Chocolate Oat Energy Bites

Last night I set out to make my usual Chocolate Energy Bites to share at a talk I was giving to the Richmond Spirit Runners this morning… But as I’ve stated before, I’m terrible at following recipes (even my own haha), plus I really wanted oats in there (because they are a great carb source to help fuel before and re-fuel after …

Power Cookies (coconut flour version)

On Monday I wanted to make some treats to bring with me to a talk I was giving at LadySport that night… So instead of my usual chocolate energy bites, I chose to whip up a batch of Power Cookies. But because I’m terrible at following recipes (yes, even my own haha) AND going back to that huge bag of coconut …

Chocolate Energy Bites

  This recipe has been kicking around nearly as long as Eat 2 Run has been around – it’s one of the first recipes I created and began taking with me everywhere to all my talks and seminars! Somewhere in the transferring of information to my new website, the recipe got lost… And it really deserves to be up here …

Carrot Coconut Bread (Egg Salad Sandwich)

When presented a bag of coconut flour, I shoved it into the fridge, uncertain of how to use it. And there it sat… For months! I came across it the other day and figured why don’t I try using it?! And so this bread was created – a savoury bread that worked perfectly for open-faced egg salad sandwiches. For anyone wishing for a …

Mini Banana Muffins

I brought these mini banana muffins to the Eat 2 Run Faster workshop hosted by MEC earlier this week and announced to everyone there that the recipe was on my website for them, all good! Apparently I (totally inadvertently) lied. I searched for it myself yesterday and came up completely empty handed. Oops! Okay, so HERE is the recipe for the most …

Dark Chocolate Orange Date Rolls

Makes 12-15 large bites or 24-30 smaller bites (or rolls) Ingredients    1/2 cup fresh squeezed orange juice (I used 3 tangerines) 1 Tbsp of orange zest (I grated most sides of the tangerines) 1 cup (12-14) Natural Delights Medjool dates, pitted 2-3 Tbsp pure maple syrup 1 cup almonds 1 cup raw cacao powder additional cacao powder for rolling Directions …

Pumpkin Cookies

Yay autumn! Time to pull out all the pumpkin!! So yummy and so good for us – rich in vitamin A and potassium – the details can be found here in the post Powered by Pumpkin… I always look for canned pumpkin that is BPA-free… If you find the tetra-packed pumpkin, I’ve noticed it’s generally runnier, which can affect the overall consistency of batter …

Banana Bread

When I’m getting ready to carb-load for a race, there’s one thing I feel I just can’t do without: banana bread (or banana muffins – basically the same thing!). So as I’m preparing to carb-load for my upcoming Long Beach Marathon (which is now only 5 days away, eek), I’m in the kitchen prepping up a storm. Energy bars, muffins …

Chewy Granola Bars

These tasty bars have long been a staple snack in my household when the mileage is high – they help ensure we aren’t reaching for packaged, processed bars instead. And this week in particular, as I attempt to run 100 miles in one week (something I tried to do last year and failed), I need my fridge stocked with carb-loaded healthy snacks. I’m …

Zucchini Muffins

(Updated August 26, 2018 – originally posted August 23, 2015) These tasty muffins successfully fuelled the 40.5km / 25.2 miles that I ran on long run day yesterday… Needless to say they are a new favourite! I ate two of them with a cup of matcha before my first run of the day (which was 35 km / 22 miles); and one with …