April 10 2018
Editor-in-chief Rebecca Warren discusses what runners can find inside our May 2018 issue.
These tasty bites are a hot commodity around the WR offices. With a base of dehydrated bananas (they taste way better than they sound!) wrapped in an organic peanut butter coating, they have a creamy, chewy texture that makes for perfect pre-run fuel (or an afternoon snack). Each serving contains 180 calories, 25 grams of carbs plus a hefty dose of potassium (350 milligrams) and three grams of protein.
If you haven’t had chickpeas before, now is the time to try ’em out. Biena’s chickpea snacks range widely in flavor from sea salt to cinnamon and beyond, but the Rockin’ Ranch is our favorite (the flavor similarity to Cool Ranch Doritos is impressive). With 120 calories in each quarter-cup serving and 10 percent of your daily recommended protein, this salty and crunchy snack can easily become a favorite–and healthy!–cure to the afternoon munchies.
These soups provide a vegetarian meal rich in protein and flavor. Made with crème fraiche and non-fat ultra-filtered milk, each serving of creamy soup packs in 10 grams of protein–and it’s both vegetarian and gluten-free.
Let’s be honest: there are nights that you just don’t feel like cooking a gourmet meal—no matter how easy Pinterest says that meal is to cook. Instead of takeout, opt for a healthy frozen chicken patty. Unlike other frozen chicken burgers, Tribali Foods Chipotle Chicken packs in protein, veggies and flavor! Plus, these patties are non-GMO, gluten- and soy-free, Paleo Certified and Whole30 Approved.
Bring on the cold brew. At Women’s Running, we appreciate coffee in all of its many forms, and cold brew is no exception. This espresso take on the cold brew classic isn’t as bitter as you’d imagine–sure, it’ll pop your eyes open wide, but isn’t that the point of drinking coffee, anyway? Our favorite part of this brew by KonaRed is how sippable it is: while many other brews we’ve tested have that tongue-retracting bitterness, this one is far milder and kinder to the taste buds and has become a favored go-to in our office.