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Proffee, Anyone? 4 Tasty Ways to Try the Protein Coffee Trend.

Coffee Protein Recipes

Move over, pumpkin spice latte. Butter coffee, your time is up. Protein coffee is the latest pick-me-up coffee trend.

Protein coffee (or “proffee,” as it’s called by fans of the brew) in its simplest form consists of hot coffee bolstered by the addition of protein powder. Some proffee drinkers prefer adding cold coffee or espresso to packaged protein drinks for a thicker twist. A more complex—and arguably more delicious—protein coffee drink consists of a custom blended protein shake with a coffee or espresso boost.

If your mornings are typically spent in a manic rush, protein coffee may be a perfect solution. You’ll benefit from the pick-me-up perks of coffee and a full serving of protein in one fell swoop. And if you choose to mix your own protein coffee shake, you’ll be able to add high-quality ingredients packed with nutrients, antioxidants, and fiber. Hello, breakfast to go!

Ready to try a proffee drink? Here are four coffee protein shakes you’re sure to love.

 

Simple Coffee Protein Shake

Perfect for a protein-packed pick me up to rev up your reps, or to add extra oomph to your workday. Use vanilla protein powder if you're a coffee purist; choose chocolate if mocha is more your jam.

  • 2 cups ice 

  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk 

  • 1/2 banana, mashed

  • 1 cup brewed coffee 

  • 1 scoop vanilla or chocolate protein powder

In the order listed, add ingredients to your favorite BlenderBottle® shaker cup, close the leak-proof lid, and shake until oh-so-smooth.

 

Caramel Macchiato Protein Shake

Reinvent your favorite beverage in the form of a nutrient-powered protein shake! You’ll have plenty of energy to power through your morning, whether you spend it at the gym, the office, or both.

  • 1/2 cup milk 

  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt

  • double espresso, chilled

  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder

  • 1/2 cup crushed ice

  • 1 tablespoon caramel sauce

In the order listed, add ingredients to your favorite BlenderBottle® shaker cup, close the leak-proof lid, and shake until oh-so-smooth.

 

Oat Milk Latte Protein Shake

An oat milk latte with a twist. We’ve added quick oats to increase the nutritional value of this morning meal replacement shake. Enjoy it on your way to work out, to school, or to kick start your weekend adventure.

  • 1 cup vanilla oat milk 

  • 1 banana, mashed

  • double espresso, chilled

  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder

  • 1/4 cup quick oats

  • dash cinnamon

In the order listed, add ingredients to your favorite BlenderBottle® shaker cup, close the leak-proof lid, and shake until oh-so-smooth.

 

Chocolate Mocha Mint Protein Shake

Can you even begin to single out a favorite flavor from the trio that makes this shake so tasty? Why bother when you can enjoy them all—luscious chocolate, energizing coffee, and refreshing mint—blended to perfection in a pick-me-up shake.

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces nonfat milk

  • 1 serving chocolate protein powder

  • 1 tablespoon instant coffee

  • 3 drops peppermint extract

So, what do you say—is protein coffee a yay or a nay?

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