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 →

Muesli bars

I've been craving more carbs and less sugar on races lately, so I thought I'd try to make muesli bars.   Ingredients 3 cups organic fruit muesli ½ cup almonds meal 3 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup honey Preparation Preheat oven to 160C in fan forced... 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 →

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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