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Post Workout Green Smoothie

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What if I told you that you could get incredible nourishment from a green smoothie after your workout?! And what if, that smoothie was equally delicious and nutritious? Well, that’s exactly what I have for you today.

Post Workout Green Smoothie

This green smoothie is loaded up with all kinds of nutrients… but what are those nutrients good for?:

Dark and leafy greens

  • An excellent source of vitamins A, C & K
  • Supplies folate and potassium
  • Great source of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds, which is ideal for muscle recovery

Chia seeds

  • High in Omega-3 fatty acids
  • Deliver a massive amount of nutrients, i.e. fiber, protein, manganese, magnesium, etc.
  • Full of antioxidants

For more chia seed based recipes, check out my Apple Cinnamon Chia Pudding here!

Collagen peptides

  • 1 serving of collagen peptides delivers 18 grams of high quality protein
  • Helps keep bones healthy and strong and supports joint health
  • Natural glycine improves sleep quality.

To read more about the benefits of collagen peptides, check out my favorite company here for more info!

Coconut cream

  • a very healthy fat source, plus high fatty acid content
  • Contains lauric acid, antimicrobial lipids and capric acid, which have antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral properties (1)

Important tip: Make sure you buy coconut cream/coconut milk cans that are BPA-free!

This post workout green smoothie recipe is equally nutritious and delicious. Something to look forward to after a tough workout! TheMovementMenu.com

This post workout green smoothie is the perfect supplementation after a workout. We need to replenish the nutrients in our bodies with the appropriate foods in order to recover and rebuild those muscles we just worked out.

This post workout green smoothie recipe is equally nutritious and delicious. Something to look forward to after a tough workout! TheMovementMenu.com

Not working out today? That’s okay- go ahead and pin this recipe for later use, duh!

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Post Workout Green Smoothie

Ingredients
  • 2 cups loosely packed spinach
  • 3/4 cup coconut cream
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut milk or non-dairy milk of your choice
  • 1 teaspoon pure maple syrup omit for Whole30
  • 2 scoops collagen peptides
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1/2 a large banana
  • 1/2 lime juiced
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings
Recipes Beverages, Breakfast
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Recipe Notes

This makes one very large smoothie. This would also be sufficient as a light snack for two people.

Info
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings
Recipes Beverages, Breakfast
Votes: 0
Rating: 0
You:
Rate this recipe!
Recipe Notes

This makes one very large smoothie. This would also be sufficient as a light snack for two people.

Ingredients
  • 2 cups loosely packed spinach
  • 3/4 cup coconut cream
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut milk or non-dairy milk of your choice
  • 1 teaspoon pure maple syrup omit for Whole30
  • 2 scoops collagen peptides
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1/2 a large banana
  • 1/2 lime juiced
Instructions
  1. Combine all of the ingredients in a high-speed blender. Garnish with unsweetened coconut flakes and extra chia seeds.
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  • Growth on Powder

    May 27, 2017 at 5:45 am

    Your work is very good and I appreciate you and hopping for some more informative posts. Thank you for sharing great information to us.

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