Here's a welcome treat after a hard workout when you're hankering for something sweet but healthful. This goes nicely with cooked carrots and peas.

Yield: 3 Servings

1 cup uncooked rice
1 pound extra-lean ground beef
1/4 cup orange marmalade
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes or a few dashes cayenne pepper


Optional mix-ins: cooked peas, diced celery, green peppers, pineapple chunks.

1. Cook rice according to package directions.
2. In a skillet, cook the beef until browned; drain fat.
3. To the beef, add the marmalade, red pepper flakes, and cooked rice. Mix well. Add mix-ins as desired.

Nutritional Information:
Total Calories: 1,500
Calories per serving: 500


Nutrients % Grams
Carbohydrate 55 70
Protein 35 42
Fat 10 6

Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebook. (1997)