It’s not only athletes that need to build and repair muscle—we all need the right blend of daily protein for optimal energy and recovery. This creamy blueberry cashew smoothie hits the sweet spot with organic superfoods rich in branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) for healthy muscles. It’s the perfect balance of plant protein and antioxidants to power your day.
1 cup (8 oz.) cashew milk (or your favorite nut milk)
½ banana (can be sliced and frozen)
Handful of raw organic cashews
Dash of organic vanilla extract
½ cup frozen organic blueberries
2 scoops Organic Super Protein
Blend all ingredients (except blueberries) until smooth. Set aside half the shake, and then blend the blueberries with the remaining mixture. Pour the two blends alternately and garnish with a few frozen blueberries. Enjoy!
Cashew milk and nuts provide plant protein, and come with healthy fats that help you feel full. They’re also rich in minerals including copper, manganese and magnesium. Banana makes this smoothie extra creamy and replenishes electrolytes lost during exercise.
The antioxidants found in blueberries (called anthocyanins) have been shown to support brain health. These superfood berries build your body in other ways too, by calming the oxidative stress that comes with exercise, leading to faster muscle recovery.
Two scoops of Organic Super Protein provide 18g of vegan plant protein sourced from organic superfoods, energizing MCTs that satisfy cravings, and organic omegas to support heart health.
Recipe by Jen Hulett. Touchstone Essentials’ Chief Creative Officer takes her creativity into the kitchen to create tasty recipes full of goodness.