Recipes for carbo loading teens

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Teens are in a place in their lives where they are growing rapidly and if your teen is a sporty one then they need to have a good balanced diet. Before training or practicing, it's good for them to carbo load. It gives them the energy to make it all the way through without feeling faint.

We've rounded up some interesting recipes for you to feed them.


Cinnamon French toast

French toast is always a winner and with the added cinnamon-ey goodness it's sure to entice even the harshest of critics. The fresh fruit served on the side makes sure they get in their daily quota.

Pork sausage bake

If your teen is sick of chicken or fish, pork is a good alternative. It's tasty, easy to make and goes great with just about any side serving.

Banana, honey and apple smoothie

Top it all off with this delicious smoothie with all the ingredients to keep them going for the day.

Lunch or Supper options

Pesto and mozzarella pizza

This pizza is quick and easy to make. In fact, your teen could make this for themselves giving you a break from supper duty!

Braised pork sausage with spinach mash

This delicious recipe has all the things your teen needs, protein and carbs. The mash is something different that should have their mouths watering, even if they're not spinach fans.

And now for dessert

Bread and butter pudding with berries and almonds

This bread and butter pudding will fill your house with wonderful aromas, something that no hungry teen can ever resist. This goes down well especially on cold winter nights.

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