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Marathoners, Endurance Athletes, Triathlete recipes
Last Updated : Apr 22,2019
Healthy recipes for Marathorners, Athletes, Triathletes
Runners, Triathletes or any endurance athletes require to eat correctly and i would say that all the recipes here are good for even a non athlete. The basics here are that most of these recipes are high in good fat, medium protein levels and low in carbs. All the ingredients used in the recipes are fabulous to maintain a long term healthy life style. Eg you will see the use of coconut milk, full fat yogurt, feta cheese, almond milk etc. For salads try Chick Pea, Mushroom and Barley Salad with Balsamic Dressing. For dips try Avocado and Feta Mash. For smoothies try Papaya and Green Apple Smoothie.
Athletes require energy and that is derived from good fats like full fat yogurt, almond butter, coconut oil etc. Good fat keeps you fuller for longer and helps you have the correct fat stores to tap into whether you are exercising for 1 hour or doing an ironman race which can take upto 17 hours.
For soups try Nourishing Barley Soup. For healthy vegetables try Paneer Capsicum Stir-fry
06 Oct 19
Barley Khichdi by Tarla Dalal
Ever thought of making a khichdi with barley? Try it once, and you will want to keep repeating this masterpiece in your kitchen. Made of barley and a horde of veggies, this tasty dish is colourful and attractive.
An exotic combination of veggies gives it a nice juicy crunch, while everyday ing ....
Papaya Pear and Yoghurt Smoothie by Tarla Dalal
A mellow combination of fruits makes this a pleasant and soothing smoothie that will rejuvenate you on even the worst of days.
Both pear and papaya are easily available fruits, so you can make this any time. Curd gives the smoothie a nice tang, while papaya gives it a vibrant colour and volume. ....
Guacamole, Apple and Bean Salad, Diabetic Friendly by Tarla Dalal
Packed with flavour and good health, this exotic salad features apples and cooked kidney beans dressed in a creamy guacamole dressing.
Chopped tomatoes come together with ripe avocadoes to give this guacamole dressing an extraordinary flavour and mouth-feel. To get the classic effect, make sure ....
Energy Chia Seed Drink with Lime and Honey, For Endurance Athletes by Tarla Dalal
There is no debating that Chia seeds are good for your health. A treasure trove of omega-3 fatty acids, which is hard for vegetarians to come by, these tiny seeds are also loaded with fibre and protein.
It is interesting to note that this easily digestible little seed has antioxidants (ALA), w ....
Baked Buckwheat Puri, Low Salt Recipe by Tarla Dalal
Who doesn’t like puris? It is a hard blow to puri–lovers when doctors tell them to go on a diet that omits deep-fried foods.
Here is an awesome Baked Buckwheat Puri, which lets you have fun hand-in-hand with a cartload of health benefits too. We have used buckwheat to make this healthy snack as ....
Oats and Mixed Nuts Ladoo ( Healthy Laddu) by Tarla Dalal
A treat for the sweet tooth, the Oats and Mixed Nuts Ladoo is made with a nutritious combination of oats, jaggery and nuts.
You will love the intense flavour of jaggery, the mealy mouth-feel of powdered oats and the interludes of crunchy nuts.
This delicious tit-bit also scores a 10/10 o ....
Malai Paneer Dill Balls, Cold Starter by Tarla Dalal
What a delightful snack to behold – and to bite into! The Malai Paneer Dill Balls is a dainty cold starter, made by coating succulent balls of paneer with finely chopped dill leaves.
The melt-in-the-mouth texture of malai paneer together with the irresistible taste of dill leaves, which is absor ....
Grilled Broccoli Recipe by Tarla Dalal
This is surely one of the yummiest ways to enjoy fresh and crisp broccoli! Marinated with lemon juice and black pepper, and then grilled to perfection, the Grilled Broccoli has a nice texture and fabulous flavour, with spicy and tangy tones.
This delicious treat is also equally healthy, being ri ....
Healthy Guava Drink, For Athletes and Weight Loss by Tarla Dalal
Guava is a natural laxative as it is high in fibre and can help you if you're having digestive problems like constipation. This unusual concoction is a powerhouse of Vitamin C and fibre.
Have it with your afternoon snack to complement a chatpata dish like
Flax Seeds with Curd and Honey, Good For Weight Loss and Fitness by Tarla Dalal
Many of us are aware of the health benefits of flax seeds, but are at a loss how to include it in our diet. This wonder seed is a treasure trove of omega-3 fatty acids, which help stabilise cell walls and reduce inflammation. Flax also has a unique blend of soluble fibre that binds with food to opti ....
24 May 19
Nourishing Barley Soup by Tarla Dalal
Barley is a cereal that is not usually used in everyday cooking. It is however a great source of protein, iron and fibre and tastes good too, if cooked with flavourful ingredients as I have done in this broth. The combination of masoor dal along with barley i.e. a pulse with a cereal makes this soup ....
24 Jul 19
Hummus, Lebanese Dip by Tarla Dalal
Hummus, the famous traditional Lebanese
spread, has a creamy chickpea texture. It tastes fantastic when served as apart of a mezze platter with Pita Bread
or ve ....
Warm Honey Lemon Water with Turmeric, Anti Inflamatory and Good for Cold by Tarla Dalal
Warm Honey Lemon Water with Turmeric is a simple detox solution that can be consumed everyday, first thing in the morning. We all know that lemon juice and turmeric have amazing health benefits – and this easy recipe brings both together.
Turmeric powder (haldi), which is found in everyone’s mas ....
Spinach and Mint Juice ( Healthy Juice) by Tarla Dalal
Here is a cool and healthy cleanser to start your day with. The lemon in this dark green juice helps to retain the colour and enhance the absorption of iron in it.
The greens and the jal jeera powder together are ideal for stimulating the digestive system and replacing the lost minerals. Digest ....
11 Jul 19
Pre-workout Smoothie For Runners and Triathletes by Tarla Dalal
An apt combination of ingredients makes this a wonderful Pre-Workout Smoothie for Runners and Triathletes. Make sure you have it two hours before you train to benefit from the ideal proportions of carbohydrates and proteins. While eggs give you ample protein, the carrots and spinach give an antioxid ....
05 Oct 19
Mini Jowar Pancakes by Tarla Dalal
Pancakes can be made from a variety of different flours. Add cucumber, onions, curds and green chillies to otherwise bland jowar flour to create soft and tasty pancakes. Pair them with fresh green chutney for a great breakfast!
06 Jul 19
Sprouted Moong Salad by Tarla Dalal
A refreshing salad, which can even be enjoyed as a mid-day snack on a sweltering hot day when you don’t feel like eating anything spicy or oily but want something tangy, tasty and sumptuous. Here, sprouted and cooked moong is mixed with varied fresh ingredients like tomatoes, coriander, cabbage, etc ....
Zucchini, Bell Pepper and Sprouted Moong Salad by Tarla Dalal
This is one of the most fabulous ways to consume sprouted moong. Teamed up with Vitamin C rich colourful capsicums, juicy zucchini and yummy apples, the fibre rich sprouts turn into a terrific treat for your taste buds.
Apple adds a nice fruity note to the Zucchini and Bell Pepper Sprouted Moo ....
Blackberry Banana Smoothie Recipe, Antioxidant Rich by Tarla Dalal
A lusciously creamy smoothie featuring an attractive blend of blackberries, banana and curd laced with honey, this is an awesome way to harness the benefits of blackberries for your well-being.
It has a fancy colour, fruity aroma and fabulous taste, which make it a favourite with everyone. You c ....
27 Jun 19
21 Jun 19
Papaya and Green Apple Smoothie by Tarla Dalal
The delightful flavour and amazing texture of this smoothie will surely be noticed by you! An amazing blend of fruits, curds and vanilla essence makes this a real heart throb. In fact, once you taste it, this Papaya and Green Apple Smoothie will win hands down over any junky snack you might consider ....
Homemade Peanut Butter, for Weight Loss and Athletes by Tarla Dalal
Deliciously luscious peanut butter made at home with unsalted peanuts is a great source of monounsaturated healthy fats. Yes, that means it is actually good for you! Peanut butter is also a good source of protein. Coconut oil, added to the peanut butter to get a nice nutty taste, gives you healthy f ....
Bajra and Cauliflower Roti by Tarla Dalal
Don't settle for bland bajra rotis! Feast on these delicious Bajra and Cauliflower Rotis instead. The grated garlic and spring onions really rev up the flavour of these rotis.
Ensure that you roll the rotis immediately once the dough is kneaded; else it may turn soft and pose a problem while rol ....
Jowar Bajra Garlic Roti by Tarla Dalal
These taste really good when served piping hot with ghee. . . The tinge of garlic gives a nice twist to these bland rotis. . . Very easy to make and definitely worth a try!
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