Why Cyclists Should Forget the Rice Cake and Bring a Sandwich Instead

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Adult Classic
Ramp up an old school favorite with an adult twist: almond butter over peanut butter & fig jam over grape jelly. Add sliced bananas for extra carbs and a sprinkle of salt for a needed sodium boost. 

Carb up with nutrient-rich squash! Smash roasted squash with ricotta, salt, pepper and turmeric. Pile onto your bread and drizzle with a bit of maple syrup or agave nectar. 

Happy Camper
When you're spending hours riding, you can indulge a little! The extra sugar in this combo will help you power through hard efforts. Spread marshmallow fluff, chocolate nut butter & banana. Sprinkle with salt and devour with a smile.

Bagel Blues
Antioxidants in blueberries can help reduce muscle soreness. Spread a toasted blueberry bagel with cream cheese and top with berries. Add chopped rosemary and salt for a punch of flavor.

Avocado Power
The healthy fats in avocados will help your body feel satisfied enough to keep powering through your training. Smash avocado, hummus and sriracha onto toast. Mix in a handful of pumpkin seeds for texture and micronutrients.

Up Beat
Beets assist red blood cells in getting more oxygen to working cells. Roast, cool, shred and drizzle with balsamic glaze and salt. Add a spread of mayo, slice of swiss and salami for balance. Just don't eat this one while wearing a white kit...

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