You'll Love Every Sip of This Vegan Low-Carb Protein Shake
This high-protein low-carb shake is a quick and easy snack that comes together in five minutes and serves up 20 grams of protein in one glass. It’s so easy to whip up! There are only four ingredients in this chocolatey low-carb protein shake: cacao nibs, Openfit Plant-Based Protein Shake, coconut milk, and ice.
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If you’re counting carbs, hitting your macro goals can be especially difficult if you’re also trying to follow a plant-based or vegetarian diet.
That’s why we’ve created this low-carb recipe, which has 20 grams of protein, 10 grams of carbs, and 9 grams of fat. (Plus 8 grams of fiber!) All that protein will kick your body into gear to keep you focused on the tasks at hand (and not nearby snacks).
Vegan Low-Carb Chocolate Shake
- 1 cup unsweetened coconut milk beverage
- 1 cup ice
- 1 scoop Chocolate Openfit Plant-Based Protein Shake
- 1 tsp. cocoa nibs
Place coconut milk, ice, Openfit Plant-Based Protein Shake, and cacao nibs inblender; cover. Blend until smooth.
The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.
With healthy fats from the coconut milk, you can easily make this shake work with your macro goals. Not following any specific plan? You’ll still love this high-protein low-carb shake. (Although this happens to be a low-carb protein shake, that doesn’t mean you have to follow a low-carb diet.)
Cacao nibs add a sugar-free crunch and added chocolate flavor. With a scoop of Openfit Plant-Based Protein Shake, this chocolate lover’s dream recipe will be your go-to when you’re looking for a snack to help cool down on a hot day or power up between meals.
Some protein shakes can be a full meal, if you prefer to drink your breakfast. Check out this recipe for a chocolate coconut protein shake that can serve as an easy breakfast alternative.
Want more quick and tasty options like this one? Give our other healthy protein shake recipes a try.
Photography by Anguel Dimov, AB Creative