If starch before a workout leaves you feeling sluggish, try this fresh approach to a wrap. It’s ideal for when you’re in a pre-exercise rush. For some crunch, add a sprinkle of granola.

Enjoy this free recipe from Rocket Fuel: Power-Packed Food for Sports & Adventure by award-winning sports nutritionist Matt Kadey. Rocket Fuel offers 120 delicious, creative, and convenient recipes to power your everday exercise and weekend adventures. Take a look at Rocket Fuel!

Rocket Fuel Recipe Chocolate Banana Lettuce Wraps by Matt Kadey

Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Paleo-friendly, Vegan or Vegetarian
Servings: 1
Active Time: 5 min.

1 large Boston or butter lettuce leaf*
1 tablespoon chocolate hazelnut butter
1 small banana
1 teaspoon honey
* Use a mild-tasting lettuce

Spread chocolate hazelnut butter on one side of the lettuce leaf. Top with banana, drizzle on honey, and fold over the leaf.

Game Changers: Spread on almond, peanut, or cashew butter instead of chocolate hazelnut + Try apple slices instead of banana + Use maple syrup or agave instead of honey

Rocket Fuel by Matt KadeyIn Rocket Fuel, award-winning dietitian Matt Kadey offers up delicious, creative, and convenient real-food recipes to power your everyday exercise and weekend adventures. Rocket Fuel will be available this April in bookstores, outdoors stores, and online. Preorder today from VeloPress, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, local booksellers, and Chapters/Indigo.

Food photography by Aaron Colussi.

 

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