Beans and chocolate cake

This year I have been experimenting baking with different type of flours as well as replacing flour by beans in some cases.This recipe will scratch the hitch for your sweet tooth without over-indulging it or feeling too guilty about eating sweets afterward. Ingredients 400g of Borlotti beans cooked (black beans work well too)3 eggs100g coconut... Continue Reading →

PB & J energy bars

As I'm in the process of changing career, last week I had some exams to be an English teacher.  By association: teaching, school, etc, this made me crave a peanut butter and jelly (jam) sandwich. So to turn that craving into a healthy snack I decided to make an energy bar which will bring me... Continue Reading →

Cornbread

I've been scratching my head for a while now trying to get a salty snack I can bring on rides with me. And yesterday it hit me: cornbread! It is simple, quick to bake and can easily be made dairy-free and gluten-free. Ingredients 235ml (1 cup) Rice milk or other non-dairy milk 2 eggs 15gr... Continue Reading →

Energised gingerbread

With colder days on us, a craving for holiday and sugary food may have hit you as well. To not feel too bad about eating this kind of treat, I've used these wintery spices to make trail bars. Ingredients 125 grams flour 125 grams oatmeal 11g baking powder (1 packet) 100 grams brown sugar 1... Continue Reading →

Apricot and almond bars

With racing season in full swing, it's nice to have some extra bars stached in the freezer so I don't have to worry come race day. I've been making a bunch of different bars to fuel for day-long races and this one is one of my favorite as it's easy to bake, tasty and nutritious.... Continue Reading →

Dates and chocolate bars

Ingredients    300g Moist Medjool Dates, pitted and chopped 200g Raw Cashew Nuts 150g Almond meal 75g dark chocolate A Pinch Of Sea Salt 40g Unsweetened Shredded Coconuts 2 Tbsp Vanilla Extract 2 to 3 Tbsp Cold Water Preparation Line an 8 inch baking pan with  saran wrap, and set aside. Combine chopped dates, cashews, almonds,... Continue Reading →

Papayas and cashews bars

Ingredients 1 cup dried papayas ½ cup raw cashews ¾ cup shredded unsweetened coconut ⅓ cup rolled oats 2 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoons sunflower oil 2 tablespoons sesame seeds ¼ teaspoon sea salt Instructions Line an 8 inch baking pan with  saran wrap, and set aside. Pulse cashews in food processor until crumbly, place in... Continue Reading →

Chocolate and pear muffins

We have been having some ugly weather for the past couple days which made me crave comfort food. I had a couple pears on the verge of getting spoiled, so it was an easy call to combine those with chocolate and almond to make some delicious snack. Ingredients 200 g dark chocolate 70 g sunflower... Continue Reading →

A.B.Cs energy balls

For the past few weeks as my knee has finally been getting better, I've been able to ramp up the mileage and do longer rides. While going on longer rides, it's also getting colder out here and I need extra calories to fuel my rides. As I don't digest well processed food and most energy... Continue Reading →

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