Having a snack before and after your workout has a bigger impact than you might think. The right smoothies can help you to lose weight or build more muscles. In this article, we will show you easy recipes for workout smoothie recipes.
Banana Strawberry Smoothie
This creamy and delicious smoothie can be made in no time and will get you ready for your workout. All you need for it are 1 cup of almond milk, 1 chopped banana. 3/4 cups of strawberries, 1 scoop of vanilla protein powder, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1 teaspoon honey, 1 teaspoon chia seeds, 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon. All you have to do now, is put all the ingredients together in a blender and blend until everything is smooth. The smoothie has around 120 calories and is the perfect snack before your workout.
Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie
Nearly everyone loves peanut butter! The peanut butter and banana smoothie, is also the perfect combination of sweet and savory and is one of the most popular and easy to make workout smoothies. It only takes around 5 minutes to make this delicious drink. All you need are 2 bananas cut into pieces, 2 cups of milk, 1/2 cup of peanut butter, 2 tablespoons of honey and 2 ice cubs. Now put all the ingredients in a blender and blend them until it is a smooth texture. This smoothie has approximately 335 calories.
Strawberry Oatmeal Smoothie
The strawberry oatmeal smoothie is a perfect breakfast on the go. It is not only healthy and filling but super quick to make and will give you an energy boost for the whole day! For 2 servings all the ingredients you need are, 1 cup of soy milk, 1/2 cup rolled oats, one cut banana, 1 cup of strawberries, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract and 11/2 teaspoons of white or brown sugar. Put the oats, the milk and the fruits in a blender and mix it. If you want the taste to be sweeter, you can add the vanilla and the sugar if desired. The strawberry oatmeal breakfast smoothie has around 240 calories per serving.
Green Energy Smoothie
The Green Energy Smoothie is a great post workout smoothie! It is filled with spinach, bananas and peanut butter and will keep you filled and ready for the rest of your day. This amazing smoothie, can also be made in less than 5 minutes. All you need is 1 cup of fat-free milk/almond milk/ any other milk alternative of your choice, 1/2 cup fat free yogurt, 1 cut banana, 1 tablespoon of natural peanut butter, 2 cups of spinach and some ice cup if you like the consistency to be more thin. Now just blend all the ingredients until they have a smooth texture, pour them in a glass, and you are ready to enjoy the green energy smoothie!
Blackberry and Green Tea Protein Smoothie
The blackberry and green tea smoothie, is a delicious pre-workout smoothie, that will fill you with energy and will help your muscles to grow. All you need for the tasty drink are 1 cup of frozen blackberries, 1/2 cup of cold water, 1 tablespoon of honey, 1 scoop of vanilla powder and 1 tablespoon of powdered green tea. Now put all the ingredients in the blender, mix until smooth and voilà your drink is ready to be enjoyed.