Sunday, December 15, 2013

Trail Runner Recipe: by Michael James

The following recipe originally appeared in the December 2013 issue of ATRA Trail Times email newsletter:



Ingredients:
3 c. organicgirl Super Greens
¼ c. finely shredded coconut
½ tsp. cinnamon
¼ c. soaked quinoa
½ c. roasted and salted sunflower seeds
½ c. dated (pitted)
¼ c. lemon zest

Mix all ingredients until finely chopped. Take 1 tbsp. of ingredients and roll it into a ball in the palm of your hand. Set in the refrigerator for one hour. Sprinkle with sugar to taste. Makes 9 – 12 energy bites.

Each bite contains 48 calories and the following:
4 2 g of fat
4 1 g of saturated fat
41 g of polyunsaturated fat
4 0 g of cholesterol
4 54 mg of sodium
4 69 mg of potassium
4 6 g carbohydrates
4 1 gram of protein
4 3% iron
1% calcium
4 10% Vitamin A
4 6% Vitamin C
4 39% Vitamin K
4 2% folate
4 1% magnesium
4 2 % manganese


Michael James recently turned 40, and is sharing healthy eating and a love for trail running — especially ultra running — with ATRA.