Post Workout Smoothie

Chocolate milk is a popular recovery drink after a workout. This simple combination of ingredients blends perfectly for a delicious, plant-based, dairy-free smoothie with the taste and feel of chocolate milk. Enjoy!

Post Workout Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 3 cups (720 ml) water
  • ½ cup (90 g) steel cut oats
  • 15 (100 g) medjool dates, pitted
  • 3 Tablespoons (20 g) unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 cups (250 g) frozen banana
  • ¼ cup (35 g) peanuts, roasted unsalted
  • 1 scoop (20 g) protein powder, vanilla or chocolate flavored

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure the lid.
  2. Run the Smoothie Program or start the blender on its lowest speed, then quickly increase to its highest speed. Blend for 40 – 50 seconds, using the tamper to push ingredients toward the blades.

Chef's Notes

  • Adding your own protein powder to this recipe lets you adjust your protein intake to the appropriate levels for your fitness journey. Everyone has their preferred protein powder.  Add yours to this smoothie to reach your goal protein amount.
  • Nutrition Note:  Steel cut oats and peanuts add whole food sources of protein to this smoothie. This is also an excellent source of fiber which keeps the gut happy and healthy.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups (720 ml) water
  • ½ cup (90 g) steel cut oats
  • 15 (100 g) medjool dates, pitted
  • 3 Tablespoons (20 g) unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 cups (250 g) frozen banana
  • ¼ cup (35 g) peanuts, roasted unsalted
  • 1 scoop (20 g) protein powder, vanilla or chocolate flavored

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure the lid.
  2. Run the Smoothie Program or start the blender on its lowest speed, then quickly increase to its highest speed. Blend for 40 – 50 seconds, using the tamper to push ingredients toward the blades.

Chef's Notes

  • Adding your own protein powder to this recipe lets you adjust your protein intake to the appropriate levels for your fitness journey. Everyone has their preferred protein powder.  Add yours to this smoothie to reach your goal protein amount.
  • Nutrition Note:  Steel cut oats and peanuts add whole food sources of protein to this smoothie. This is also an excellent source of fiber which 

Ingredients

  • 3 cups (720 ml) water
  • ½ cup (90 g) steel cut oats
  • 15 (100 g) medjool dates, pitted
  • 3 Tablespoons (20 g) unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 cups (250 g) frozen banana
  • ¼ cup (35 g) peanuts, roasted unsalted
  • 1 scoop (20 g) protein powder, vanilla or chocolate flavored

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure the lid.
  2. Run the Smoothie Program or start the blender on its lowest speed, then quickly increase to its highest speed. Blend for 40 – 50 seconds, using the tamper to push ingredients toward the blades.

Chef's Notes

  • Adding your own protein powder to this recipe lets you adjust your protein intake to the appropriate levels for your fitness journey. Everyone has their preferred protein powder.  Add yours to this smoothie to reach your goal protein amount.
  • Nutrition Note:  Steel cut oats and peanuts add whole food sources of protein to this smoothie. This is also an excellent source of fiber which