Mouthwatering Recipes that Fuel the Busy Athlete
Whether you are a recreational runner or a professional mountain bike racer, nutritious meals likely take a backseat to your busy life. There are a multitude of ways to get healthy food on the table for you (and your family), but it does take some dedication and meal planning. With a combination of home-cooked and make-ahead meals, store-bought items, and even frozen dinners, you can strike a balance of nourishing meals with flavors you look forward to eating.
This e-book spotlights whole grain recipes designed for recreational and professional athletes. It will provide you with the tools you need to enjoy more whole grains to fuel you for both training and everyday life. In this book you will find:
1. 20 Cook once, eat twice recipes:
Improve your cooking efficiency by learning to use grains in a variety of ways. You’ll find a mixture of both animal- and plant-based options and most recipes can easily be frozen.
2. Nutrition content:
Each recipe includes the nutritional breakdown, making it easy to know how to match meals to your training.
3. Tips & tricks:
Throughout the book, you’ll find tips and tricks for your meal-planning toolbox to simplify and streamline cooking.
4. Time-saving tools:
There is no one way to cook a grain! We’ll show you how to use kitchen equipment like rice cookers, slow cookers, and pressure cookers to save time when cooking.
5. Whole grain education:
Some of these grains may be new to you. We share tips on where to find them, how to cook them, and the unique nutritional benefits grains can offer you as an athlete.
- Barley Bean Burgers
- Panzanella Salad with Balsamic Grilled Chicken
- Beet, Avocado, & Black Bean Salad
- Thai Tempeh Tacos with Corn Tortillas
- Italian Farro with White Beans & Tuna
- Blueberry Pie Baked Oatmeal
- Whole-wheat Spaghetti with Lentil-Mushroom Marinara