If you want a supercharged workout, you need to down a supercharged smoothie and we’ve got the ultimate recipe for the pre workout protein shake you need in your life. High impact movers and shakers… this one goes out to you! Not only will this semingly sinfully delicious smoothie give you a burst of natural energy, it gives you a punch of protein and a bit of up-and-go before an intense cardio session! Yep, our supercharged peanut butter and coffee protein smoothie (with chia crumble… yum) will give you both motivation and muscle. Complete with electrolytes, energy, protein and a lil’ bit of caffeine to help you go that extra mile, this pre-workout PB smoothie is just what the PT ordered!
Peanut butter & coffee protein smoothie with chia crumble topping
What you need for smoothie:
- 1 frozen banana,
- 2 tablespoons peanut butter
- 1 tablespoon cacao powder
- 2 cups almond milk
- 2 tbsp of instant espresso coffee (or shot of fresh stuff)
Combine all ingredients in a blender and mix. Add more almond milk to your desired consistency.
What you need for chia crumble topping:
- 1/2 cup cacao nibs
- 1/3 chia seeds
- 5 pitted dates
Mix ingredients in a food processor till they’re crumbly and sprinkle on top of smoothie. If you don’t have a processor, you can roughly chop into a crumble consistency.