5 high protein meals to enjoy after exercise

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If you exercise regularly, that post workout meal is super important to aid in muscle recovery. You want to include protein, as this keeps us feeling full and helps those muscles recover.

Fuelling our bodies with the correct type of food is essential in order for our bodies to function at their best.

5 high protein meals to enjoy after exercise

Try these 5 high protein meals to enjoy after exercise.

1. Eggs

Eggs

Eggs are an amazing source of protein (one large egg has about 6.3 grams of protein). You can eat them any way you choose. A favourite way to have them is Baked Eggs with Avocado and Feta from the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge.

2. Yoghurt

Yoghurt

Yep you guessed it, natural yoghurt has a good hit of protein! Mix it with some vanilla Healthy Mummy Smoothie and add chia berry jam on top, some nuts and fresh mint.

3. Beans

Beans

Beans are a great source of protein, try the Vegetarian Chilli. It’s an amazing post workout meal, and provides your body with everything you need in one single meal.

4. Healthy Mummy Smoothie

Healthy Mummy Smoothie

Jam packed with all the good stuff your body could need, like vitamins, minerals, and of course protein. You can bulk them up with fruit, nuts, seeds and veg of choice to suit your calorie needs. Get yours HERE.

5. Peanut Butter and Banana on Toast

Peanut Butter and Banana on Toast


This gives you carbs and protein. Carbs are not the enemy. It’s the type of carbs you choose to use that matter. Use a gluten free rye bread, natural peanut butter and half a banana. The perfect post workout snack.

Remember to fuel your body correctly after a workout. Your muscles crave the correct food, you will see better progress when you eat the right foods post workout.

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