Green Protein Smoothie Recipe

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I make one of these shakes every morning so that I have it ready to drink after my workout for the day. Whether it's weights, cardio, or yoga, your body needs protein to repair the muscle "damage" that occurs while working out.  Exercise breaks down muscle. This requires a fresh infusion of amino acids to repair and build that muscle back up to be even stronger. If you're lifting weights and not consuming enough protein, it's almost counterproductive. Protein also helps build enzymes that allow your body to adapt to endurance sports like running and biking.

One study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, pinpointed 20 grams as the best amount of post-workout protein to maximize muscle growth. Be sure to consume your protein smoothie within 30 minutes after your workout.

Ingredients:

2 handfulls baby spinach or Kale (switch it up each day)

1 tbl. spoon Maca powder

1 tbl. spoon Chia Seeds

1 tbl. spoon Ground Flax Seeds

1/2 cup Organic frozen berries

1 tbl. spoon liquid Glucosamine Chondroitin

1 scoop Jay Rob Egg White Protein powder (vanilla or unflavored)

1/4 cup Aloe Vera Juice

1 tbl. spoon Coconut Oil  *unrefined

How to: 

Place all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth.