Ultimate green smoothie

Hint: you should freeze your banana.

“Every athlete should have this recipe in their repertoire for a healthy, refreshing breakfast or post-workout refuel,” says Lisa Hayim, RD, a New York City-based nutritionist and founder of The Well Necessities. Pro tip: using frozen fruit helps give the drink a thicker, creamier texture.

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½ cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
1 cup fresh spinach
1 banana, preferably frozen
1 scoop vanilla protein powder
1 tablespoon peanut butter



Place all ingredients in a high-powered blender and blend until smooth.


Pour into a glass with a lid and store in refrigerator until ready to be consumed.