Smoothies For Everyone: 6 Muscle-Building Recipes to Try
Not all smoothies are created equal, and sometimes you need a little inspiration. Here are six recipes from Breaking Muscle coaches for all kinds of athletes and dietary needs. And they all pack a decent protein punch, too.
The Post-Workout Protein Smoothie
In her article, Anatomy of a Protein Shake: Eating to Build Muscle, coach Janelle Zacherl outlined the basic building blocks of a good protein shake. She also shared her favorite recipe for a protein-packed, pick-me-up smoothie, perfect for after a workout.
- 1 scoop chocolate protein powder
- 1 Tablespoon chia seeds
- 1 handful spinach
- 1/2 cup egg whites
- 3 coffee cubes (coffee frozen into ice cubes)
- 1/2 cup water