Exercising may take you lots of efforts, especially running. Therefore, instead of having nutrient chicken steak or a huge mouthful of hamburger, try these 7 delightful desserts that offset your lost energy.
1. Grilled Peaches
One peach equals three grams of fiber, which also contains great vitamin A source that can cure hunger after running miles. Have the peach cut in half, and grill it for 3-5 minutes after brushed with coconut (or olive) oil, and there you go. Eat it right away if you like, or add some vanilla ice cream and a stick of cinnamon for more tastes.
2. Greek Yogurt Peanut Butter Pie
If you have been experienced traditional butter pie, this Greek dessert will amaze your appetite. With just couples of simple ingredients such as plain Greek yogurt, vanilla extract, and a cup of natural cream butter, then combined together and refrigerated, this pie dish will add up protein to your muscle and recover injuries while racing. The butter pie is supposed to serve 8 to 10 people, as the appropriate occasions may be parties or celebrations.
3. Icelandic Skyr With Fresh Berries
Do not get confused with this new term, because a fresh berry-full skyr can help ease and cool down the post-race tension. Skyr is simply strained yogurt, and the Greek origin contains twice as much as usual amount of protein. With denser texture, Icelandic skyr contributes to process of reviving and recovering your harmed muscles, not to mention the berries are famous for curing cell inflammation and skin irritation.
4. Air-Popped Popcorn With Sea Salt, Dark Chocolate Chips & Almonds
You’re a popcorn fan? No need to head to theatres, because homemade popcorn dessert is the star of the night. Considered to be low-carb snack, air-popped popcorn is the key to better muscle recovery and relaxation, plus the dark chocolate accompanies popcorn to reduce sugar amount, thus giving you a healthier life and race.
5. Chocolate Banana Soft Serve
If you’re a fan of quick serve, this chocolate banana cream is the rightest choice. Just put banana and cacao powder in a strong blender machine, the dish is already served. Potassium in banana boosts your energy lost while running, and cacao’s magnesium is the key for stronger bone structure.
6. Chocolate Avocado Pudding
Another chocolate dessert is on the way, but this time is pudding. Avocado pudding is the perfect alternative for normal cholesterol-contained pudding. The monounsaturated fat source in avocado prevents body from heart attack and injury, especially for racers. Moreover, cacao powder can help protect muscles from harm since it includes high antioxidant substances.
7. Strawberry Shortcake
Despite being sugary and a little bit too sweet, strawberry shortcake is a good starter pack for a running day. Strawberries are known as one of the best vitamin C fruits, thus improving the body’s immune systems and stimulating the tissues and muscles recovering capacity. Just a spongy cake featuring strawberries topping and whipped vanilla cream and you are the best runner of the day!