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The Feed Zone Cookbook : Fast and Flavorful Food for Athletes - Biju Thomas

The Feed Zone Cookbook

Fast and Flavorful Food for Athletes

By: Biju Thomas, Allen Lim (As told to)

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Published: 1st November 2011
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The Feed Zone Cookbook offers 150 athlete-friendly recipes that are simple, delicious, and easy to prepare.

When Dr. Allen Lim left the lab to work with professional cyclists, he found a peloton weary of eating. For years the sport's elite athletes had been underperforming on bland fare and processed bars and gels. Science held few easy answers for nutrition in the real world, where hungry athletes must buy ingredients; make meals; and enjoy eating before, during, and after each workout, day after day.

So Lim set out to make eating delicious and practical. His journey began with his mom, took him inside the kitchens of the Tour de France, and delivered him to a dinner party where he met celebrated chef Biju Thomas.

Chef Biju and Dr. Lim vetted countless meals with the world's best endurance athletes in the most demanding test kitchens. In The Feed Zone Cookbook: Fast and Flavorful Food for Athletes, Thomas and Lim share their energy-packed, wholesome recipes to make meals easy to prepare, delicious to eat, and better for performance.

The Feed Zone Cookbook provides 150 delicious recipes that even the busiest athletes can prepare in less time than it takes to warm up for a workout. With simple recipes requiring just a handful of ingredients, Biju and Lim show how easy it is for athletes to prepare their own food, whether at home or on the go.

The Feed Zone Cookbook strikes the perfect balance between science and practice so that athletes will change the way they think about food, replacing highly processed food substitutes with real, nourishing foods that will satisfy every athlete's cravings.

The Feed Zone Cookbook includes

  • 150 delicious recipes illustrated with full-color photographs
  • Allen Lim's take on the science and practice of food
  • Portable whole foods, including Lim's famous rice cakes and more
  • Dozens of quick-prep meals for before and after workouts
  • Shortcuts, substitutions, and techniques to save time in the kitchen
  • Over 100 gluten-free and vegetarian alternatives to favorite dishes

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      ""The Feed Zone Cookbook" features unique, simple recipes for quick meals that will help fuel your workouts and speed recovery." -- "Men's Journal" "The beauty of "The Feed Zone Cookbook" is that it is practical and based on real-life experience--not just theory...Let "The Feed Zone"" Cookbook" help you find your way into the kitchen with enthusiasm." -- Active.com "["The Feed Zone Cookbook" is] packed with recipes that will not only offer healthy alternatives, but actually taste good as well." -- NBCSports.com "The chapter on homemade energy bars, which are made from rice and eggs and other savories, is probably the single most unique feature. However, there's also tons of straightforward meal recipes (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) that are both quick and easy to prepare." -- "Outside" magazine "The foods described are intentionally simple to prepare, impressively flavorful, easy to digest...Just honest to goodness recipes made with real food." -- BikeRadar ""The Feed Zone Cookbook "is allowing us to have our cake and eat it too...Packed with tasty recipes." -- "Paved" magazine ""The Feed Zone Cookbook" is the ultimate guide for triathletes who want to support their training with delicious, wholesome food." -- "Triathlete" magazine "Dr. Lim's experience is just the kind of thing us serious athletes look for in a cookbook author....For the athlete on your list who trains hard and appreciates fresh, wholesome food and creative fusions of flavors, "The Feed Zone Cookbook" won't disappoint." -- "LAVA" magazine "[A cookbook] geared towards athletes that actually has recipes that make you excited to hit the kitchen...Creative, beautiful, and inspiring...straightforward, yummy, and yes, actually good for us athletes." -- "3/GO "magazine "Biju and Allen actually got me into the kitchen, cooking these recipes." -- Levi Leipheimer, professional cyclist for Omega Pharma-Quickstep, from his foreword to "The Feed Zone Cookbook" "Biju makes cooking high-quality, nourishing food

      ISBN: 9781934030769
      ISBN-10: 1934030767
      Series: Feed Zone
      Audience: General
      Format: Hardcover
      Language: English
      Number Of Pages: 320
      Published: 1st November 2011
      Dimensions (cm): 21.2 x 17.7  x 2.9
      Weight (kg): 0.92