If you don’t have time to have a proper meal after a workout and you have to get going, this post-workout kale smoothie is a good alternative as long as it’s well balanced and not too sweet. This smoothie is loaded with good fats, proteins, minerals, vitamins and fibres. What else could you ask?


  • 1/4 cup of oats
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 1/2 cup of spinach or kale (can be frozen – organic would be great)
  • 1/4 cup of berries (can be frozen)
  • a few almonds/walnuts
  • 2 Medjool pitted dates
  • Fresh mint (optional but makes a huge difference)
  • Water

Post-workout kale smoothie nutrition facts:

  • Oats: dietary fibres, magnesium, proteins, (lowers cholesterol and stabilises blood sugar)
  • Avocado: healthy fats, fibres, Vitamin C, B6, potassium …
  • Berries: fibres, vitamin C, antioxidant, fibres …
  • Almonds: healthy fats & magnesium …
  • Walnuts: iron, B6, magnesium, potassium, healthy fats …
  • Dates: fibres, potassium, magnesium …

About the Author

Huguette Lelong is a Nutritionist & Food Lover, Founder of Huguette Lelong Healthy Life.

  • Advanced Diploma of Nutritional Medicine – Nature Care College Sydney – Australia
  • Nutritionist Resources UK (Member)
  • Holistic Health Practitioner (AADP)
  • Scientific institute for intelligent Nutrition Academy (Member)

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