Pre-cooked, low-fat chicken sausages (with 3g fat or less) are a quick and tasty way to treat your muscles to the protein they need. Wind-down and dig-in Italian style by throwing sausage pieces over a cup of whole-wheat pasta, topped with tomato sauce and bits of broccoli. Broccoli is key, because this vegetable powerhouse is a great source of a sulfur compound that eases post-workout inflammation and helps relieve joint pain.
Nutritional Information: 1 Chicken Sausage, 1/3 cup Whole Wheat penne pasta with 1/2 cup tomato sauce, 1 cup broccoli: 280 calories, 5g fat, 1.5g saturated fat, 21g protein, 30g carbs, 8g fiber
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