You don't need gluten in order to recharge after a workout!
Gluten is a mixture of proteins that is primarily found in wheat. Many people have a gluten intolerance. While Celiac disease is the most serious manifestation of a gluten intolerance, many people experience milder symptoms, such as eczema, sluggishness, and digestive discomfort. If you don’t eat gluten, or are considering giving it up, you might feel like you can’t eat the post-workout carbs you need. Don’t worry! There are tons of great gluten-free post-workout snacks that will help your body recover. Check them out!
1. Berry and Chia Yogurt Parfait
Greek yogurt is a great post-workout snack, since it has both protein and carbs. This tasty parfait also has berries, honey, and KIND granola, which is gluten-free!
2. Morning Power-Up Energy Shake
A protein shake is an excellent choice after a sweat session. This one uses clean protein powder and gets an extra protein punch from Greek yogurt and almond butter.
3. Clean Coconut Protein Shake
Coconut is a fantastic source of electrolytes, which are necessary for proper hydration, so it’s a great ingredient for your recovery shake.
4. Banana Split Workout Protein Smoothie
This banana split smoothie is deliciously chocolatey, but doesn’t have any refined sugar. It’s also packed with protein.
5. Almond Butter and Banana Sandwiches
These almond butter and banana sandwiches have the perfect mix of post-workout ingredients. They have coconut for electrolytes, almond butter for protein and healthy fats, and banana for fiber and potassium.