Have you got your mojo for exercise back now that the weather is getting warmer? To get the most out of a workout or a training session it pays to know the basics of sports nutrition.
As part of our Scoop’s Supporter series with KRAFT Nuts’ new Naturals range of Peanut Butter, we’ve come up with some top tips as well as a nutritious and delicious snack recipe to keep you fuelled.
Check out our next recipe and a few links from Sports Dietitians Australia on how to get the most out of your performance…
- Fuel up before and during sport or activity to maximize your performance.
- Stay hydrated with the right fluids before, during and after sport.
- Recover well with the right food and drink choices so you can bounce back and go again.
Peanut Butter Energy Bars
Preparation time: 25 minutes
1¼ cups KRAFT Natural Peanut Butter Crunchy
¾ cup honey
1 cup rolled oats
1 cup desiccated coconut
½ cup protein powder
½ cup quinoa flakes
½ cup slivered almonds
¼ cup cocoa or cacao powder, sifted
¼ cup milk powder
2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
2 tablespoons sunflower seeds
2 tablespoons pumpkin seeds
- COMBINE all the ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Press into a baking paper lined 28cm x 18cm slice pan and chill until firm. Cut into slices and store, chilled, in an airtight container until required.
We suspect that our lovely readers have their own fuelling fitness tips too? How about it? Love to hear your ideas. #peanutbutterlover #scoopnutrition #kraftnaturals
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