Ride Food :: Early Morning Workout Energy Bites

  After being unemployed for a few months, I recently started a new job. While I was not unemployed for long, I quickly adapted to the free time and flexible schedule—especially when it came to my workouts. With my triathlon training I try and fit in at least two...

Ride Food :: Sweet Potato Chips

This isn’t exactly a recipe; it’s more of a snack idea with a million variations on it.  I’m in the business of making yummy, healthy treats to eat on the bike.  These have saved me on more than one occasion. This spring, I’ve embarked on two long, but not...

Ride Food :: Banana Biscuits

There is one thing I really miss about ‘normal’ eating since I committed to the Paleo Diet: pastries.  As a bike rider, there’s nothing better than riding to some location, stopping at the local coffee shop and buying a cup of joe accompanied with a giant scone or...

Ride Food :: Coffee-laced Almond Cookies

Over the years of making home-made ride snacks, I’ve created some verifiable disasters… bars that wouldn’t stick together, imitation Lara bars wrapped in foil that would subsequently explode and coat everything in its vicinity with goop, and some combinations of...

Ride Food :: Chocolate Yam Cookies

  There are a million different energy bars on the market.   Everything from unpalatable, dry masses of calories to tasty treats are available. Throughout my riding days, I’ve tried them all, or at least a large majority of them.   When they come in a race...

“Shake Please” – The Best Recovery Smoothie Ever

Recovery Drinks are best consumed right after intense activity.  They provide your body with protein, vitamins and carbohydrates to kick start the rebuilding process. It is not only important for building stronger muscles but also helps to tackle that intense hunger...