Satisfying smoothies

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With a blender and a few key high protein ingredients, your hunger pangs and battle with the bulge are a thing of the past.

Vanilla Berry Blast Recovery Smoothie

FROM STRENGTH COACH MIKE MAHLER

If you want to keep it simple, this is as easy as it gets: Just three ingredients for optimal recovery.

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups frozen blueberries
  • 2 scoops vanilla rice protein powder
  • 10 oz water

DIRECTIONS

Add all ingredients to a blender and blend for 30 seconds

N U T R I T I O N

Calories: 398, Fat: 2g,
Protein: 49g, Carbs: 46g

Beet, Apple & Cucumber Smoothie

FROM THE SUPERFOOD SMOOTHIE RECIPE BOOK,

Rich in essential nutrients like folic acid, fibre, and potassium, beets are a powerhouse vegetable. Bonus: They also can help boost blood flow to muscles, which is ideal for training.

INGREDIENTS 

  • 1 beet, washed and juiced
  • ½ green apple, peeled, cored, and diced
  • ½ cucumber
  • 1 cup coconut water
  • 1 cup ice Juice of 1 lime
  • ½ cup basil
  • 2 cm ginger, peeled
  • 1 tbsp hemp seeds

DIRECTIONS

Add all ingredients to a blender and blend on high for 1 minute or until smooth.

N U T R I T I O N

Calories: 188, Fat: 8g,
Protein: 9g, Carbs: 14g

Sweet Strawberry Spinach Smoothie

 

A UNIQUE BLEND OF PROTEINS AND A TOUCH OF VANILLA KEEP THIS FAT-FIGHTING SMOOTHIE LOW IN SUGAR.

Thickened by high fibre avocados and protein-rich chia seeds, this smoothie provides ample healthy fats and filling Greek yogurt to keep you feeling satisfied for hours, but it has just 12 grams of sugar.

INGREDIENTS

  • ½ cup water 6 oz plain non fat Greek yogurt
  • ½ cup frozen strawberries
  • ½ cup frozen spinach (or 2 cups fresh)
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 2 tbsp chopped avocado
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract Stevia (optional)
  • ½–1 cup ice

OPTIONAL ADD-INS

  • 1 tbsp psyllium husk
  • 1 serving protein powder of your choice
  • ¼ tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp almonds

DIRECTIONS

Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth. Serve immediately.

NUTRITION 

Calories: 191, Fat: 6g,
Protein: 19g, Carbs: 19g

PROTEIN FOR EVERY PALATE 

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Snickerdoodle Smoothie

FROM KURA NUTRITION

The added protein in Buff Bake’s almond butter plus hydrating coconut water make this a truly hungercurbing smoothie.

INGREDIENTS

  • 6 oz coconut water
  • 1 cup frozen banana
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp vanilla
  • 1 tbsp Buff Bake Snickerdoodle Protein Almond Spread
  • 1 serving of Vanilla Kura protein powder (kura nutrition.com), or your fave vanilla powder
  • ½–1 cup ice

DIRECTIONS

Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth.

N U T R I T I O N

Calories: 404, Fat: 9.5g,
Protein: 21g, Carbs: 64g

SOURCEBY CAT PERRY
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