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The42's recipe book: This recovery smoothie is perfect for after an intense workout

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Feb 17th 2017, 6:45 AM 7,185 1

THIS IS AN ideal smoothie option for after an intense workout.

It contains a source of carbohydrate, is high in protein and essential nutrients needed to repair damaged muscles. It’s easy to make and really tasty.

If you are training late in the evening and don’t want to cook a meal this will work nicely.

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Great for:

  • Recovery after a workout
  • Replacing depleted energy
  • Rehydration
  • Protein and carbohydrate intake for sore and tired muscles

Ingredients:

  • 200 mL milk
  • 2 Tbsp. Greek yogurt
  • 8 grapes, mixed
  • 2 fresh cherries, seeds removed
  • 4 large strawberries
  • 2 Tbsp. blueberries
  • 1 banana
  • Handful of spinach
  • 1 Tbsp. honey

Preparation:

  • Blend all ingredients and serve.
  • For a thicker or thinner smoothie, adjust the amount of milk to suit your preference.

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