This easy-to-make maple syrup recipe was specially formulated for your fitness regimen. Not only does the fruity maple refueler shake have the seal of approval from sports nutritionists, it is absolutely delicious.
Including pure maple syrup in your recovery meal provides you with replenished energy, manganese to help with muscle recovery and 54 different antioxidant compounds to help protect the body from oxidative stress.
- 1 cup fresh or frozen strawberries (or any berry or cut-up fruit)
- 3/4 cup fat-free Greek yogurt
- 1/2 frozen banana, cut in chunks
- 1/2 cup cold water
- 1/4 cup quick-cooking oats
- 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
- 4 ice cubes
Place all ingredients in blender; whirl until smooth. Pour into glasses and sprinkle with nutmeg, if desired. Serve immediately.
Yield: 2 portions (about 10 ounces each)
Per Portion: 254 calories, 52 g carbohydrate, 11 g protein, 0.5 g fat, 4 g fiber