Q: When I make rice for Allen Lim’s Rice Cake recipe, I end up with more rice cakes than I can handle. Can I freeze extra rice cakes for use another day?
Sports physiologist Dr. Allen Lim unpacks hunger, your gut barometer, and shares a surprisingly simple tip to lose weight easily over time.
Enjoy a holiday treat after a hard workout. These shortbread cookies with jam are a perfect way to treat yourself.
Here are some favorite Feed Zone recipes that draw from traditional fall flavors. 7 of these recipes are available as samples from the book that you can download and try at home.
In this post on the Skratch Labs website, Lim describes how coconut water is actually the “the exact opposite of what we need when we are sweating heavily during exercise.”
Try this recipe for spinach and red pepper polenta cakes, a delicious portable snack made from real food.
Real food and sports nutrition products are pretty similar except in one important way: The packaged products are very dry while real food contains a lot of water. In this new video from Skratch Labs, Lim demonstrates the difference between sports bars that contain 3-10% water by mass and the rice cakes found in Feed Zone Portables, which contain 60-80% water by mass.
Dr. Allen Lim started making his now famous Bacon and Egg Rice Cakes at training camps and races to give athletes something savory and fresh to eat while on the bike. They became a huge hit because riders were tired of pre-packaged, sweet foods. Sometimes savory hits the spot!
Dr. Allen Lim found that real food and sports nutrition products are pretty similar except in one important way: The packaged products are very dry while real food contains a lot of water.
Chocolate and Sea Salt Sticky Bites are an athlete favorite for their one-bite combo of salty sweetness.
Readers concerned about food safety have been asking: is it safe to keep portable snacks in my hot, sweaty pocket? For how long? Dr. Allen Lim and chef Biju Thomas respond.
Try Torn Bread & Radicchio Salad from Feed Zone Table! This free-form, rustic salad highlights some unique flavors and textures—bitter and peppery radicchio, sweet charred broccoli, and toasted bread and nuts to bring it all into balance.
In his thought-provoking introduction to Feed Zone Table, Dr. Allen Lim explores the evidence for the many health and performance benefits of sharing meals with others.
Though many of us intuitively feel that meals with others are beneficial, there is also clear scientific evidence that children who eat more frequently with their families are physically and psychologically better off.
One culture that’s getting mealtime right is the French. The French excel as a nation when it comes to creating consistent and structured meal patterns. A five-year study on French eating patterns found some fascinating habits.
Try Bitter Chard on Grilled Bread from Feed Zone Table! Simply grill or toast some bread to enjoy this tasty appetizer. You can split a baguette lengthwise, pile everything on, and cut before serving.
Try Eggplant & Onion Fried Wild Rice from Feed Zone Table! Fried rice is a great meal to have in your repertoire. There are countless variations in every culture. Dishes like this one can be reinvented from week to week to feature whatever great finds turn up at the farmers’ market or to sub in leftovers.
This is a simplified version of the classic miso-marinated black cod made famous in the United States by Master Sushi Chef Nobu Matsuhisa.