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Old 06-02-2011, 03:13 PM   #1
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Default Need post-workout snack suggestions, please!

I try and do 3 pretty intense workouts a week (heavy lifting and either running or biking afterwards). I need something afterwards so I'm not raiding the fridge.

I do have some conditions, though, because I live abroad and we're on a budget:
-no nuts (way too expensive here )
-no pre-packaged protein bars/shakes (again due to expense) but if you had any recipes I'd definitely love to hear them!
-fruit is great and all but not filling enough, definitely need something more.
-I love string cheese (well, just cheese in general!) but it's also pretty expensive here too.

Today I had a glass of chocolate milk+flax seed. That was ok but I'm not a big milk drinker (don't like the taste after not drinking it for years).

Ok, sorry for being so picky but I'd really appreciate the ideas!
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If you're lifting heavy, you should replenish with a protein. Is yogurt (Greek with fruit is my favorite) really pricey by you too? How about cottage cheese topped with fresh fruit? Another fav post-workout is a couple of boiled eggs.
Whatever you choose, make sure it's a carb + protein combo, as it'll keep you fuller for longer.
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