While keeping up with your New Years resolution of a healthier and happier you, don't overlook nutrition. After hitting the gym, think carefully about what will benefit your workout the most. For post-workouts, replenish your body with needed proteins, electrolytes, and complex carbs for muscle growth and also added energy stores - see, not all carbs are bad.

Our 10 recommended foods to eat post-workout for optimal muscle recovery:

  1. Greek Shrimp with White Beans, Tomato Sauce, and Feta: Healthy proteins pack a punch in this Greek-inspired bowl. After working those muscles, let this power house seafood bowl do the heavy lifting - get your daily dose of proteins, amino acids, fiber, complex carbs, and vitamin D and B12.
Bakd Pita Chips
Baked Pita Chips
| Credit: Oxmoor House

Baked Pita Chips

Colorful Quick Quinoa Grecian Salad
Colorful Quick Quinoa Grecian Salad
| Credit: Howard L. Puckett

Colorful Quick Quinoa Grecian Salad


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