There are so many amazing women we know that are training for marathons, half-marathons, iron-man, two-oceans, comrades and so many more and we dedicate this smoothie to all of you.
The combination of maca, coconut water, chia seeds and almond butter offers your body a full nutritional recovery post-training.
Maca is a medicinal root and considered one of the world’s superfoods. It is a powerful energy, mood and stamina booster and aids in balancing of hormone levels in the body. Chia seeds are high in omega’s and help your body maintain a hydrated state for hours and is a great source of protein and the coconut water helps to replace electrolytes.
Blend away and enjoy this powerhouse of a smoothie x
Post-Run Recovery Smoothie
Makes 2 servings
2 – frozen banana’s (frozen banana’s give your smoothie a more creamy taste or just add ice at the end)
4 T – almond butter
2 T – chia seeds
2 t – maca*
1 t – cinnamon
1 c – almond milk (homemade almond milk recipe attached)
1/2 c – coconut water
* pregnant or nursing moms should consult with their doctor before consuming maca
Happy little kiddies finishing off the left overs!!
Video & Photo Credit: Sam Houghton