Any post-workout green smoothie for recovery should AT LEAST have a good amount of protein, healthy carbs, and liquid for rehydration. This green smoothie hits checks all of the boxes.
You just rocked that tough workout! Now what? It’s super important to replenish the nutrients in your body and fuel your body with the right foods to help rebuild your muscles. Our bodies need the perfect combination of protein, carbohydrates, and liquids after working up a sweat. A post-workout green smoothie is just the thing to help your body recover.
Each nutrient-dense ingredient was specially selected to help your body recover and rehydrate. Read our whole list of post-workout ingredients that we love adding to green smoothies here.
Now get ready to help your body recover after a grueling (or not-so-grueling) workout. Just for you, we’ve created the perfect post-workout green smoothie for recovery!
If you love this recipe, be sure to check out our other pre- and post-workout smoothies:
Cherry Pineapple Post-Workout Green Smoothie (with our fave protein powder)
The Perfect Pre-Workout Green Smoothie
Energy-Packed Pre-Workout Green Smoothie (with our fave energy booster powder)
Any post-workout green smoothie should AT LEAST have a good amount of protein, healthy carbs, and liquid for rehydration. This green smoothie hits all of those requirements as long as you include those chia seeds. We also highly recommend using coconut water (“nature’s gatorade”), but you can get by with regular h2o. Go ahead and enjoy this smoothie… you’ve earned it!
- 2 cups fresh kale
- 1 cup coconut water (or filtered water) (unsweetened)
- 1 orange (peeled)
- 1 cup pineapple
- 1 cup blueberries
- 2 tbsp chia seeds
- Blend kale and liquid until smooth.
- Add remaining ingredients, and blend until smooth. Enjoy!
*Use frozen fruit to make smoothie cold.