What do you eat before Training? Real Food For Fuel

A triathlete can (hopefully) only stomach so many bars, gels and tabs. I try to reserve most my intake of those necessities for racing and long training sessions. I prefer real foods and often field the question of “what do you eat before training?”

The short answer is It depends. […]

By |October 27th, 2016|Exercise, Snacks|0 Comments

My Good Friend Jared’s Granola

Jared used to surprise me with his terrific version of granola at my house in Richmond, Vermont. With the addition of fruit and almond milk, it is a great healthy meal.

By |March 6th, 2016|Recipes, Snacks|0 Comments

Banana, Flax and Chocolate Chip Muffins

Serves 1 Dozan

Banana, Flax and Chocolate Chip Muffins

25 minPrep Time

25 minCook Time

50 minTotal Time

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  • 3 Large Eggs
  • 1/2 Cup Maple syrup (Grade B)
  • 2 1/2 Cup Mashed bananas (about 3 large bananas)
  • 2/3 Cup Non-Dairy Milk)
  • 1 Tablespoon Apple Cider Vinegar (you can substitute Lemon Juice or White Vinegar)
  • 2 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Cups (Plus 1Tbsp) Gluten Free Flour
  • 1 Tablespoon (plus 1 tsp) Baking powder
  • 1/4 Cup Ground Flax Seeds or Whole Chia Seeds
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking soda
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Cup Non-Dairy Chocolate or Carob Chips


  1. Preheat Oven to 350 degrees
  2. In large Bowl, whisk eggs and and combine the rest of the "wet" ingredients
  3. In a small to medium bowl, combine all dry ingredients except for the chocolate chips and 1 Tbsp of Flour
  4. In a small bowl, combine Chocolate Chips and 1 Tbsp Flour
  5. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix just until incorporated. Do not overmix.
  6. Add chocolate chip/flour mixture
  7. Divide mixture into 12 large muffin compartments. Bake for 25 minutes, or until golden on top and toothpick come out clean when inserted into muffin
Cuisine: American |

By |March 4th, 2016|Breakfast, Muffins, Recipes, Snacks|0 Comments