Protein smoothies can be a great way to refuel, rebuild, and rehydrate your muscles after a long training session. These can be especially helpful in those hot summer months when a warm meal doesn’t sound appealing after an exhausting workout. Make sure to choose a protein powder with a Nutrition Facts panel, not a Supplement Facts panel. For supplements, always choose NSF Certified for Sportâ products. These products have been tested for quality, NCAA & WADA banned substances, and levels of potential toxic ingredients. See www.nsfsport.com for more information about supplements and this certification program.
- 1⁄2 banana, sliced and frozen
- 1⁄2 cup frozen mango
- 1⁄2 cup frozen pineapple
- 1⁄2 cup carrots
- 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
- 1 cup low-fat milk or non-dairy alternative
(i.e. almond milk)
Add mango, pineapple, carrots, and banana in blender and combine until smooth and creamy. Add protein powder and coconut milk to achieve smooth consistency.
Using frozen fruits eliminates the need for ice, cutting down the extra volume from all the added liquids. Like smoothies with a creamier texture? Replace low-fat milk with low-fat Greek yogurt!
Recipe provided by the IMG Nutrition Team