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Vegetarian Recipes for Athletes

Vegetarian Recipes for Athletes
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12 Top Vegan Iron Sources If you are a vegan, what is the first argument you hear from meat-eating advocates? Well the sarcastic ones might say something about plants having feelings too, but the most popular rebuttal usually has something to do with iron. And yes iron is an essential mineral because it contributes to the production of blood cells. Easy Chickpea Curry with Coconut Rice Let’s get out of our comfort zone. If you know me, and for all intents and purposes, I do exploit my life on the internet so you essentially DO know me… then you know this is so out of my comfort zone. Not necessarily eating it. I mean, I eat everything. Okay.

Make Your Own Homemade Energy Gel Homebrew Power Goop 7 and 1/3 tablespoons of honey 3/4 teaspoons of blackstrap molasses 1/10 teaspoons (just shy of 1/8 tsp) of table salt Be sure to mix everything together well. It should make enough to fill a five-serving GU flask. This recipe works nicely. You may see some bubbles on the surface, but that is just a natural occurrence of the molasses.

Paleo Bread - Healthy Gluten Free Bread Recipe This gluten free bread is easy to make, tastes great, and is full of nutrient dense ingredients. Gluten free isn’t necessarily healthy, especially when it comes to bread. Here’s a gluten free bread recipe, made of high protein ingredients that won’t leave you dragging. I’m loving every slice that comes from this new Paleo diet friendly bread recipe. Iron: Dark Chocolate Contains More than Beef? According to the website,, a one ounce serving of dark chocolate contains 19 percent of the US RDA for iron. Yet an ounce of beef sirloin only contains 3 percent. Is dark chocolate really that high in iron? Why hasn’t anyone told me this?

Crispy Baked Peanut Tofu One bite in and I knew I hit the jackpot with this one. If you’ve been in search of the perfect crispy, baked tofu recipe, this is the one for you! I’m so excited to share this with you guys I can hardly stand it. Let’s do this! For starters, this dish is served over cauliflower “rice” instead of regular rice because 1) Cruciferous veg for the win, and 2) You can eat an ENTIRE head of cauliflower instead of 1/2 cup of rice and STILL only consume a fraction of the calories and carbohydrates, so why not?!

22 Ways To Get Your Vegan Snack Attack On It must be snacking season because I’ve had a lot of emails lately asking for some healthy vegan snack ideas and I thought it was a great idea for a post. Many of the recipes below are also some of the most popular snack recipes of 2011, so I will also add this post to my Top Recipes of 2011 page for easy reference. Ready to get your vegan snack attack on? 1. Homemade Energy Gels My various recipes and attempts at creating home made energy gels.1st May 2009.Jim Ley, Jibbering.compart of Sports. Energy Gels Energy Gels are available from many suppliers, such as SiS, Gu, Powerbar, or my favourite Hammer. Urban Simplicity: Ezekiel interpretation I've posted recipes for this bread--or variations of it--in the past on numerous occasions, but the two most popular are here and here. Those two posts, in fact, draw the largest amount of visitors to this blog everyday (through search engines, I imagine). Yup, I can carry things on my bike until I'm blue in the face, and talk about quotes and all things spiritual...but the topic that gets the most hits are my recipes for Ezekiel Bread. This post is a little different in that I made the bread at home (opposed to at work in a commercial kitchen), and I did not use any refined (white) flour; just whole wheat. And for that reason the recipe is slightly different than the others (a printable recipe follows the pictures).

Iron: How Much is Enough Q: How can I tell if I’m getting enough iron? A: That’s an important question. Iron is a key part of hemoglobin, a protein your red blood cells use to carry oxygen from your lungs to the rest of your body. If you’re low in iron, you may feel weak and run-down because your body isn’t getting enough oxygen. Many of us grew up with the idea that red meat is high in iron—and it is. But it’s also high in cholesterol, animal fat, and other undesirables. Creamy Avocado ‘Carbonara’ Cashew cream? Boring. Soy cream? You’re kidding! Energy Gel Recipe Have you ever built a huge camp fire while you’re out camping with friends or family and stepped back with an admiring look on your face and exclaimed “Now that’s a fire”? Or upon building what you deem is the world’s best sandwich you say out loud for all to envy “That’s what I call a sandwich”. Why are we so proud of ourselves when we build, create, develop, or even destroy something? I believe it’s because we did it with our own hands.

Urban Simplicity: Ezekiel Bread Hello. Likely you have found your way to this recipe via a link or a search engine. Thank you; I'm glad you're here. Vegetarian Society - Factsheet - Iron In this fact sheet: Structure and function, Iron absorption, Sources of iron, Dietary requirements for iron Maintaining healthy iron levels is an important aspect of a vegetarian diet. Lack of iron is one of the commonest concerns people have in connection with vegetarian food and health. Iron, however, is present in a wide variety of vegetarian foods and, in fact, even the meat eating population relies far more on these foods for their main iron intake. Structure and function Iron is required by the body mainly for the production of haemoglobin, the substance that carries oxygen in the blood and the maintenance of the muscle protein myoglobin.

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