Post-workout kiwi and banana smoothie

04 January 2017

An alternative to a protein shake or sports drink, this kiwi and banana smoothie is ideal for a post-workout snack.



This smoothie is a much better choice than an oat bar for a post-workout snack. 

Carbs from the banana, and milk and kiwi help to top up muscle glycogen stores while providing protein for the repair of tissues. 

Sports scientists say that a milk and banana combination is as effective as any protein-powder or sports drink.

How to make

  • 300ml (½ pint) semi-skimmed milk
  • 1 banana, peeled and sliced
  • 1 kiwi fruit, peeled and chopped
  • 100ml (3½fl oz) apple juice

Put the fruit, milk and juice into your blender until smooth. Serve over crushed ice.

To crush ice simply put ice cubes into a freezer bag and hit with a rolling pin until crushed.

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