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Power-packed recovery smoothie

Power-packed recovery smoothie
Breakfast, Drinks, Quick/Under 30 mins

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5 minutes
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  • 30 g nuts
  • 375 ml milk opt for a milk with >6g protein and 200mg calcium per 250mL
  • 1 frozen banana ripe, peeled (can swap for alternative fruit)
  • 1 tsp honey


  • Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.


Get creative by mixing and matching the ingredients in this recipe! For instance, use either mixed nuts or the same amount of your favourite nut, or opt for a plant-based milk if you prefer.
Recipe courtesy of Sports Dietitians Australia for Nuts for Life.

Please note the serving size listed is to be used as a guide only. Consider your own individual nutrient and carbohydrate requirements and adjust the serving size as required. If you are unsure of your requirements consult an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) for personalises advice.

Nutritional information (per serve)

Carbohydrates: 50.4g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 5.6g | Sodium: 262mg | Fiber: 4.3g | Sugar: 44.8g
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