Peanut Butter Banana Bulking Protein Shake

Peanut Butter Banana Bulking Protein Shake
A good protein shake for bulking. Ingredients include your favorite protein powder, banana and peanut butter.

Nutrition Facts

  • 498
  • 58
    g
  • 44.3
    g
  • 11.2
    g
  • Notice: Eating the right diet for your goals may result in increased gains and decreased bodyfat.

Ingredients

  • 8 oz skim milk
  • 1 banana
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter
  • 2 scoops of whey protein powder

Cooking Instructions

Place ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth. You can also use whole milk and additional peanut butter, and turn this protein shake into a higher calorie weight gainer. Nutritional information for this recipe based on 2 scoops of whey protein blend and a medium banana. By using whole milk instead of skim milk, and by adding an additional tbsp of peanut butter, this shake would provide over 600 calories. Recipe provided by Jmango.

Serving Suggestions

Makes one protein drink.

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Posted Sat, 05/22/2010 - 14:57
richard benz

this is great. thick an smooth. if you have more drink ideas let me know. richard. thanks

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Posted Sun, 04/03/2011 - 23:24
JS

Add an omega 3 loaded egg or two to the mix...

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Posted Tue, 05/25/2010 - 13:15
Marc-Olivier

OMG... This is WAYYYYYYY better than my usual Water-Whey Powder drink. It tastes great. With some ice, it a cool way to chill under the sun. Pure awesomeness

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Posted Sun, 06/13/2010 - 14:31
victor

i love it, way better than my usual clumpy spoon stirred shake that nearly makes me dry heave.

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Posted Tue, 10/19/2010 - 22:18
Frankie

Did it give you good results? did you see any change in muscle mass?

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Posted Sat, 02/18/2012 - 14:47
cam

i would recommened buying a shaker cup, or even just using a cup with a lid that you can shake with. mixes quite smoother and i personally hate chunky texture. i enjoy drinking my optimum whey out of my shaker cup.

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Posted Tue, 10/19/2010 - 22:17
Frankie

I know it must taste great, but im more of the type of guy looking for results, so does this get you big? or doesnt it? please let me know, i also use pro complex protein powder and it's awesome...

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Posted Tue, 05/10/2011 - 20:44
James

Of course it works, it's simple logic in the kitchen. i have been making these exact same milk shakes the last 6 months, i buy frozen fruit and berries and sometimes even make it a chocolate shake with banana and peanut butter. The frozen fruit is good for flavoring and add's a great source of vitamins.

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Posted Tue, 01/11/2011 - 15:08
TK

Could I replace the skim milk with whole milk? and the whey protein with casein?

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Posted Wed, 12/28/2011 - 17:08
Cecil Tim Pappoe

Yes!!!! It's stated in the preparation of the shake. READ!!!!

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Posted Sun, 01/16/2011 - 12:24
Hassaan

what if i don't use protein powder..??

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Posted Thu, 01/27/2011 - 14:33
armando

im not a professional im burly starting but i try it wiyh whey protein and i think it will work

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Posted Tue, 12/17/2013 - 22:18
CreaseYPT

You can use tuna as I just found out on one of these articles On this site.

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Posted Thu, 01/27/2011 - 14:29
armando

i try this its effective and besides its really good! hey mine i do it with muscle milk is it ok or bad please anwer

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Posted Wed, 02/02/2011 - 15:55
Terry Ma

this is great.. i gained one stoned drinking this...tastes aswome to

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Posted Wed, 04/13/2011 - 05:26
bull

this is a similar recipe that i use but i add 20g of oats 1 weatbix and 100g cotage cheese great for breaky and pre workout shake

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Posted Tue, 07/05/2011 - 13:39
Ronnie

How many of these would you suggest in a day and at what part or the day would you suggest it? I work out after work around 4:30 4 times a week.

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Posted Tue, 07/05/2011 - 13:40
Ronnie

Also, what about 2% milk?

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Posted Sat, 12/03/2011 - 00:07
James

hey is there any substitute for the protein powder?

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Posted Fri, 12/16/2011 - 13:34
Steven

Well you could just eat a whole foods source of protein instead of a shake.

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Posted Sun, 12/04/2011 - 21:20
daniel eckert

throw in sum oatmeal

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Posted Tue, 01/03/2012 - 21:54
bulk up

Agreed. I put in 1/2 cup of oats. I also use 12oz skim milk instead of 8oz. Yes, this will get you big--I used to have one of these every day. Now I am on my cutting phase so if I ever have one of these it will be a lower portion and a meal replacement.

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Posted Fri, 01/20/2012 - 11:52
cisco

does the whey powder has to be w/o flavor? example: i have Gold Standard 100 whey(extreme milk choc)

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Posted Fri, 02/10/2012 - 14:49
Debra

How can I modify this drink making it low calorie, and at what time of the day should I drink this?.

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Posted Sun, 02/12/2012 - 10:36
Larry

This is a really good protein shake, I use it often during the week. FYI, recently I started adding those little Via packs of instant coffee from Starbucks. If you like coffee and need a little afternoon jolt, this works great. I know it sounds strange, but somehow the peanutbutter, banana, chcolate, and coffee tast all come together.

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Posted Sat, 02/18/2012 - 14:48
cam

crunchy peanut butter might be a good twist.

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Posted Sat, 03/03/2012 - 01:23
nateurist

Make it Vegan:

Substitute skim milk for almond milk (tastes a helluvalot better) or hemp milk (see below).
Substitute whey for hemp protein (is a complete protein with all essential amino acids).

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Posted Mon, 03/19/2012 - 00:59
Help

I am :
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Trying to gain weight and build muscle.
Gender = Male
Age = 32
Weight = 170 lbs
Height = 68 inches
I do zero exercise.

According to the BMR calculator I need "2125 Calories Per Day".

Can this shake be used as a complete meal replacement?

If it cannot be used as a meal replacement can you suggest a liquid meal replacement or how can I modify the recipe to be a complete liquid meal replacement ?

What is the effect of adding the oats to the recipe?

(The reason I focus on liquid meal replacement is that given my current work and living situation liquid meal replacements would just be easier to work and more convenient with.....for now)

I appreciate any help you can provide.

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Posted Mon, 03/19/2012 - 10:58
Steven

This is a very good meal replacement shake choice.

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Posted Mon, 03/19/2012 - 16:12
Help

Thanks for your response Steve, if I added oats to the shake how much oats would I add?

Also, what would the oats do as it relates to my goal of "trying to gain weight and build muscle"?

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Posted Tue, 03/20/2012 - 15:10
Steven

Hard to say. I would try a half cup max at first and see what the texture is like.

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Posted Fri, 04/27/2012 - 20:06
Joe

can you use any protein powder like Serious Mass Protein? because this Protein powder calls for 2 large scoops of it and milk.. can you just add these ingredients and provide more protein for bulking up?

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Posted Thu, 05/03/2012 - 18:43
vee

i don't drink milk. the protein powder i use mixes with water. is it still any good without the milk??

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Posted Thu, 05/03/2012 - 23:33
Amit

Wow realy its superb thanx...

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Posted Tue, 05/29/2012 - 16:43
paul

Try this one... I have it every morning after gym

1 cup frozen strawberries
1 banana
1/2 cup quick oats (blend alone first or use food processor to create power form)
1 tbs natural peanut butter ( I like teddie )
2 cups skim milk
2 scoops favorite chocolate protein powder

Never measured it but probably about 7-8 hundred calories

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Posted Mon, 10/01/2012 - 16:35
Kasie

Hi! I am 30 female, 112 pounds, 5ft, I've been working out for about 3 months. I am looking to get toned and get mucsle definition. I can only go to the gym 7pm-9pm I dont' like to eat that late, so I am trying to find a good protein shake (peanut butter taste preferably ;) that I can drink after the gym right before bed. also, that won't make me gain weight and will help re-build muscle. Please advise :) thx!

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Posted Sat, 10/13/2012 - 00:13
Tom

A quality casein protein powder mixed with light or skim milk will make a good before bed protein shake. It comes in all the same flavors as whey protein. Casein protein promotes a sustained anti-catabolic environment while you sleep. I would sustain from mixing in fruits or peanut butter right before bed.

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Posted Wed, 01/02/2013 - 19:14
Grace

I am a vegetarian and I am training for my tennis season. I want to build more muscle but I don't eat large quantities of food at once. Would you recommend more protein shakes or carbo loading for me to bulk up?

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Posted Tue, 01/08/2013 - 20:36
Laura

Don't buy whey protein isolates!!!! Also, don't mix with eggs as they will slow down the protein assimilation which is counterproductive to consuming after your workout.

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Posted Tue, 03/05/2013 - 17:48
Andreia Cordeiro

Hi!
I do this for breakfast most of the days:
1 scoop of Aptonia Whey Protein Isolate Chocolate
1 Banana
125ml Almond Milk

and after training (I'm a dancer with classes Mon-Frid from 6pm to 10pm) I usually do this:
1 or 2 scoops of Myfusion Probiotic Series Whey Protein Strawberry
200ml water

I'm on a path of losing those last bits of fat and get definition. Oh and I'm 21, 5'3 and since this morning 112lbs.
What do you think? I would really like some advice and opinions please :)

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Posted Fri, 04/19/2013 - 20:29
Robert

I think everyone is under-rating "real" food - lean meat, beans, green veggies, etc :-)

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Posted Sun, 05/05/2013 - 20:37
Parker

I am 13 years old and being bullied at school because I am weight ( 5'5"/162lbs). I have started walking 45 minutes a day and working with weights to build my upper body/tone. What type of breakfast shake to you recommend.

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Posted Sat, 05/11/2013 - 19:23
jake

Oats,milk,chocolate chip icecream ,peanut butter try it

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Posted Sun, 05/19/2013 - 06:53
old dad 03

To double the calories of this shake use 6 cups of whole milk and 2 tbsp of peanut butter.

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Posted Tue, 06/04/2013 - 10:16
Cory

I Just used this recipe for my first protein shake, and it wasn't that bad. Then again it was probably amazing compared to other protein drinks.

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Posted Sat, 07/13/2013 - 04:27
danni

Will these shake make you gain weight and build muscle?

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Posted Sun, 07/14/2013 - 19:04
Frederick Ned

I tried this shake with 2 scoops of chocolate peanut butter protein, 2% or 5% milk, tablespoon of cinnamon, tablespoon of peanut butter, 5 grams of micronized creatine in my blender or shaker cup with some ice, great drink after I workout.

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Posted Tue, 04/29/2014 - 03:07
Diallo

It's better with coconut milk

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Posted Tue, 04/29/2014 - 09:24
JustAnObservation

Just reading some of these comments and wow lol some of you ppl are complete idiots. Just straight up morons

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