Instead of refueling with a sugary sports drink, try this energizing combination of protein-rich cottage cheese, wholesome kale and applesauce.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
7 mins
total:
7 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
2 to 4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine cottage cheese, applesauce, kale, banana, water, ice, lemon juice, vanilla (if using) and cinnamon in a blender. Blend on high speed for 2 minutes or until very smooth. Serve immediately.

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Tips:

Add maple syrup or honey to sweeten to taste.

Adjust thickness with extra water to taste.

Omit the crushed ice and use a frozen sliced banana instead.

Nutrition Facts

113 calories; protein 8.8g 18% DV; carbohydrates 18.4g 6% DV; fat 1g 2% DV; cholesterol 5mg 2% DV; sodium 152.4mg 6% DV. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (2)

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Rating: 2 stars
01/19/2018
I didn't much care for it. Had to add a lot of sweetener to make it edible. I believe it would be much better if you eliminate the lemon juice. Read More
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Rating: 1 stars
04/29/2015
Sorry but I thought this had a horrible flavor. I made it exactly as the recipe is written. Read More
Rating: 2 stars
01/19/2018
I didn't much care for it. Had to add a lot of sweetener to make it edible. I believe it would be much better if you eliminate the lemon juice. Read More
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