Saturday, February 1, 2014

Pistachio Pairings: Exercise Recovery Snack

I received free pistachio samples from the Pistachio Health Institute mentioned in this post. By posting this pairing I am entering a contest sponsored by Pistachio Health Institute and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.




Your recipe for exercise recovery?

Water + Pistachios + Banana!

This is a great snack to have in your gym bag ready to go after a tough workout at the gym or a long bike ride! The combo of nuts and fruit is a winning combo - you have a good amount of protein and heart healthy fats from the pistachios pairs with carbohydrates to replenish glycogen in your tired muscles. You replenish your electrolytes without needing to grab a sports drink - the sodium and magnesium from the salted nuts and the potassium from the banana has you covered. Don't forget the water!





3 comments:

  1. I used bananas in one of my pairings too. a very clean eating snack!

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  2. Thanks for sharing up the info about exercise recovery snacks and hopefully very much pleased. I've just informed of it and now very much willing to keep this snack always for eating after a tough workout. Thanks once again :)

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