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Mix Together:
  • Quacker Oatmeal Squares- 95% Iron and 6 grams of protein per serving
  • Soy and Wasabi Almonds - Monounsaturated Fat
  • Pretzel Goldfish - Carbohydrate, and to keep the spicey taste of the almonds to a minimum
  • Dried Blueberries - Anti Inflammation
  • Dried Bananas - Potassium
  • Yogurt Covered Raisins - Iron and Calcium
  • Walnuts - Walnuts provide 57 mg magnesium, which is more than 100 percent of the daily value for this essential mineral for bone health and muscle function. 

***Keep the portion size of this Energy Mix to around 1/4 cup and add some low-calorie Gatorade for overall energy surge after a vigorous workout***

 
(I got this recipe idea from my girl, Kelly Shackelford at Pivotal Fitness...She loved it and wanted to share this great after-workout shake with you all from Chiquita...Thank you Kelly.)
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Nutrition Facts

Calories 380
Total Fat 15 g (Sat 2 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 4 g, Mono 8 g)
Cholesterol 5 mg
Sodium 35 mg
Potassium 690 mg
Total Carbohydrates 53 g
Dietary Fiber 9 g
Total Sugars 19 g
Protein 12 g.
Percent Daily Value: Vitamin A 2%; Vitamin B6 25%; Vitamin C 20%; Vitamin D 0%; Calcium 15%, Iron 15%.

Ingredients

  • 2   whole Chiquita Bananas (best with brown flecks on peel)
  • 2   cups ice
  • 1/3   cup yogurt - preferably Greek yogurt flavored with honey
  • 1/2   cup cooked oatmeal
  • 1/3   cup almonds

Instructions

Pour all ingredients in blender pouring ice in last. Blend on high for 30 seconds or until smoothie thickens.
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Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 12

Amount Per Serving
Calories: 221.0
Total Fat: 11.1 g
Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
Sodium: 88.3 mg
Total Carbs: 12.8 g
Dietary Fiber: 2.0 g
Protein: 15.5 g

Ingredients

  • 1 cup natural peanut butter
  • 3 tablespoons honey, or to taste
  • 1 1/2 cups chocolate whey protein powder
  • 1 cup uncooked oats
  • 2-5 tablespoons water
  • (optional) 1 tablespoon of unsweetened cocoa

Instructions

Mix the peanut butter and honey in a bowl and microwave for 30 seconds. Add the rest of ingredients and mix together. Mixture should be crumbly and slightly moist.
Press (hard) into a 9x9 tray and refrigerate for 20 minutes. Cut into 12 equal bars. 
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