Smoothie Recipes For Runners

Smoothie Recipes For Runners

This series of smoothie recipes is perfect for all runners. Whether you’re looking for a quick nutritious breakfast or a powerful post?training session shake, you’ll find the recipe you’re looking for.

As with any smoothie, many additives can be added for a variety of reasons. You can add any powdered product and it won’t affect taste, such as protein powder, wheat germ, oatmeal, 100% bran cereal, soy powder, rice powder, flaxseed oil, bee pollen, etc. All of these products are available in health food stores. You can throw just about anything in a smoothie to enhance its flavour such as honey, tofu, jams, any combination of fruits or  juices, etc., but keep in mind it will effect the nutritional values listed below each one.


Basic Fruit Smoothie

1 quarter strawberries, hulled 1 banana, broken into chunks 2 peaches 1 cup orange or peach or mango or apple juice 2 cups ice In a blender, combine strawberries, banana and peaches. Blend until fruit is pureed. Blend in the juice. Add ice and blend to desired consistency. Pour into glasses and serve.






Banana Split Smoothie

1 cup non fat milk 1 1/2 cups frozen banana slices 1/2 cups pineapple chunks 5 frozen strawberries 1 1/2 to 2 tablespoons sweetened cocoa powder (to taste) Pour milk into the blender first. Add cocoa and then fruit. Put cover on and blend until smooth.




Blackberry Smoothie

3/4 cups apple juice 1/2 cups plain yogurt 1 1/2 cups frozen blackberries 1 banana Pour liquid ingredients into the blender first. Yogurt is a liquid ingredient. All fruit goes into blender at one time.

Put cover on and blend until smooth.

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