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20 Low-Sugar Protein Shake Recipes To Fuel Your Mornings

Have your birthday cake protein shake and drink it, too!
08/13/2015 10:00am ET
Kelley And Cricket, Kitchen Treaty, Culinary Therapy Online, Gimme Some Oven, Straight From The Jar, Southern In Law

Breakfast smoothies are terrifically tasty, but when you're not in control of the ingredients, they can also be packed with sugar. A saccharine blast first thing in the morning is not the smartest way to start the day: Your body may crash, and you may experience a headache and crave even more sugar for the rest of the day.

To ensure you're getting all of those smoothie benefits -- hello, protein! -- without the added sugar, whip up your own concoction at home. The 20 recipes below will keep you full and fuel you all the way to lunch. Pick a few favorites and get blending and shaking all week long.s

1
Blueberry Peanut Butter Chocolate Smoothie
Southern In Law
2
Coffee Lover's Protein Shake
Love And Zest

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3
Paleo Chocolate Coconut Smoothie
Cook Eat Paleo

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4
Birthday Cake Protein Shake
Kelley And Cricket

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5
Healthy Black Forest Milkshake
Desserts With Benefits

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6
Pumpkin Protein Shake
Eating Well Living Thin

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7
Whipped Banana Cream Cheese Shake
Love And Zest
8
Mocha Protein Smoothie
Straight From The Jar

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9
Blueberry Coconut Protein Smoothie
Natural Chow
10
Post Workout Green Smoothie
Downshiftology

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11
Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Smoothie
Love And Zest
12
Tropical Almond Colada Smoothie
Haute And Healthy Living

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13
Blueberry Smoothie
Culinary Therapy Online

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14
5-Ingredient Chocolate Chia Smoothie
Cooking And Beer

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15
Berry Kale Smoothie
Domestic Rockstar

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16
Almond Joy Superfood Smoothie
The Tasty Bite Blog

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17
Apple Pie Protein Smoothie
Gimme Some Oven

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18
Berry Green Dream Smoothie
Living Well Kitchen

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19
PB&J Smoothie
Kitchen Treaty

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20
Cookies And Cream Protein Shake
Th Seasoned Mom

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