Post-Workout Smoothie Recipe
Ultra creamy and naturally sweetened with banana, this potassium and protein-rich post-workout smoothie is supplemented with avocado and your choice of protein for picture-perfect muscle recovery. The matcha green tea helps support a gentle boost in energy, memory and concentration. Additionally, it offers impressive antioxidants, including epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) mostly found in green tea.
Makes 2 | Takes 5 minutes
Nutritional value per serving: (actual amounts will vary based on your choice of protein): Calories 300; Carbs 21g; Protein: 19g; Fibre 11g; Fat 13g
1 ½ cups almond milk
1 medium ripe banana, peeled
1 large ripe Hass avocado, peeled
1 ½ tsp powdered matcha green tea
2 servings unsweetened vanilla protein powder*
5 ice cubes
*Alternate protein options include hemp hearts, nut or seed butters, chia, pumpkin, sesame seeds or grass-fed collagen powder.
Place all ingredients in a high-speed blender and blend until smooth. Feel free to add additional water or almond milk to thin the smoothie to your desired texture. Serve.