I mentioned earlier that having a low calorie protein smoothie, can make your weight loss journey a lot more succesfull.

This 200 calorie shake has 15.1g of protein per serving.

Drink this as an afternoon snack, or breakfast, and it will fill you up for hours!

#5. High Protein Mango Smoothie

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Mango Protein Smoothie

Mango Protein Smoothie (Weight Gain)

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Mango Protein Smoothie: Perfect for weight gain. Rich in proteins & calories. The shake only requires 4 ingredients!

  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1 cup frozen mango chunks
  • 2 scoops of protein powder (I used this one)
  • 1 large banana diced
  • 1 cup dairy-free milk (I used almond)

Instructions

  1. Peel and slice the banana.
  2. Add the frozen mango and plant milk first to a Blendjet, Nutribullet or a regular blender, followed by the rest of the ingredients.
  3. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

*Scroll past the recipe to learn about the optional smoothie variations and the smoothie’s benefits!

  • Author: Ella Waterworth
  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 shake
  • Calories: 476
  • Sugar: 27.6
  • Fat: 6.6
  • Carbohydrates: 39.8
  • Fiber: 3.9
  • Protein: 49.2g

Mango adds a wonderful tropical flavor to your smoothies.

If you are looking for a refreshing protein smoothie with a deliciously sweet mango, then this recipe is for you.

A serving of this protein mango smoothie will give you 33.2g of protein!

#6. Spinach Protein Smoothie [No Protein Powder]

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Spinach Protein Smoothie

Spinach Protein Smoothie (No Protein Powder)

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Power up with a spinach protein smoothie without protein powder! Blend spinach, Greek yogurt, milk, and chia seeds with pineapple for natural, plant-based protein.

  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x

Ingredients

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  • 2 handfuls of spinach (washed)
  • 1 cup of frozen pineapple (or mango)
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1/2 cup yogurt (unsweetened)
  • 1/2 cup low-fat milk (unsweetened)

Instructions

  1. Using a high speed blender or a Nutribullet, add the spinach and yogurt first, followed by the rest of the ingredients.
  2. Blend until completely smooth. For about 2-3 minutes.
  3. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

*For smoothie benefits, recipe tips, and more, scroll past the recipe!

  • Author: Ella Waterworth
  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 273
  • Sugar: 25.9g
  • Fat: 6.4g
  • Carbohydrates: 39.4g
  • Fiber: 9.2g
  • Protein: 19.3g

A lot of people avoid protein powder. For whatever reason, some people just do not like using protein powder.

And for that reason, I have crafted a delicious high protein smoothie, without the need for protein powder.

Each serving of this spinach smoothie contains 19g of protein!

#7. High Protein Athletic Greens Smoothie

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Athletic Greens Smoothie

Athletic Greens Smoothie (Protein & Vegan)

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Elevate your nutrition with Athletic Greens Smoothie. Power-packed, nutrient-rich blends for peak performance. Fuel your athletic journey

  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1 scoop of athletic greens (Use the scoop provided by athletic greens)
  • 1 cup coconut water
  • 1 cup frozen pineapple
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp almond butter (unsweetened)
  • 1 handful of spinach (washed)

Instructions

  1. Add all the ingredients to a high-speed blender and blitz until smooth. For about 2-3 minutes.
  2. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

The smoothie is best consumed as soon as it’s blended, however, you can also take it with you at work, gym, or walks and drink it!

  • Author: Ella Waterworth
  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Calories: 393
  • Sugar: 13.6
  • Fat: 13
  • Carbohydrates: 38
  • Fiber: 12
  • Protein: 10.5

If you are a fellow athletic greens lover, then this should give you an idea of how to make it taste better.

Athletic greens mixed with water tastes okay, but you can make them so much more delicious and nutritious by adding it to your smoothies!

A serving of this green smoothie contains 10.5g.

#8. No Fruit Protein Smoothie

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No Fruit Smoothie

No Fruit Smoothie (High Protein)

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Indulge in a no fruit smoothie, a blend of protein, greens, and seeds. Perfect for those seeking a low-sugar, nutritious alternative to traditional smoothies.

  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1 tbsp peanut butter (Preferably unsweetened)
  • 1 handful of spinach
  • 1 scoop of protein powder (unsweetened )
  • 1/2 cup Greek Yogurt (unsweetened )
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1/2 cup almond milk (unsweetened (see notes*)
  • 1 tbsp of honey

Instructions

  1. Gather your ingredients.
  2. Measure them as listed in the ingredient list.
  3. Add all the ingredients to a high-speed blender and blitz until smooth. For about 3-5 minutes.
  4. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

Best consumed straight away, however, you can take it with you and drink it on the go!

*The smoothie comes out very thick with only 100 ml of almond milk, so add more almond milk for a looser smoothie

  • Author: Ella Waterworth
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 minutes
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Calories: 375
  • Sugar: 18
  • Fat: 12.8
  • Carbohydrates: 24.5
  • Fiber: 6
  • Protein: 31.1

Cutting down on sugar, even fruit sugar can be a good idea if you are trying to lose weight.

This no-fruit protein smoothie is packed with vegetables and nuts. It’s sweetened with a touch of honey.

A serving of this smoothie contains 31.1g of protein!

#9. Protein Weetabix Smoothie

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Protein Weetabix Smoothie

Weetabix Protein Shake

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Power up your day with this Weetabix Protein Shake. A perfect blend of Weetabix for fiber and protein-rich ingredients for a robust and energizing start.

  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x

Ingredients

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  • 2 weetabix (protein version)
  • 1 scoop protein powder (of choice)
  • 1 cup low-fat milk
  • 1/3 cup of ice cubes
  • 1 apple
  • 1 tsp of honey

Instructions

  1. Wash and dice the apple, core and dice it.
  2. Using a high-speed blender or a Nutribullet, add the Weetabix and apple slices first, followed by the rest of the ingredients.
  3. Blend for 3-4 minutes, until you reach a smooth and creamy consistency.
  4. Taste and adjust the sweetness and thickness if needed.
  5. Serve and enjoy immediately, or take it with you on the go!

Notes

Best consumed straight away.

  • Author: Ella Waterworth
  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Cuisine: British
  • Diet: Low Fat

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 shake
  • Calories: 476
  • Sugar: 38.2g
  • Fat: 2g
  • Carbohydrates: 69.1g
  • Fiber: 12.3g
  • Protein: 40.2g

I have something for our UK friends too. Weetabix in England and the United Kingdom is extremely popular for breakfast.

Weetabix is often used in healthier desserts and snacks.

It also blends well in smoothies.

Weetabix has a protein version of their product, which is an excellent source of protein to add to your smoothies because Weetabix is also high in fiber.

A serving of this smoothie will give you 33.4g of protein.

#10. Vegan Protein Blueberry Smoothie

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Blueberry Protein Smoothie

Vegan Blueberry Protein Smoothie

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Try this blueberry protein smoothie for your next high protein snack or breakfast. It’s easy to make, and it tastes divine!

  • Total Time: 7 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1/2 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1 medium-sized banana (peeled and diced)
  • 1 scoop protein powder (of choice)
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 34 ice cubes
  • 1 tsp ground flaxseed or chia seeds

Instructions

  1. Prepare and measure the ingredients as instructed in the ingredients list.
  2. Place all ingredients in the blender.
  3. Process until smooth. Add a tiny bit more milk if needed to create the desired consistency. Serve immediately.

Notes

Best consumed straight away, however, you could refrigerate and drink the next day. Just stir it all back in.

  • Author: Ella Waterworth
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Category: Breakfast, Drinks
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Nutrition

  • Calories: 254
  • Sugar: 15.4
  • Fat: 4.4
  • Carbohydrates: 35.1
  • Fiber: 8.8
  • Protein: 25

For all the vegan friends out there who need a weight-loss protein smoothie, this blueberry smoothie is for you.

It packs 25g of plant protein!

#11. Peanut Butter Weight Loss Smoothie

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Peanut Butter Weight Loss Smoothie

Peanut Butter Smoothie For Weight Loss (No Banana)

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Indulge in this peanut butter weight loss smoothie that’s as delicious as it is nutritious. Sip your way to a leaner you with fiber-rich oats, pear, and cinnamon.

  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1 1/2 tbsp of peanut butter (unsweetened)
  • 1 meduim-sized pear (cored)
  • 1 cup of oat milk (unsweetened)
  • 1 tbsp of oats
  • 1/4 tsp of cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Add all the ingredients to a blender.
  2. Blend everything until completely smooth.
  3. Serve & Enjoy!

Notes

Best consumed straight away. I like to drink this smoothie for breakfast as a meal replacement.

  • Author: Ella Waterworth
  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Calories: 350
  • Sugar: 22
  • Fat: 13
  • Carbohydrates: 50
  • Fiber: 9.6
  • Protein: 10.1