Smoothies for Athletes

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This ebook contains many delicious smoothie recipes using honey as an energy food. What I like most is it comes with a chart on the nutritional information - calories, carbs, protein, fat for each of the recipes.

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ZIPPY PINEAPPLE CARROT SMOOTHIE
1/2 cups pineapple chunks
1 cup soy milk, any flavor
1 carrot, peeled and sliced
1/3 cups pineapple juice
1 piece ginger, peeled and minced
Honey to taste
Place all ingredients in blender container and blend until everything is smooth. Add ice if you like it frosty. The ginger adds the zip.

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My Fav Recipe: Apple & Hemp seed Smoothie
1/2 - 1 tsp Cinnamon
1Tb Honey
2T Hempseed
1C Chunk & Frozen Apple
3 Ice cubes
Blend well, if too thick add some water or more ice

Why My Fav: All ingredients help with increased metabolism, appetite control indigestion (good Detox), HBP. I have Diverticulitis, HBP, Hi Cholesterol, & Low Metab. Since I have been drinking this once sometimes twice a day I have lost weight, my stomach feels better, and I've got a lot more energy now. My intake on "junk food" has dropped, I exercise more and have lots of antioxidants.

Lisa, United States
28 Oct 2016

My Fav Recipe: Amazing Durian
2 scoops of fresh durian
1 scoop of vanilla ice cream
1 cup of vanilla milk
some ice cubes (optional)

Why My Fav: The refreshing of the durian fragrance and taste had always give me boost in energy and motivated me to go extra miles in my life.

Casmine, Singapore
22 Aug 2016

My Fav Recipe: My banana & strawberry energizer
1/2 cup strawberries
1 banana
1/2 cup plain yogurt
5 almond nut
1tps of honey
1/4 cup guava juice
and blend it together.

Why My Fav: My recipe is high in vitamin C and fiber and calcium. I drink this as many times because it gives me energy and boost my willingness to achieve my goals.

Dominique Thomas, South Africa
20 Jan 2016

My Fav Recipe:
6 oz. cottage cheese
3 Tblsp flax seed oil
3 Tblsp honey
1 large banana with brown spots
Blend all together.

Why My Fav: It gives me lots of energy and strength.

Amanda, United States
7 Jan 2016

My Fav Recipe:
half pawpaw
2 tablespoon honey
1 passion-fruit
2 cups of coconut water
almonds/coconut flesh
squeeze of lime/lemon(optional)
ice
Why My Fav: Blitz everything in the nutribullet and no regrets! YUM

Rhonda, Niue
16 Jun 2015

My Fav Recipe:
2 cup dates
1 litre raw milk
1 tbsp cocoa
Dash of salt
Blend everything in a blender till smooth.
Why My Fav: Taste realy great.

Fadma, The Netherlands
29 Apr 2015

My Fav Recipe:
1 banana
1 tbsp honey
1/4 cup pineapple juice
5 ice cubes
Blend
Why My Fav: It's my favourite for now 'cos that's the only recipe I have done until I try others.

Maria, Samoa
23 Apr 2015

My Fav Recipe: My fav recipe of the moment
Organic frozen bilberries 1/2 cup
Kiwi 1
Blood orange 1
Water

Why My Fav: Great yummy vitamin and anti-oxidant booster!

Isabelle, United Kingdom
2 Mar 2015

My Fav Recipe:
6 strawberries
10 blueberries
1 banana
1 tbsp honey
1 grated apple
1 large spoon of cooked oats
Top up with 3 ice cubes and whole milk

Why My Fav: It is delicious and nourishing and easy to digest

Anne Davies, United Kingdom
2 Jan 2015

My Fav Recipe: Avocado, Fig and Pineapple Energy Smoothie
1 big avocado
3 elephant eye figs
1/2 pineapple
Honey to taste
Blend with Vitamix blender until smooth. Yammy!

Why My Fav: It's a refreshing drink, provide us with instant energy and metabolic health!

David Lee, Malaysia
4 Nov 2014

My Fav Recipe: This is my own recipe.
Fruit smoothie
1 cup plain greek yogurt
5 large strawberries
9-10 blueberries
1/2 orange peeled
1/2 apple cored and peeled
A small amount of milk or grape juice to thin if too thick honey to taste Place all ingredients in blender container and blend until everything is smooth. Add ice if you like it frosty.

Why My Fav: This is my favorite because it contains fresh fruit and with the added honey it gives me a boast in the late evening.

Belenda Sandy, United States
27 Oct 2014

My Fav Recipe:
Easy peasy avocado smoothie
1L of milk
1 ripen avocado chunks
dash of honey
ripen banana or two (optional)
apple (optional).
Blend everything in a blender till smooth and enjoy!

Why My Fav: We consume lots of avocados in our family. It's healthy, nutritious and tastes delicious. Also, we love it's velvety and smooth texture.

Krista, United Kingdom
9 Sep 2014

My Fav Recipe:
Banana/Honey Smoothies
MAKES (2)
1 cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt
1 banana
1 cup orange juice
1 teaspoon honey
pinch of freshly grated nutmeg
Mix the yogurt, bananas, orange juice, and honey in a blender until foamy. Pour immediately into two glasses. Garnish with nutmeg.

Why My Fav: Easy and tastes great!

Delma Ball, United States
26 Aug 2014

My Fav Recipe:
Banana
Avocado
Yogurt
Soy milk

Why My Fav: Healthy, tastes good.

Connie, United States
8 Aug 2014

My Fav Recipe:
1/2 Red Dragon Fruit
1 cup Strawberry
1 Kiwi
100 gram frozen vegetable (lettuce or spinach or pakcoy)
1 cup chilled coconut water and yoghurt in 1:1 ratio (hydro-coco)
1/2 cup brown sugar to taste
Place all ingredients in blender container and blend until everything is smooth. We don't need to add ice as the vegetable, coconut water and yoghurt are cold.

Why My Fav: Very tasty.

Renni, Indonesia
27 Apr 2014

My Fav Recipe:
Blend 2 carrots
1 cucumber
1 stalk celery
1 small piece of ginger
Add 1 teaspoon of honey and bee pollen granules.

Why My Fav: Provides me with all the nutrients for good skin, nails and hair.

Michelle, Malaysia
26 Apr 2014

My Fav Recipe:
cup of frozen bananas
1/4 cup of milk
2 oz choc protein
2 oz spirlina
5 table spoon of honey
tea spoon of cinnamon

Why My Fav: Protein shake because I ride a bike every day.

FPS ENT,United States
12 Feb 2014

My Fav Recipe:
1/2 Cup Almond Milk
1/4 Cup Orange Juice
1/2 Dried Cranberries
1 Whole Banana
1/4 Cup Pomegrante Granola

Denise, United States
7 Feb 2014

My Fav Recipe: Kale/Almond Milk Recovery
1C kale
1C almond milk
1-2 Tbsp nut butter
1/2 banana

Why My Fav: What a great tasting, natural recovery drink after a long workout!

George, United States
30 Dec 2013

My Fav Recipe: 500ml Skim or Low Fat Milk 700ml PLAIN Low Fat Yoghurt 600g Strawberries 20ml Strawberry Essence
1. Liquidise all ingredients until thick & fluffy.
2. Pour into tall glass (decorate with 2 or 3 strawberries if the fancy takes you).
3. Makes 4 glasses

Why My Fav:
1. Great taste
2. Good Energy Boost
3. Excellent Breakfast, especially for those watching their weight

Brian Desfountain, South Africa
31 Oct 2013

My Fav Recipe: Chocolate Cover Cherry Pre-workout Drink
-8 oz unsweetened vanilla almond milk
-tablespoon dark choc cocoa powder
-1 scoop chocolate max muscle maxpro
-1 scoop Max Muscle wild cherry Emerge
-5-6 frozen sweet dark cherries
combine all in magic bullet and blend and drink

Why My Fav: great for boost and satisfies sweet tooth

Duane, United States
20 Aug 2013

My Fav Recipe: Wake-Up and Go Breakfast Smoothie
1/2 Banana
1 Cup Bulgarian Plain Yogurt
Handful Rolled Oats
1/2 Apple
Handful Blueberries
1 Cup Pure Orange Juice
Handful Mixed Nuts
Tablespoon Honey

Why My Fav: Delicious and healthy

Nasha, South Africa
20 Aug 2013

My Fav Recipe: Kale
Pineapple
Passion fruit
Coconut water
Bee pollen
Maca
Spirulina
I use my Nutribullet to blend it!

Why My Fav: I love this combo as it really helps me recover after a weight training session.

Malika, United Kingdom
14 Aug 2013

My Fav Recipe:
1 slice pineapple
1 orange, cut in quarters
1 apple, cut in quarters
1 handful kale
1 TBSP crushed flax seeds
2 cups water
Put in blender and blend until smooth.

Why My Fav: easy, fresh, delicious.

Lois, United States
5 Aug 2013

My Fav Recipe:
Homemade green tea
Fresh frozen strawberries, fresh frozen blueberries, raw honey. I blend it in my bullet blender.

Why My Fav: Very delicious and so good for you...Ymmmm

Lori, United States
3 July 2013

My Fav Recipe:
Homemade Kefir
Banana, apple, blueberries, Raw Honey, 80% real cocoa powder, Natural Peanut Butter, 1-2 ice cubes {made from distilled water}1, T. coconut oil...in nutra-blast.

Why My Fav: I make this in am for energy, probiotics, protien. This to me is pretty healthy to start my day.

Ellie, United States
22 June 2013

My Fav Recipe:
1 cup milk
2 spoon raw honey
2 walnut powder

Why My Fav: Taste good, tons of energy.

Mohammad, Iran
16 April 2013

My Fav Recipe:
1 cup water
1 scoop of Casein Protein Powder
1 tablespoon peanut butter
1 cup plain non-fat yogurt
1/2 cup blueberries
ice cubes

Why My Fav: High Energy

Philip , United States
1 April 2013

My Fav Recipe:
1 cup fruit juice (any kind)
1/2 to 1 banana
2 Tbs Whey
2 Tbs ground flaxseed
1 Tbs ground phyllium husk
1 Tbs Chia Seeds
1 Tbs Wheat Germ
600 mg fish oil
Honey to taste
3-5 ice cubes
Put in blender

Why My Fav: Gives me energy, reduces stress and tastes good

Geri, United States
3 Mar 2013

My Fav Recipe:
2 cups raspberries
1 cup vanilla greek yogurt
1 small banana
1/2 tsp almond extract
pinch of seasalt
1 cup lemonade (or more to desired/thickness
2 Tbsp Honey adjust to taste

Why My Fav: The taste is enormous, and carries any ground seeds or powered supliments if using them :)

Carol, Canada
22 Aug 2012

My Fav Recipe:
Coffee Energy Smoothie
2 cups frozen cherries or berries
1 cup Coconut Milk
1 cup coconut yogurt
1 cup brewed coffee (room temp)

Why My Fav: It has it all! Coffee, and fruit and no dairy.

Donna, United States
26 Apr 2012

My Fav Recipe:
500ml Low Fat (2%) Milk
2 medium Bananas
60 grams (4 heaped tablespoons ("Musashi Bulk") mixed Protein Powder Vanilla Flavour
1 tablespoon Organic Raw Honey
Blend Medium Speed in electric blender 30 sec

Why My Fav: Has fibre of the bananas Replaces depleted sugars after exercise. Just right in context of being satiated (not over full.) With the milk, is absorbed slower than in water and reduces fatigue avoids too big a sugar spike (as from sugery powder drinks). Is shiny when mixed as is VERY YUMMY

David, Australia
16 Nov 2011

My Fav Recipe:
Immune System Booster Juice

Wash and put through juicer:
2 large celery, including leaves;
2 large carrots, unpeeled;
1 apple, unpeeled;
1/2 to 1 in (1 to 2.5cm) fresh finger root, unpeeled;
1/2 lemon, peeled;
1/4 cup (60ml) fresh of frozen blueberries, cranberries or elderberries

If making in a blender: Put 3/4 cup (180ml) water in blender, add cut-up celery and blend. Then add remaining cut-up ingredients; blend until smooth. Line a large measuring cup or bowl with muslin or use a fine sieve and pour liquid through.

Serves 1.

Why My Fav:This juice is great to use when you feel a cold or flu coming on. It is antiseptic, detoxifying, diuretic and cleansing to the liver. And it tastes delicious!!!

Saska, Australia
27 Oct 2011

My Fav Recipe:
Orange Strawberry Banana Smoothie
8 oz orange juice
ice
1/2 c strawberries (i use frozen for year round)
1/2 banana
honey to taste
blend all until smooth.

Why My Fav: This smoothie has a great flavor & replenishes lots of nutrients & glucose lost during my workout. Sometimes I'll add a scoop of powdered protein if I had a hard workout.

Gwen, United States
24 Sep 2011

My Fav Recipe:
1 cup Greek yogurt
1/3 c. almonds
1/2 c. berries
1 tsp honey

Blend and enjoy!

Why My Fav: Great tasting and helps your metabolism.

Helen, United States
20 Sep 2011

My Fav Recipe:
3 bananas (can be frozen)
1 passionfruit
1 cup milk
1 tray of ice cubes
2 scoops vanilla ice cream
2 scoops vanilla yoghurt
Dash of cinnamon
Dessert spoon of honey

Why My Fav: On Saturdays l normaly ride 100+km's before breakfast. This is the smoothy l always have when I finish. It tastes fantastic and fills me up. The ice frothes the milk, the ice cream thickens the smoothy up and the honey adds a great edge to the taste.

Paul Mason, Australia
18 Sep 2011

Brewers Yeast Flakes
Blackstrap Molasses
Bee Pollen (pulverize using flat blade of blender)
Honey Wheat Germ Milk or Kefir Buzz in Blender

David, United States
4 Sep 2011

1-cup sliced peache's
1/2" milk
1- carton vanella yogurt
1- cup ice cubes
MIX ALL TOGETHER
Sprinkle with cinnamon

Leroy, United States
3 Sep 2011

One frozen sliced banana
One cup of frozen blueberries
4 0z no fat greek yogurt
1 tsp honey
One tbsp ground flax seed
6 oz organic pure pineapple juice

Karen, United States
2 Sep 2011

Blueberry Peach Smoothie
1/2 c. frozen blueberries
1/2 c. frozen peaches
1 to 2 organic eggs
1 1/2 c. organic milk
3 Tbls. honey
(fresh fruit may be used)
blend well

Barbara, United States
2 Sep 2011





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