9 Smoothie Recipes For Athletes On The Go

9 Smoothie Recipes For Athletes On The Go

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For an athlete constantly on the go, sitting down for a meal is not always an option.

Here are some easy to make, nutritious, and delicious recipes for meal replacement smoothies. They are jam packed full of fruits, vegetables, protein and healthy fat.

Nut Butter Smoothie Recipe

¨       ¾ cup (6 oz.) Reduced Fat Milk Soy Milk, or Almond Milk (Plain, Vanilla, or Chocolate)

¨       ½ cup (4 oz.) Greek Yogurt

¨       2 Tbsp. Nut Butter (Peanut, Almond, or Sun Butter)

¨       1 Tbsp. Honey

¨       ¾ cup (6 oz.) Ice

Nutty Strawberry Banana Smoothie Recipe

¨       ¾ cup (6 oz.) Reduced Fat Milk Soy Milk, or Almond Milk (Plain, Vanilla, or Chocolate)

¨       ½ cup (4 oz.) Frozen Mixed Berries

¨       1 Peeled Banana

¨       2 Tbsp. Nut Butter (Peanut, Almond, or Sun Butter)

¨       1 Tbsp. Honey

¨       ¾ cup (6 oz.) Ice 

Avocado Smoothie Recipe

¨       1-2 handful of Spinach or Kale

¨       ½ cup (4 oz.) Apple Juice

¨       ½ cup (about 3-4 berries) Frozen Mango

¨       *For PROTEIN add either ½ cup (4 oz.) Greek Yogurt (for 10 grams) or 20 grams protein powder

¨       ½ Small Avocado

¨       Spices to taste: Ginger, Cinnamon

¨       1 Tbsp. Honey

¨       ½ cup (4 oz.) Ice

Spicy Veggie Smoothie Recipe

¨       1-2 handful of Spinach or Kale

¨       ½ cup (4 oz.) Apple Juice

¨       ½ Peeled Banana

¨       ½ cup (4 oz.) Frozen Mixed Berries

¨       Spices to taste: Ginger, Cinnamon, Cumin, Turmeric

¨       1 to 2 Tbsp. Nut Butter (Peanut, Almond or, Sun Butter)

¨       *For PROTEIN add either ½ cup (4 oz.) Greek Yogurt (for 10 grams) or 20 grams protein powder

¨       ½ cup (4 oz.) Ice

Strawberry Mint Basil Smoothie Recipe

¨       ¼ cup Fresh Mint and Basil, or to taste

¨       ½ cup (4 oz.) Apple Juice, Pineapple Juice, or Lemonade

¨       1 cup (about 20-24 slices) Frozen Strawberries

¨       ½ Small Avocado

¨       1 Tbsp. honey

¨       *For PROTEIN add either ½ cup (4 oz.) Greek Yogurt (for 10 grams) or 20 grams protein powder

¨       ½ cup (4 oz.) Ice

 

For an after workout smoothie, try one of these lower fat options rich in protein, and antioxidant packed fruits and vegetables:

 

Strawberry Mango Smoothie Recipe

¨       ¾ cup (6 oz.) Apple Juice

¨       ½ cup (about 10-12 slices) Frozen Strawberries

¨       ½ cup (about 5-6 pieces) Frozen Mango

¨       *For PROTEIN add either ½ cup (4 oz.) Greek Yogurt (for 10 grams) or 20 grams protein powder

Greens Smoothie Recipe

¨       1-2 handful of Spinach or Kale

¨       ½ cup (4 oz.) Apple Juice

¨       ½ peeled Banana

¨       ½ cup (about 3-4 berries) Frozen Mixed Berries

¨       *For PROTEIN add either ½ cup (4 oz) Greek Yogurt (for 10 grams) or 20 grams protein powder

¨       ½ cup (4 oz.) Ice

Strawberry Banana Smoothie Recipe

¨       ¾ cup (6 oz.) Apple Juice

¨       1 peeled Banana

¨       1 cup (about 20-24 slices) Frozen Strawberries

¨       *For PROTEIN add either ½ cup (4 oz.) Greek Yogurt (for 10 grams) or 20 grams protein powder

¨       ½ cup (4 oz.) Ice

Strawberry Smoothie Recipe

¨       ¾ cup (6 oz.) Apple Juice

¨       1 cup (about 20-24 slices) Frozen Strawberries

¨       *For PROTEIN add either ½ cup (4 oz) Greek Yogurt (for 10 grams) or 20 grams protein powder

¨       ½ cup (4 oz.) Ice

Combine all ingredients into a a blender, blend and enjoy now or later.

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