Every runner knows that food is fuel. And every runner knows that the cleaner the fuel the better the burn, right? I mean, science doesn’t say that, but a lot of people who sound like they know what they’re talking about sell books and stuff that say that, so it must be true! I mean, clean is totally better than dirty. No one likes dirty. Hmmm, let me rephrase that: no one likes dirty in the kitchen.
Clean eating is all the rage because dirty food sounds gross, unless you’re Alicia Silverstone. Gross is belly fat. Gross is cellulite. Gross is looking more human than mannequin. We don’t want that! We aim for perfection. We aim for purity! We aim to subsist on foods that are so clean and so obscure that Gwynneth Paltrow feels like a gluttonous pig during her cabbage soup cleanse.
That’s why we’re working on our new cookbook: Clean Eating for Salty Runners. We don’t know anything about food science, but that doesn’t stop anyone else from writing books! Just like Salty Running, though, our cookbook is full of different flavors. We don’t espouse one theory of clean eating; we espouse them all. We’ll be bringing you one chapter at a time, each filled with five delicious recipes. Up first? Our evolutionary diet chapter. Here are five recipes our prehistoric ancestors would love that will, incidentally, also help you feel morally superior simply by cooking and eating them! Read more >>