Daily Protein Smoothie (GF,V)

Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:
1/2 medium banana, peeled
1 scoop Vega Protein Smoothie mix (vanilla or chocolate)
2 tbsp PB2 powdered peanut butter
1/2 cup (handful) fresh baby spinach
3-4 ice cubes (start small, add as needed)
1-1 1/2 c. unsweetened almond milk or filtered water (start small, add as needed)

Directions:
Using a high powered blender like a Vitamix, add all ingredients into blender in order listed. Starting on low, ramp up blender and blend for 30-45 seconds until completely smooth, adding ice or liquid as needed for the right consistency. Serve immediately. Makes one serving.


Nutritional Estimations: Calories 202. Total Fat 4 g. Cholesterol 0 mg. Sodium 425 mg. Potassium 427 mg. Total Carbs 24 g. Fiber 5 g. Sugars 11 g. Protein 22 g. Vitamin A 44%. Vitamin C 13 %. Calcium 57%. Iron 28%.

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Post Exercise Recovery Smoothie (GF,V)

Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:
1 medium banana, peeled
6 frozen strawberries
1/2 c. frozen mango chunks
1 scoop vanilla Vega Protein Smoothie mix (or your favorite vanilla flavored protein mix)
2 tsp. hemp seeds
1 cup (handful) fresh baby spinach
1 c. unsweetened almond milk
1/2 c. filtered water

Directions:
Using a high powered blender like a Vitamix, add all ingredients into blender in order listed. Starting on low, ramp up blender and blend for 30 seconds or until completely smooth. Serve immediately. Makes one serving.


Nutritional Estimations: Calories 348. Total Fat 6 g. Cholesterol 0 mg. Sodium 321 mg. Potassium 714 mg. Total Carbs 60 g. Fiber 9 g. Sugars 40 g. Protein 20 g. Vitamin A 28%. Vitamin C 107%. Calcium 56%. Iron 36%.

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