Nutrition

3 Healthy Summer Smoothies

Three refreshing recipes to help you recover on a hot summer day!

3 Healthy Summer Smoothies

Everybody loves a good shake, whether it’s to refuel after a tough workout, a grab-and-go meal, or just something to keep you satisfied. We asked you for your ultimate post-workout smoothies via Instagram—here are a few of our faves. Keep the ideas coming, and follow us on Instagram and Twitter! 

1. TROPICAL- TRIP SIPPER

“This protein-rich smoothie helps my muscles recover after a long run outside. Not only does it taste delicious, but it also helps me cool down and feel refreshed!” —ALYSON MINER, @ALYMINER

1 frozen banana

1⁄2 cup frozen pineapple

1 tbsp shredded coconut

1 scoop vanilla protein powder

1 cup almond milk

PER SERVING

Calories: 315, Fat: 8g, Saturated fat: 3g, Carbs: 41g, Fiber: 6g, Protein: 28g

 

2.  VERY BERRY YUMMY TUMMY

“I go to the gym in the morning, and this smoothie keeps me full until lunch. It has protein for muscle recovery, carbs for energy, plus loads of antioxidants from the berries and spinach.” —ROSSANA BECK, @ROSSANA_BP

1⁄2 cup nonfat Greek yogurt

1 scoop vanilla protein powder

1⁄2 banana

1⁄2 cup mixed frozen berries

Handful of spinach

1⁄4 cup ice

1⁄4 cup water

PER SERVING

Calories: 377, Fat: 1.5g, Saturated fat: 0g, Carbs: 44g, Fiber: 8g, Protein: 45g

 

3.  CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER BLAST

“This smoothie is a favorite of mine to have after doing an intense HIIT workout. I love peanut butter and chocolate, and knowing I have that healthy shake at the end keeps me going!” —MARISA YBAÑEZ, @MARISA688

1⁄2 cup crushed ice

1 cup water

1 scoop chocolate protein powder

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 tbsp peanut butter

1⁄2 half banana

PER SERVING

Calories: 306, Fat: 9g, Saturated fat: 2g, Carbs: 28g, Fiber: 4g, Protein: 30g

*QUICK TIP Keep a variety of fruits on hand in your freezer to pop into your blender anytime you want an ice-cold treat.

 

Comments