Recipe: Butternut squash, quinoa and buffalo mozzarella salad

Recipe: Butternut squash, quinoa and buffalo mozzarella salad

This substantial salad makes a great lunch during the autumn and winter months, and is packed with nutrients. It works well eaten warm at the weekend after a long bike or run – roast the squash while having your shower – or made the night before and taken...
Superfoods Salad for Endurance Athletes

Superfoods Salad for Endurance Athletes

I love the concept of ‘nutrient density’ – packing as much nutrition into my meals and snacks as possible, to ensure that I have sufficient vitamins, minerals and other nutrients to meet my energy production and recovery needs. Good nutrition is, after all,...
Recipe: Beetroot Tabouleh

Recipe: Beetroot Tabouleh

Since the Channel 4 TV programme Food Unwrapped aired last month in the UK, featuring a piece with Professor Andrew Jones from Exeter University on how drinking beetroot juice can enhance performance by up to 4% (https://twitter.com/andybeetroot – well worth a...
Spring Vegetable and Chicken Risotto

Spring Vegetable and Chicken Risotto

Risotto is a great main course choice for endurance athletes, and works equally well as a carb-loading alternative to pasta the evening before a race or long training session or as a recovery meal to help replenish glycogen stores and repair muscle damage. It’s also...
Recovery Meal: Scrambled Egg Tortillas

Recovery Meal: Scrambled Egg Tortillas

After a hard run, ride or swim session on a busy day, you‘ll be looking for a meal that is quick to prepare, packed with nutrients to aid your recovery, and easy to digest. Here’s the recipe for one of my favourites – Scrambled Egg Tortillas. It works for...
Salmon Kedgeree: A recovery meal for endurance athletes

Salmon Kedgeree: A recovery meal for endurance athletes

What you eat after a training session is just as important as your pre-exercise meal or snack. But while you are looking for carb-rich foods to fuel your training, your ideal recovery meal needs to incorporate a wider range of nutrients, particularly if your session...