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Three Easy Recovery Smoothies for Athletes


  • Author: Lexi
  • Total Time: 5

Description

3 best smoothies for muscle recovery: tart cherry and chocolate smoothie, pineapple cashew protein smoothie, and a hearty blueberry hemp smoothie bowl. 


Ingredients

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Chocolate and Tart Cherry Smoothie:

  • 1.5 bananas
  • 1.5 cups frozen tart cherries
  • 1 tablespoon beet powder
  • 1 serving cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons tart cherry concentrate
  • 1 cup cashew milk
  • Pinch of salt

Pineapple Cashew Protein Smoothie:

  • 1.5 cups frozen pineapple
  • 2 cups kale
  • ½-1 cup cashew milk, depending on how thick you like it
  • 1 5.3-oz container non-dairy yogurt (we used oatmilk)
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • Pinch salt

Blueberry Hemp Smoothie Bowl:

  • 2 cups frozen blueberries
  • 1 banana
  • ½ cup cashews
  • 2 tbsp hemp seeds 
  • ½ cup cashew milk
  • Toppings: granola, blueberries, banana

Instructions

For all smoothies, add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth. Feel free to add more or less milk, depending on your desired thickness. 

  • Cook Time: 5
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Method: Blender

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/2 of Each Variety
  • Calories: 546
  • Sugar: 56.9 g
  • Sodium: 877.8 mg
  • Fat: 17.1 g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.3 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 95.1 g
  • Fiber: 10.8 g
  • Protein: 15 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

Keywords: smoothies for recovery