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Pre-Bed Snack\Meal


I was wondering whats the best thing to eat before going to bed. Right now im eating some peanuts and almonds about 30-45 minutes after taking my zma.


Here's my pre-bedtime ritual:

30 mins. before I want to fall asleep, I take 3 caps of ZMA (on an empty stomach, of course).

Then, after 25 mintues have elapsed I go into the kitchen and mix up the following:

  • 1 scoop Metabolic Drive
  • 2/3 cup low-fat cottage cheese
  • 1 Tbsp natural peanut butter
  • A pinch of cinnamon

Then I eat it, brush my teeth and hit the hay. I sleep like a baby everytime.


Damn that sounds good


I take my ZMA, wait about 30 minutes and mix this monster up.

2 cups chocolate milk
1 scoop whey
1 scoop casein
3 tbl spoons natural PB.
1 tbl spoon flax.
handful of walnuts.

Tastes like a reese's cup.

It gets kinda thick sometimes.


Add in 1/2 cup of water if it get's thick. You can thin it out without adding any flavor/calories. I do that sometimes with a bunch of different Metabolic Drive recipes.


1 cup cottege cheese(1%)
2 scoops whey
1 scoop soy
spoonful of peanut butter
splash of milk
maybe 1/2 cup whole oats

I sleep for 10-12 hrs so I wake 6 hrs later and have another one of these.

Sweet dreams.