Thanks to Amity Warme for this delicious Pumpkin Buckwheat Gingerbread recipe. It's gluten-free, dairy-free, low-sugar, and makes for a great pre-, during, and post-workout snack to fuel training and power recovery.
By Amity Warme Many of my summer adventures in the mountains start well before dawn and end well after dark. I am usually not ready for a full breakfast at 3am, but I know I need to fuel my body before launching into an all-day objective. These muffins fit the bill perfectly! They have some zip without being too sweet. They provide a balance of carbohydrates, protein, and fat for both quick energy and sustained fueling. Plus, they are easy to take on the go and share with your adventure partners! Tips for Making Fluffy High-Top Muffins (without over-flowing the pan): Let the batter rest for at least an hour (up to overnight) in the fridge This resting period allows...
I love making this banana bread for brunch on a rest day after a big adventure in the mountains or for dessert after a long day of hard training. The duo of complex carbohydrates in the whole wheat flour and simple carbohydrates in the honey and bananas is a perfect way to replenish glycogen stores in your muscles. Additionally, the protein in the Recovery Protein Powder provides the building blocks for repair and growth of your muscles after exercise. Enjoy this healthy and delicious treat as you recover from one adventure and refuel for the next!
It’s a not-so-well-kept secret in endurance sports that more and more elite athletes are loading up on nitrate-rich foods like spinach and beets to improve performance. We take a look at some of the research behind this, and give a simple and tasty recipe to get you started on improving performance through better nutrition.