Healthy Recipes

Pre-Workout Snack Recipes

The difference between totally crushing a workout and giving up could be the fuel you are putting into your body. What kind of food are you eating before you workout?

As a personal trainer, I get questions all the time about what kind of foods you should eat before you workout. I’ve got two go-to recipes for a pre-workout snack right here, and both will help you crush your workouts! Give them a try and let me know what you think!

Berry Yogurt Oatmeal Parfait


1/3 c oatmeal, cooked & cooled

½ c nonfat plain Greek yogurt

½ scoop Strawberry IdealShake

1/2 c mixed berries


  1. Stir together the Greek yogurt and protein powder until smooth and combined.
  2. To assemble the parfait, layer in a glass the cooked oatmeal first, then the yogurt mixture, and finish with mixed berries! Enjoy!

Serves 1. Serving size: entire recipe.

Calories per serving: 273 / Protein 22g / Carbs 39g / Fat 4g

Chocolate Strawberry Rice Cake



1/4 c nonfat, plain Greek yogurt

1/2 scoop Strawberry IdealShake

1 chocolate rice cake (Quaker)

1 strawberry, diced

1 tsp. mini chocolate chips

Optional: sugar-free chocolate syrup


  1. Stir together the Greek yogurt and protein powder until smooth.
  2. Lay out your rice cake on a plate and drop spoonfuls of the yogurt mixture all over the rice cake.
  3. Top with diced strawberries and chocolate chips. Enjoy!!

Serves 1. Serving size: entire recipe.

Calories: 172 / Protein 13g / Carbs 23g / Fat 4g

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Kami Price

Kami Price

Head Trainer & Nutritionist

Kami Price is the Head Trainer for IdealShape. She is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer, a Pn.1 Certified Nutrition Coach, and Certified Yoga Instructor. Kami has been in the fitness world for over 10 years and prior to joining IdealShape owned one of the biggest private gyms in Utah.

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