Gingersnap Protein Smoothie


You might not want cookies for breakfast, but why not start your day with this protein-packed cookie-flavored smoothie? It’s made with the same ingredients that make gingersnaps so irresistible – molasses, ginger and warm spices – plus a healthy serving of greens from plant-based protein powder. So, sip your favorite holiday treat, get ready for your busy day and leave any indulgence-based guilt behind.

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Closeup of Tan-Colored Smoothie in Handled Mason Jar with Cinnamon Stick Garnish | Vitacost Blog
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Gingersnap Protein Smoothie

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 325.13 kcal



  1. In blender, combine all ingredients except ice. Blend until completely smooth.
  2. Add a few ice cubes; continue blending, adjusting thickness by adding more ice. If necessary, add more molasses to increase flavor.
  3. To serve, pour into glass and garnish with granola or crumbled gingersnaps.

Recipe Notes

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Nutrition Facts
Gingersnap Protein Smoothie
Amount Per Serving
Calories 325.13 Calories from Fat 50
% Daily Value*
Fat 5.6g9%
Saturated Fat 0.24g1%
Sodium 612.51mg26%
Potassium 768.04mg22%
Carbohydrates 51.97g17%
Fiber 5.18g21%
Sugar 30.79g34%
Protein 22.96g46%
Vitamin A 75.52IU2%
Vitamin C 10.27mg12%
Calcium 356.03mg36%
Iron 2.04mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

This recipe has been adapted from the original Gingersnap Cookie Smoothie at


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