Today we are going to taste a delicious homemade smoothie for athletes, to regain energy after a good exercise routine taking advantage of the benefits of natural fruits and vegetables. An ideal drink to take after a workout.
As a base we will use coconut water that has isotonic properties and helps replenish electrolytes, among many other health benefits. Banana, known as the fruit of athletes, will help replenish potassium and magnesium and together with spinach and spirulina form an energizing combo that will help avoid post-workout fatigue. To avoid consuming refined sugars, we will use dates to sweeten the smoothie.
All are benefits with this green smoothie for after training, so save the recipe and be sure to try it. And for the after meal you can visit my Vegspiration blog to find fantastic vegan recipes, full of protein and flavor.
1 person 10m Low difficulty Additional features: Cheap cost, Recommended for athletes, Recommended for vegans, Recommended for vegetarians, Recipe lactose free, Recipe sugar free, Recipe gluten free, Recipe without salt, No cooking Ingredients:
- 2 cups coconut water
- 1 bunch of spinach leaves
- 1 unit of Banana
- ½ teaspoon of spirulina powder
- 2 pineapple slices
- 2 dates
- 1 piece of ginger
Steps to follow to make this recipe: 1
Before preparing our green juice, we must soften dates. For this, we will soak them for 10 minutes, then we can crush them without problems.
We peel the banana and cut it into pieces. Chop the pineapple and to finish preparing the ingredients of our homemade smoothie for after training, grate or finely chop a small piece of ginger.
Be careful not to overdo it with the amount of ginger, since its flavor is very strong.
Next we place all the ingredients in the mixer and crush well until the mixture is homogeneous. You can add a little more coconut water if the smoothie seems too thick.
You can also go through a strainer if you think it has too many lumps, but it should not be necessary, the only thing you will feel will be the pulp of the pineapple.
Now that you know how to make homemade post-gym smoothies, you have no excuses not to try this delicious green spinach juice.
Drink it fresh when you get home and you will see how your body recovers energy quickly. This green smoothie for after training You can take it 2 to 3 times a week without problems.
And if you want more drinks to complete your workouts, be sure to review these recipes step by step:
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