Recipes

Stem Gingerbread Bars

Wrap a couple of these bars in foil and pop them in your bag to boost energy on long bike rides. Loaded with natural sugars to top up muscle glycogen levels, potassium to help prevent cramps, as well as anti-inflammatory properties from the ginger, this deliciously dark and sticky date-filled gingerbread will help power you to your destination with a smile on your face. This is the sort of cake you can make in advance as it keeps well for a couple of weeks, or even improves, stored in an airtight cake tin. Add extra oomph if you like with a little more ginger…

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Autumn Spiced Apple and Raisin Porridge
  Prep: 5 mins Cook–5 mins Ingredients: to serve 3-4   2/3 cup (60g) rolled oats 7.5 fl oz (225ml) milk 7.5 fl (225ml)water 50g dried apple slices A chopped handful of raisins 1/2 tsp cinnamon pinch of salt honey to serve   Method Combine all...
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Warm Christmas Squash Salad
    This is no ordinary salad! Satisfying and super nutritious, it’s packed with slow-releasing carbs, a hefty dose of protein and plenty of unsaturated, healthy fats; just what you need to sustain energy, keep muscles healthy, reduce inflammation and...
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Kate's Pea and Mint Soup
  Deliciously creamy, simple to make, and using frozen peas; this is a recipe to rely on. Also a very affordable meal; suitable for everything from a relaxed lunch (with some nice bread) to a dinner party starter. Let me...
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Roasted Squash Salad with Pumpkin Seeds, Chilli & Feta Cheese
Brimming with energy-boosting vitamins, healthy fats and phytonutrients, including the powerful antioxidant beta-carotene, which can help reduce inflammation as well as the risk of cancers and cardiovascular disease, this delicious and copious salad makes an excellent lunch or light supper and will support the immune system during training. Switch out the squash for pumpkin if you have it! Happy Halloween!
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