DID YOU KNOW? Chia seeds are a source of omega-3 fatty acids, fibre, protein & antioxidants. They promote better recovery by reducing chronic inflammation associated with high intensity and high volume training. Chia seeds also decrease exercise-induced muscle damage and promote muscle-protein synthesis.
This recipe has been adapted from the Feed Zone Portables Cookbook by Biju Thomas and Allen Lim.
Did you know that research suggests that consuming between 0.5 and 2 grams of ginger per day helps reduce muscle pain and soreness? I recently whipped up some of these delicious pear & ginger muffins for Cronulla Triathlon Club members to help them recover after they ran the Sutherland to Surf fun run... There were quite a few requests for the recipe, so here it is! Enjoy :)
I've been testing out some new recipes using chickpeas in the kitchen today, including these peanut butter & jam drop cookies 😋
DID YOU KNOW? Chickpeas are not only high in protein and fibre, they are also a source of potassium, magnesium, zinc, B vitamins & iron, so they really pack a punch in the nutrition stakes.
Berry Recovery Smoothie
Add all ingredients into a blender, and blend until smooth. Pour into glasses to serve.
Nutrition Information (per serve)
Energy 591 kJ | Protein 15.1g | Carbohydrate 15.4g | Fat 1.1g