Our family is not vegan. But every now and then we like to minimize the amount of animal products and animal proteins that we eat. In practice that means fruit salads in the morning, in many cases. Some of the times I want some savory option. By savory I don't mean a lot of salt. In fact eating too much salt problem with the modern diets. This recipe uses zero salt and the only … [Read more...] about Vegan oatmeal with avocado and tomatoes
Nico's Recipes for Athletes on the Go
These pages contain a few recipes made with simplicity and speed in mind, for athletes on the go, and to discuss fitness and nutritional ideas.
My other recipes are available at Laylita.com, where I blog about food and wine with my wife Layla. She is an amazing cook and photographer and likes to take time to take mouthwatering photos of the dishes we make.
Our kids get up early. Very early. Our oldest son, Alex, takes his school bus at 6:45am each weekday. This means Layla or I get up at 5:30am every other day with Alex, and we drive him to the bus stop. He takes a nap when he gets home, to catch up a bit on sleep. Marc, on the other hand, leaves at more normal hours. So, today I asked him what he wanted for breakfast. We had … [Read more...] about Pineapple and berry oatmeal
Robert Marchand was born in 1911 and is still alive and well as I write this post. Next month he is turning 106. He lives at his home, independently. Robert still rides his bike and people know him for being a centenarian cyclist holding world records done since age 100. He is an outlier. We met a few years ago and discussed many subjects, which I cover in my new book coming … [Read more...] about Centenarian Robert Marchand’s traditional breakfast
This hot orange juice and green tea drink is another twist on the concept of tea with some added flavor and important nutrients. In this recipe we combine green tea with hot orange juice. The ingredients and preparation are very simple. One thing to keep in mind: we do not put the orange juice in the microwave. All we do is pour hot water, which we heat in the microwave, … [Read more...] about Hot orange juice and green tea drink
Making oatmeal for breakfast is simple and takes no time if you have the ingredients ready to use. If you have a microwave oven it's even faster, allowing you to start the day with whole ingredients and a sodium free breakfast. I grew up eating any kind of packaged cereals in France. They were OK but dry and contained for the most part, added sugar. How I discovered this … [Read more...] about Oatmeal, banana, berry and whole milk