TOP 5 : Recipes for Active Families
In sports nutrition, timing is ultra-important. That’s why we’ve split the recipes in our Sports Menus into four sections:
- Recipes for 3 to 4 hours before the activity – Full meals
- Recipes for 1 to 2 hours before the activity – High-Carb Snacks (HCS)
- Recipes for during the activity – Emergency Carb Snack (ECS)
- Recipes for after the activity – Recovery Snacks
Your choice of recipe depends on how much time you have before you exercise. Without further ado, here are our top 5 recipes for active families. In the description, you’ll find information on the best moment to eat it.
#5 – Oven “Fried” Fish and Chips
Traditional fish and chips, with its fried battered fish and potatoes, wouldn’t be a good meal choice prior to a workout. This oven-baked version is a better option and will give you all the energy you need to practice a sport in the following 3-4 hours.
#4 – Tahini Bars
This recipe for health bars is the perfect snack for eating 1 to 2 hours before or even after a workout, if you don’t have a meal planned within 2 hours. It’s easy to make and can easily be brought to school, because it contains neither peanuts nor nuts!
#3 – Lamb Tagine with Fennel
Don’t be intimidated by the many ingredients in this recipe. Once all the ingredients are combined, it’s simply a case of putting it in the oven and letting the flavors develop… which makes it a perfect post-workout dish! Here’s a tip: given that the recipe is so easy to make, why not cook up a larger quantity and freeze individual portions?