While we might all want to reach for the beer or a glass of red wine as a recovery drink, you’ll be better served by Amy Burton’s Caramel-Chocolate Recovery Smoothie.
This smoothie is so simple to make and will fulfil your recovery needs after an intense training session. It is also absolutely delicious, whilst still remaining refined sugar free and packed full of Superfood goodness!
Ingredients: (Serves 1)
1 frozen banana chopped up
½ cup coconut milk or almond milk
½ cup water
1 handful almonds (About 10-12 in total)
1 big date, ideally medjool (You can soak it for 5 mins in hot water to soften)
Generous pinch of salt
1 teaspoon maca
2 teaspoon cacao or cocoa
1 teaspoon cacao nibs (optional)
2/3 blocks of ice
Place ingredients into your blender in the following order:
Banana, ice, nuts and dates first, then add your cacao, maca, salt and then finally the coconut milk and water. Blend until smooth and creamy then top with your cacao nibs, and maybe some coconut shavings. Enjoy it right away!