Chocolate Chip Recovery Shake

Serves 1

5 Minute Prep Time

By Kim McDevitt, MPH RD on April 21, 2014 , categorized in Smoothies, Workout Fuel

Green Chocolate Chip Recovery Shake

Don’t let the color of this smoothie turn you away. Not only does this drink taste like a chocolate chip shake, it will leave you feeling refueled and recharged thanks to the serving of Vega Performance Protein and leafy greens. You’ll also get a real boost of nutrients from the addition of cacao nibs. Cacao is one of the best dietary sources of magnesium, high in fiber, and rich in antioxidants – how about that from chocolate!

Ingredients

  • 1 serving Vanilla Vega Sport® Performance Protein
  • 1 Tbsp cashew butter
  • 3 generous handfuls baby spinach
  • Unsweetened almond milk to desired consistency
  • 2 Tbsp cacao nibs

Preparation

  1. Add all ingredients to blender.

  2. Blend until smooth.

  3. Enjoy!

    Optional

    Add a handful of mint leaves to make your shake mint chocolate chip!

Kim McDevitt, MPH RD

Kim McDevitt works at Vega as a National Educator. A runner, cooking enthusiast, plant-focused flexitarian, Kim has passionately built her career in nutrition. Noticing that her running performances were closely tied to what she was eating, Kim decided to study nutrition and pursue advanced degrees in Dietetics and Public Health, to better understand the power of food in performance. Today, Kim specializes in sports nutrition to enhance athletic performance and focuses on realistic and approachable ways for improving health through educated dietary choices within an active lifestyle.

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