Need a pick me up after your exercise session? Steph shows us how to make the perfect Post Workout Smoothie! It’s packed full of nutrients, and helps to boost protein and healthy fats to maximise your workout results! Super fast to make, and it tastes delicious.
Banana, Fig & Peanut Butter Post-Workout Smoothie (serves 1)
1 banana, frozen
1 fresh fig
1 handful of spinach
1 tbsp peanut butter
1/2-1 tbsp flaxseeds
3 Brazil nuts
Approx 1 cup of milk of choice
One Step Method!
1. Put all ingredients into a food processor and blend until smooth. Add more milk if needed.
What are the benefits?
Banana is packed with Potassium which plays a key role in maintaining muscle, making it a perfect pre or post workout snack! Superfood Spinach is packed full of vitamins, high in Iron and Betaine, which is said to improve exercise performance and muscular endurance! Figs are high in Calcium, Magnesium, and Vitamin A, important for keeping immune health levels up. (Looking for more ways to boost your immunity? Give this Health Shot recipe a try a try!) Flax seeds are a great way to get in your daily fibre intake good for healthy digestion. Peanut Butter and Brazil Nuts give us our Protein boost making this smoothie the ideal partner for your workout!
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