Post-Workout Refueler

 Recipe
Almonds' protein helps build and repair muscle. Plus, the potassium (twice as much as you get in two bananas) balances your electrolytes and fluids.

Yield:

Makes 2 cups (serving size: 1 cup)

Nutritional Information

Calories 231
Fat 9.1 g
Satfat 0.7 g
Monofat 5.6 g
Polyfat 2.2 g
Protein 6 g
Carbohydrate 36 g
Fiber 7 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 24 mg
Calcium 106 mg

Ingredients

2 medium oranges (10 ounces total), peeled and cut into chunks
1/4 cup whole, raw almonds
1 small sweet potato (about 4 ounces), scrubbed and coarsely chopped
1 medium apple (8 ounces), cored and cubed
1/2 cup water

Preparation

In a blender, combine oranges, almonds, sweet potato, apple, and water; blend, scraping down sides occasionally, until smooth. Strain juice and, if desired, thin with additional water. Refrigerate up to 2 days (shake before serving).

Note:

Caroline Wright,

January 2012
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