Fruit cake = Delicious, nutrient- dense and an ideal option for fuelling long rides (unless you're FODMAP sensitive).
Note: This recipe is super simple, but cannot be made last minute as you do need to allow some time for the fruit to be soaked in the chocolate milk before it can be baked. It's worth the wait!
Did you know that research suggests that consuming between 0.5 and 2 grams of ginger per day helps reduce muscle pain and soreness? I whipped up some of these delicious pear & ginger muffins for Cronulla Triathlon Club members recently and there were quite a few requests for the recipe, so here it is! Enjoy :)
DID YOU KNOW? Chia seeds are a source of omega-3 fatty acids, fibre, protein & antioxidants. They promote better recovery by reducing chronic inflammation associated with high intensity and high volume training. Chia seeds also decrease exercise-induced muscle damage and promote muscle-protein synthesis.
This recipe has been adapted from the Feed Zone Portables Cookbook by Biju Thomas and Allen Lim.
Did you know that research suggests that consuming between 0.5 and 2 grams of ginger per day helps reduce muscle pain and soreness? I recently whipped up some of these delicious pear & ginger muffins for Cronulla Triathlon Club members to help them recover after they ran the Sutherland to Surf fun run... There were quite a few requests for the recipe, so here it is! Enjoy :)
I've been testing out some new recipes using chickpeas in the kitchen today, including these peanut butter & jam drop cookies 😋
DID YOU KNOW? Chickpeas are not only high in protein and fibre, they are also a source of potassium, magnesium, zinc, B vitamins & iron, so they really pack a punch in the nutrition stakes.
Berry Recovery Smoothie
Add all ingredients into a blender, and blend until smooth. Pour into glasses to serve.
Nutrition Information (per serve)
Energy 591 kJ | Protein 15.1g | Carbohydrate 15.4g | Fat 1.1g