This was tonight’s healthy medical school snack. Priority #1 was preparing a balanced, time efficient snack to recover from yesterday’s weight training that is also suitable for a sedentary night studying.
Prep time 5 minutes:
HIGH PROTEIN BASE:
2 tbsp Cottage cheese
2-3 Heaping tbsp plain Greek yogurt
2/3 Scoop (20g) banana whey isolate protein powder
1 tsp ground chia and flax seeds
**Mix well in bowl prior to adding toppings
1 Medium orange chopped
½ Cup fresh raspberries
1 tbsp pepitas
1 tbsp dried cranberries
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp cocoa
One of the most important aspects of preventive medicine is helping patients develop personalized, sustainable habits of meal preparation that promote healthful eating. This recipe makes a delicious morning or afternoon snack while I am in hospital or clinic.
Aric Sudicky is a former Canadian Fitness Professional of the Year, senior medical student, and researcher in lifestyle-related disease. Current projects include the Prevention Rx public health initiative and innovative Canadian medical education curriculum in exercise and nutrition. You can follow Aric via his facebook or twitter pages