Apples are known for their health benefits. It is recommended to eat at least one apple a day, so you will be healthy. Apple’s skin is instrumental in building bigger biceps. Apples are rich in ursolic acid. This is a compound that increases skeletal muscle mass and boosts endurance.
This is everyday fruit that brings new meaning to the term core strength. Apples have flavonoids, especially quercetin, which can increase endurance during exercise. These compounds help accelerate recovery post-workout. Apples are natural anti-inflammatory agents, which are found to decrease the soreness and swelling in the fitness–fatigued muscles.
Apple Recipes for a Good Physique:
If you are an apple lover, then you will be glad to hear that apples can help you to build stronger muscles and to get the body of your dreams. Take your favorite apples and start cooking these healthy bodybuilding recipes. You will see how much they will help you to build your muscles.
Those people who love apple pie will love this recipe for sure. You will not get sugar and simple carbs. Instead, you will get complex carbohydrates, lean protein, and healthy fat. This is one of the best apple recipes to start your day.
From this recipe, you will get 211 calories, 38 grams carbs, 11 grams protein, and 2 grams fat. You will need 45 minutes to make it and it is for 4 servings. For this recipe, you will need the next ingredients: ½ cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt; ¼ cup organic honey; 1 dash cinnamon; 2 tablespoons walnut, pieces; 1 scoop vanilla protein powder; ½ cup raw oats; 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon; 2 tablespoons brown sugar and 1 whole apple, sliced. You will need 20 minutes to prepare it, 25 minutes to cook and 45 minutes will be total. You need to turn the oven to 350 degrees F before you start cooking.
Then, slice apples and put a bag or bowl with one tablespoon brown sugar and cinnamon, stirring to coat. Then, put apples in a small baking dish. Then, combine 1 tablespoon brown sugar, cinnamon, walnut pieces, protein powder, and oats. When they are combined, you should drizzle honey over the oat mixture and then stir it to coat. Then, you need to spoon the mixture over the apples in the baking dish and bakeapples for about twenty minutes. When the apple crisp is done, then allow it to cool for five minutes, and then top it with Greek yogurt.
Apple cinnamon oatmeal:
This recipe will give you three things – sweetness, flavor, and texture. The cinnamon-sugar combo is sweet, while apples give crunch to this recipe and this meal will settle any hankering you have got for apple pie. From this recipe, you will get 317 calories, 46 grams carbs, 3 grams protein, and 13 grams fat. You will need four minutes to make it and it is for one serving.
For this recipe, you will need the next ingredients: 1 tablespoon powdered Stevia; 1 tablespoon unsalted butter; 1 tablespoon brown sugar; 1 teaspoon cinnamon; 1 apple, diced; 1/3 cup water and ¼ cup rolled oats. The preparation time for this recipe is 3 minutes, the cooking time is 1 minute, so for 4 minutes in total, you will have an amazing and healthy recipe. You should mix the apple with cinnamon and brown sugar. Then, top with warm oatmeal, mix and serve it.
This healthy and high–protein apple tart recipe will give the feeling of warm, buttery flavors of a freshly baked apple pie. Apples are rich in vitamins and fiber. A double dose of the signature oatmeal cookie whey can help to keep these tarts high in protein, which makes it ideal for building muscle or losing weight. Oats and cinnamon round out the warm flavors in this delicious and healthy apple pie alternative. From this recipe, you will get 335 calories, 33 grams carbs, 7 grams protein, and 19 grams fat. You will need 55 minutes to make it and it is for 12 servings.
For the crust, you will need the next ingredients: ½ cup water, 1 cup shortening, 1 teaspoon table salt, 1 scoop Signature Oatmeal Cookie Whey Protein powder, and 2½ cup all-purpose flour. For the filling, you will need the next ingredients: 2 teaspoons cinnamon; 1 tablespoon sugar, granulated; ¼ cup raw oats; 1 scoop Signature Oatmeal Cookie Whey Protein Powder; 3 tablespoons earth balance butter; 6 medium apples, cored and peeled. The preparation time for this recipe is 25 minutes, the cooking time is 30 minutes, so totally you will make it for 55 minutes.
You need to turn the oven to 350 degrees F before you start cooking. Then, dice the apples and toss with a squeeze of lemon juice to preserve their color. To make the crust, you need to whisk together salt, 1 scoop of Oatmeal Cookie Whey, and flour. Then, cut in shortening until crumbly and gradually add water, mixing just until dough forms a ball. Then, cover and refrigerate for at least thirty minutes or until is easy to handle. To make the filling, you should put the diced apples in a large bowl.
Then, mix together cinnamon, sugar, oats, 1 scoop Oatmeal Cookie Whey, and Earth Balance. You should toss it to combine and then set it aside. You need to roll dough into a sheet approximately ¼ inch – thick on a lightly floured surface. Then, cut out circles of dough and press the wells of a greased muffin tin. Then, scoop the apple mixture into the wells and crimp the edges with your fingers. You should bake this recipe for twenty to 25 minutes or until apples are tender and the pastry is golden brown. You should serve this recipe warm.
Apple pie protein cupcakes:
Each cupcake has 16 grams of high–quality protein. They are made using Optimum Nutrition’s Gold Standard whey and casein. They are an easy on–the–go snack, quick breakfast option, or a perfect post-workout treat. You should get your mixing bowl, put on your apron and get cooking. From this recipe, you will get 318 calories, 16 grams of carbs, 18 grams of protein, and 20 grams of fat. You will need 40 minutes to make it and it is for 18 servings.
For muffin, you will need the next ingredients: ¼ cup unsweetened almond milk; 1 tablespoon nutmeg; 1 tablespoon cinnamon; 1 apple; 1 tablespoon baking powder; 4 egg; ½ cup extra virgin coconut oil; ½ cup coconut sugar; 2 scoops Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard 100% Whey; French Vanilla Crème; 1 cup almond flour and 1 cup raw oats. For frosting, you will need the next ingredients: 4 tablespoons milk (2% fat), 2/3 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt, and ¾ cup Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard 100% Whey, French Vanilla Crème.
The preparation time for this recipe is 15 minutes, 25 minutes is for cooking, which means that for 40 minutes in total you will have this recipe done. Firstly, you need to make the muffins and for this purpose, you need to preheat the oven to 350 F (180 C). Then, add all the ingredients into a mixing bowl and using a spoon, combine into a smooth cake batter. You need to equally divide the mixture between 10 muffin cases and bake for 15 – 20 minutes until cooked through. This is a simple and delicious recipe for muffins.
For frosting, you should combine the yogurt and casein in a small mixing bowl. Then, slowly add in the milk until you reach the desired frosting consistency. When the cupcakes have completely cooled, you can pop the frosting on with a spoon. If you are feeling fancy, then you can use a nozzle and a piping bag. Topping is the part where you can get creative. You can add chia seeds and chopped almonds for an extra crunch. Also, you can use dark chocolate chips, coconut flakes, or fresh fruit. You should be creative and add your own twist.
Apple pie smoothie:
Every single person loves a slice of apple pie. You can enjoy the cinnamon flavors of this pastry classic with an easy and healthy shake. It is rich in good carbs, healthy fats from avocado, and dairy-free almond milk. You should blend this breakfast smoothie for having a delicious dose of protein, vitamins, and fiber to start your morning. From this recipe, you will get 481 calories, 70 grams carbs, 28 grams protein, and 10 grams fat. You will need 10 minutes to make it and it is for 1 serving.
For this recipe, you will need the next ingredients: to taste granulated Stevia; to taste cinnamon; 1 cup unsweetened almond milk; ½ medium apples, cored and peeled; 3 whole, pitted chopped dates; 1 scoop Signature Vanilla Whey Protein Powder. Just for 10 minutes, you will have a healthy apple pie smoothie, so it is worth trying it. You should combine all the ingredients in a blender until you get a smooth consistency and enjoy it.