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Watermelon Beet Post Workout Smoothie

This post-workout smoothie will help you refuel with protein (to repair and build muscle) and carbohydrates (necessary to restock glycogen stores). It also comes with nutrients that repair tissues including vitamin C, calcium, iron, magnesium, and B vitamins.

 Ingredients
  • 1/2 medium beet, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped watermelon
  • 1 banana, peeled
  • 1/2 cup coconut water
  • 1 cup nonfat, plain kefir
  • 1/2 lime, peeled
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla protein powder
 Instructions

Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

 Servings

Makes 2 two-cup servings.

 Nutrition

Serving size: 1 serving
Calories per serving: 486
Fat per serving: 2.7g
Saturated fat per serving: < 1g
Fiber per serving: 6.4g

 Recipe Video
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