This easy recipe makes the perfect post-swim breakfast as it contains the ideal ratio of carbohydrate-to-protein to refuel depleted muscles. It can be prepared the night before so you have a nutritious breakfast waiting for you in the morning! The high polyphenol and vitamin C content of the berries helps promote muscle recovery.
This recipe is devised by Anita Bean, an accredited sports nutritionist working with the British Olympic Association and Swim England.
- 150g plain low-fat
50ml milk of your choice 25g jumbo oats
2 dried apricots, chopped 1⁄2 apple, cored and coarsely grated
1 tbsp walnuts, roughly chopped
Handful raspberries (or any other berries) and a few pomegranate seeds
- In a small bowl or wide-neck glass jar mix together all the ingredients except the fresh fruit. Cover and leave overnight in the fridge.
- To serve, top with the raspberries and pomegranate seeds.
- Calories per serving