December 11 2017
A registered dietitian offers her best tips for runners considering the meatless diet route.
Are you looking for a protein packed bite that bursts with the flavor of Spring? Look no further – this cherry lemonade bite will quench your craving for citrus sunshine, while providing the protein and antioxidants necessary to fuel your run!
1 cup rolled oats
1/2 cup pecan halves
1 scoop unflavored protein powder
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/3 cup unsweetened, shredded coconut
3 tablespoons light agave
6 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons lemon zest (or zest from 1 large lemon)
2/3 cup dried cherries
Add all ingredients to food processor. Mix until all ingredients are combined and finely chopped. Take heaping tablespoon of mixture into hand and press together, while rolling in your palm to create a round bite. Refrigerate for 2-3 weeks.
Nutritional information per serving: 83 calories, 6.2 g carbohydrates, 5.5 g fat, 1.5 g saturated fat, 1.1 g fiber, 31 mg sodium, 3.0 g protein.