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What to Eat After a Late Workout

Light Dinner Ideas to Have After a Late Workout

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After breaking down your muscles during a weight-training workout, they need the right kind of food for recovery — and that means adequate protein, about 10 to 20 grams within 30 minutes to an hour after your workout. The following light dinners won't leave you feeling too full before bed, but they're still packed with the nutrition you need. Each of these quick recipes has at least 10 grams of protein along with a dose of healthy carbs and weighs in at 350 calories or less.

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