5 healthy recipes to fuel your workout

Hands down, more satisfying than your last protein bar
crispy chickpeas and pumpkin seeds in two glass jars with limes in background

Hitting the gym? Get the most out of your workout by eating well before and after with these dietitian-approved recipes that satisfy courtesy of our recipe partner, CanolaInfo.org.


 Two glass jars filled with crispy chickpeas, lime in background.

Crispy chickpeas and pumpkin seeds with lime

Hunger pangs can zap motivation fast. Stash this crunchy, zesty snack in your gym bag for an in-between workout snack.

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protein powered hummus with hard boiled egg in bowl with whole wheat pita bread

Protein powered hummus

Chipotle chili peppers and cilantro give this dip its kick. Spread it on whole-wheat pita bread or fresh veggies for added crunch. 

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Two white bowls filled with cooked chicken, celery, carrots, navy beans and broth

Chunky chicken, vegetable and rosemary stew 

Dig into this nutritious one-pot meal for instant post-workout comfort. 

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 skillet quinoa with black beans and feta on a white plate

Skillet quinoa with black beans, cilantro and feta 

Cooking quinoa in a pan? Genius. This whole meal comes together in less time than it takes to boil a pot of water. 

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muesli muffins with almonds and cranberries

Muesli muffins with almonds and cranberries 

Bake a pan of these nutritious muffins to grab and go when you’re on the run. 

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