Energising Green Pea Protein Smoothie

This green smoothie is packed with fresh fruit and nutritious peas – perfect as a refreshing drink to wake you up in the morning or after a workout for a boost of plant protein.

Pea protein is known as one of the best proteins to include in a plant-based diet because contains all 9 essential amino acids. The Pea Protein Isolate used in this smoothie recipe is also great for those with specific dietary requirements as it is  completely free from soy, gluten, nut or dairy-containing ingredients.

Each serving of Pea Protein Isolate provides 21g of quality plant-based protein which makes this smoothie perfect as a post-workout drink to supply your muscles with the building blocks they need for new muscle growth and repair.1

As well as providing fantastic nutritional benefits, the peas also give this smoothie it’s natural vibrant green colour.

The lime and ginger give this smoothie its “zingy” kick to help you feel energised whilst the cucumber and apple give it a refreshing sweetness, that’s also packed with nutrients! Apples are high in vitamin C which is known to support the immune system, nervous system and help reduce feelings of tiredness and fatigue.2,3,4

This green smoothie recipe is incredibly easy to make and a great way to give yourself a nutritious and energising, plant-based pick-me-up.

Pea Protein Isolate Smoothie

Energising Green Pea Protein Smoothie Recipe

Makes: 1 smoothie

Calories: 309      Protein: 27g        Fat: 2g       Carbs: 53g


  •  1 scoop Unflavoured Pea Protein Isolate
  • ½ thumb fresh ginger
  • 50g cooked garden peas
  • 1 green apple
  • 1 pear
  • ½ lime (juice and zest)
  • ¼ cucumber
  • 150ml water


1. Prepare your ingredients by removing the core from the apple and pear.

2. Then, simply add all the ingredients to a blender and process until smooth.

3. You can add ice or freeze the cooked peas and prepared fruit for an extra-chilled smoothie.


  1. Protein contributes to the growth and maintenance of muscle mass.
  2. Vitamin C contributes to normal functioning of the immune system during and after intense physical exercise.
  3. Vitamin C Contributes to normal functioning of the nervous system.
  4. Vitamin C Contributes to a reduction in tiredness and fatigue.

Arabella Ogilvie

Arabella Ogilvie

Writer and expert

Arabella has a Bachelor of Science degree in Physiology from the University of Glasgow where she covered health topics ranging from the physiological effects of exercise and nutrition, to psychology and neuroscience.

She has a lifelong interest in sport and fitness, including running, swimming, hockey, and especially rowing. At university, Arabella was a keen rower and competed in the first boat at events such as the prestigious Henley Women’s Regatta, The Scottish Boat Race, and British University Championships, and won Novice Rower of the year in her first year.

In her spare time, Arabella loves to train in the gym and practice yoga and meditation. She is passionate about the natural world and will take any opportunity to be outdoors.

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