Plant Protein Recipes for Muscle Recovery2020-01-23T17:56:00+00:00
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Restorative Nourishment

Proper nourishment after exercise is essential not just for a successful workout regime, but for general wellness as well.  Key nutrients for recovery include protein–which helps to reduce muscle soreness, build stronger muscles and support your immune system–carbs, for restoring energy (glycogen) stores as well as helping the body absorb the protein–water, to replenish fluid levels–and vitamins and minerals which help the body use energy and function normally.  The following recipes contain each of these nutrients in adequate proportions for aiding in muscle recovery.


Green Protein Power Smoothie

This green protein smoothie is packed with antioxidants, fiber, omega 3 fatty acids, super-foods, and amino acids, building blocks to help repair and regenerate the [...]


PB&J Smoothie

Ingredients: 1 cup frozen red raspberries (or fruit of choice) 1 cup non-dairy milk 1/4 cup nut/seed butter of choice 1.5 scoop Growing Naturals Vanilla [...]


PSB&J Shake

Serves 1 A sweet, allergy-friendly shake that tastes just like a PB&J sandwich in smoothie form! Ingredients: 1 cup cold, filtered water 1 Tbs Dastony [...]


Protein-Packed Mango Smoothie

Prep time:  5 mins Total time:  5 mins Serves: 2 Gluten-free and dairy/casein-free Ingredients: 1 cup frozen mango, cubed (Love buying big bags to keep [...]


Tahini Espresso Protein Shake

A protein-rich shake with superfoods galore to help with immunity, fighting fatigue and increasing performance in fitness and overall health. Ingredients: 1/2 cup Chameleon Cold [...]


Matcha Milkshake

I consider this a healthier milkshake recipe because it has added protein, healthy fats, and natural sweeteners. The matcha has a nice, light earthy flavor [...]


Black Forest Protein Smoothie

Serves 1 Ingredients: 1 cup unsweetened (or vanilla-flavored) non-dairy milk 1.5 scoop Growing Naturals Chocolate Rice Protein powder 1 frozen banana 1 heaping cup frozen [...]


Everything On Fire

Version I: The Everything, Everything (Green + Protein) Ingredients: 1 Bunch of  Kale 2 Leaves of Collard Greens Handful of Parsley 1 Leaf of Swiss [...]