A Refreshing Smoothie Packed With Protein To Fuel Your Summer

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Protein smoothies are recommended for post-workout recovery and muscle recovery; they help curb appetite and serve as a perfect nutrient-dense breakfast.

Typically, we are bombarded with different protein powders and become overwhelmed about which are the safest and best ones to use.

What if I told you that you don’t necessarily need a protein powder to get your post-workout protein fix? You can create a 20-grams-of-protein smoothie with ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen!

Here are my favorite all-natural ingredients that add up to 20 grams of protein in one smoothie:

Berry Protein Smoothie

Serves 1

Ingredients

  • ½ cup mixed berries
  • 1 frozen banana
  • ½ cup almond milk
  • ½ cup Greek yogurt
  • ⅓ cup oats
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon

Preparation

Toss all ingredients into a high-speed blender. Serve immediately and enjoy!

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