Recipe: Ultra Shake

Rich in protein and nutrients, it keeps your blood sugar stable

This shake provides all of the essential protein, omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, antioxidants and phytonutrients you need. It will balance your blood sugar and help you maintain a healthy blood sugar level throughout the day.

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2 scoops pea protein powder
1 tablespoon flaxseed and borage oil
2 tablespoons ground flaxseed
1/2 cup frozen or fresh non-citrus, low-glycemic fruit (such as blueberries, blackberries, cherries or raspberries)
6 ounces filtered water
1 tablespoon nut butter (almond, macadamia, cashew, pecan or sunflower seed) or 1/4 cup nuts (such as almonds, walnuts, pecans, cashews or any combination), soaked in water overnight
1 handful of ice (if not using frozen fruit)


  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender.
  2. Blend on high-speed until smooth, about 2 minutes.
  3. If the shake is too thick, add more water until you reach a desired consistency.
  4. Pour smoothie into your favorite glass, and enjoy!

Nutrition information

Makes one 1-cup serving 

Per serving:

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Calories 377
Fat 17g
Saturated fat 3g
Cholesterol 0mg
Fiber 14g
Protein 12g
Carbohydrate 47g
Sodium 129mg

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Mark Hyman, MD

Mark Hyman, MD

Mark Hyman, MD, is Director for the Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine, Chairman of the Institute for Functional Medicine and founder of The UltraWellness Center.
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