Recipe: Mom’s Apple Chai Shake

by JJ Virgin on September 28, 2016

If you love apple pie but hate the effects of gluten, dairy, and added sugar on your body, this protein shake is a dream come true. It combines naturally sweet, juicy apples with the exotic warmth of chai spices for a super-healthy take on Mom’s apple pie.

Protein shakes are an easy way to get great nutrition. Keep a set of yummy, easy protein shake recipes on hand, and you won’t wind up skipping meals or fueling up with sugar and empty carbs. I’ll take a delicious protein shake over energy crashes and inflammation any day!

Mom’s Apple Chai Shake joins Roasted Spiced Chickpeas; Curried Lentils; and Tandoori Chicken in our Indian Influence menu.

Mom’s Apple Chai Shake

Mom’s Apple Chai Shake


September 28, 2016

Pie for breakfast? Yes, please! This shake recipe is an exotic twist on the flavors of Mom's apple pie, with apples and chai spices, plus the power of protein and fiber. No gluten, no added sugar, just comforting, homey flavors and great nutrition.

Virgin Diet compliant: Cycles 1, 2, and 3
Sugar Impact Diet compliant: Cycles 1 and 3

  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Yields: 1 serving


2 scoops JJ Virgin Vanilla Protein Shake powder* (Paleo-Inspired Paleo-Inspired or Plant-Based)

1 cup peeled apple chunks

2 tbsp cashew or almond butter

1 tbsp freshly ground flaxseed

dash ground cinnamon

10 oz. almond milk

4-5 ice cubes


1Blend the ingredients together until smooth.

2Your shake can be thickened by adding ice cubes or thinned by adding cold water. Yum!

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 Mom’s Apple Chai Shake joins Roasted Spiced Chickpeas, Curried Lentils, and Tandoori Chicken on our Indian Influence menu.  Take a trip to far-off India, using these four delicious dishes as your passport.

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