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Post-Workout High Carb Smoothie

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Jamie Oliver
World Freerunning Champion Tim Shieff shares his own after-training shake recipe: "Datorade". Packed with bananas, dates, flavor & nutrients it's healthy AND 100% raw vegan.

Cooking Recipe

4 medium ripe bananas
8 medjool dates
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp ground ginger
1 litre water

Blend until smooth
Serves 4 people

NUTRITION INFO

Per serving (per glass); 139 cals, 0.4g fat, 0.1g saturated), 1.6g protein, 30.3g carbs, 27.7g sugar.

FOOD FACTS

+Dates are high in chloride which aids digestion.
+Bananas contain potassium which helps our muscles to work properly. This is especially important after exercise so that our muscles can repair and grow.
+Drinking a smoothie like this is better than your average energy drink because it provides just as much energy and sugar but it also provides your body with other nutrients like fibre and vitamins & minerals which are needed when you work hard at the gym.

The % breakdown of bananas Tim talks about is the approximate contribution of the energy from different macronutritents.

Post-Workout High Carb Smoothie
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