Candy Cane PROTEIN Shake Recipe

Candy Cane Protein Shake Recipe
Written by The Protein Chef

This quick, healthy, delicious, and extremely festive Candy Cane Protein Shake recipe is guaranteed to put a smile on your face this holiday season!

Here is the recipe:

  • 1/2 Cup (4 Ounces) Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk (or Regular Milk/Other Milk Substitute)
  • 1 Scoop (30g) Vanilla Protein Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Peppermint Extract
  • 5.3 Ounces (150g) Fat Free Vanilla Greek Yogurt
  • 1/4 Cup (20g) Rolled Oats
  • 1 Candy Cane
  • 1/2 Tablespoon (7g) Coconut Oil
  • Couple Drops Red Food Coloring (Optional)

Calories per shake:

  • Calories: 431
  • Fat: 11g
  • Saturated Fat: 6g
  • Sodium: 294mg
  • Carbs: 41g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Sugar: 22g
  • Protein: 42g

Break up your Candy Cane and then combine all of your ingredients into a blender. Blend them together. Drink. Brain freeze!


  • Add in 1/2 Cup Ice to make it thicker + colder!

About the author

The Protein Chef

Derek Howes is a personal trainer and chef with over a decade of experience in the gym and kitchen. Derek, who is also known as The Protein Chef on his blog and YouTube channel shows his viewers every week that food doesn’t need to be boring or repetitive, it’s all about balance, moderation, and having the knowledge to change things up. His recipes which have been featured in the news, magazines, and on TV are cheap, quick, AND delicious! His motto in life is “everything in moderation” and is without question the most important habit he follows.

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