Green Goddess Shake
Makes 2 servings
- 1 cup unsweetened rice milk
- 1 cup spinach
- 1 cup kale
- ½ cup frozen pineapple chunks
- ½ cup frozen mango
- 1 small apple, cored
- juice of ½ lime
- 2 scoops whey protein powder
Place everything except ice into a blender and mix until smooth. Add ice cubes, a few at a time, until desired consistency is reached.
Nutrition Facts (per serving): calories 291, total fats 1.5 g, protein 26 g, carbohydrates 45 g, fiber 8.5 g
Hydration Helper: Having a liquid snack helps with hydration, which is essential for your overall health.
Iron Maiden: Spinach is an excellent source of energy-boosting iron, and the vitamin C in the pineapple, mango and lime juice enhances your body’s ability to absorb it.
Fiber-Full: The fruits and vegetables in this recipe make it high in fiber, which makes this smoothie satisfying and helps you get closer to your daily goal of 25 grams.
Perfect Postworkout Snack: The whey protein you add to this smoothie is a great way to quickly deliver amino acids to help with muscle repair and growth after training. The recipe is also loaded with fast-acting, whole-food carbohydrates to further aid in recovery.