When hunger strikes after an intense workout session, you must prepare something fast to atone your growling stomach. In the following lines, we will show you some recipes for easy to prepare post-workout snacks. Therefore, continue to read if you want to learn how to prepare fast and nutritious snacks that can make your hunger go away.
Protein pancakes are delicious, easy to prepare, and they give you everything you need after a tiring workout. To prepare them, you need 4 egg whites, 1/2 cup of low-fat cottage cheese, 1/2 cup of rolled oats, 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract, and 1/8 teaspoon of baking powder. Mix the ingredients together, and cook on a preheated griddle until it bubbles. Afterward, flip the pancake and cook for another 60 seconds. Top them with sliced bananas or fresh berries.
Tuna salad pita
For the tuna salad pita, you need 2 whole wheat pitas, 2 tablespoons of olive oil, lemon juice, 1 tablespoon of chopped parsley, 1/2 cup of diced red bell pepper, 1/2 onion, 1 can of tuna, salt, and pepper. Place the tuna in a bowl, and stir the olive oil and lemon juice in it. Add the parsley, onion, and bell pepper. Add salt and pepper to the taste. Put the mixture in the pita, and serve.
Curried egg salad sandwich
To prepare the curried egg salad sandwich, you need 1 hard boiled egg, 1 tablespoon of cilantro, 1 tablespoon of relish, 1/2 tablespoon of mayonnaise, 1/2 tablespoon of curry powder, 2 slices of toasted bread, sea salt, and ground pepper. Peel the egg and mash it in a small bowl. Stir in the rest of the ingredients, except for the pepper, salt, and bread. Mix until the ingredients are well combined. Place the salad on a piece of toast. Top it with sea salt and ground pepper, and place the second piece of toast on top.
The classic bodybuilder bowl
For the classic bodybuilder bowl, you need 2 tablespoons of olive oil, 1 cup of broccoli florets, 1 cup of cubed chicken breast, 1 cup of cubed sweet potato, and Carribean Jerk seasoning. Place a non-stick pan over high heat. Add olive oil, Carribean Jerk seasoning, and chicken. Stir until the chicken is cooked on all sides. As the chicken cooks, place the broccoli and the sweet potatoes in a bowl. Cover the bowl with a damp paper towel and place it in the microwave. After 3-4 minutes, take the bowl out of the microwave. Add the vegetables in the frying pan. Continue to stir until the chicken is done and the sweet potato cubes are tender.