From the community: smoothies for your post-run recovery

We asked you to submit your favourite smoothie recipes and you delivered! There were so many tasty-sounding creations, it was difficult to narrow them down! 


Here are the top 3 delicious picks, as selected by the RO team:


Chocolate layered tahini smoothie

3/4 cup of nut milk of your choice or oat milk

1/2 banana

1/2 cup cauliflower

1 tbsp chia seeds

1 1/2 tbsp tahini

1/4 cup vanilla protein powder (you can substitute with chocolate too)

1 tbsp maple syrup

1 tbsp cocoa powder

  • Mix all ingredients together in a blender except maple syrup and cocoa powder.
  • Once blended, pour 3/4 of the mixture into a glass.
  • Add maple syrup and cocoa powder to the blender and blend again.
  • Add the remaining to the glass and swish the glass around to mix in the rest.

Submitted by Tamara Robinson


Berry banana smoothie

Blend the following ingredients:

1 cup frozen strawberries and bananas mix

1/4 cup frozen wild blueberries

1/2 cup spinach

1 tbsp chia seeds

1 tbsp flax seeds

1 tbsp of peanut butter 3-4 ice cubes

1 scoop of french vanilla vegan protein powder and unsweetened almond milk to your desired consistency. 

Submitted by Rosanne Isaac


The winning smoothie recipe, tested and chosen by RO’s Executive Director, Ian Fraser is: 


Banana mango smoothie

Blend the following ingredients:

1/2 banana

1 cup frozen mango

1/4 cup Greek yogurt

3/4 cup milk of choice

2 tablespoons oats 

Submitted by Adrienne FraserWalls


Thank you for sharing your delicious smoothie recipes with us!