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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 as post-workout snack. Packed with natural sugars and healthy fats, it tastes just as delicious as it looks. This crumble is gluten and dairy free, and a great option for athletes …

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 roast chicken, or freshly cooked diced meat. The pesto can be pre-made and stored in the fridge for about a week, so it’s ready to add on the spot. If …

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 with fatty acids, antioxidants and vitamins that will promote a healthy glow on the inside and out. Not only is this combination of ingredients designed to feed your skin, it will also provide you …

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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 can help to reduce neuromuscular fatigue and drop perceived effort. This recipe is refined sugar free and easy to whip up – no baking required! Why fresh ginger? We love …

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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 cooking books, ride fuel just tastes better when it’s homemade. Here’s a recipe from their newest book, Feed Zone Table: an indulgent mac ‘n’ cheese recipe to please the whole …

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Ella Eats: Ginger anti-inflammatory tonic

Not only has chronic inflammation been linked to illnesses and disease — such as cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes, arthritis, and autoimmune conditions — it’s also an important consideration for cyclists, especially those who spend long hours in the saddle. They often expose themselves to higher training loads, early mornings and place increased physiological demands on …

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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 main ingredient to flour, like bananas, pumpkin, flax seeds, protein powder, etc. I like experimenting with these from time to time, and here’s my latest creation, which happens to be Whole30 approved.  Savoury Sweet Potato Cakes …

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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 cooking books, homemade ride fuel has never tasted so good. Their latest cookbook, however, focuses as much on good people as it does on good food. “Enjoying meals with …

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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’ leader and world champion Lizzie Armitstead’s main competitor in the WWT rankings is her own teammate Chantal Blaak. While Wiggle High5’s Emma Johansson came close to taking a win away from Boels-Dolmans this past weekend, all other …

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 the definition of a pancake. It’s basically become a crepe vs. pancake debate.  Lauren has a pancake Sunday tradition with the Dutch relatives she lives with in Holland. Me being a massive …

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