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The Best Aid Station Foods for Ultramarathoners

Feed Zone Portables recipe Sticky Bites by Chef Biju Thomas and Dr. Allen Lim FZP

Do you know the #1 reason ultrarunners drop out of a race? It's gastro-intestinal issues. Try Feed Zone Portables, which make great portable fuel for ultramarathon.

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.

Velotry: Do Not Use Feed Zone Portables as Directed

Velotry FZP

Terrie at Velotry offers this "non-expert" perspective on how Feed Zone Portables has helped her cycling and her family: for pretty much everything.

Try 154 Vegetarian and Gluten-Free Recipes for Athletes!

The Feed Zone Cookbook recipe breakdown FZC

Together, The Feed Zone Cookbook and Feed Zone Portables offer cyclists, runners, and triathletes over 150 vegetarian and 150 gluten-free recipes.

A Feed Zone Approach to High-Carb, Low-Carb, Paleo, and Everything In Between

The Feed Zone Cookbook by Chef Biju Thomas and Dr. Allen Lim FZC

A Feed Zone reader Tony H. asked, “For the past few months, I’ve adopted a more low-carb approach. I don’t mean a ketogenic diet, but I am limiting my carbs...Are there recipes in your cookbooks that are targeted toward low-carb athletes?”

Chef Biju’s Fruitcake for Athletes

Chef Biju Thomas fruitcake for athletes FZC

I've always thought that fruitcake gets a bad rap. Most fruitcake recipes are complicated and include too many ingredients. Here's my take on a simple and more healthy version.

How to Eat and Drink During Winter Exercise

Dr. Allen Lim has written a thorough 1,800-word article on the importance of staying hydrated and fueled during exercise in cold weather. He discusses the physiology of the human body in the heat, to which we are well adapted, and the cold, to which our bodies have just a few mechanisms to stay warm and performing well.

How to Wrap a Round Portable Snack

Feed Zone Portables recipe Basic Baked Eggs by Chef Biju Thomas and Dr. Allen Lim FZP

In this new video from Skratch Labs, chef Biju Thomas demonstrates how to wrap a round portable snack like Basic Baked Eggs.

Real-Life Riding, Racing, and Eating in the Feed Zone

Jeremy Morgan Feed Zone

Jeremy Morgan is a mtb racer with the Twin Six team and the rider behind the blog RubberSideDown and he is living in the Feed Zone. See how he's using the Feed Zone cookbooks to improve his nutrition and riding.

Feed Zone Portables Recipe: Basic Baked Eggs

Feed Zone Portables recipe Basic Baked Eggs by Chef Biju Thomas and Dr. Allen Lim FZP

According to Dr. Allen Lim and chef Biju Thomas, eggs are the peloton's favorite source of protein. Why? It's as much about practicality as it is about taste. At home or on the road, eggs are affordable, easy to find, and simple to prepare in a variety of ways.

The Best Portable Snacks for Ultrarunners

Feed Zone Portables recipe Sticky Bites by Chef Biju Thomas and Dr. Allen Lim FZP

Do you know the #1 reason ultrarunners drop out of a race? It's gastro-intestinal issues. Try Feed Zone Portables, which make great portable fuel for ultramarathon.

How to Wrap Any Portable Snack

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In this video from Skratch Labs, Allen Lim demonstrates how his rice cake wrapping technique can wrap, well, pretty much any snack.

Weekend Grillin’: Fire Up Some Feed Zone Veggie Burgers!

Feed Zone Cookbook Veggie Burgers FZC

Feed Zone Cookbook reader Matthew S. asked us for more ways to make vegetarian burgers.

The Athlete’s Kitchen: How to Gear Up Your Feed Zone Kitchen for Better Eating

Feed Zone Portables by Chef Biju Thomas and Dr. Allen Lim

Create your own ultimate Feed Zone kitchen with Chef Biju Thomas' recommended shopping list for food and kitchen gear. Check out this Amazon List to help find the gear and appliances more easily.

The Feed Zone Cookbook E-book Is Now Available in More Countries

VeloPress has improved distribution of the e-book edition of The Feed Zone Cookbook to more countries. See the list.

How to Substitute for Eggs in the Feed Zone

Feed Zone Portables recipe Basic Baked Eggs by Chef Biju Thomas and Dr. Allen Lim FZP

The Feed Zone Cookbook uses eggs quite a bit, so this poses a problem for our now eggless friends. Fortunately, chef Biju knows how to substitute for pretty much anything.

How to Make and Wrap a TON of Rice Cakes

How to Wrap Many Rice Cakes FZP

In this video from Skratch Labs, Feed Zone Cookbook co-author and cycling coach Allen Lim demonstrates how to prepare a lot of paper foil at once to speed up wrapping all those portable snacks.

The Definitive Guide to Wrapping Rice Cakes

How to Wrap Rice Cakes FZP

Allen Lim presents a video guide to wrapping rice cakes.

How to Eat Healthy While Traveling: Make a Feed Zone Travel Kitchen

Julian Kyer made a travelling kitchen FZC

Pro cyclist Julian Kyer shares how he eats healthy while traveling using a mini "travel kitchen" he developed with Dr. Allen Lim.

Nut Allergies in the Feed Zone

"I've been playing around with some of the recipes especially for the portables, but I'm not sure what to substitute for nuts since I have a nut allergy. Instead of just skipping nuts from recipes, which really changes the amount of protein, I'd be interested to know what Biju recommends as substitutions."

Just Beet It: Why Beet Juice Is Good for Endurance Athletes

Feed Zone Cookbook Allen Lim beet juice

In this video Allen Lim talks about why beet juice is an essential part of our athletes daily nutrition and also briefly demonstrates how easy it is to use our Omega Juicer.

Why You Shouldn’t Drink All Your Calories

Allen Lim Eggs and Hydration FZP

Dr. Allen Lim performs a science experiment on eggs at Skratch Labs to demonstrate why athletes need to eat real food during exercise instead of drinking all their calories in the form of gels and high-calorie drink mixes.

How Long Will Portables Last in the Fridge and in Your Pocket?

How Long Will Portables Last FZP

Readers concerned about food safety have been sending in several versions of these two questions: How long will they last in the fridge or in my pocket? Can I freeze portables?

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?

Try 104 Vegetarian and Gluten-Free Recipes for Endurance Athletes

How many vegetarian and gluten-free recipes in The Feed Zone Cookbook? FZC

How many vegetarian and gluten-free recipes are in The Feed Zone Cookbook?

Reynolds Wrap Non-Stick Pan Lining Paper: Good for Portables?

A reader Patricia was kind enough to post a comment about a new product she's found useful for wrapping some of the portable recipes in The Feed Zone Cookbook: Reynolds Wrap non-stick Pan Lining Paper.

How to Make — and Wrap — Allen Lim’s Rice Cakes

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

VeloNews.com has posted the last of its cooking show video series Inside the Feed Zone.

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