So after high demand here is our post-workout protein papaya smoothie!
You will need:
1/2 cup to 1 cup fresh or frozen peak season papaya chunks
1/2 Tablespoon Papaya Leaf Extract (optional) - for extra enzyme action 2 cups liquid (water, coconut milk/almond milk)
1-2 Servings Vegan Protein Powder (Plain or Vanilla)
1/2 - 1 cup GREENS frozen or fresh (Spinach, kale, collard, lambs quarters)
1 TBL Flax Milled
1 TBL agave, grade B maple syrup or stevia packet.
Pulse a few times and then blend for 30-40 seconds until smooth and creamy!
Why is this good for after a workout you say? Papaya: helps break down food, aids in digestion, immunity, cell repair, and energy. Extract: Cell regulation, blood support, healthy cells, immunity boost, and lower bowel support. Protein: after a workout, your muscles cells break down, give your workout a post boost with vegan protein! Greens: Chlorophyll, need I say more? Pure oxygen back into your cells! Replenish your blood supply. Omegas: healthy brain, healthy heart!
A simple way to get enough workout protein and complex carbs into your pre and post-workout are to eat raw vegetables and snack on nuts...