20 Protein Smoothies That Taste Like Milkshakes

Need something to keep you full and energized? Start your day with these protein smoothies and luxuriate in what tastes like thick, velvety milkshakes!


If you’re stuck in a smoothie rut, adding the same old ingredients to your blender time and time again, we’re here to help you switch up your game. From rich and chocolatey shakes to espresso-infused elixirs to tropical fruity havens, we have what you’re craving. You’ll get your ideal morning dose of protein from chia seeds, nut butters, collagen, protein powders and even raw eggs – if you so dare. Your busy morning routine just got that much better!


Chocolate Strawberry Smoothie

With a healthy dose of protein from a scoop of chia seeds, this creamy smoothie tastes just like a chocolate covered strawberry with a hint of maple syrup drizzle on top.

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Chocolate Strawberry Smoothie

Morning Paleo Smoothie

This smoothie is so thick, you might need a spoon. Made with your favorite nut butter and raw egg yolks, this smoothie’s protein levels are off the chart! As always, use caution when consuming raw eggs.

Recipe: Paleo Leap | Morning Paleo Smoothie

The Ultimate Real Food Protein Shake

Organic berries, collagen hydrolysate and egg yolks combine to give you a super protein boost.

Recipe: Butter Nutrition | The Ultimate Real Food Protein Shake

Peach Coconut Smoothie

Chilled, full-fat coconut milk is the key to making this fresh peach and lemon zest smoothie extra velvety.

Recipe: Cook Eat Paleo | Peach Coconut Smoothie

Espresso Protein Shake

Combine your morning espresso with your on-the-go breakfast in this hybrid beverage amped up with egg white protein powder.

Recipe: Cook Eat Paleo | Espresso Protein Shake

Healthy Shamrock Shake

If you want to feel the luck of the Irish, whip up this thick and pepperminty avocado shake. A little pea protein adds to the green theme!

Recipe: Health Starts in the Kitchen | Healthy Shamrock Shake

Brownie Batter Protein Shake

This protein shake is thick like a brownie batter rather than like a milkshake, but you don’t mind, right? Well, just in case you do, use a frozen banana for a more ice cream-like texture. Problem solved!

Recipe: Wicked Spatula | Brownie Batter Protein Shake

Almond Joy Protein Shake

All the flavors of your favorite candy bar without any of the gunk! Just make sure the chocolate protein powder you use is 100% Paleo before you touch that blender.

Recipe: It’s a Mom’s World | Almond Joy Protein Shake

“Caramel” Protein Smoothie

This protein-packed smoothie has an optional scoop of maca powder to help keep you going all day long – the date “caramel” doesn’t hurt, either!

Recipe: PaleoHacks | “Caramel” Protein Smoothie

Paleo Chocolate Coconut Smoothie

Start your day with this creamy, chocolatey smoothie made with only five ingredients – perfect for when you’re rushing out the door.

Recipe: Cook Eat Paleo | Paleo Chocolate Coconut Smoothie

Coconut Cream Pie Protein Shake

Coconut milk, coconut cream, coconut oil and yup, coconut flakes make this vanilla protein shake the coconuttiest you’ve ever tried.

Recipe: Love and Zest | Coconut Cream Pie Protein Shake

Samoa Cookie Dairy-Free Protein Shake

Start your day on a note of decadence with this Girl Scout cookie-inspired smoothie. You’ll get those flavors you’re craving with a drizzle of Paleo caramel, melted dairy-free chocolate, and coconut flakes!

Recipe: The Kitchen Prep | Samoa Cookie Dairy-Free Protein Shake

Chai Spiced Protein Smoothie

Cinnamon and ginger make this smoothie taste like your favorite cup of chai tea while upping the anti-inflammatory factor, big time.

Recipe: Wholesomelicious | Chai Spiced Protein Smoothie

Almond Matcha Superfood Smoothie

Green tea powder fuses with natural nut butter, kale and tropical pineapple for a vibrant energy drink!

Recipe: Against All Grain | Almond Matcha Superfood Smoothie

Paleo AIP Smoothie

A little extra protein from grass-fed beef collagen helps increase your gut and joint health without any funky taste!

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Paleo AIP Smoothie

Creamy Chocolate Avocado Smoothie

This super healthy chocolate smoothie is made with raw cacao, almond butter and golden flaxseed for a healthy fat, high protein breakfast replacement.

Recipe: Against All Grain | Creamy Chocolate Avocado Smoothie

Paleo Strawberry Coconut Smoothie

With a touch of vanilla, this simple protein smoothie tastes just like a strawberry milkshake.

Recipe: Cook Eat Paleo | Paleo Strawberry Coconut Smoothie

Tropical Coconut Smoothie

When you’re daydreaming about piña coladas on the beach, whip up this coconut cream and pineapple smoothie. You’ll feel like you’re in the islands in under 5 minutes flat.

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Tropical Coconut Smoothie

Piña Colada Smoothie

Full-fat coconut milk and freshly chopped pineapple combine in this uber-creamy and hydrating protein smoothie.

Recipe: Paleo Newbie | Piña Colada Smoothie

Healthy Orange Julius Smoothie

Whether you use blood oranges or the regular kind, this super sippable, five-ingredient knockoff smoothie has all the right fixin’s – fresh fruit for fiber, grass-fed collagen for protein, and a raw egg for healthy fats.

Recipe: Stupid Easy Paleo | Healthy Orange Julius Smoothie

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Source: Paleo Hacks