Smoothies are a great way to get in some fruit, a bunch of protein and calcium! This smoothie has one and a half servings of fruit, around 30 grams of natural protein, and two-thirds of your daily calcium. Talk about loaded!
To make it super easy (and prevent food waste), I stick past-prime strawberries in the freezer and the make for delicious smoothies. I freeze strawberries right in the container and just scrape the leaves off when I go to use them for minimal food waste!
Smoothies are pretty darn forgiving, so if you’re not a measuring person and more of a wing it person (which is totally me), it will probably still turn out great! If you are a measuring person though, no worries, all the details are below.
- Per serving, this recipe packs ~60 g of carbs, ~30 g of protein, and 5 g of fat, and 5 g of fiber
- Pre-workout: have at least 2 hours before your session to give you enough time to digest. Add extra carbs or have a pre-session carb snack if possible.
- Post-workout: use only a 1/2 cup of yogurt for a better 3:1 carb to protein ratio and have within 1-2 hours of your session.
- 1 1/2 cups frozen strawberries
- 1 cup Greek yogurt
- 1 cup milk
- Optional: sweetener to taste and 1-2 teaspoons of chia seeds
- Add everything except the chia seeds to the blender (I like to mix chia seeds in after blending so I can actually taste them)
- Blend away until smooth, stir in chia seeds, and serve right away
Did you make it? I’d love to see how it turned out! Tag @bitebetanutrition on instagram.
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