A hard workout is well-deserving of a healthy and nutritious snack, so be sure to nourish your body with some well-rounded eats when it needs them most!

After you've sweat it out at a spinning class, your body needs nutrients to replenish itself and keep you going through the rest of the day. Science says so.

Regardless of your particular exercise routine though, you need to make time for a delicious snack sesh post-gym. These energy boosting and healthy snacks will do the tric.

Apples with Greek Yogurt


You know how the saying goes: an apple smeared with greek yogurt a day keeps the low energy away! This versatile snack packs a sweet flavor and the ability to switch up the toppings too.


  • One large apple, cut into slices

  • Vanilla Greek yogurt

  • Peanut butter

  • Cinnamon

  • Grapes, sliced


Smear your apple slices with vanilla Greek yogurt and peanut butter, mixed, and add a dash of cinnamon. Top with sliced grapes.

To see where this magic was first conjured, find the original recipe here.

Post-Workout Power Smoothie


For a quick and revitalizing energy kick to keep you moving throughout your day, try our very own post-workout smoothie! Berries, greens, all mixed up in a frosted concoction perfect for fuelling up and cooling down.


  • 1 cup frozen blueberries

  • 2 handfuls frozen spinach

  • 1 frozen banana

  • 1 scoop vegan protein powder

  • 1/2 cup almond milk

  • 1 tablespoon cashew butter

  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil


  • Gluten free granola

  • Chia seed

  • Scoop of nut butter

  • Fresh coconut flakes


  1. Blend all ingredients in your blender

  2. Consider adding some toppings from the list above

  3. Enjoy and energize!

Hard Boiled Eggs on Toast


There’s nothing better post-workout than a few hard boiled eggs on a piece of whole-grain toast. A quick fix with some healthy fats and lasting energy, this after-exercise snack will keep you going until your next meal. Class it up by adding some avo or fresh tomatoes.


  • Two large, free range eggs

  • Unsalted butter

  • One slice of whole-grain toast

  • Dash salt


  1. Fill the water one inch above your eggs in a medium saucepan.

  2. Bring to a boil and let stand for 10 to 15 minutes.

  3. Remove from water and let cool.

  4. Peel and slice the eggs and place on buttered, toasted whole-grain toast.

  5. Salt and enjoy!

For more yolky goodness, check out the original recipe here.

Tuna and Crackers


If you’re looking for the perfect combo of carbs, protein and fat for your after-workout boost of energy and nutrients, opt for tuna and crackers. This quick and cost-effective snack contains enough carbs to boost your insulin levels, which helps drive the protein from the tuna into your muscles. If you're into veggies (who isn't?!), try eating this tuna mix on top of cucumber slices for a fresh alternative.


  • One can yellowfin tuna

  • ½ cup of crushed, whole grain crackers

  • Dab of extra virgin olive oil

  • One large chopped up pickle

  • Dab of mustard

  • Dash of pepper


  1. Mix the crushed up crackers into the yellowfin tuna.

  2. Add flavor with a dab of extra virgin olive oil, chopped up pickles and a dab of mustard.

  3. Season with pepper and enjoy with a spoon or atop whole crackers.

Sound fishy? Check up on the original recipe here.

With a few pre-planned post-gym snacks, you might just find that you’re feeling a bit more motivated to hit the gym in the first place. Bring these snacks with you to enjoy on-the-go or have them waiting for you when get home and spend some time hitting the couch.

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