How to Make Healthy Energy Drinks. Healthy energy drinks are delicious and nutritious, and better yet, they only take a few minutes to whip up in your blender. They're perfect for a quick breakfast on the go, to put in a thermos for lunch, or a snack for the afternoon doldrums. Follow these recipes to whip up some great energy drinks.
How to Make Healthy Energy Drinks
Things You'll Need
4 large ice cubes
1/2 cup canned pineapple chunks
2 scoops vanilla protein powder
12 oz. fresh water
8 oz. of milk (whole or 2 percent)
1 heaping scoop of chocolate protein powder
5 large ice cubes
8 fresh raspberries
1 12-oz. can of root beer
1 cup of ice cubes
2 tbsp. cream
1 cup fruit juice or low-fat milk
1 heaping tbsp. wheat germ
Approximately 3 scoops vanilla protein powder, depending on your preference.
1 large banana, frozen and quartered
1/4 cup low fat yogurt, plain
1 tbsp. whey protein
1 egg (optional)
Blast of Pineapple
Mix the ice cubes, pineapple, protein powder and water in a blender.
Blend on high speed until the mixture is smooth.
Pour the blast of pineapple into a tall glass or mug.
Raspberry Chocolate Energy Drink
Place the milk, protein powder, ice cubes and fresh raspberries in a blender.
Add the ice cubes and blend thoroughly. The mixture will be thick.
Serve the raspberry chocolate energy drink in a mug, or eat it with a spoon.
Energy Root Beer Float
Place all of the ingredients in a blender.
Mix all of the ingredients in a blender until thick and creamy.
Turn the blender on high speed and blend until the mixture is smooth.
Pour the energy root beer float into a tall glass or mug.
Drink two or three drinks daily between meals for weight gain.
Add 2 tsp. of coconut extract to the blast of pineapple to create a blast of pina colada.