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
- Bring a pot of water to a boil. Add vinegar. Poach the eggs.
- Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Cook the pasta according to the packaging.
- 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.
- Add the sauce to the pasta. Stir well. Serve with poached eggs.