It does not matter if you have been training for two months or two years, a good protein boost to recharge your body is always a good idea, especially after an insane workout. It will give you the energy boost you need, thus helping to prevent your body from using your muscle tissue in order to obtain the energy.
Protein is also fundamental in the synthesis and recovery of the muscle, in other words ladies: If you want to build some muscle or just tone it up, this is the way to go. So here is a list of five simple yet delicious vegan post-workout smoothies that will help you achieve that ideal physique:
1. Green Bean and Mean Smoothie
This post-workout smoothie is sure to combat that enemy called hunger. It is filled to the brim with protein and essential fats. Another benefit for us working ladies is the fact that it is quick to prepare the ingredients and to make the smoothie; about ten minutes in total. Can I get a hallelujah?
- 1 cup plant milk
- 2 handfuls of spinach
- 1 teaspoon greens powder
- 1 30 g scoop of any vanilla plant-based protein powder
- 3 tablespoons of white beans
- ¼ avocado
- ½ small banana, chopped (freeze the rest).
- 1 tablespoon almond butter
- 2 dates, pits removed
- 3 ice cubes
Place the dry ingredients such as the spinach, protein powder and greens powder, as well as the milk into a blender and blend until everything is combined.
Add the remaining ingredients; blend until the consistency is smooth and creamy.
In just two steps you are closer to a new you, enjoy!