Posts tagged nutrition

5-Ingredient Almond Energy Bars

What’s up people. Happy Saturday. I hadn’t planned on cooking anything today but whilst digging around the cupboard I found an unopened packet of almonds waiting to be eaten. I also had some dates, cranberries and coconut ready to go, so boom – these delicious almond energy bars were born. A small handful of almonds… Continue reading

Cashew, Cranberry and Coconut Balls

We’ve got this book-borrowing-bookshelf set up in the canteen at work, where the idea is that you can take any book you want home as long as you replace it with a book of your own. Pretty cool idea. I was having a dig through the other day and found this great looking book of… Continue reading

10 Minute Chickpea and Bean Salad Bowl

Its the middle of another busy week. I had a job interview today which has meant that I’ve spent much of the last few days preparing interesting things to say about myself. Added to my usual training schedule, I haven’t had any time to cook this week! Tonight I wanted to get back in the… Continue reading

Explorations into Mac n Cheese – Part 2 (the lumpy one)

Here we go then. Second attempt at making some proper vegan mac n cheese. In part one I tried to stick as closely to my old (non-vegan) mac n cheese recipe as possible, simply replacing the dairy ingredients with non-dairy substitutes. It was OK but only a starting point. Today I’ve followed a recipe that… Continue reading

High Energy Date Balls

I was asked today what I like to eat on long training rides. I replied that I’ve recently ditched energy gels in favour of natural whole foods like dates and raisins after learning that they perform just as well as sports jelly beans for prolonged cycling. Inspired by this conversation I wanted to create a… Continue reading