Don’t Freeze Those Rice Cakes!

The Feed Zone Cookbook recipe Allen Lim's Bacon Egg Rice Cakes by Chef Biju Thomas and Dr. Allen Lim FZC

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?

Hunger and Weight Loss for Athletes

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Sports physiologist Dr. Allen Lim unpacks hunger, your gut barometer, and shares a surprisingly simple tip to lose weight easily over time.

Moisture Matters: Why Real Food Is Better than Sports Bars

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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.

Sick of Sweet? Try Savory Bacon and Egg Rice Cakes

The Feed Zone Cookbook recipe Allen Lim's Bacon Egg Rice Cakes by Chef Biju Thomas and Dr. Allen Lim FZC

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!

Portable Snacks and Food Safety

The Feed Zone Cookbook recipe Allen Lim's Bacon Egg Rice Cakes by Chef Biju Thomas and Dr. Allen Lim FZC

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.

Feed Zone Table Recipe: Torn Bread & Radicchio Salad

Feed Zone Table recipe Torn Radicchio Bread Salad by Biju Thomas and Allen Lim FZT

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.

The Demise of the Family Meal

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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.

Social Meals Are Better for Your Health

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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.

Social Eating and the French Paradox Explained?

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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.

Feed Zone Table Recipe: Eggplant & Onion Fried Wild Rice

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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.