Working on an upcoming marathon for the Fall or Winter? The recipe below comes straight out a vegetarian site that has all the required elements needed for a good and healthy run.
The curry lentils and spinach recipe below was found on the Earth 911 site and is geared toward athletes or anyone looking for a boost in nutrition.
Curry Lentils and Spinach Recipe
What you need:
1 cup raw lentils
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
8 to 10 ounces fresh spinach leaves, stemmed, washed and chopped
16 ounce can diced tomatoes, with liquid
2 teaspoons curry powder
2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger
¼ each of cinnamon and nutmeg
Hot cooked grains (like quinoa or brown rice)
How to make it:
Wash and sort the lentils and cook until tender. Heat the oil in a large skillet. Add the garlic and sauté over medium-low heat for about a minute. Add the spinach leaves, cover, and steam until they are wilted. Add the lentils and all the remaining ingredients, except cooked grains, to the skillet and simmer over low heat for 20 minutes. Pour the curry mixture over your grains, and enjoy the protein-rich goodness.
via Earth 911