Recovery smoothie

Relax and recover with this juicy smoothie

Relax and enjoy this mix of fruit, fantastic for getting a great amount of your vitamins in one sitting. This juicy combination is not only packed with vitamin A and C but dietary fiber, niacin and potassium too.

Recovery smoothie

It's the perfect drink for a summery daytime pit-stop to get you ready to go, plus it doubles up as a great recovery drink too; the tropical pineapple contains enzymes that help reduce inflammation and swelling and speed up the healing of bruises. So, it's the perfect tonic if you are suffering from injury and want to boost the body's healing process. 

Other swaying factors to entice you into to trying it, is that peaches are known to help make your skin healthier and nectarines have also been known to help with weight loss.


1. Place all of the ingredients into a blender

2. Blend until smooth

3. Pour over ice


  • 350ml (1½ cups) pineapple juice
  • 1½ fresh nectarines, chopped up into small pieces
  • 1½ fresh peaches, chopped up into small pieces

Vital Statistics

Serves: 2
Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: N/A
Difficulty: Easy
Good for: Sports injuries and recovery

Calories (kcal): 175
Protein (g): 2.5
Carbs (g): 42.4
Fat (g): 0.8
Fiber (g): 3.3

Comments (2)

  • yvettie 'This will NEVER help your recovery post-workout. What you need after a workout is PROTEIN. This is what feeds your muscles. If you dont feed them, they will slowly consume themselves. Look at all the post-workout recovery drinks out there (something like PhD Recovery) they will be high in PROTEIN. Or you can just have some egg whites or chicken - will work well too. Filling yourself up with sugar wont help one little bit. '

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  • Kirstie_McIntosh '@yvettie - thanks for your comment and the title may indeed be a little misleading. The fact that recovery is used indicates maybe a more intense workout, that would be best followed by a protein rich drink or meal. Therefore this recipe should be regarded more as a refreshing tonic rather than a recovery drink supplemented with protein. '

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