4 Delicious Recovery Smoothies

Antioxidant Berry Boost

  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 1/4 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1/4 cup frozen blackberries
  • 1/4 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1/4 cup milk, green tea or apple juice
  • Contents of one vitamin E capsule
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed (optional)

1. Blend until smooth, adding additional liquid if needed.
2. If using apple juice, blend and taste before adding honey to prevent over-sweetening.

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

  • 3 oz. silken tofu
  • 1 to 1/2 cup cooked pumpkin
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • Sprinkle of nutmeg
  • Sprinkle of cinnamon
  • 1 to 1/2 tablespoon honey

1. Blend well.
2. Add extra milk and honey if necessary.
3. Serve with an additional small sprinkle of cinnamon on top.

More: What to Eat for a Faster Recovery

Morning Smoothie

  • 1/2 cup frozen pineapple chunks
  • 1/2 frozen banana
  • 3/4 cup yogurt
  • 2 tablespoon ground flaxseed
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey

1. Blend until smooth.
2. Optional: Add one or two mint leaves

Smoothies are great fun and perfect for race recovery. Enjoy.

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