Protein Frosty Shake Recipe

This delicious shake is a dairy-free, gluten-free and soy-free version of a Frosty — yes, the one we all enjoyed as kids — fortified with  protein powder. Xanthan gum, a whitish powder that is a by-product of bacterial fermentation, helps thicken the treat (in place of fat). In this recipe, it’s an essential ingredient for getting that unmistakable Frosty consistency.

Protein Frosty Shake
Photo by Perry Santanachote

Protein Frosty Shake Recipe

Serves 1

Prep time: 5 minutes


2 scoops chocolate protein powder
1 cup unsweetened almond milk
1/2 banana
2 cups ice
1/2 teaspoon xanthan gum
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Add all ingredients to blender, and blend until smooth.

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