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Protein Gingerbread

December 28th, 2016 (No Comments)

Looking to add some nutritional (yet delicious) options at your next holiday gathering this season? Give this Protein Gingerbread recipe a try. Made with Mike’s Mix Whey Protein and Flaxseed, this banana bread variation will add substance and great taste to any spread.   P.S. Also makes for a great recovery snack! Print Protein Gingerbread Protein Gingerbread […]

Energy Balls

December 1st, 2016 (No Comments)

  Getting sick of Gels and Sports Drinks? Add some variation to your workout fuel with these energy balls. Made with Melissa’s Mix Tangerine Dream, prepare these balls ahead of time and bring them on your next long run or ride. These balls are full of flavor, pack a whopping 200 energy ready calories a piece […]

Cycling: Heat and Nausea

July 19th, 2016 (1 Comment)

Hey Mike, When I do centuries and it soars up to around 90 degrees, I start to feel ill. Sometimes it’s nausea, and sometimes there’s that odd feeling like I’ve inhaled a little water. Knowing this happens, the last time I rode a century in such heat I sipped ice water during our lunch break. […]

PB & J Protein Smoothie

June 22nd, 2016 (No Comments)

A delicious alternative to the ordinary and routine PB & J Just like a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, this PB & J Protein Smoothie is quick and easy to make and can be consumed on the go. Make with fresh or frozen fruit or try it with different nut butters for variety.  Benefits of Nut […]

Peanut Butter Protein Balls

June 14th, 2016 (No Comments)

My 6 year old son, Sawyer, wouldn’t leave me alone while I made these delicious little bites of protein. He had spotted the chocolate chips long before I actually started mixing. Thankfully, this recipe is quick and easy to make and he didn’t have to wait long before his opportunity to taste test. This no […]

Flax Seed Info

June 2nd, 2016 (No Comments)

Curious as to what all the hype is on flax seed? Here is a brief read on the research touting it’s benefits. Flax Seed Research: Flax seed is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, digestible proteins, lignans, soluble fiber and is one of the richest sources of alpha-linolenic acid oil (ALA).  Omega-3 fatty acids, such as […]

Strawberry Rhubarb Smoothie

May 27th, 2016 (No Comments)

It’s rhubarb season in Wisconsin and my favorite food season by far. Rhubarb stalks are crisp and tart and although considered a vegetable, are commonly used as though it were fruit. Think tart pies, crisps and syrups paired with ice cream. Have I mentioned that I love rhubarb? Given my love of rhubarb, I was very […]

Cherry Limeade Protein Smoothie

May 16th, 2016 (No Comments)

This tart and tangy protein smoothie is full of zest to kick start your day A tasty way to vary your breakfast smoothie, courtesy of the minimalistbaker.com. It starts with loads of cherries and fresh lime juice for that mouth puckering cherry limeade flavor. Mike’s Mix Whey Protein adds a creamy texture that complements the cherries perfectly.  The combined flavors can […]

Peanut Butter Protein Smoothie

May 9th, 2016 (No Comments)

Peanut Butter Banana Protein Smoothie The words peanut butter, banana and smoothie immediately bring my mind to an indulgent treat and this is no exception. Parents and kids alike will love this treat that can be enjoyed for breakfast, lunch or a daytime snack.   Look to add variety to this by adding: A handful of […]

Cinnamon Vegan Protein Cookie

May 4th, 2016 (No Comments)

A Four Ingredient, Cinnamon Vegan Protein Cookie Recipe A simple and delicious recipe, courtesy of Purely Twins. With only four ingredients and 30 minutes time (prep and cook), this vegan protein cookie will be a treat to look forward to throughout the week. So easy, the kids can make it. Did I mention this recipe is also gluten […]

Carbohydrate Amounts in Sports Drinks

April 18th, 2016 (5 Comments)

Customized Carbohydrate amounts in Sports Drinks for Endurance Athletes during Exercise.   The following post is the first in a series that is intended for endurance athletes (runners, cyclists, triathletes, ultra-runners, etc) to provide the resources to make and customize sports drinks. How much carbohydrate to include in a sports drink customized for duration The […]

Pesticide Free Tapioca

April 11th, 2016 (1 Comment)

Q & A regarding Mike’s Mix Tapioca Maltodextrin and Tapioca Dextrose.   “I see that this product is not listed as organic, but the description says it has no pesticide residue… How does that work?”   Tapioca is typically produced with little to no pesticides as doing so is usually ineffective and hardly ever economic. […]

Tapioca Maltodextrin

April 4th, 2016 (2 Comments)

We searched a long time for the perfect maltodextrin and have unequivocally found it!   Make your own gels, sports, recovery, energy and pre-workout drinks with our pure Tapioca Maltodextrin. Maltodextrin was the very first ingredient we obtained when we started mixing sports and recovery drinks back in 2006. It is a pure, concentrated and easily […]

Iced Coffee Recovery Drink

March 28th, 2016 (No Comments)

Want a caffeine boost with your post-workout meal? Use any chocolate or vanilla Mike’s Mix recovery drink in the following easy recipe and get all the protein and carbohydrate to assure you are recovered for your next workout while enjoying the delicious, ice-cold energy boosting taste of an iced Mocha.     Don’t care for chocolate? […]

Training Wisdom from a Competitive Cyclist

February 8th, 2016 (No Comments)

When it comes to understanding training and fueling the body there is no substitution for experience. A true master athlete is always a student; constantly experimenting and adjusting their workouts and nutrition to better their game. Tim Racette is a seasoned and much accomplished cyclist with a very mindful approach to his training and diet. I asked […]

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