Ingesting a combination of simple and complex carbohydrates 20 to 25 minutes before a workout provides enough time to raise blood sugar levels so your body can start using the fuel for its energizing benefits.
Soak quinoa for one hour then rinse and set aside to sprout until the next day (you can use after soaking only, but there are even more benefits from sprouting)
Pit dates, throw into a bowl, and soak just enough to soften (about five minutes). Drain until dry.
In a food possessor, mix all ingredients together then empty onto a baking sheet. Flatten and cut into five equally sized bars.
For an on-the-go option, wrap the bars one by one in wax paper or plastic wrap and store them in the fridge for future use.
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (78g)|
|Recipe Makes: 5 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 35 (14%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 3.9g||5 %|
|Saturated Fat 0.5g||2 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 0.7g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 2.4g|
|Cholesterol 0mg||0 %|
|Sodium 61.1mg||2 %|
|Potassium 483.6mg||13 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 53.3g||16 %|
|Dietary Fiber 7g||28 %|
|Sugars, other 46.3g|
|Protein 5.3g||8 %|
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Calories per serving: 253
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