A combination of protein and carbohydrate is ideal after a strength-training workout to help build and repair
muscles, and help replenish glycogen stores.
Try this post-workout smoothie with mangos and banana for a boost of antioxidants and electrolytes like potassium (7%)*.
Mango Banana Smoothie
- 3 mangos (about 3 pounds), peeled, pitted and chopped
- ¾ cup low-fat milk
- 1 cup ice
- ½ banana
- 1 teaspoon honey
Optional: One scoop of your favorite protein powder
Combine all ingredients in blender. Pulse until desired consistency. For a thicker smoothie, add more ice.
Serving Suggestion: Makes 2, 12-ounce glasses