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Post-Workout Green Smoothie

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  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 (large) serving 1x


This Post-Workout Green Smoothie recipe is full of simple, delicious, and nutritious ingredients that will help replenish your energy after a good workout.


  • 1 banana, peeled and sliced
  • 1-inch piece* of fresh ginger, peeled
  • 2 handfuls fresh baby spinach
  • 1 cup frozen pineapple chunks
  • 1/2 cup coconut water
  • 1/2 cup almond milk (or plain Greek yogurt**)
  • 1 Tablespoon chia seeds


  1. Add all ingredients to a blender.  Pulse until smooth.
  2. Serve immediately, sprinkled with extra chia seeds on top, if desired.
  3. (If the smoothie is too thick, you can add in more coconut water to thin it out.  Or if it is too thin, you can add in a handful of ice.)


*1-inch piece fresh ginger = about 1.5 Tablespoons grated fresh ginger = about 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

**Do not use Greek yogurt if making this smoothie vegan.