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BREAKFAST

1. Trailfork Peanut Butter Banana Oats

OUR TAKE This vegan-friendly oatmeal delivers 630 calories per serving, which makes for a great start to a long day. The 30 grams of protein (high for a cereal-based breakfast) aid in muscle recovery.

INGREDIENTS The back of the packaging is blissfully low on text: seven ingredients, plus brown sugar and cinnamon for taste. Chia and hemp seeds keep it crunchier than typical, gruel-like oatmeal. Prep time is a little over 5 minutes. Ding: pricey.

“There’s just enough banana flavor to

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