The most important meal that I eat is after my workout! Your muscles are literally starving for nutrition post work out! So, the meal you eat after is very important for building muscle and replenishing your energy. And the meal you eat at this time is the most important for building muscle and replenishing energy sources.
Exercise depletes your amino acids, which are the building blocks of protein and it’s important to have chicken (I don’t eat meat, only fish), fish or eggs after a workout.
You also need carbs and the best carbs to eat are oatmeal, grains, brown rice and veggies! This will help replenish your glycogen! Most of you know that I’m a Pescatarian and I don’t eat meat except fish, crab, shrimp, etc. Do what you feel is best for you but please make certain to refuel after an intense workout.
Check out some of my favorite meals that I eat as a source of energy for me – love you guys!
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I love Halibut with a few greens and corn. So yummy to my yummy!
Salmon is so tasty with green beans after a long workout. Of course, I always have a happy plate!
Yes, I love a fresh shrimp salad with squash.
Grilled Salmon (again)
I can’t help it, I love grilled salmon and adding a baked potato is perfection!
Trout is the best and with the addition of rice and black beans, makes it so scrumptious! I should have had brown rice, but I wanted to splurge.
There is nothing like eating crab avocado with mango sauce! You should see my happy dance while scarfing this down! LOL
Tomatoes & Avocado
Truth be told, this is one of my favorite foods! I absolutely love AVOCADO! I can’t get enough! I think I know hundreds of ways you can eat an AVOCADO!
I can literally eat one of these salads EVERYDAY!
Oatmeal & youthH2O
You have to have you carbs and your super foods. youthH2O is basically a salad in a bottle and it gives you so much natural energy! Perfect for before and after a workout!
I can eat a salad all day everyday! This is basically another version of an avocado salad that is sooo good!