Another cheap and easy recipe. Maybe not the most nutritious, but gives you fuel to burn out on the trail and will score you many points at your LBS.
1 c. sugar
1 c. corn syrup
1 1/2 c. peanut butter
5 c. Special K cereal
1 c. chocolate chips
Combine sugar and corn syrup in a saucepan, bring to a boil. Add peanut butter and cereal. Press in a 9”x13” pan. Melt chips and spread over bars.
This recipe is great. Very simple, obviously add other ingredients desired, and cheap! Another go to recipe for the cycling diet. Full of carbs and fiber to promote muscle tissue repair.
1lb ground beef
(2) 15oz. cans kidney beans
(2) 15oz. can tomato sauce
(2) Packets chili seasoning mix
1 package spaghetti
Start boiling the noodles. While those are cooking brown the ground beef. Add the tomato sauce, kidney beans, and chili mix. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes. About the time that finishes noodles should be done. Pour chili over noodles and top with shredded cheese.
Chicken cutie couscous…Go to recipe. The ingredients are not all that expensive and last for several batches. Substitute cuties for canned mandarin oranges when the former is not in season.
1 (10-ounce) package plain couscous
3 fresh mandarins, peeled and separated into segments
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/4 cup pistachios, coarsely chopped
1 bunch green onions, sliced, including some green top (about 1/2 cup total), divided
12 ounces frozen grilled chicken strips, heated according to package directions
Curry Vinaigrette (recipe below)
1. Prepare couscous according to package directions, and transfer to a large bowl. Stir mandarin segments, cranberries, nuts and half of the green onions into couscous. Add half of the vinaigrette and toss well.
2. Arrange couscous on a large serving platter and top with chicken. Drizzle evenly with remaining vinaigrette and garnish with the remaining green onions. Serve immediately.
Curry Vinaigrette: In a small bowl, whisk together 1/4 cup mandarin juice or white wine vinegar, 1 teaspoon curry powder, 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon cayenne, 1 teaspoon honey and 1/3 cup canola or other vegetable oil.