Instead of reaching for the store bought energy bars, reach for healthier ones made from home. Store bought energy bars are often leaded with preservatives and too much added sugar. Try this Carrot Cake & Cashew Bar recipe! Tasty and loaded with fiber and omega 3's!
Makes 8 bars
* ½ cup dates, pitted
* ¾ cup raw cashews (or a nut of your liking)
* ¼ cup finely grated carrot
* Dash sea salt - optional
* 1 cup warm water - optional
* 1/2 cup of raisins- optional or in place of dates
After your workout is a time for your muscles to rebuild, repair and recover. You should refuel within 15-30 minutes of your workout, and your post-workout snack should have more protein than carbs if you are strength training, and more carbs than protein for cardio exercise.
In the same way that I don’t recommend Gatorade’s ingredients, I steer clear of protein drinks such as Muscle Milk, Boost or Detour. Read the label and you’ll find sugar, additives and chemicals – not what you want to put in your healthy body! Instead, have a po...