I’ve been getting loads of questions lately on Instagram about collagen and It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of Vital Proteins and their gut-friendly products. I understand for many it can be overwhelming as to where to start — since there are so many product options to choose from and many ways to use them. Typically, I use Vital Proteins products in my hot tea, smoothies or I bake and cook with them. It is really easy to sneak collagen powder in homemade sauces or things like guacamole.
Today, I wanted to talk about Vital Proteins newer product called Sports Greens. I love this blend and use it instead of a normal protein powder in my smoothies. Sports Greens contains collagen peptides, raw greens, watermelon protein, Hyaluronic Acid and Probiotics. It’s kind of a one-stop-shop for powders — with multiple benefits. (Build muscle, support your joints and improve digestion all at the same time.) Vital Proteins Collagen Sports Greens contains 26 grams of protein, making it the perfect complement to your fitness routine. With protein sources including Collagen Peptides and watermelon seed protein, Vital Proteins Collagen Sports Greens offer a diverse array of amino acids to help support muscle recovery, athletic performance, and bone and joint health.
To get you started and to provide a bit of inspo, I wanted to share my post-workout kale-apple smoothie recipe with you. Enjoy!
KALE APPLE SMOOTHIE
- 2 cups baby kale
- Juice of half a lemon
- 1 green apple, cored and diced
- 1/2 zucchini (or cucumber), diced
- 1/4 cup coconut or almond yogurt (optional, will make more creamy)
- 1/2 cup filtered water, coconut water or almond milk
- 3-5 ice cubes
- 1 scoop Sports Greens
Combine ingredients in blender and blend on high until smooth. You may have to mess with the consistency a bit if you want it thicker — I personally like my smoothies super thick and creamy. Once satisfied, pour in a glass or bowl and enjoy! You can even go extra and top with things like cia seeds, coconut flakes or flaxseed.
This post was sponsored by Vital Proteins. Opinions are my own.