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High Protein Smoothie Recipes from Diet and Fitness Experts

Back to the Earth Protein Smoothie

"This is an excellent post-workout recovery drink. Beets contain nitrate, which increases blood flow to muscles and acts as an anti-inflammatory and antioxidant. Chia seeds are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which hold on to water, prolonging hydration and retention of electrolytes, and slowly release carbs for better endurance. Ginger can help relieve muscle soreness and reduce oxidative stress."


  • 1/3 cup fat-free Greek yogurt

  • ½ cup skim milk

  • 1 scoop protein powder

  • 1 carrot

  • 1 beet or ¼ cup pickled beets

  • 1 small frozen banana

  • 1 Tbsp. chia seeds

  • 1 slice fresh ginger or 1 tsp dried ginger

Nutrition: 466 calories, 6.5 g fat (1.3 g saturated), 10 mg cholesterol, 316 mg sodium, 677 mg calcium, 73 g carbs, 14 g fiber, 35 g sugars, 35 g protein

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