The Autumn Pre-workout Energy Booster

The Autumn Pre-workout Energy Booster

Before you hit the gym try this light but satisfying smoothie to get you moving. It’s packed with clean fuel and fluids in an easy to digest form. This refreshing and slightly tart smoothie has a mild cranberry flavor with hints of orange, beetroot and pear.

Kristine Keating is a plantbased nutrition educator and network contributor to HUMANFITPROJECT


(Makes 1 serving)

3 oranges, peeled
2 ripe bananas
1 cup fresh cranberries (or frozen)
1 ripe pear

1 slice beetroot
1 tbs chia or hemp seeds
1/2 cup water
Handful of ice (optional)


Place all ingredients into a high-speed blender (vitamix or blendtec) and blend until smooth. Pour into a tall glass and enjoy.

Nutritional Information:

*using chia seeds

Calories: 619
Carbs: 148 g

Protein: 10.5
Fat: 7 g
Omega 3: 3 g
Fiber: 30 g

Calcium: 295 mg
Iron: 0.54 mg
Magnesium: 2.5 mg
Potassium: 1826 mg
Selenium: 2.7 mcg
Zinc: 8 mg

B1: 0.49 mg
B2: 0.45 mg
B3: 3.7 mg
B5: 2.3 mg
B6: 1.3 mg
Choline: 72 mg
Folate: 210 mcg
Vitamin C: 288 mg
Vitamin E: 2.3 mg
Vitamin K: 12.8 mg

Isoleucine: 0.91 g
Leucine: 0.37 g
Valine: 0.31 g


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