Pomegranate Smoothie



Ingredients

  • 1⁄2 cups frozen raspberries
  • 2 cups frozen blueberries
  • 1⁄2 cup carrot juice
  • 1 1⁄2 cups pomegranate juice
  • 3 cups spinach
  • 3 scoops (servings) vanilla protein powder
 

Nutrition

  • Amount: About 15 oz.
  • Calories: 300
  • Fat (g): 2.5
  • Sat. Fat (g): 1
  • Carb (g): 49
  • Fiber (g): 6
  • Protein (g): 23
  • Gluten free

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Directions

  • Add liquids and frozen fruit to blender and puree.
  • Add greens and protein powder, puree.


Cooking Tip

For a vegan option, use soy or pea protein powder. Substitute any greens like Swiss chard, beet greens, or kale for the spinach in this recipe. Substitutions can also be made for the fruit or juice. Enjoy one serving now and save one in the fridge for after training!


Performance Fact

Smoothies are a great way to replenish carbs, protein, fluid, and antioxidants after a training session. They can also be helpful in cooling down the body on an especially hot and humid day. Pomegranate is high in anthocyanin, an antioxidant pigment that promotes overall health.