Long work days? Endless errands to run? We all get busy schedules, but regardless of how busy yours may be, it’s important to constantly fuel your body with the proper nutrition. Here are some quick and easy snack recipes that you can grab on-the-go for your workouts so you can always stay fueled! We recommend having a pre-workout snack an hour to thirty minutes before your workout.
1. Energy Date Balls
These simple and delicious energy balls are the perfect on-the-go snack if you’re in a time crunch.
1 Cup of Pitted Dates
1 Cup of Walnuts
1/2 Cup of Shredded Coconut Flakes
1 Tablespoon of melted coconut oil
1 Tsp of Vanilla Extract
1/4 Tsp Salt
Combine walnuts and coconut flakes in a food processor and blend until mixture is crumbled. Add in dates, coconut oil, vanilla, and salt and blend until mixture is blended and sticky. Scoop a generous tablespoon of the mixture and with your hands, roll into a ball. Arrange balls on a lined baking sheet with parchment paper and store in the freezer.
2. Peanut Butter and Banana Rice Cakes
Peanut butter is a great energy boost of fat and protein. Add bananas and a rice cake and you have a sweet, salty, and creamy snack. What’s better than that?
1 Unsalted Rice Cake
1 Tablespoon of Natural Peanut Butter
Spread peanut butter onto rice cake and top it off with pieces of cut up banana. Wrap in tin foil and toss in your bag. Super easy to make and even easier to eat!
3. Turkey Rolls Ups
Protein is essential for fueling workouts. Turkey is low is fat and high in protein, making the perfect choice for a pre-workout snack. Make mini roll ups with turkey meat and your choice of filling.
4 pieces of deli turkey meat
1/2 shredded carrot
Lay two pieces of turkey meat at a time together and fill with avocado and carrots. Roll the meat from one end to the other and secure roll-up with a toothpick. Enjoy!
Remember, fueling your body doesn’t have to be difficult. Keep your pre-workout snacks simple and easy to make, and you will never leave the house without them!
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