3 Home made Muscle Building Shakes without Protein Powder

Protein is the King of bodybuilding. But can you build muscle without protein powders?

Yes, there are many ways to add protein to your bodybuilding shakes without using protein powder.


Use protein rich foods. They not only provide first class proteins but are also loaded with vitamins/anti-oxidants for better health.

Try these 3 tasty muscle building protein shakes without protein powder but with real, natural protein foods and see the difference.

By the end of the article you will know how to make 3 simple yet powerful muscle building shakes without protein powder.

You discovered 10 muscle building shakes earlier, but here are 3 cool shakes without protein powder.

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Why make a Protein Shake without Protein Powder

Make tasty protein shakes without protein powder with real foods only

To build muscle, you need high quality proteins. Real, unprocessed foods should be your first choice for high quality, first class muscle building proteins.

A protein shake made with real foods is the ideal one as it contains proteins, multivitamins and antioxidants.

Although whey protein powder is the best form of protein for muscle building, this section is on how to build shake without protein powder. Why? Add variety in making your shakes!

Lets get your blender rolling...

3 Muscle Building Shakes without Protein Powder

Below are 3 tasty protein shakes you can make with real foods. No protein powder, no BCAAs, no glutamine or creatine.

  1. Greek Yogurt and Banana Muscle Shake
  2. Pineapple and Kefir Muscle Shake
  3. Mixed berries and yogurt muscle shake

Muscle Building Shake One: The Greek Yogurt and Banana Muscle Shake

Tasty Banana Yogurt Muscle Shake

Greek Yogurt is a thick milk product packed with proteins. A small 6 ounce container provides 17 grams of high quality proteins. Add the gut healthy probiotics, you have got a superfood in your hands.

If you are skinny then go with the full fat version. Otherwise go with the no-sugar, fat free option.

How to make your banana yogurt muscle shake:

  • 2 cups Greek Yogurt
  • One ripe Banana {for pre and post workout shakes}
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1/2 cup low fat milk
  • 1 sliced lemon {optional but adds great taste}

Add the ingredients together in a blender and blend for 30 seconds. Serve with a straw.

Muscle Building Shake Two: Pineapple and Kefir Muscle Shake

Pineapple Kefir Muscle Shake

Kefir is milk with kefir grain added to it. Its not only a great probiotic but also an excellent source of high quality proteins. 

Research has shown that kefir combined with high intensity training adds muscle and strength faster.

Check your local supermarket for kefir and enjoy its health and muscle gain benefits.

How to make your Kefir Pineapple Muscle shake:

  • 1 cup cold Kefir
  • 1 thick slice of pineapple {peeled of course}
  • 1 tsp Honey {optional}

Add the ingredients together in a blender and blend for 30 seconds. Serve with a straw.

Muscle Building Shake Three: Mixed Berries and Yogurt Muscle Shake

Berry Muscle Shake

Berries are superfoods and have the highest concentration of anti oxidants you can find in any fruit. Add the familiar yogurt again and you got a potent muscle building shake.

How to make your Berry Yogurt muscle shake:

  • 1 cup mixed berries {strawberries/raspberries/blueberries}
  • 1 medium banana
  • 2 cups Greek yogurt
  • Water as required

Add the ingredients together in a blender and blend for 30 seconds. Serve with a straw.

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Muscle building Shakes are the key for quick, convenient and easy way to add calories, powerful muscle building nutrients and vitamins/minerals/anti-oxidanst in one shot.

They have played a BIG role in my muscle transformation and they can do the same for you too.

Use the above recipes and those included in the muscle building shakes section to find their true potential.

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