Pasta is one of the first things that come to mind when it comes to a runner's diet. This pasta dish is an example of how slipping in a few extra ingredients can really add value to a meal.
Why it works: One of th
The first time I made this sandwich was for lunch later in the day after a warm 18 mile run. When the summer heat (and sweat) strike, without question I begin to crave salt. It's likely related to greater sodium loss
Most people think of fruit and yogurt in smoothies. Herbs are often forgotten, but make for an excellent smoothie ingredient. This is a very refreshing smoothie and packed full of quality nutrition.
Why it works: B
When the miles start to climb it can be a challenge to keep weight on. This is an easy, great breakfast option to help support maintenance of a healthy weight.
Why it works: It's dense for a relatively small bowl
1 pound dried black beans
1 large onion, chopped
1 large bell pepper, chopped
5 cloves of garlic
1 (14.5 oz) can of diced tomatoes
5 cups of water
2 Tbsp. olive oil
4 tsp. ground cumin
1 tsp. salt (optional)