Supercharge your post-workout snack
Tuesday, 20 April · 1 min read

Protein is an essential part of a healthy and balanced diet and is important for your body's growth and repair.

Having protein is especially important after a workout as it helps to promote repair and recovery in your muscles. The good news is you don’t need to eat a whole chicken breast or a carton of eggs to get the protein you need – there are plenty of tasty plant-based, high-protein snacks too.

Tuck into these high-protein snacks post workout.

  • 1 tablespoon of peanut butter with 1 banana on wholewheat toast provides about 11g of protein

  • a 30g serving of almonds (about 23 almonds) contains around 6g of protein

  • 1 sliced apple with 1 tablespoon of almond butter contains around 4.5g of protein

  • a 200g serving of roast chickpeas contains roughly 9g of protein

  • 2 tablespoons of hummus with 90g of carrot sticks provides around 4.5g of protein

Quick Quiz
An adult should eat around 1g of protein per kilogram of body weight. True or false?