Mango Protein Smoothie (Weight Gain)

With 49.2g of protein per serving, this mango protein smoothie is a great addition to anyone’s diet, especially if you are bulking and trying to gain weight.

The recipe only calls for 4-ingredients!

clock clock iconcutlery cutlery iconflag flag iconfolder folder iconinstagram instagram iconpinterest pinterest iconfacebook facebook iconprint print iconsquares squares iconheart heart iconheart solid heart solid icon
Mango Protein Smoothie

Mango Protein Smoothie (Weight Gain)

5 Stars 4 Stars 3 Stars 2 Stars 1 Star

No reviews

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

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


Units Scale
  • 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)


  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!


*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


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

Weight Gain Mango Protein Shake Benefits

Mango Protein Smoothie For Weight Gain In a Glass Cup

This weight gain smoothie is not only loaded with protein but many other nutrients too.

Some of the main benefits of sipping on this mango smoothie include:

  • High Protein Content: Protein is essential for muscle repair and growth, making it beneficial for bodybuilding and muscle recovery.
  • Energy Boost: The natural sugars in mango and banana provide quick energy, helpful for fueling workouts or aiding recovery post-exercise.
  • Muscle Gain Support: Protein is crucial for muscle gain, and this shake can be a convenient way to increase protein intake, particularly important in a bodybuilding diet.
  • Rich in Vitamins and Minerals: Mangoes and bananas are sources of essential vitamins and minerals. Bananas are high in potassium, which aids in muscle function and hydration, while mangoes are rich in vitamin C and other antioxidants.
  • Hydration and Electrolytes: The banana provides electrolytes like potassium, important for hydration, especially after intense workouts.
  • Dietary Fiber: Both mango and banana contain dietary fiber, aiding digestion and promoting gut health.
  • Weight Gain Assistance: For those looking to gain weight, this smoothie can be an easy and healthy way to increase caloric intake.
  • Dairy-Free & Vegan: Using almond milk makes this smoothie dairy-free, which is beneficial for those with lactose intolerance or following a vegan diet.

You can also try some of my other bulking smoothies and weight gain smoothies. Some of them include: my 3000-calorie beast shake, or my 2000-calorie shake

All of these recipes contain numerous benefits, but their main benefit is muscle and weight gain!

Mango Protein Smoothie

Optional Smoothie Variations

While I absolutely love this recipe as it is, and I am sure you will too, there are some twists and changes you could make to it.

I was trying to gain weight, which meant I had to drink this smoothie for 7 days.

I got pretty bored with the same flavor on day 3, so I decided to change it up!

Each day, I tested a different variation.

These include:

  1. Chocolate Protein Powder: I made the smoothie chocolate flavored by swapping my vegan vanilla protein powder with a chocolate one. Worked a treat!
  2. Added Coconut Yogurt: If you are not strictly vegan, adding 1/2 cup of Greek yogurt to the recipe makes a huge difference in the taste and texture (in a good way).
  3. Nut Butter Power: I wanted to increase the calories per serving on my last day – so I added 2 tablespoons of peanut butter. It made the smoothie irresistibly creamy and rich!
  4. Throw In Some Seeds: To increase the fiber and omega-3 fatty acids, I incorporated a tablespoon of chia seeds and flaxseeds. 

All of these variations are optional, but I have to say, they were all very yummy, so I recommend them!

Mango Smoothie Variation Topped With Seeds Nuts And Chocolate

Protein Mango Shake FAQs:

I have gathered the most popular questions from my smoothie community members on my YouTube channel and added them here.

I hope you find them helpful!

What Type Of Vegan Protein Powder Should I Use?

I used 2 scoops of PlantFusion protein powder, which equals to 240 calories!

How Many Protein Mango Shakes a Day To Gain Weight?

Personally, I consumed 1 mango shake a day, for 7 days in a row. I gained 1 pound within 1 week. I consumed the shake just before the gym each day.

Is This Mango Protein Shake Good For Bodybuilding?

Whilst I have only tested this shake for weight gain, not necessarily for bodybuilding, I cannot comment on its effects for that.

Ella Waterworth
Ella Waterworth

Founder & Recipe Developer at Smoothies N Cookies

Ella Waterworth is the founder of Smoothies N Cookies and she is a professional smoothie recipe creator. She gained extensive knowledge of creating smoothies by working for Smoothie King for several years.

Articles: 582

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe rating 5 Stars 4 Stars 3 Stars 2 Stars 1 Star