Bulked-Up Smoothie

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      5 min

Appears in
The No Meat Athlete Cookbook: Whole Food, Plant-Based Recipes to Fuel Your Workouts... And the Rest of your Life

By Matt Frazier and Stepfanie Romine

Published 2021

  • About

Want more protein in your smoothie without relying on powders or processed ingredients? Turn to our favorite plant-based food trio: a grain, a green, and a bean. Sound weird in a smoothie? Not to worry—it tastes great (like a chocolate–peanut butter smoothie), thanks to all the other ingredients involved. The trick here is to use plain cooked beans, preferably salt-free. (Leftover cumin-flavored beans might not blend in so well!) Omit the berries and this shake will taste like the old “weig