After a workout, you need to replenish your energy levels. Pasta is a great source of carbs to recharge your batteries. With this recipe, you can use any herbs you have in the corner of your fridge to make a sort of herb pesto to accompany your pasta. Add some eggs to the dish, and you will also have a great source of protein. Gluten-free or looking to up your protein intake? You can also use chickpea pasta!

Accompanied by a glass of AG1, this dish will support you while you live your best active life!

Is pasta good for recovery?

Pasta is a great source of carbs to replenish your depleted glycogen levels used during your workout. The plus? It also has a good amount of protein, with a serving (2 ounces, or 56g) of pasta having 7g of protein.

Are eggs good for you?

Eggs are a great source of protein, with 6 grams of protein per egg. They are rich in selenium, vitamin B2, and B12 and are a great source of choline, among other things. Choline, for example, helps maintain a healthy cell structure, removes cholesterol from the liver by creating a substance needed for that function, and helps with DNA synthesis.

How many eggs a day can you eat?

You can eat up to 2 eggs daily if you are a healthy individual. If you have high cholesterol, check with your doctor before eating eggs.

Grab your pasta and herbs, and let’s make this epic recovery meal!



  • 1 pack fusilli
  • ½ cup almonds in boiling water
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 cup of any leftover herbs
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tsp white vinegar
  • Salt
  • Pepper


  1. Bring a pot of water to a boil. Add vinegar. Poach the eggs.
  2. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Cook the pasta according to the packaging.
  3. In a mortar or a blender, add the garlic and oil. Crush it. Add the almonds. Crush. Add the herbs, the juice of a lemon, salt, and pepper. Crush or blend everything together until you get a paste.
  4. Add the sauce to the pasta. Stir well. Serve with poached eggs.

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