The Do’s and Dont’s for Making a Morning (or Post-Workout) Smoothie

The Do’s and Dont’s for Making a Morning (or Post-Workout) Smoothie

If you’re whipping up a smoothie for a morning meal on the go or for immediate recovery post-workout, you’ll want to make sure it is high in nutrition and isn’t just a calorie and sugar bomb in disguise. Many smoothies and shakes can have a lot of sugar, calories, and fat, especially if they are completely fruit based or have a variety of higher-calorie items like nut butters, granolas and starchy fruit. That’s why it’s important to be mindful of the ingredients you’re putting in your smoothies and shakes, so you can keep blood sugar stable and not over-consume in that quick snack. You won’t want to crash from sugar shortly into the day from breakfast or take in too many calories and sugar after a great, sweaty workout. Here are the do’s and don’ts for building the perfect smoothie or recovery shake. Do: Add in a Protein Powder While... Read More