Stuck on what to get?  Here are some of healthy huts’ best protein shake flavors. 

By Katie Sell, Staff Writer

Healthy Hut is a great spot to hit after practice, a workout, or just if you’re craving something sweet without all that sugar. The only downside to their business is trying to figure out what flavor to get off of their crowded menu of protein shakes. With 78 different drinks to choose from, it might seem overwhelming to make the decision. 

I went ahead and did some of my own “research” and tried some of their best and not-so-great flavors so that you don’t have to!

As a college student, $8 for a protein shake is quite expensive, so I think that it’s important to know what drinks to opt for when you make the trip to the shake bar. Part of the experience are the aloe shots and teas (hot or cold) included in this price, which is a great immune system booster. Their interactive “bar” also provides a great environment to sit down and enjoy your various drinks with friends. 

When I went for the first time I asked the lady at the cash register what their most popular flavors were, to which she told me the Dirty Elvis, Lemon Pound Cake, and Sea Salt Pretzel. I ended up ordering myself the Dirty Elvis, which was not what I expected. It’s made with a banana caramel base with a hint of peanut butter, topped with chocolate chips and peanut butter powder. If you’re a fan of bananas then I would definitely recommend this drink for you. I, however, would not order it again.  

The second drink I tried was their fall special, Pumpkin Caramel Cheesecake. This flavor was fantastic, and the rest of their fall specials all included pumpkin flavoring so you couldn’t really go wrong with any. 

I went back the next day and got Coffee Cake and Strawberry Cheesecake and spoiler: they were by far my favorite flavors! They taste just like they’re named after, so it’s a great alternative to the real thing.  

I went back for a third time and got the Sea Salt Pretzel, and it was pretty good. My only problem with it was that it was a little too sweet for my taste, so I would not get it again.   

The beauty of Healthy Hut is that you can satisfy your sweet tooth without sacrificing your health. The protein shakes really do taste like real milkshakes, the only difference is that they only ring in five grams of sugar as opposed to a whopping 89 grams from a Mcdonalds medium milkshake. 

To conclude my findings, the best flavors to go for are cheesecakes!  They offer Strawberry, blueberry, turtle, black cherry, and pumpkin caramel.

MENU: The Healthy Hut Menu features a wide range of drinks. (Photo by Katie Sell)