Vancouver Cheap Eats: Post-workout fuel

Jan 11 2017, 9:31 pm

First comes the workout, then comes nutritious fuel to kickstart recovery. Not sure what to grab? Check out these five spots in Vancouver serving dishes that won’t set your hard work – or wallet – back, where you can eat for $10 or less.

Nelson the Seagull

Simple and delicious, one of the best snacks to reach for post-workout is avocado and toast, and Nelson the Seagull has some of the best around. Fill up on healthy fats and B-vitamins and order yours for $9.

Address: 315 Carrall Street, Vancouver
Instagram: @nelsontheseagull

Momo Sushi 

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Eat your fill of protein with Momo Sushi’s $9.95 Maki Combo that includes a tuna roll, salmon roll and two pieces each of tuna and salmon sashimi. Equally satisfying is their Sushi Combo for $8.50 that includes a California roll and two pieces each of tuna and salmon nigiri.

Address: 6-375 Water Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-683-7632

Basil Pasta Bar

Rebuild worn muscles and stick to your budget with a healthy serving of pasta at Basil Pasta Bar. Choose from their popular $8.95 pastas or build your own for the same price! Pro tip: switch the noodle to whole wheat penne for an extra 99 cents, and choose either chicken or salmon for the protein.

Address: 636 Davie Street, Vancouver

Address: 1602 Yew Street, Vancouver
Instagram: @basilpastabar

Railtown Cafe

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Some of the top foods to eat post-workout include kale, quinoa and yams, and The Kale (salad) at Railtown Cafe has them all. For just $10 indulge in the delicious blend of kale, quinoa, shaved apple and fennel, spiced yams, shaved beetroot, asparagus, feta, squash chips and apple cider vinaigrette.

Address: 397 Railway Street, Vancouver

Address: 968 Howe Street, Vancouver
Instagram: @railtowncafe

Radicle Juice

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Good to grab and go, Radicle Juice’s $8 Chaplin is the perfect post-workout smoothie. Filled with pumpkin seeds, peanut butter, fresh apple juice, banana, strawberry and coconut milk, your muscles and body (and wallet) will thank you.

Address: 3088 Main Street, Vancouver
Instagram: @radiclejuice

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