10 Best Smoothies for Young Athletes  

For an athlete constantly on the go, sitting down for a meal is not always an option. Here are some  great recipes for nutritious and delicious smoothies. They are easy to make and packed full of vitamins, antioxidants, protein and healthy fats.

1. Peanut Butter Smoothie

  • ¾ cup (6 oz.) milk/soy milk/almond milk
  • 1 banana
  • 2 tbsp. peanut butter
  • 1 tbsp. honey

2. Very Berry Smoothie

  • ¾ cup (6 oz.) kefir or Greek yougurt
  • 1 banana
  • 1/4 cup of blueberries
  • 1/4 cup of blackberries
  • 1/4 cup of raspberries

3. Strawberry Banana Delight

  • ¾ cup vanilla ice cream
  • 1 Banana
  • ½ cup of strawberries
  • Top with handful of blueberries and green mint

4. Very Green Avocado Smoothie

  • 1 medium avocado
  • 1 small cucumber
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 cup of spinach leaves
  • ½ cup of unsweetened vanilla yogurt

Top with feta crumbles and chia seeds

5. Layered Smoothie

  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup of spinach leaves
  • ¾ cup of vanilla yogurt
  • 1/3 cup of blackberries

First mix half of yogurt with banana and spinach leaves, pour into a tall high glass, then mix the remaining yogurt with blackberries, pour into the glass, do not mix the layers. Top with whipping cream and chopped almonds

6. Quail Eggs Smoothie

  • ¾ cup of milk
  • 1 tbsp. honey
  • 4 quail eggs

Top with chopped walnuts

7. Fruits and Veggies Smoothie

  • ½ cup of apple juice
  • 1 small pear
  • 1 kiwi
  • 1 small cucumber
  • Handful of spinach

Top with a lime slice.

8. Tropical Paradise Smoothie

  • ¼ cup papaya
  • ¼ cup pineapple
  • ¼ cup mango
  • ¾ cup orange juice

Top with roasted coconut crunch

9. Superfood Smoothie

  • ¾ cup almond milk
  • ½ cup papaya
  • Handful of acai
  • 2 tbsp. chia seeds
  • 2 tbsp. kids’ protein powder

Top with handful of blueberries

10. Chocolate Delight

  • 1 very ripe avocado
  • 1 banana
  • 2-3 dates
  • 2 tbsp. cacao powder
  • 2 tbsp. coconut flour
  • Vanilla extract

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