More than 100 delicious, nourishing, and mostly plant-based recipes for peak athletic performance, from the triathlete and nutrition coach behind the popular Running on Veggies blog
After finishing treatment for stage III Hodgkin's lymphoma at the age of fifteen, Lottie Bildirici fell in love with running and completely transformed her lifestyle with a mindful approach to eating and exercise. As an Adidas nutrition coach, she has led teams around the globe to healthier mindsets by leveraging their diets for enhanced performance. In her first book, she shares these recipes and tips to help fellow athletes eat well, feel well, and live life to its fullest potential.
Running on Veggies contains more than one hundred mostly plant-based, dairy-free, meat-free (with five pescatarian) recipes to maximize workouts and enhance nutrition to perform at peak levels. Indulgent recipes that leave you feeling satisfied and energized include Almond Berry Overnight Oats, Energized Mocha Crunch Smoothie, Thai Crunch Salad, Pesto Farro Risotto with Sugar Snap Peas and Asparagus, Date Bites, and many more.
In addition to Bildirici's recipes, Running on Veggies also features recipes contributed by world-class athletes including Kara Goucher, Colleen Quigley, Emma Coburn, and many more. With pre-run and recovery recipes, a two-week peak performance plan, and supplemental sidebars throughout, it's designed to be inclusive of all levels of athletic performance, from novice to expert.
Running on Veggies is the guide athletes and the rest of us need to fuel up and kickstart a lifetime of healthy habits, one delicious meal at a time.
About the Author
Lottie Bildirici is an athlete, blogger, recipe developer, and Adidas nutrition coach. Certified by The Institute for Integrative Nutrition, she is a professional Holistic Health Coach. Her website and blog, Running on Veggies, reaches hundreds of thousands of followers every day, sharing delicious recipes and tips for what and how to eat to reach peak physical performance. She is known for teaching athletes how to leverage their diets to enhance their training, working with such organizations as Rapha and Enve, as well as running groups like Adidas Running, Nike Run Club, and more.
“Adidas nutrition coach Bildirici shows readers how to put their best foot forward in the kitchen and beyond in this vibrant debut collection of plant-forward recipes.”—Publishers Weekly