Recipe: Banana and Oat Smoothie

Refresh and refuel post run with this delicious blend

Recipe: Banana and Oat Smoothie

A smoothie is a refreshing and easy way to refuel post run – and within the short 30-minute window recommend by experts. Throw in the right ingredients and you can get just the macronutrients you need for optimum recovery in one glass. This delicious recipe combines carbohydrates to top up your muscle-glycogen stores and 9g of protein to assist with muscle repair and reduce muscle soreness. With the added treat of healthy cholesterol-lowering oats and a little passion fruit, you can benefit from vitamins A, C and iron, too, helping to support your immune system and keep you in training.

Preparation:

5 minutes

Ingredients

Serves: 1

  • 1 banana
  • 150ml apple juice
  • 100ml semi-skimmed milk
  • 1 tbsp plain yogurt
  • 1/2 tsp honey
  • 1 tbsp oats
  • 1/2 passion fruit

Method

  1. In a blender, pulse the banana with the apple juice, milk, yogurt, honey and oats until smooth.
  2. Pour into a tall glass and serve with passion fruit spooned over the top.

Nutrition per serving:

Energy: 303 kcal. Protein: 9.1g. Carbs: 60.28g. Fat: 4.69g (0.38g polyunsaturated, 0.7g monounsaturated, 1.86g saturated). Fibre: 2.37g.


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