Published by Katherine Sullivan.

Maintaining a healthy, active lifestyle is vital. But squeezing in time at the gym and sustaining a nutritious diet isn’t always easy, especially when trying to balance work, family, sleep, and a social life. Luckily, getting your protein has never been easier, thanks to five of the latest ready-to-drink vegan protein beverages.

Whether you’re looking for a meal replacement, a pre- or post-workout drink, or a satisfying snack, these protein-packed vegan shakes have you and your muscles covered. Ranging from 7 to 20 grams of plant-based protein per serving—and including flavors such as toasted almond, vanilla chai tea, and mellow mocha—there’s a ready-to-drink vegan protein beverage for everyone. Check out five of our favorites:

1. Vega Protein+ Shake

With 20 grams of plant-based protein, these “nutritional building blocks” are the perfect on-the-go shakes for busy fitness fanatics. Choose between chocolate and vanilla, and don’t fret—with Vega, you’ll never have to worry about artificial flavors, colors, or sweeteners.

2. Evolve Real Plant-Powered Protein Shake

After realizing that plant-based protein is the future, CytoSport introduced Evolve—a brand of plant-powered protein products, including a newly released ready-to-drink protein shake. Take a walk on the wild side with flavors such as toasted almond and mellow mocha, or keep things simple with classic chocolate and ideal vanilla. Either way, you’ll up your game with 20 delicious grams of vegan protein.

3. Orgain Organic Nutrition Plant Based Protein Shake

Just one ready-to-drink Orgain vegan shake contains 16 grams of organic plant-based protein from brown rice, hemp, chia, and flax—plus a fruit and veggie blend. Talk about an all-in-one shake! Fuel your day with smooth chocolate or vanilla bean flavor.

4. Bolthouse Farms Vanilla Chai Tea

Seven grams of vegan protein plus a boost of caffeine? Sign us up! Bolthouse Farms’ Vanilla Chai Tea is a delicious blend of green tea, soy milk, chai spices, and a touch of vanilla—an ideal morning pick-me-up.


Shakes are an excellent source of protein. Some of our favorite protein-rich drinks are the Tropical Turmeric Shake and the Green Tahini Shake. Both recipes contain Nuzest’s Clean Lean Protein for an extra boost.

Want more protein-packed vegan options? Click below!

Order Your FREE Vegan Starter Kit

Send Me a Vegan Starter Kit