Banana Oatmeal Shake
This peanut-buttery shake has a little more protein and fat, making it an ideal snack several hours before gym time for steadier energy, or as a post-workout protein boost.
- 1 Tbsp oats
- 1 Tbsp flaxseeds
- 1 scoop of Vanilla Nutrimeal™
- 2 cups almond milk
- 1 frozen banana, diced
- 2 Tbsp smooth peanut butter
Grind oats and flaxseeds in a spice or coffee grinder. Use a blender to blend all ingredients to preferred consistency.
Perfect Pre-Workout Trail Mix
Cinnamon and sea salt in a trail mix is a tasty treat that must be tried to be believed. This is another snack with simple sugars, but again, it’s an energetic indulgence a half hour to 45 minutes before hitting the treadmill.
- ½ cup almonds
- ½ cup hazelnuts
- ¼ cup chocolate chips
- ¼ cup pumpkin seeds
- ¼ cup unsweetened, dried cherries
- ¼ cup dried cranberries
- sea salt
Combine nuts, dried berries, and chocolate chips together in bowl or bag. Add a sprinkle of sea salt and dashes of cinnamon to taste.
Enjoy heart-healthy hummus with this savory twist on pre-workout nutrition. Add your own flair with different savory toppings or a lemon citrus splash. With less fat and protein, you can enjoy one of these toasted bagels a half hour before working out.
- 1 seeded or plain whole wheat bagel
- ½ cup hummus
- ½ cup sun-dried tomatoes in oil, drained
- pea shoots for garnish
- flaky sea salt, to taste
Spread hummus on toasted bagel. Garnish with tomatoes and pea shoots. Lightly sprinkle with flaky sea salt to taste.
PB Banana and Honey Sandwich
A simple, sweet sandwich to give you a quick hit of carbs and potassium. Recommended to eat 45 minutes to one hour before exercise, or post-workout to keep muscle cramps away.
- 2 Tbsp peanut butter
- 2 slices whole grain bread
- 1 banana, sliced
Spread peanut butter on both pieces of bread. Top one with banana slices and a light drizzle of honey. Top with the other slice of bread.