Recipes: Ideal Fuel For Half Marathon Training

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Eve Pearson, RD, specialist in sports dietetics, shares a sample nutrition plan to fuel for a week of half-marathon training. Below is her shopping list and two tasty recipes for stuffed peppers and oatmeal peanut butter balls.

Shopping List

Bell peppers (all colors)

Spinach

Mushrooms

Green peppers

Purple and white onions

Bananas

Hummus

Baby carrots

Tomato

Lettuce

Avocado

Rotisserie Chicken

Sweet potato

Various fruits: apples, oranges, mixed fruit salad, grapes

Kale or veggie chips premade

Plain oatmeal

Whole wheat pasta

Whole wheat English muffins and bread

Wild rice (long cooking or 90 second)

Corn tortillas

Granola

Boneless, skinless chicken breast or sirloin

Canadian bacon

Halibut or flounder

Skim or low fat milk – soy, cow’s, or almond (unflavored)

Eggs

Sliced cheese

Nonfat Greek yogurt

Butter

Shredded mozzarella cheese

Canned black beans (rinse thoroughly)

Salsa

Peanut butter

Canned tuna

Pizza sauce

Nuts

Dried fruit

Extra virgin olive oil

Nonstick spray

Ground flaxseed

Unsweetened shredded coconut

Cinnamon

Frozen berries

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