5 simple post-workout smoothie recipes

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One of my favourite times to have a smoothie is post-workout.

If I’m consuming it as a “mini-meal”, I’ll most always try to incorporate a protein source within the concoction. Sometimes this may mean an organic/all-natural pea, rice or whey protein powder; other times I will use things like nuts, cottage cheese, or hemp hearts.

In celebration of my newest kitchen addition – my Omniblend blender – I’ve complied recipes for my five go-to smoothies for a healthy, satisfying, post-workout boost. Keep in mind that some of the smoothies, like the Coco Banana, are a bit higher in protein than others. If I have something like the Banana Berry, then I’ll usually add another protein source to my snack.

I’ve also included my favourite Green Mango smoothie, which actually does not have a main protein source, so I always add something alongside it. It’s just one of my favourite smoothies, and I couldn’t bear to leave it out – it’s perfect and refreshing after a light yoga workout or a walk (or even first thing in the morning). I’ll admit, I’m not big on many green smoothie/juice recipes out there, but this one is a winner in my books.

These are just a handful of my current favourites that have been part of my rotation as of late. Enjoy!

The original version of this post appeared on Femme Fitale and has been republished here with permission. You can find more of Kelly’s work on Femme Fitale’s Facebook page and on Instagram

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