Lil' Miss Liberty

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Yummy!  Spring is starting to creep into the monotonous cycle of snow and cold,  and what better way to celebrate than a refreshing smoothie to recover from a day of ballet?  I like to drink one everyday after I get home, within 20-60 minutes after the all day workout that is being a professional ballet dancer.  Respecting this window is prime because it allows your muscles to start the repair process while they are most ready to recieve fuel.  I usually use some combination of coconut water, 100% fruit juice, chia seeds, and frozen fruit.

Why this is a recovery smoothie that rocks:

CHIA SEEDS have a high concentration of fibre, antioxidants, magnesium, and iron.  In addition, they help with hydration, which is huge for athletes!

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COCONUT WATER is chock full of electrolytes.  Nature’s energy drink!

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FRUIT AND REAL FRUIT JUICE You can use any combination of fruits and juices that you’d like.  You really can’t go wrong!  Take…

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