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Raspberry Chia Post-Workout Smoothie

Raspberry Chia Post Workout Smoothie | Umami GirlHappy New Year, friends. Real life update: we’re on the road in snowy New England for our final stops exploring high schools for Addie. I’ve gone a little off the deep end temporarily with January reset mentality. And the world is cold. More on two of those three items later.

For today, a smoothie. If you’re also in deep-end mode, or if you’re just a person who likes raspberries and the gym, this Raspberry Chia Post-Workout smoothie is your jam. (Well, your smoothie, anyway.) It’s vegan and gluten-free and macronutrient-balanced to aid in muscle recovery after a tough workout. 

Raspberry Chia Post Workout Smoothie | Umami GirlIt’s bright and fruity and a little bit creamy from almond milk and hemp seed magic. And it’s packed with relatively low-glycemic berries. Win win win win win win win.


Talk to you soon.

Carolyn xx

Raspberry Chia Post-Workout Smoothie

Preparation 00:05 Cook Time 00:00 Total Time 0:05
Serves 1     adjust servings

This vibrant smoothie is macronutrient-balanced to aid in muscle recovery after a workout. It's quite thick, and it's hardly sweet since raspberries are so low-glycemic and there are several creamy ingredients. If you'd like more sweetness, add a little bit of your sweetener of choice, from a chopped Medjool date to a tablespoon or two of maple syrup to a few drops of liquid stevia, which won't change the macronutrient balance.


  • 1 1/2 cups frozen raspberries
  • 1 1/2 cups unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 tablespoons hemp seeds
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds


Place all ingredients in blender and process until perfectly smooth. Serve immediately.


Recipe Notes

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This raspberry chia post-workout smoothie is macronutrient balanced for muscle recovery. Vegan, GF and low-glycemic.


Hi there, I'm Carolyn, and I'm delighted you're here. I'm a NYC-area food, travel, yoga, coffee, wine, running, music making and book obsessive with a great family and a love for sharing it all with you. Grab a drink and come on in. Learn more.