Chocolate Pistachio PROTEIN Shake Recipe

Pistachio Protein Shake Recipe
Written by The Protein Chef

It’s not often you find something that’s healthy, filling, AND delicious. This Chocolate Pistachio Protein Shake recipe is all 3 and more! One of my favorite instant sweet tooth killers.

Here is the recipe:

  • 3/4 Cup (6 Ounces) Sugar Free Vanilla Coconut Milk (or Regular Milk/Other Milk Substitute)
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Peppermint Extract
  • 1/2 Cup (116g) Fat Free Cottage Cheese
  • 1 Serving (8g) Instant Sugar Free Fat Free Pistachio Pudding
  • 10 Pistachio Nuts (10g)
  • 1 Scoop (30g) Chocolate Protein Powder
  • 4 Tablespoons (26g) Flax Seed
  • 2 Tablespoons (10g) Cocoa Powder
  • 1 Cup Ice

Calories per shake:

  • Calories: 512
  • Fat: 20g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Sodium: 754mg
  • Carbs: 33g
  • Fiber: 14g
  • Sugar: 9g
  • Protein: 50g

Blend everything together. Drink. Brain freeze!


  • Top with a crushed up graham cracker!

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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