Ultra Shake

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Looking for an ultra nutritious shake? Consider this your new go-to. It provides all of the essential protein, omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, antioxidants and phytonutrients you need. Not only that, but it will balance your blood sugar and help you maintain a healthy blood sugar level throughout the day.


  • 2 scoops pea protein powder
  • 1 tablespoon flaxseed and borage oil
  • 2 tablespoons ground flaxseed
  • ½ cup frozen or fresh non-citrus, low-glycemic fruit (such as blueberries, blackberries, cherries or raspberries)
  • 6 ounces filtered water
  • 1 tablespoon nut butter (almond, macadamia, cashew, pecan or sunflower seed) or ¼ cup nuts (such as almonds, walnuts, pecans, cashews or any combination), soaked in water overnight
  • 1 handful of ice (if not using frozen fruit)


  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender.
  2. Blend on high-speed until smooth, about 2 minutes.
  3. If the shake is too thick, add more water until you reach a thinner consistency.
  4. Pour smoothie into your favorite glass and enjoy!

Nutrition information

Makes one 1-cup serving

Per serving:

  • Calories 377
  • Fat 17g
  • Saturated fat 3g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Fiber 14g
  • Protein 12g
  • Carbohydrate 47g
  • Sodium 129mg

This article was written by Mark Hyman, MD from Cleveland Clinic and was legally licensed through the Industry Dive publisher network. Please direct all licensing questions to legal@industrydive.com.

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