There are plenty of energy bars, shakes, and supplements on the market today, but if you’re a runner looking to fuel your body – or recover post-run – with wholesome and fresh foods, Zoës Kitchen has just the menu. Runners know that eating the right balance of lean proteins, complex carbs, and fiber will give your body energy to complete the toughest of runs, and Zoës Kitchen has announced the launch of a new menu made especially for road warriors.
Whether to prepare your body or re-fuel after a long run, this carefully crafted menu offers the delicious nutrients with a heaping helping of flavor to help you make the most of your run:
·Pre-run meals – To properly prepare for a run, meals should be reasonably low in both fat and fiber so it’s easily digestible. Using the right ingredients are key, and Zoës flavorful Lean Turkey Pita with Pasta Salad has the right portion of sliced turkey breast and slaw tucked into a light pita – the perfect pre-meal to optimize your run.
·Post-run meals – The avid runner knows that to make the most of your workout, you need to replenish your body after a rigorous run. Reload with a meal packed full of lean proteins and complex carbs like Zoës Protein Power Plate, made up of flat-grilled chicken, caramelized onions, and slaw or the Grilled Chicken Dinner, featuring charbroiled meat, braised white beans, and roasted fresh veggies.
·On-the-go snacks – Zoës Kitchen is making access to runner ready, smart snacking solutions easy – even while you’re on-the-go. With fresh and wholesome favorites like Hummus & Pita or Seasonal Fresh Fruit, these light sides are the perfect way to give the body that extra energy boost.