Food for Fitness

Registered Dietitian and Certified Athletic Trainer Dana Angelo White picks the best recipes for energy and recovery. Here's what to eat, and why.

Post-Workout Meals

Refuel and recover with meals that combine the right balance of protein and carbohydrates.

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Smoked Mozzarella, Spinach and Pepper Omelet Sandwiches
Randy Mayor

Power Breakfast

An egg sandwich is a perfect post-workout breakfast. There’s protein in both the yolk and the white of an egg, and this recipe uses a combination of the two to boost protein while keeping calories and fat under control. Eggs also contain zinc, which aids in metabolism and immunity, and vitamin B12, which supports cell production. Cheese and fresh veggies round out this meal to restore tired muscles and recharge your energy stores.

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