P a cked with fiery flavour and goodness, West African cooking happens to lend itself very well to fuelling endurance sport. Peanuts, widely used in Africa in soups and stews , boost this already nutritious stew with even more protein , healthy fats , B - vitamins, vitamin E, minerals and antioxidants .
Warming & creamy, a perfect meal for a Monday night or a family meal. The secret to this recipe is to use a curry paste; I use Patak's Masala Paste (making it yourself is amazing... but it takes days!). Swap out...Continue reading
Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes Equipment needed: Saucepan, bowl, sharp knife Serves: 2 Ingredients: 100g Red Camargue rice 400 g tin of chickpeas, drained 3 large carrots 2 courgettes 200gl tin sweetcorn 1 small avocado 1 small red onion, very...Continue reading
Eat your water! I don’t know about you, but I find keeping well-hydrated a massive challenge. Especially during the summer months or when I’m training. Of course it’s not just water we need for good hydration, we lose electrolytes such as sodium, potassium, chloride and magnesium when we sweat, and these are vital for our bodies to function properly . That’s why we often crave salt after endurance. The great news is that many foods not only have an extremely high water content but also have the advantage of being crammed with those all-important minerals we lose when we sweat.Continue reading
Cold soup? Give it a go, it’s really, really good! And very thirst-quenching. A simple blend of raw vegetables, it’s absolutely crammed with vitamins and minerals. The real secret to a great Gazpacho is to use really good olive oil,...Continue reading