Fact: Some smoothies you buy at stores and food joints can match or even surpass the amount of calories you'd find in a Big Mac and the sugar laden in a regular soda, research has found. (Read all about it here.) Instead of ruining your workout with a sugar bomb, whip up this protein-packed blend. Low in sugar, high in flavor, and super-simple to make, this PB&J smoothie might just be your new post-workout fix.
Makes: 1 Serving
1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
1 tbsp peanut butter
2 tbsp peanut butter powder
1 tbsp chia seed
1 tbsp flaxseed or meal
3/4 cup frozen strawberries
1 scoop protein powder (preferably vanilla or berry flavored)
6 ice cubes
Add all ingredients to a high-powered blender. Pulse until thick and creamy.