As a personal trainer, clients often ask me what should I eat after workouts or after my run? If you’re looking for wheat free, gluten free, low sugar and low calorie option packed with fiber, protein, calcium and loads of other great nutrients essential for fat loss and weight loss, look no further than this Quinoa Apple Muesli.
½ Cup Quinoa (cooked) – packed with protein and essential amino acids
1 Granny Smith Green Apple – Loaded with fiber
1 Small Banana – packed with potassium…be sure to use a small banana to keep calories low
2 Heaping Tablespoons Plain Lowfat Organic Yogurt – loaded with protein and calcium
½ Hand full of walnuts –packed with protein and essential omega 3 fats (substitute sunflower seeds for nut allergies)
Honey – honey is not only packed with vitamins, but according to a September 2010 Men’s Health Article, research at Purdue University suggests that honey increases absorption of calcium
Put Quinoa in a bowl. Slice apples with the skin on. Slice the bananas. Place yogurt in the bowl with apples and bananas and nuts. Drizzle a bit of honey and serve.
More Quinoa dishes in our Recipes Section.
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