23 Protein Shake Recipes to Make You Lean & Strong

3. Chocolate and Kale Protein Shake

If you’re still not on the benefit-loaded kale bandwagon (seriously, what are you waiting for?), then this protein-packed smoothie might help change your mind. Adding the leafy green to your shake means a dose of vitamins in each sip, while using a chocolate-flavored protein powder helps this feel more like a dessert than a healthy drink.

If you use peanut butter, opt for a brand that has just one or two ingredients, or swap a nut butter instead. If you want to keep the shake vegan, try super-effective brown rice protein powder.