Healthy Recipe: Protein Mango Post Workout Smoothie

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Try our smoothie recipe for a Protein Mango Post Workout Smoothie

Have you thought about the fact that your workout isn’t truly done until you’ve refueled! And, smoothies are the perfect way to refuel your body post-workout. You’re able to quickly get the protein you need to build muscle, antioxidants that fight cell damage and inflammation, and the carbs to restore glycogen that your muscles burned during your workout.

What you do need to try to do is to make sure you get a minimum of 15-20 grams of protein in your shake, with the rest being carbs. Plus – you might be surprised by this – you also need a little bit of fat. That little bit of fat helps you process both the protein and carbs!

Protein Mango Post Workout Smoothie

  • 2 c spinach
  • 1 c frozen mango
  • ½ c baby carrots
  • ½ c coconut water
  • ¼ c orange juice
  • 2 satsuma or mandarin oranges, peeled
  • ½ c plain yogurt
  • 1 scoop protein powder

Blend all ingredients until smooth.

NUTRITION (per serving) 464 cal, 32 g pro, 80g carb, 12 g fiber, 62 g sugars, 2.5 g fat, 1.5 g sat fat, 321 mg sodium

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Bob Lachniet is the owner of Fitness 4 Home Superstore. He has been in the fitness equipment commercial and retail sales industry for over 25 years and has been owner of Fitness 4 Home Superstore since 2005. Bob truly cares about his customers and wishes to educate them on what is the right piece of equipment for their particular circumstance.

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