Nutrition • 14.05.2016 • Julia

Power Up: Mango & Chia Post-Workout Protein Smoothie

Smoothies are ideal when you don’t have time for a proper meal, but you still want to put something in your stomach. This post-workout smoothie is perfect for replenishing your (electrolyte) reserves after a strenuous bodyweight training session or a long run. Cucumber together with mango, raspberries and chia seeds might sound like a strange combination, but it tastes amazing. Plus, it counts as one of your vegetable servings for the day 😉

And to top it all off the Greek yogurt is a real protein powerhouse with 15 g of

Ingredients for 2 glasses:

  • 1 Mango
  • 125 g raspberries
  • ½ cucumber
  • 1 ½ Tbsp. chia seeds
  • 250 ml coconut water
  • 200 g low-fat Greek yogurt
  • mint

Directions:

Cut the mango and the cucumber in small pieces. Put all the ingredients in a blender and blend until creamy. Pour the smoothie into two glasses and garnish it with raspberries, chia seeds and mint leaves. Then enjoy your delicious and healthy post-workout treat.

One glass contains about 200 calories, 8 g of carbohydrates, 15 g of protein and 3 g of fat.

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Julia

Runtastic dietitian Julia is a creative cook. She is convinced that a varied diet and regular exercise are the keys to success.


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