Prot: 41g, Carbs: 84g, Fat: 5g, Cal:554
A video recipe!
If you’re not in the habit of having a high-carb post-workout meal, you may find these macros to be shocking. But this Post-Workout Rice Pudding is the perfect post-workout treat!
These are actually my post-workout macros after a heavy lifting session, but of course you can adjust the recipe to fit your needs. I used maple syrup as a sweetener here (intentionally for simple carbs), but you can certainly sub that out for stevia or any other natural sweetener. I used Jamie Eason’s vanilla whey isolate, which is my absolute favorite vanilla whey! And I used Paige’s Homemade Vanilla, made with love. (and bourbon.)
The only downside to this Post-Workout Rice Pudding is that you have to stir the pot frequently as it simmers. But if you’re doing other meal-prep while it simmers, it won’t seem like a chore at all.
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- Serving size: ½ recipe (about 1 cup)
- Calories: 553
- Fat: 5g
- Carbohydrates: 84g
- Sugar: 37g
- Fiber: 7g
- Protein: 41g
- Combine rice and milk in a saucepan over medium heat. Cover pan.
- Once it begins to boil, uncover and lower heat.
- Simmer over low heat for 30-35 minutes, stirring frequently, until the rice has completely softened.
- Remove from heat, and let cool slightly.
- Add sea salt and cinnamon. Mix well.
- Add vanilla and maple syrup. Mix well.
- Add vanilla whey. Mix well.
- Serve warm, or let cool and refrigerate. Enjoy!
A whey/casein blend like Quest protein would also work well here. I wouldn't recommend vegan proteins because of the flavor and texture.