From world-class marathoner and 4-time Olympian Shalane Flanagan and chef Elyse Kopecky comes a whole foods, flavor-forward cookbook that proves food can be indulgent and nourishing at the same time. Finally here's a cookbook for runners that shows fat is essential for flavor and performance and that counting calories, obsessing over protein, and restrictive dieting does more harm than good.
Packed with more than 100 recipes for every part of your day, attention-grabbing nutritional wisdom and inspiring stories from two fitness-crazed women that became fast friends 15 years ago, Run Fast Eat Slow has all the bases covered. Fitness-minded readers will find no shortage of delicious meals, satisfying snacks, thirst-quenching drinks, and wholesome treats. Fan favorites include Can't Beet Me Smoothie, Arugula Cashew Pesto, High-Altitude Bison Meatballs, Superhero Muffins, Kale Radicchio Salad with Farro, and Double Chocolate Teff Cookies.
Delicious, energy-packed recipes from a world-class Olympic marathoner and a whole-foods chef.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Eat Slow to Run Fast
Chapter 2: Our Pantry
Chapter 3: Thirst Quenchers
Chapter 4: Morning Fuel
Chapter 5: Snacks and Appetizers
Chapter 6: Salads
Chapter 7: Soups
Chapter 8: Nourishing Mains
Chapter 9: Sides
Chapter 10: Sauces and Dressings
Chapter 11: Wholesome Treats
Chapter 12: Runner's Remedies
About the Author
Shalane Flanagan is an Olympic medalist, four-time Olympian, American Record holder, and world-class marathoner. She is a sponsored Nike athlete who typically runs 100-plus miles a week. Focusing on fueling for health and performance through a nutrient-dense diet is an integral part of her training regimen. Flanagan is very passionate about the importance of healthy eating and has been featured in numerous Running magazines.
Elyse Kopecky is a chef and author who studied at the Natural Gourmet Institute for Health and Culinary Arts. Kopecky discovered that by incorporating more fats into her diet, shoe was stronger, healthier, and happier than ever before. She first met Shalane at the University of Carolina while running cross country.