By Chelsea Frank
Athletes have plenty of seasons to look forward to: football season, playoff season, bulking season, and offseason. But the one that generates the most hype? Girl Scout cookie season.
While they are delicious, pounding a box of Thin Mints (i.e. the undisputed GOAT cookie) might not do any favors for you and your diet. So here's a way you can turn your favorite Girl Scout cookie flavor into a macro-friendly treat.
Whether you're craving a sweet afternoon snack or an evening dessert, this Thin Mint protein shake recipe requires just four ingredients and five minutes of prep time. It's in season all year long and will satisfy your sweet tooth while upping your protein intake.
Get 20 grams of protein and essential vitamins and minerals with LADDER Plant-Based Nutrition Shake.
Thin Mint Protein Shake Recipe
Prep time: 5 minutes
Total time: 5 minutes
Altogether, this shake recipe clocks in at 218 calories while delivering 20 grams of plant-based protein and plenty of essential nutrients. Compare that to one serving of Thin Mints, which adds up to 160 calories, 10 grams of sugar, and just 2 grams of protein.
This recipe gets its power from LADDER Plant-Based Nutrition Shake, which provides 20 grams of pea protein per scoop. It also has 7 grams of fiber and zero added sugar, making it a great protein-packed snack to reach for when you're craving something sweet.
Photography by Anguel Dimov, AB Creative