Pre-Workout PROTEIN Shake Recipe

Pre-Workout Protein Shake Recipe
Written by The Protein Chef

Cheaper than your “normal” pre-workout while having a ton of nutritional value – what more could you ask for? Oh, and it’s delicious too! This Pre-Workout Protein Shake recipe is a must if you need a boost before the gym!

Here is the recipe:

  • 1 Cup (8 Ounces) Unsweetened/Vanilla Almond Milk (or regular Milk/other Milk substitute)
  • 2 Tablespoons (11g) Chocolate Mix
  • 2 Tablespoons (10g) Cocoa Powder
  • 1 Scoop (30g) Chocolate Protein Powder
  • 1 or 2 Tablespoons Instant Coffee (1 Tablespoon = 75-100mg Caffeine)
  • 1/2 Cup (4 Ounces) Water
  • 1/2-1 Cup Ice

Calories per shake:

  • Calories: 250
  • Fat: 6g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Sodium: 390mg
  • Carbs: 20g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Sugar: 12g
  • Protein: 29g

Blend/mix everything together. Drink. Brain freeze!

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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