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Eating Smart for Midday Exercise or Competition

Here's a one-day meal plan fit for a noontime event or workout.

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Breakfast

2 cups steel-cut oatmeal with 2 tablespoons raisins and 1 tablespoon chopped pecans
1 cup 1% milk or soy milk
One orange

Morning Snack

1 whole wheat pita spread with 1 tablespoon honey and 1 sliced banana


[NOON WORKOUT OR EVENT]



Lunch

One bean-and-chicken burrito
2 tablespoons salsa
1 cup fruit salad


Midday Snack

1/4 cup soy nuts and dried papaya
1 cup sports drink


Dinner

1 1/2 cups Mexican casserole (corn tortillas, black beans, enchilada sauce, Cheddar cheese, and chile peppers)
2 cups spinach salad with 1 tablespoon oil and vinegar dressing


NUTRITIONAL VALUE

Calories: 2,200 (Fat 24%)
Protein: 85 grams
Carbohydrate: 370 grams

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