Easy Recipes to Make Sugar-Free Protein Shakes

Protein Shakes for diabetics are a fantastic substitute for meals. They are tasty, nourishing, and can be consumed as a snack or in place of a meal.

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June 09, 2024

Vegetables and fruits that are high in fiber are used in these Protein Shakes. According to a recent study, individuals with type 2 diabetes saw fewer post-meal glucose excursions and more stable and healthy daily blood sugar levels when they drank a 100 ml shot that contained 15 grams of whey protein 10 minutes before meals.

There are many ways to enjoy a smoothie, but one of the best ways is a daily meal replacement shake. Actually, it has been shown that this is the most efficient method for reversing Type 2. Have a shake by itself, as a snack after supper to fulfill your late-night desires, in between meals, or to break an intermittent fast. In a nutshell, there are plenty of methods to include protein shakes in your diet.

Why Protein Shakes are Good for Diabetics Type 2

Insulin sensitivity can be improved and blood sugar levels controlled with the assistance of protein shakes or protein supplements. This implies that consuming protein shakes could be helpful in improving your diabetic type 2 according to research. The perfect protein shake recipe should be low in sugar, high in fiber content, low in calories, and easier to digest. 

10 Best Protein Shakes Recipes for Diabetic Type 2

Protein Shakes and smoothies that are premade frequently contain a lot of processed sugar. Making them at home, where you have control over the ingredients, is your best option.

Not everyone on a Type 2 diabetes path will benefit equally from the following recipes. For further assistance in calculating the ideal amount of calories, carbs, and sugar, always speak with a physician or dietitian. 

Here are 10 recipes to try: 

Strawberry and Banana Smoothie

Ingredients:

Unsweetened almond milk: 1 cup

Unsweetened plain yogurt: ½ cup

Stevia: 2 packets (or according to your taste)

Banana: ¼ 

Fresh frozen strawberries: ½ cup

Chia seeds: 1 tablespoons

Vanilla protein powder: 1 tablespoon

Method:

Add all the ingredients in a blender and blend it well on high speed for 2-3 minutes or until everything is completely mixed together. 

Strawberry Cheesecake Shake

Ingredients:

Cottage cheese: ½ cup

Cream cheese: 1 oz. 

Frozen Strawberries: ½ cup

Milk (of choice): ½ cup

Vanilla protein powder: 1 scoop

Handful of ice cubes.

Method: 

Add all the ingredients in a blender and blend well on high speed for 2-3 minutes or until everything is incorporated. 

Matcha Green Smoothie

Ingredients: 

Kale: ½ cup

Spinach: ¼ cup

Celery: 1 stick, chopped

Cucumber: ¼ cup, peeled

Green apple: ¼ cup

Milk (of choice): 1 cup

Matcha powder: 1 teaspoon

Vanilla protein powder: 1 scoop

Handful of ice cubes.

Method:

Add all the ingredients in a blender and blend well on high speed for 2-3 minutes or until everything is incorporated. 

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French Toast Protein Shake

Ingredients:

Cottage cheese: ½ cup

Vanilla protein powder: 1 scoop

Maple extract: 1 teaspoon

Cinnamon: ½ teaspoon

Almond milk: ½ cup

Stevia: 2 packets (or according to taste)

Handful of ice cubes

Method: 

Add all the ingredients in a blender and blend it for 4-5 minutes or until creamy consistency is reached. You can add more or less ice according to the consistency you like. 

Blueberry Smoothie

Ingredients: 

Canned unsweetened coconut milk: 14 oz. 

Unsweetened almond milk: ½ cup

Blueberries (fresh or frozen): ½ cup

Protein Powder: 4 scoops 

Vanilla extract: ½ teaspoon 

Method: 

Add all the ingredients in a blender and blend it well on high speed for 3-4 minutes or until everything is completely mixed together. 

High Protein Chocolate Smoothie

Ingredients: 

Unsweetened almond milk: ¼ cup

Cottage cheese: ½ cup

Unsweetened cocoa powder: 1 tablespoon

Chocolate protein powder: 1 scoop

Liquid stevia: ½ teaspoon

Unsweetened almond butter (optional): 1 tablespoon


Method: 

Add all the ingredients in a blender and blend it on high speed for 2-3 minutes or until creamy consistency is reached.