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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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This recipe was given to me by Tina Colarossi at Pivotal Fitness...Tina makes the best gluten free cookies and other healthy pastries...

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup almond milk ( try vanilla if you like your smoothies sweeter)
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin
  • 2 medjool dates
  • 1 banana
  • A handful of spinach
  • Cinnamon to taste
***FOR A GREAT AFTER WORKOUT SMOOTHIE, AD A SCOOP OR TWO OF YOUR FAVORITE PROTEIN FLAVORED PROTEIN POWDER***