3 Tasty Post-Workout Smoothies for Vegans

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A post-workout smoothie is a great way to aid your body's recovery process by adding needed vitamins, protein, and minerals. Read on for three simple recipes.

After a workout, your body is recovering, rebuilding, and improving. In order to aid this process, you might want to try one of these post-workout smoothies that contain the vitamins, minerals, and (vegan) protein necessary to help your body rebuild. For intensive workouts, feel free to add one scoop of vegan protein powder to any of these post-workout smoothie recipes to help your recovery. 

For the best results, source fair trade and organic ingredients. They are better for your body, for the environment, and also for the welfare of the workers. You could also consider incorporating a pre-workout smoothie into your routine! 

Lean and Green Post Workout Smoothie

A green smoothie is a great way to add fiber after your workout.
A green smoothie is a great way to add fiber after your workout.
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Ingredients:

Method:

  1. Add all the ingredients to a blender and pulse until smooth. You may need to add more liquid to reach your desired consistency. 
  2. Enjoy your smoothie after a workout to get the most out of its amazing properties.

Kale and spinach are superfoods in their own right, and either one will add fiber and antioxidants to your post-workout smoothie. Bananas add natural sweetness along with complex carbs which will help aid your recovery and feed your energy. Chia seeds are small but mighty, as they contain omega 3 and protein

Banana Nut Post Workout Smoothie

For a creamy and delicious post-workout smoothie, try our chocolate banana nut recipe.
For a creamy and delicious post-workout smoothie, try our chocolate banana nut recipe.
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Ingredients:

  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1 banana 
  • ¼ cup nuts of your choice 
  • 2 tbsp. flax seeds 
  • ¼ tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. fair trade cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp. homemade peanut butter 
  • ice

Method:

  1. Add all ingredients to a blender and pulse until smooth.
  2. Enjoy immediately.

This post-workout smoothie is smooth and creamy, making it taste more like a milkshake than a healthy recovery aid. It uses nuts, nut milk, and nut butter to help add calcium, protein, and healthy fats. The use of flax seeds brings the addition of omega 3 and protein

Berry Post Workout Smoothie

Berry vegan post workout smoothies are a great option for aiding your recovery.
Berry vegan post workout smoothies are a great option for aiding your recovery.
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Ingredients:

Method:

  1. Add to a blender and pulse until smooth.
  2. Enjoy immediately.

Berries are an important ingredient as they are natural antioxidants and can help add natural sweetness to your post-workout smoothie. Pumpkin seeds are a great source of magnesium, iron, and vitamin E. For an extra dose of healthy fats, you can incorporate any nut butter of your choice into this post-workout smoothie. 

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