This snack is a great choice for both weight-conscious athletes and endurance athletes. If the apple cartwheels are prepared as the recipe describes below, they have few calories and very little fat, but still provide enough carbohydrates and protein for athletes.
1/4 cup peanut butter
1- 1 1/2 teaspoons honey
1/2 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
2 tablespoons raisins
4 medium unpeeled Red Delicious apples, cored
In a small bowl, combine peanut butter and honey; fold in chocolate chips and raisins. Fill centers of apples with peanut butter mixture; refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Cut into 1/4 inch rings.
Servings: about 2 dozen
Calories: 50 Fat: 3g Carbohydrates: 7g Protein: 1g