Crunchy Quinoa Flour Bread

November 17th, 2017 (No Comments)

Quinoa Flour Bread Using quinoa flour, ground flax seeds and chia seeds, this recipe comes together as a crunchy treat. I made it as a vegan bread, however, you can easily substitute the flax egg and coconut milk for eggs and dairy milk. This bread works well for breakfast or a side at dinner.   If […]

Sweet Potato Muffin with Flax Egg

November 8th, 2017 (No Comments)

Sweet Potato Muffin Don’t be scared by the idea of sweet potato in a muffin. This recipes is sweet enough to be dessert but nutritious and filling enough to be a meal. I recommend using a blender to combine the ingredients, however, I did not have one available and used my immersion mixer. It was […]

Chewy (Vegan) Protein Granola Bars

November 2nd, 2017 (No Comments)

Vegan or Whey Protein? It’s your choice! Make as vegan (or not), this versatile granola bar recipe is delicious and protein packed either way. The combination of nut butter and added protein makes this granola bar a snack that will sustain and revive you. For this recipe, I used Mike’s Mix Vegan Protein and Mike’s Mix Honey Powder  […]

Gluten Free Banana Pancakes

October 18th, 2017 (No Comments)

A great, gluten free pancake recipe Quinoa flour, banana, eggs and cinnamon make up this delicious, gluten free pancake recipe. I was pleasantly surprised with how flavorful they were and didn’t feel the need to add any syrup. As such, these pancakes work great to make ahead and grab for breakfast or snack on the road.  Why […]

Nut Free Granola Bites

October 10th, 2017 (No Comments)

Nut Free Granola bar dilemma I love granola bars but am not really impressed with the options available for purchase. As a result, I’m always on the lookout for an easy and delicious granola bar recipe that will save me some money and I can feel good about eating. Additionally, with many schools adopting a […]

Pumpkin Pie Muffin Bites

October 3rd, 2017 (No Comments)

Who loves pumpkin pie? I love pumpkin pie and don’t need much of an excuse to eat something that is promised to taste just like it, which this recipe did. I’ll admit, my first bite was underwhelming. However, with each subsequent bite, I became more of a fan, especially when I embraced the idea that […]

Vegan Pumpkin Pie Muffin Bites

October 3rd, 2017 (1 Comment)

The best Vegan Protein Pumpkin Muffin? Have you ever tried chia seeds and water as an egg substitute? I hadn’t until this recipe. I was skeptical as I have tried chia recipes in the past with disastrous and unappetizing results. As a result, I wasn’t sure what to expect with the egg substitute. I felt […]

Real Food High-Protein Energy Bites

July 27th, 2017 (No Comments)

Mike’s Mix High Protein Breakfast Granola Bites These little protein bites, dense in whey and sustained energy, are a convenient way to assure you’ll have the real food you’ll need to keep you strong through your next adventure or workout. Straightforward to make and hard to screw up, you’ll have 24 bites of 100 calorie […]

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 (1 Comment)

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 […]

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