Protein Pudding Perfection

by Jerry Teixeira February 21, 2017 0 Comments

It’s common to not fell like eating a full meal after a hard training session, especially when it late at night and you're tired, but you know you need to feed your body, promote protein synthesis, recovery and maximize your gains.

This is where a light, tasty and easy to consume food like pudding would hit the spot. . . psychologically anyway.  Obviously, the problem with pudding is it’s full of sugar with little to no nutritional benefit. So, I’ve put together the next best thing I call “Protein Pudding Perfection”. It’s easy to make and tastes like banana pudding.

The next time you have a late night training session and don't feel like a having a heavy meal, try this recipe. It gives you fast digesting whey protein to get your muscle recovery underway, slow digesting protein to feed your muscles throughout the night and simple carbohydrates to replenish your glycogen stores after your workout. Get the recipe below.

Ingredients

1 cup of low-fat Cottages cheese

1 heaping scoop of Whey-Pro 5 protein powder

1-2 diced bananas

(Optional 1 serving of MCT oil) 

Directions

Place one cup of cottage cheese in a bowl and one heaping scoop of Whey-Pro 5 then mix them together until the Whey-Pro 5 protein powder is all mixed in with the cottage cheese. (Optional: You can add one serving of MCT oil for added healthy fats and calories. For this example, I am adding MCT oil.) In a container with a lid, put the cottage cheese and Whey-Pro 5 mix in the refrigerator until it is time to consume it. When it’s time to consume your pudding, remove it from the refrigerator and dice 1 to 2 bananas into it and mix one more time and enjoy! It doesn’t get any easier than that.

Nutrition Facts

This may not be something you want every night after your training sessions, but for those late nights training sessions, or as a light pre-bed snack this definitely hits the spot and gives your body the macronutrients your body need for recovery and to keep those gains coming. Look below for the nutritional facts for one cup of cottage cheese, one serving of Whey-Pro 5 and one banana

Protein: 61grams

Carbohydrates: 36grams

Fats: 5.4grams

Calories: 385





Jerry Teixeira
Jerry Teixeira

Author

Jerry Teixeira founded PNP Supplements as a sports performance brand based on the concept of maximizing the body’s natural functioning systems for peak performance and recovery. From training and competing for several years to studying the body, nutrition and researching supplementation, Jerry has taken a hands-on approach to all PNP Supplements formulas. A Northern California native, Jerry graduated from San Francisco State University in 2004.



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