Klean Recovery™ Berry Smoothie

Klean Recovery™ Berry Smoothie

Recipe by Karlyn Grimes, MS RD LDN CSSD
Retained Medical Advisor (biography click here)

This smoothie has “nutrient-loaded recovery” written all over it. It’s creamy, cool and fruity with a hint of chocolate. Your body will be infused with clean, unprocessed carbs and a complete, fast-acting protein source in a performance-enhancing 3-to-1 ratio. Blend one up two hours or so before your workout, or 30 minutes to two hours after your workout. This smoothie will top off your glycogen stores and amino acid pools for maximum endurance and optimal recovery.

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Klean Krispy Chocolate-Peanut Butter Bars

Klean Krispy Chocolate-Peanut Butter Bars

Recipe by Karlyn Grimes, MS RD LDN CSSD
Retained Medical Advisor (biography click here)

Delicious is the only word that comes to mind when describing these bars. No bake and so easy to make. They are the perfect snack to keep your muscles in anabolic (“growth”) mode and your energy levels on an even keel. Since the bars are relatively high in healthy fat, they make a great daytime snack that can be consumed two or more hours before or after training. For those ultra athletes, these bars may be tolerated during your event, but give them a preliminary try during training to assess performance effects. No matter when you choose to indulge in a Klean Krispy bar, be sure to accompany them with water, seltzer or tea to keep your hydration up to par.

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High-Protein Pumpkin Muffins

High-Protein Pumpkin Muffins

Recipe by Karlyn Grimes, MS RD LDN CSSD
Retained Medical Advisor (biography click here)

The smell of these delectable delights will get your mouth watering even before they pop out of the oven. These high-protein pumpkin muffins are oozing with flavor and offer a huge nutritional bang for your buck. They are high in complete protein and moderate in healthy carbs and fat, while providing a nut-free and soy-free option for those with allergies or intolerances. Make a double batch to freeze so you have an on-the-go, power-packed snack right at your fingertips. One to two hours before a workout or within 30 minutes to two hours post-workout, pair a muffin with a glass of low-fat milk or a yogurt (Greek is best) and you’re looking at a high powered dose of 15-30 grams of fast-acting and slow-acting proteins paired with healthy carbs to maximize your recovery and muscle-building capabilities.

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