Smoothie – Ultra Runners Berry Blast


For most of my running career, I ran good, but eat bad.  Not sure I would call myself a junk food junkie, but…pizza you bet, hamburgers oh yea, top it all with fried potatoes I’m game.  Over the past two years I’ve really changed my approach to the food I eat.  I’m proud to tell you this new outlook has allowed me to drop approx 20 pounds.

How did I do that?  No easy fast fix or quick acting pills.  I’ve simply found other food items to eat.  I have cut back on eating out and I no longer eat to get stuffed.  AND…Michele has introduced me to the wonderful world of smoothies.

Since purchasing a Ninja and tasting a few of her creations, I’m hooked.  To help my diet I no longer have fast food or left overs for lunch.  I pack a smoothie, a yogurt, apple sauce cup and swap out my diet dew for water and the pounds have come off.  Best news is I feel satisfied, they taste great and I truly feel healthier!

This creation I spun up this weekend, I call it “Ultra Runners Berry Blast.”

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2 cups of kale

2 cups of berry mixture (raspberry, strawberries, blackberries, blueberries)

2 bananas

2 cups vanilla yogurt

1 cup almond milk

1 scoop protein

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Makes approx.  4  12 oz servings.

Freeze overnight…and enjoy.

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