Thursday, April 16, 2015

Orange-Kale Green Smoothie Recipe from Daily Burn + My Perfect Post Workout Protein Shake

I love smoothies and shakes.  So when I was contacted by Daily Burn to join in the #ShowUsYourShake campaign I was excited to share my love of smoothies and shakes!  I have been making green smoothies for me and my daughter for quite some time and try to at least make one a week for her and I.  It is a great way to increase your vegetable intake and especially since little ones can be picky about vegetables, it's a great way to sneak them into their day!  I usually don't add protein powder to my smoothies, they are usually just fruits and vegetables, so when I say this recipe for the Orange Kale Smoothie that includes vanilla protein from Daily Burn I was interested to try it!

Orange Kale Smoothie From Daily Burn
*Gluten Free

This nutrient dense orange and kale protein drink stars fibrous kale, anti-inflammatory spirulina, and sweet, juicy oranges.  This is a great smoothie for your post-workout fuel, it's loaded with iron, beta-carotene, vitamin C and fiber.

Serves 1
1 Packet (scoops) Daily Burn Fuel-6 Protein in Vanilla *or your favorite vanilla plant based protein
1 cup water
1 cup raw chopped kale
1 orange, peel and seeds removed
1/2 tsp spirulina powder
1 pinch grund cinnamon
1 pinch ginger powder
Combine all ingredients in blender and mix until smooth.

Are you a smoothie and shake lover?  I have one every day after my workout.  For me it is such a great treat, and I always look forward to it.  Protein shakes are a great way to re-fuel post workout.  I am such a creature of habit and I usually make the same shake everyday!  I should change it up here and there, but like they say why mess with perfection?
Here is my Perfect Post Workout Protein Shake!

Serves 1
1 scoop Vega Sport Chocolate Protein Powder (I use Vegan protein because my stomach doesn't like whey)
1 1/2 cup water
1 whole banana
1 scoop BodyTech BCAA's
2 tbsp Spectrum Decadent blend (Coconut, Chia and Cocoa powder)

Combine all ingredients in a blender and mix until smooth. Enjoy!

Do you have a recipe for your Perfect Protein Shake Recipe?  If you do please share!

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I also want to share something that I received in my e-mail from FabFitFun.  One of their fashion bloggers is figthitng a disease and needs an expensive medication to help her live.  She is so young!  After reading her story I felt compelled to donate and share.  You can read her story here.  If you feel compelled to give, every little but helps, or if you can't maybe just share to your social media page(s).  Let's help save a life!

I hope that you have a womderful day!  I will see you back here tomorrow for Fitness Friday, I have a great post about Finding My Why.