Recipes

Thai Pineapple and Cucumber Salad
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.
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Andalucian Gazpacho Soup
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,...
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Buckwheat Granola with Honey, Seeds & Dates
Granola has earned a bad reputation in the recent sugar debate, and admittedly many shop-bought varieties can be loaded with the white stuff. This totally delicious version, however, contains just a little honey and has an excellent balance of slow releasing carbohydrate, protein, healthy fats, vitamins and minerals. We love it before or after training, or as a sneaky late night snack, with natural yoghurt and blueberries...
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5 to Thrive's Huevos Rancheros
A delicious and very quick-to-prepare concoction of Mexican flavours to boost your post-workout recovery as well as your immune system. We like this with either fried or scrambled eggs.
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