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Ella Eats: date-licious snacks

The more you ride, the more food-conscious (read: obsessed) one becomes. This makes complete sense because you’re burning a lot of fuel, ...

Ella Eats: Three treats minus a serving of guilt

Are you still feeling a little sluggish after the silly season? Did that New Year's healthy eating resolve never really stick or has it y...

Ella Eats: Breakfast crumble

This breakfast crumble is the perfect alternative to a big cooked breakfast, and is light enough to fuel your early morning ride or enjoy...

Ella Eats: Chicken and pesto with zoodles

This is one of our favourite mid-week lunches or dinners that is perfect when you’re running short on time. It can be made with leftover ...

Ella Eats: Skin food pre-ride smoothie

This green smoothie is a creamy, delicious ‘skin food.’ With avocado, peppermint and coconut oil on the ingredients list, it’s jam-packed...

Ella Eats: Chewy mocha bike balls

Tuck a couple of these into your riding jersey and benefit from the high quality fats and carbohydrates, as well as the added coffee that...

Ella Eats: Mac 'n' cheese bolognese

At Ella, we are big fans of anything chef Biju Thomas and Dr. Allen Lim cook up. From Skratch Labs to rice cake portables to their cookin...

Ella Eats: Ginger anti-inflammatory tonic

Not only has chronic inflammation been linked to illnesses and disease — such as cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes, arthritis, an...

Fuel up on these sweet potato cakes

I love pancakes. Actually, that’s not true. I love healthcakes. Basically anything that resembles a pancake but that has an alternate mai...

Ella Eats: Salmon Steak Sandwiches

At Ella, we are big fans of anything chef Biju Thomas and Dr. Allen Lim cook up. From Skratch Labs to rice cake portables to their cookin...

Boels-Dolmans' recipe for success

The Boels-Dolmans team seems untouchable this season. They have won every event in the UCI Women's WorldTour (WWT), and the series' leade...

Loren Rowney and Gracie Elvin's #CrepeMonday inauguration

Since about 2012, I have had an ongoing battle with my friend and fellow “Dutchie” (Yes, I hold a Dutch passport), Lauren Kitchen, about ...

Ella Eats: Loren Rowney's favourite pre, during and post-ride recipes

The thing I most look forward to in the day is breakfast. I’m thinking about breakfast when I go to bed at night. I just live for it! My ...

Ella Eats: Bumper Banana Bread

Banana bread these days is more like a cake - it's loaded with margarine, refined sugar and 'fillers'. This recipe is the most popular re...

Ella Eats: Carmen Small's three favourite recovery recipes

A former US national time trial champion, UCI world champion bronze medalist and two-time team time trial world champion, Cervélo-Bigla's...

Roaring red smoothie

Please give a warm Ella welcome to Meg Gillmer. Better known as The Wholesome Athlete, Meg is a Sydney-based cyclist and passionate foodi...

The Training Foodie's peanut butter oat slice

Brittany Lindores is an Australian competitive cyclist who, following a bike crash in 2010, was diagnosed with chronic fatigue and a glut...

Carbo load with Valentina Scandolara’s pumpkin ravioli

Pro cyclist Valentina Scandolara may have been riding for the Australian Orica-AIS team for the past few years but she is all Italian. He...

Skip the gels with DIY sports nutrition

When you’re heading out for a ride it's easy to grab a couple of bars or gels and shove them in your jersey pockets. They’re convenient a...

Ride fuel: Loren’s banana pancakes

During the season I am very much a creature of habit, and I am all about routine. I’ve always been the porridge-for-breakfast kind of gir...

Training and nutrition for the post-menopausal athlete

When we ran Dr. Sims' first article, "Women are not small men: How gender dictates nutritional needs during training and recovery," the c...