Recipe For Endurance Athletes: Protein Macaroni and Cheese

Macaroni And Cheese Recipe

  • 8 oz. chickpea pasta cooked
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar
  • 2 scoops unflavored protein powder
  • 1 cup milk
  • ¾ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • ½ cup breadcrumbs
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp dash of paprika
  • ½ teaspoon cracked pepper
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • optional dash of crushed red pepper
  • Preheat oven to 375°F
  • Boil water and cook pasta as directed.
  • Drain pasta and set aside.
  • In a small saucepan, combine milk, protein powder and yogurt over medium heat.
  • Whisk frequently to combine.
  • Slowly add in 1 1/2 cups cheese and whisk to form sauce.
  • Wait until cheese is melted then stir in spices and seasonings. Whisk to combine.
  • Add in pasta and stir to combine.
  • Pour mixture into a small casserole dish 8x8x9 or 9×9 baking pan lightly coated with olive oil.
  • Sprinkle remaining 1/2 cup of cheese and breadcrumbs over the mixture.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes or until top is browned.

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Recipe For Endurance Athletes: Overnight High Protein Oats

Overnight High-Protein Oats With Strawberries

  • 1 Scoop Best Plant Unflavored Protein
  • 1/2 cup plant-based milk (soy, hemp, almond, oat)
  • 3/4 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter or other preferred nut butter
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • Optional Topping: Strawberries, Blueberries, Bananas, Sliced Peaches
  • In a mixing bowl combine protein powder with milk.
  • Add chia seeds, peanut butter and maple syrup. Combine mixture.
  • Stir in oats. Combine with mixture so that oats are thoroughly saturated.
  • If oats become too thick add more milk.
  • Transfer to a large jar with a lid that allows for expansion of the oats.
  • Spoon mixture into jar, and cover with lid.
  • Place in refrigerator allowing to soak for 6 hours or overnight.
  • Remove from refrigerator. Add optional toppings: Granola, Berries, Sliced Peaches, Cinnamon.
  • Serve

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