Pre-workout smoothie recipe that is under 400 calories

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  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk (or any plant-based milk of your choice)
  • 1/2 cup frozen mixed berries (such as strawberries, blueberries, raspberries)
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter (or any nut butter you prefer)
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 scoop vegan protein powder - feel free to use regular
  • 1 teaspoon agave syrup or maple syrup (optional, for added sweetness)
  • Ice cubes

Prox 350 kcal


  1. In a blender, combine the ripe banana, almond milk, frozen mixed berries, almond butter, chia seeds, and protein powder
  2. If desired, add agave syrup or maple syrup for added sweetness.
  3. Blend on high speed until all the ingredients are well combined and you achieve a smooth and creamy consistency.
  4. If you prefer a colder smoothie, add a few ice cubes and blend again until the desired temperature is reached.
  5. Taste and adjust the sweetness or thickness as per your preference. If the smoothie is too thick, you can add more almond milk; if it's too thin, add more frozen berries or ice cubes.
  6. Pour the smoothie into a Vacuum Jug, and you're ready to enjoy your pre-workout smoothie!

This smoothie provides a good balance of carbohydrates from fruits and protein from the almond butter and chia seeds, which can help fuel your workout and provide sustained energy.

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