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.

Strength-Training Foods

Working with weights? Promote muscle recovery with these protein-rich meals.

Red Lentil Cakes with Simple Tomato Salsa
Randy Mayor

Legumes

Legumes such as lentils, beans, and peas come packed with both healthy protein and carbohydrates. Lentils contain metabolism- boosting B vitamins as well as magnesium for bone health and iron for healthy red blood cells. These salsa-topped crispy cakes make a delicious vegetarian entrée with about 16 grams of protein.

View Recipe: Red Lentil Cakes with Simple Tomato Salsa

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