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Smoothie time

Venturing into the brave new world of smoothie? Or just want some new recipes try? We spoke to performance and nutrition experts Nutrition X and got a couple of tasty options to get you started.

Low carb chocolate smoothie
In a blender, combine:
– 250ml buffalo milk
– 1 scoop big whey chocolate
– 1 medium pear
– 6 chunks of ice
– 1 desert spoon of Nutella

Macro nutrients:
Carbohydrates: 30g
Protein: 37g
Fats: 5g
Kcals: 303Kcal 

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Berry and coconut recovery smoothie
In a blender, combine:
– 2 tbsp. Raspberries
– 3 large strawberries
– 1 handful spinach
– 2 tbsp. zero fat greek yoghurt
– 2 tbsp. ‘cherry active’
– 1 scoop big whey vanilla
– 2 tsp. honey
– 100ml coconut water
– 6 chunks of ice

Macro nutrients:
Carbohydrates: 52g
Protein: 36.5g
Fats: 8.1g
Kcals: 416Kcal

Nutrition X are recognised for their work with leading nutritionists and sports scientists, whose research and development has allowed them to remove the guess work and produce fully Informed-Sport approved products that are scientifically formulated to support athletic performance. Discover more at www.nutritionx.co.uk

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