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.
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.
Why is Chicken Fried Rice an ideal meal for after your next workout? It’s a quick and easy recipe to make. It’s savory and salty, which means it will taste heavenly after a hard workout. And it’s got an ideal mix of fast uptake carbs, proteins, and fats to refuel your body quickly for tomorrow.
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 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?”
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But what to do after you cross the finish line? Clean up and fuel up are tops on the list, not necessarily in that order. Indeed, even though most amateur cyclocross races last only 45 minutes, your body still needs food for recovery, and it needs it quickly.
It’s 8 a.m. on a Saturday morning. Three hours from now you’ll be lining up at the start of a cyclocross race, readying for 45 minutes of full-throttle action. What does your body need for this mammoth, heart-pounding effort?
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.
Let’s face it: cooking for Thanksgiving can be a little stressful, especially when the in-laws are coming over. This weekend, tune-up your Thanksgiving dinner procedure with a dress rehearsal from The Feed Zone Cookbook!
Using a juicer improves the nutrient density of athletes’ diets by significantly increasing the quantity of fruits and vegetables they can handle without the worry of an unbearable amount of fiber load in their GI tract. Try this Beet Juice recipe!
At Interbike last week, one of the VeloPress staff paid a visit to the Skratch Labs booth where Feed Zone Cookbook author Allen Lim was chatting with a bike shop retailer. He stood behind Allen, waiting to say hi, while the retailer thanked Allen for the book saying, “Your book changed my life! People ask me what I’ve done differently this year to make such a big difference in my racing, and I tell them I bought a cookbook!”
Who’s the fastest rice cake wrapper in Boulder? Watch this showdown between author Allen Lim and Dish Gourmet’s Carlos.
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.
Allen Lim presents a video guide to wrapping rice cakes.
Pro cyclist Julian Kyer shares how he eats healthy while traveling using a mini “travel kitchen” he developed with Dr. Allen Lim.
“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.”