This version of egg salad makes for a great afternoon snack that is high in protein, healthy fats and the carbs can be adjusted based on your individual needs. This recipe is also easy to pack with you on-the-go as you can keep the bread (or carb alternative such as a rice cake) separate until it’s time to devour.
One of the most commonly sought-after recipe ideas seems to be for high protein snacks, that are also quick to make and don’t require a ton of ingredients. Well, look no further as we have put together not only one, but two ideas for a high protein snack that will keep you full and satiated until your next meal.
About 2- 3 hours before it’s time to work, ingest a slow releasing carbohydrate such as a yam, sweet potato or serve of brown rice. Follow this up 45-60 minutes prior to activity with a fast releasing carbohydrate such as the recipe below. This is ideal for short, sharp bursts like the Crossfit Open Workouts or a Max lift attempt.
Craving something sweet? At MTMM, we understand the effects sugar can have not only on our physical health, but our mental health as well. One of the many strategies MTMM nutritionists might recommend is to try swapping your usual sweet treat for a small amount of high-quality fat: EPA in particular has been shown to improve mood, anxiety, and depression. So next time you’re yearning for the candy jar, consider perhaps one of these almond butter protein balls instead! These little treats are great to have post-workouts or when you're on the go during the day.