These Are the Best Foods to Eat After a Workout

You’re riding high on the feel-good, after-workout mindset, and now it’s time to reward your body with a post-fitness refuel. Eating after exercise is essential to support muscle recovery, replenish glycogen stores and ensure you’re ready for the next workout. Hydrating and choosing foods high in carbohydrates and protein will help things along. Here’s a list of go-to foods to eat after a workout – including chicken, fish, and delicious plant-based protein alternatives from Gardein® – along with some easy recipes.