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5 Cheap Protein Shake Recipes | Student Shakes

So, you’re strapped for cash but you don’t want to miss out on those gains? We feel you and we’ve all been there. Thankfully, you don’t have to lose out. Give these 5 cheap protein shake recipes a try when you don’t feel like splashing out!


Cheap Protein Shake 1: Breakfast Mocha Protein Shake

Perfect for that morning pick-me-up when you need it the most. Simply blend all of the ingredients and serve.


1 scoop Chocolate Impact Whey Protein

1 tsp. instant espresso powder

1.5 cups milk of choice

Handful ice

3-4 drops Chocolate FlavDrops

1/4 cup rolled oats

Per whole shake: 97¢


Cheap Protein Shake 2: Orange Creamsicle Protein Shake

Tastes like orange creamsicle minus the guilt. Throw all of the ingredients into a blender and serve.


1 scoop Vanilla Impact Whey Protein

1.5 cups milk of choice

2 peeled and frozen oranges (segment them before you freeze them)

3-4 drops Vanilla FlavDrops

Per whole shake: $1.07


Cheap Protein Shake 3: Peanut Butter Cup Creatine Shake

Creatine is scientifically proven to improve physical performance, so what better to add it to your peanut butter cup shake?

Blend, then serve. Getting it yet?


1 scoop Chocolate Impact Whey Protein

1 tbsp. Peanut Butter

1.5 cups milk of choice

3-4 drops Chocolate Peanut Butter FlavDrops

Handful ice

5g or 1 tsp. Creatine Monohydrate

Per whole shake: $1.09


Cheap Protein Shake 4: Banoffee Diet Protein Shake

This shake’s great for those looking to cut a little body fat. By using skimmed milk, water and Flavdrops, instead of the full fat and sugar stuff, you’ll be slashing calories and carbs, without skimping on taste!

Blend and drink!


1 scoop Natural Banana Impact Whey Isolate

1/2 cup skimmed milk

250ml water

½ frozen banana

4-6 cubes ice

3-4 drops Toffee FlavDrops

Per whole shake: $1.03


Cheap High Calorie Protein Shake 5: Chunky Monkey Gainer Shake

This cheap high calorie protein shake recipe is aimed at anyone wanting the most calories for their hard-earned money – it packs a whopping 900kcal!

Blend, serve, done. Simple!


1.5 cups whole milk
3 tbsp. Peanut Butter
1 banana
1/4 cup rolled oats
1 scoop Banana Impact Whey Protein

Per whole shake: 95¢


Cheap protein shake


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Jennifer Blow

Jennifer Blow

Editor & Qualified Nutritionist

Jennifer is our editor and qualified AfN nutritionist. She loves hill walking and cycling, loathes bad science, and loves proving healthy eating doesn’t equal plain, boring, and a lifetime of hunger.


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