Gone are the days when your best post-workout options are chocolate milk or some highly processed bar. Check out these delicious ideas for vegan protein snacks!
Have you been told over and over that immediately after your run you need to guzzle chocolate milk instead of vegan protein snacks?
Well, you aren’t alone! That message has come through loud and clear from the dairy industry. You might have even found coolers of chocolate milk at the end of your latest race! For those of us that have chosen to forego milk products, the options have been limited in the recovery department.
Enter: these vegan protein snacks as your post-workout fuel!
Cheer up my fellow vegetarian and vegan friends! You don’t have to suffer through boring post-race or training foods any longer!
With the help of some fellow bloggers, I have complied some delicious vegetarian and vegan protein snack options that you might actually want to toss down the gullet after your next hard workout.
Give some of them a try and let me know in the comments or in the DMs on Facebook or Instagram what you think!
Shakes & Smoothies as vegan protein snacks
You know we have to start with a few shakes packed vegetarian and vegan protein. They are simple to throw together in your high-powered blender and are easily portable.
VEGAN CHOCOLATE SWEET POTATO MILKSHAKE
This Vegan Chocolate Sweet Potato Milkshake is rich and indulgent, thick and creamy, deliciously sweet and incredibly satisfying! Also gluten-free and refined sugar free.
PINEAPPLE & COCONUT SMOOTHIE
Pineapple & Coconut Smoothie is a delicious and healthy smoothie with the addition of banana, vanilla and coconut water finished off with a sprig of mint!. Perfect for some post workout hydration!
MANGO, COCONUT, & CINNAMON SMOOTHIE
Get all the flavors of the Caribbean in this tasty smoothie! Great for a quick post-workout breakfast!
Vegan Strawberry White bean smoothie
Here is a creamy, vegan protein snack as a strawberry white bean smoothie! This easy & delicious shake is a healthy, simple and fresh dairy-free breakfast or post-workout snack. This strawberry banana smoothie is the best high-fiber plant-protein choice for kids, athletes and those looking to eat healthier. You won’t even taste the beans at all!
Iced coffee protein shake
Coffee lovers rejoice! I give you a simple shake with a little caffeine, a hint of sweetness, and protein for a perfect post-workout vegan protein snack.
Peach Matcha Smoothie
The easiest Matcha Smoothie Recipe made with just 5 ingredients!! This lush Green Tea Smoothie is thick, creamy and makes a great energy-boosting breakfast or snack.
DISNEY INSPIRED DOLE PINEAPPLE WHIP PROTEIN SHAKE
All the flavor-packed goodness of a Dole Whip in a simple vegan, protein-packed shake! Note: this recipe calls for whey protein. If you are looking for a vegan treat, just swap that out for a mild, plant based protein powder.
Delicious kale smoothie
The only kale smoothie recipe you’ll ever need: not only good for you, but also delicious! This detoxifying protein-packed green smoothie tastes amazingly refreshing and only takes 5 minutes to make!
Peanut Butter Cup Protein Smoothie
An easy protein smoothie recipe that tastes just like a peanut butter cup! A gluten-free and vegan protein smoothie perfect for breakfast or a post-workout snack that will fuel you up with nutrition!
Healthy red velvet cheesecake energy smoothie
Perfect smoothie for a filling breakfast or workout. Beets are shown to aid in recovery and energy for a tough workout. Added natural protein from silken tofu helps keep you full and aids in muscle repair. Great way to fuel your workout with a filling energizing smoothie!
BARS, CAKES, & BOWLS…OH MY!
While shakes and smoothies are wonderful (and easy. Bless it, they are easy!) Sometimes you need some substance. Check out these options to quell your post-workout hunger.
Tahini Keto cake
This quick keto dessert is a protein snack that supplies us with healthy fats, fiber, and is a perfect post workout snack to nourish your body! You have to try this yummy keto snack asap!
Three ingredient energy bars
These Vegan Energy Bars are perfectly sweet, fudgy and seriously satisfying! They require just 3 ingredients and are easily customisable! They’re also gluten-free and refined sugar free.
Soft & Chewy Peanut butter brownie power bars
Super tasty and ready in minutes, these are the homemade bars for peanut butter lovers on the go.
Beet & Dragon Fruit Smoothie Bowl
This post workout and energizing Beet and Dragon Fruit (Pitaya) Vegan and Gluten-Free Smoothie Bowl is filled with antioxidants and plant-based protein. With no added sugars and packed with vitamins and minerals for post-workout recovery, this smoothie bowl is a great way to give your body some love after exercising.
Vegan Muesli Yogurt Parfait
Healthy vegan muesli yogurt parfait topped with fresh fruit, garnished with edible flowers and mint leaves! This feels so decadent!
One minute protein brownie
Yes, you read that right! I have found you an easy personal brownie that you can
smash into your face enjoy guilt-free right after your workout. For vegans, just be sure to use the flax egg variant, plant-based milk and vegan protein.