This smoothie recipe has NO protein Powder. Protein powders contain very high amounts of free glutamate (MSG) and they make a lot of people have headaches, sweats, fatigue and other symptoms. Plus they are not a whole food and highly processed. Here is a recipe that contains 21 grams of protein and stays around 300 calories. It's not a decadent smoothie, but it is tasty and healthy for you if you need to watch calories, carbs and increase protein and fiber.
1/2 cup Milk, (cow milk has most protein)
1 or 2 tablespoons cocoa
1 tablespoon natural peanut butter
2 cups frozen greens (kale, Spinach, Chard)
1 envelope unflavored gelatin or 1 tablespoon.
1 tablespoon chia seeds
4 packets stevia (sweeten to taste)
1 cup water
1 cup ice cubes (optional if you like your smoothies frosty)
Put in a high powered blender and blend.
13 g fat
8.9 g fiber
29 g carbs
21 g protein