One of the main things that I survive off during my liquids only days and one of the things that I make when I’m in a hurry is protein shakes. I love you can make them in hundreds of different flavors and with all kinds of ingredients.

Today I want to share how I create my basic protein shake and share a new product that I’m very excited about that I used to create this shake:

Tillamook Light Yogurt

Tillamook Light Yogurt is made with Truvia a natural calorie free sweetener. Making this yogurt low in calories and high in flavor.

You know I’m a huge greek yogurt eater, but with only 110 calories and 7 grams of protein Tillamook’s new yogurt is amazing! And it is much easier to feed to my boys who are known to turn up their noses to the strong taste of greek yogurt unless it is filled with sugar to cover the flavor.

Pomegranate & Black Berry Protein Shake




  • Add milk

Yes I realize I added too much milk afterwards, oops

  • Add protein powder

I used Designer Protein Natural but think Vanillawould be awesome! (


  • Add Ice


  • Blend with blender or hand blender till smooth

Tip: Fully immerse the hand blender before turning on. This is the one I have: Cuisinart Immersion Hand Blender

  • Pour into a nice cup!


  • And enjoy!

[box type=”tick” border=”full” icon=”none”]Servings: 1 | Calories: 271 | Carbs: 33 | Fat: 4 | Protein: 30 | Fiber: 1[/box]

More Ingredients Ideas

This is just a very basic recipe, but you can make amazing shakes with just a few changes to your ingredients. Here is just a few ideas of other things you can add to your shake to change the flavor or add more nutrition:

  • Greens (Arugula, cilantro, lettuce, spinach, etc)
  • Fruits (fresh or frozen, just not too much)
  • Flavored Sugar Free Syrups
  • Sugar Free Pudding Mix (Pistachio is my favorite)
  • Sugar Free Jello Mix
  • Nut Butter (Peanut, almond, sunflower, just not too much)
Stay Tuned: I will be sharing more adventures with Tillamook Light Yogurt! Hint of some things to come: My boys personal reviews, Rainbow Yogurt Drops, Toasted Quinoa on yogurt, and more!

What is your favorite shake flavor? What kind of ingredients have you tried in your shakes?

[box icon=”none”]Disclaimer: I was given samples of Tillamook Light Yogurt for this post. My oppinions are my own, if I love it I share it.[/box]

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Pepper Ferguson

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