Where to Get a Protein-Packed Post-Workout Feed On-The-Go
With the New Year comes new resolutions, new eating habits, fitness aspirations and reflecting on the year gone by – if, like us, you appreciate any excuse to re-start your health journey then we’re here to help with some healthy places to grab a protein-packed meal on the go!
Making time for a workout can be difficult in itself – and so sometimes we’re left to resort to the quickest possible option for a meal post workout. Whether you didn’t have time to meal prep or you just need to grab something before heading into work we’e listed some city centre spots that offer super healthy meals that you can grab and be on your way.
Chopped is the leading outlet that bring you fresh, clean and nutritious food, served quickly. Their mission is to offer you simple and delicious ways to easily add healthy food choices into your busy day.
The quality and fresh produce is prepared from your personal choice of ingredients – with the Create Your Own menu – or from their full menu at the deli counter. Your selected salad is then sent to open-theatre chopping stations to be freshly chopped and dressed by the super-star Choppers. Fresh healthy food, created in minimum time.
KC Peaches Cafe and Catering are providing nourishment from nature – the simple joy of making and enjoying great-tasting, nutritious food.KC Peaches has been nourishing Dublin with wholefood for the last 11 years! They hope to enable their customers to eat well and, in turn, live well by providing healthy, fresh fare at an affordable price. It is important to the team that they serve only all-natural dishes – free from additives, preservatives, artificial flavours or colours. Local ingredients are delivered fresh every morning and then baked, roasted, chopped and sautéed into what is served in your take away box.
KC Peaches also have a hot dish deli which is ideal if youre looking for a hot and healthy dinner rather than a salad!
Sourcing locally has never been simply a slogan for Sprout, it’s fundamental to how they think about food. For them, it makes so much more sense to eat something grown just down the road. For a start, it’s fresher, and fresher means better tasting. The beauty of Sprout is you’re invited to hand pick each ingredient from their vast selection of items, making your bespoke salad from scratch to serving. They have a protein section that includes fan favourites such as turkey, chicken and falafel to lead the charge in your salad so you know you’re getting what you need!
Thr newly revamped Dunnes Stores in The Ilac Centre is the one stop shop for a healthy grab and go meal. They have a pre made salad deli, pre made meals like salmon and greens (made fresh in-store daily) as well as a build your own salad bar that resembles the likes of Chopped and Sprout.
Nourish is also located within the food hall which stocks protein packed treat alternatives like Deliciously Ella and Nakd Bars.
Other notable mentions are below, and although they don’t offer a take out service they’re too deicious not to mention!
The popular cafe, situated just off O’Connell Street beside O’Connell bridge has a full menu dedicated to their protein pancakes. Póg perfectly blanaces what you’re body is needing, but also what tastes and looks mouth wateringly delicious. They have salads, sandwiches and an all day brunch menu.
They offer a tonne of vegan options too!
Balfe’s joined forces with BodyByrne Fitness to create the ultimate menu that features both Balfe favourites as well as specially created meals that are designed for a pre and post workout feed. BodyByrne’s nutritional knowledge and experience in training some of Ireland’s top athletes combined with Balfes culinary excellence creates a nutritious menu fit to help you fuel your body correctly!
They also offer a take away turbo granola for breakkie on the go!