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Svelte Organic Soy Protein Shakes

Posted on by Alisa Fleming in Beverages with 5 Comments
Product By:
Chocolate, French Vanilla, Cappuccino, Spiced Chai
$3.20 per 15.9-ounce package

Reviewed by:
On December 12, 2011
Last modified:August 17, 2013


Each variety is high in protein, low glycemic, dons an inspirational message, and has a milkshake-like flavor. We would love them even more with just a touch less sweetener and some soy-free options.

Craving some Muscle Milk without the moo? Svelte to the rescue with their four flavors of organic soy protein shakes. Each generous serving has 16 grams of protein, 6 grams of fiber and just 9 grams of sugars, yet they are rather indulgent in taste.

Svelte Organic Soy Protein Shakes 325

The motivational varieties include “hello beautiful” Chocolate, “looking good” French Vanilla, “just your style” Spiced Chai, and “enjoy yourself” Cappuccino. Tony was the biggest fan, devouring several of them within a week. I concurred that they were delicious – with the consistency of rich chocolate milk, and very sweet milkshake-like flavors. They were a bit too sweet for my post workout taste buds; I enjoyed them more as an afternoon pick-me-up.

Svelte Chocolate Soy Protein Shakes Pour2

My friend, and a personal trainer, Lori, originally reviewed these soy protein shakes for Go Dairy Free, proclaiming them rich and creamy. Her sweets-loving side adored the delicious flavors, but her fitness side was fond of the high protein, low glycemic load, and feel good messages.

All of the Svelte Soy Protein Shakes are certified organic, certified gluten-free, vegan, certified kosher parve, dairy-free, and made with non-GMO soy. They come in two sizes – 11-ounce and 15.9-ounce for small and large appetites and depending on your exercise recovery needs – and have a great package design. They are aseptic, and thus shelf stable, but have a resealable spout, so you can close them up and refrigerate if you only feel like half a serving.

Svelte Vanilla and Chocolate Soy Protein Shakes

Dietary Notes: By ingredients, these packaged protein shakes are Vegan, Dairy-Free, Egg-Free, Gluten-Free, Nut-Free, Peanut-Free, and Wheat-Free, but see the packaging or contact the company for allergen statements.

For More Product Information: Visit Calnaturale’s Svelte website at www.sveltebrand.com.

Svelte Spiced Chai and Cappucchino Soy Protein Shakes

About Alisa Fleming

Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Senior Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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  1. BreeOctober 26, 2013 at 12:25 pmReply

    My 61/2 yr old has a milk allergy and lacks certain vitamins & proteins in his diet because of it. He’s a healthy kid and good size/ weight. He had one of your shakes and luvvvvs them. Is it kid friendly?? Could he benifit from drinking this every now and then? He plays sports too energy boost?
    I can cont find any reviews on whether it’s good for kids as well ?? It is organic & non gmo!;)
    Please let us know as he’s wanting more but need to know if this is safe to give kiddos?;)

    • Alisa FlemingOctober 26, 2013 at 4:31 pmReplyAuthor

      Hi Bree, this is a third party review, we don’t work for the company. I think it would depend on if you feel comfortable giving your son a protein shake, but you will want to contact the company directly with this inquiry.

  2. Billie WhortonJuly 30, 2014 at 11:31 amReply

    I really like them but they do create gas.Any one else have this problem?

  3. NickiAugust 24, 2014 at 5:51 pmReply

    Hi Alisa,

    I have always heard bad things about soy. I even steer clear of them when I exercise. Is organic soy different? Is Svelte protein drink a different kind of soy protein. I guess I was thinking since it was organic it might be different. Since I am lactose intolerant ( more milk protein than lactose) I use Plant Head as my protein. But I would really like a protein drink that is already mixed up. I saw a drink today while in a vitamin store. It was called Orgain Protein Drink. I looked it up on the internet and it didn’t say it was dairy free but I could swear the one I saw at the store was dairy free. Have you heard of this. Sorry for all the questions. I already have your book and love it.
    Hope to hear back from you,

    • Alisa FlemingAugust 24, 2014 at 6:48 pmReplyAuthor

      Hi Nicki, organic soy will be non-GMO. The negative studies that have some out on soy are on soy protein isolates, not whole soy, which this drink is made of. That said, I still believe in moderation.

      I have seen orgain online, but not in stores as of yet. They do have milk-based shakes and vegan (dairy-free) shakes, so that might be where the confusion has come from.

      Thank you so much – I’m glad you enjoy Go Dairy Free!

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