Staying trim and keeping fit can be hard, especially when it comes to maintaining a healthy diet. If you’re looking to replace your otherwise unhealthy meals with something better, or boost your energy after a workout, these three meal replacement shake recipes are great to try. Made with natural ingredients and designed to help you boost your nutrient levels, these shakes are great for breakfast, after the gym, or anytime you’d like to replace a meal with something healthier.

Banana Protein Shake

1 serving of your favorite plain or vanilla flavored protein powder

Meal replacement shakes are great for improving your diet and giving you a boost after a workout.

Meal replacement shakes are great for improving your diet and giving you a boost after a workout.

1 large banana

1 cup light soy milk

1 tablespoon low fat natural yogurt

1 teaspoon peanut butter

A few ice cubes

1 teaspoon golden syrup

Blend together for several minutes, or until creamy.

Oatmeal Shake

1 cup dry oatmeal, cooked in water and cooled

2 scoops protein powder

5 dashes cinnamon

1/8 cup brown sugar

1 tablespoon natural peanut butter

2 cup water or low-fat milk

Blend together for several minutes until creamy. Serve.

The Strawberry Slimmer

1 ½ cup pure water

1 tablespoon flax seed oil

½ ripe peach peeled

6-8 frozen strawberries

1 heaping scoop of protein powder

Blend together for several minutes until creamy. Serve.