anna brones

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Recipe: Almond Apricot Cookies

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I was reading an article on Runner’s World about how the one failure of most runners when it comes to their diet is not getting enough “real food.” Yes, you read that right. Most people are so caught up in the world of energy bars and nutrient-enhanced drinks that they forget that their body needs actual food. You know, whole grains and vegetables and such.

This is nothing new, but it’s always nice to get a reminder of what a healthy diet looks like.

And on that note, I thought I would share my recipe for Almond Apricot Cookies with you. I posted it a few weeks ago on Foodie Underground, but given the recipe’s “natural energy bar” status, I figured it deserved a mention here. Especially since it has become a favorite post-run treat. (I like to call that strategy “run to eat”)

Yes, all you need is almonds, dried apricots, olive oil, honey and water. And some salt and ground cardamom if you’re in the mood.

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Written by Anna Brones

June 2, 2014 at 16:18