A couple of days ago I posted about changing my family’s eating habits. We’ve been eating clean and living lean and the food has been totally enjoyable and satisfying.
I’m not a big breakfast eater first thing in the morning. I love breakfast food, but like so many others, I have a hard time actually eating it at breakfast time. I know it’s important not to skip that meal. It’s the most important meal of the day. Especially when I’m going to work out, I need to put some food in my body.
I made the Oats and Berries Smoothie from The Dolce Diet: Living Lean book before my workout. It was delicious and filling!
You just throw in a cup of blueberries, a cup of strawberries (I use frozen berries so I don’t have to use ice), an orange, a banana, some almond milk, a 1/4 cup of oat brain, and some agave or honey.
Then after my workout, I made the Egg Scramble. 2 scrambled eggs with red peppers, onions, spinach and cheese, enjoyed with a piece of toast. Also delicious!
I’m never sure what the best thing to eat before and after a workout is, but I think I’ve found what works for me. A smoothie is light enough not to weigh me down, yet filling enough to keep my energy running on high throughout my workout. The eggs and toast afterwards is a perfect combination of carbs and protein.
The recipes in the book are great, but you can always add additional fruits and veggies to them or substitute for things you don’t like as much. Find what works for you and go for it!
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