In honor of our Hike Yourself Healthy event, we asked our natural nutrition expert Tipper Lewis for a superfood smoothie recipe packed full of energy to get you through even the toughest treks. Get ready to get pumped with Tipper’s Sprint Start Smoothie!

Looking for a dose of long-lasting energy before you set out on your next hiking adventure? Look no further than the Sprint Start smoothie. This superfood smoothie recipe is the perfect kick start to any day, and it’s especially good for loading up on strength and stamina before you head out to walk new ground in the great outdoors.

Full of essential vitamins, minerals, and muscle-building amino acids, the Sprint Start smoothie will keep you fueled and energized all through your hike. Read on for this amazing superfood smoothie recipe, complete with details on what each ingredient does for you!

Tipper Lewis’s

Sprint Start Smoothie Recipe



  • 4 tsp. Chia SeedsLow in carbs and high in protein for sustained energy.
  • 4 dessert spoons Hemp PowderPure, plant-based protein.
  • 2 tsp. Organic Virgin Coconut Oil. Instant energy boost, with essential fatty acids for fuel.
  • 1 tsp. Ashwagandha PowderEnergizing and stamina-boosting.
  • 1 tsp. Rhodiola PowderEndurance and recovery enhancing. This superfood helps our bodies utilize energy.
  • 4 heaping tsp. Raw Cacao PowderRich in minerals for energy.
  • 2 heaping tsp. Lacuma PowderA low G.I. natural sweetener.
  • 2 dessert spoons Hemp SeedsGreat protein source.
  • 1 Banana. Great energy source.
  • 3 tsp. Almond ButterAn excellent source of minerals and protein.
  • 500 ml. Oat Milk. B Vitamins for sustained energy.
  • 1 dessert spoon Coconut MilkAdds a delicious creamy texture.
  • 400 ml. Filtered WaterFor a boost of hydration!


  1. Simply add all of the ingredients to your blender and mix thoroughly until smooth.
  2. Pour the Sprint Start Smoothie into two glasses — chilled, if possible — and enjoy!

Top Tip: If you have an early start planned, make the Sprint Start Smoothie the day before and keep it in the fridge. By the time you wake, it’ll be extra smooth and creamy.

Happy Hiking!

Now that you’ve got the perfect superfood smoothie recipe to power your hike, get even more hiking goodies for your next adventure! Enter to win the Hike Yourself Healthy giveaway for a chance to score a pair of Ahnu hiking shoes, a Ricoh digital camera, and more.


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