Refresh Yourself With This Triple Berry Coconut Water Shake
This light and refreshing triple berry shake is great to refuel after an exercise session.
When you work out hard, it is essential to replace lost electrolytes and coconut water is an effective natural sports drink.
With five essential electrolytes; sodium, potassium, magnesium, phosphate and calcium this shake will help you to rehydrate after a sweaty workout without the added sugar that commonly fills electrolyte drinks.
Strawberries, raspberries and blueberries provide a powerful combination of antioxidants to filter free radicals from the body reducing inflammation and lowering the risk of developing various illnesses.
The berries and kale provide you a substantial dose of vitamin C to boost immune function, promote healthy skin and hair and even help to keep joints healthy.
Kale also has a rich nutritional profile with high levels of vitamin K and A and is even an additional source of iron and calcium.
When well blended into this shake you will hardly notice that it is there!
The natural sugars from the coconut water and berries are perfect to refuel tired muscles and the protein powder will kick-start muscle recovery.
Blend this shake up and keep it in the fridge for a refreshing post-workout drink!
Sugar Free – No
Gluten Free – Yes
Dairy Free – Yes
Grain Free – Yes
Protein – High
Carbs – High
Fats – Low
Triple Berry Coconut Water Shake
1 cup coconut water, chilled
¼ cup strawberries
¼ cup raspberries
¼ cup blueberries
1 kale leaf, roughly chopped
1 scoop vanilla protein powder
Makes 1 serving
Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.