Peach Ginger Recharger
Put pep back in your step by following your next workout with this muscle-restoring chaser.
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Ready in 5 minutes • Makes 1 serving
- 1 red- or orange-fleshed peach, pitted and chopped
- 1½ tsp. grated fresh gingerroot
- 1 cup low-fat buttermilk
- 1 scoop vanilla whey protein powder
- Ice cubes
- Place all ingredients in a blender and blend thoroughly.
Nutrients per serving: Calories: 272, Total Fats: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Trans Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 15 mg, Sodium: 298 mg, Total Carbohydrates: 30 g, Dietary Fiber: 2 g, Sugars: 20 g, Protein: 33 g, Iron: 1 mg
Downsize Discomfort. Fresh ginger aids in digestion and helps reduce postworkout muscular pain due to compounds that suppress inflammation of joints and joint cartilage.
Boost Immunity. Buttermilk has probiotic qualities, which help improve digestion and nutrient absorption and also increase your body’s defense against disease.
Peach Prowess. Peaches contain powerful antioxidants that seek out free radicals in the body and render them harmless. Beauty Bonus: Antioxidants slow the aging process, making you feel and look younger.
Whey Better. A rich source of essential amino acids, whey protein powder can improve bone health, support immunity and speed up muscle growth and repair.