Copycat GU Gels

Well, that didn’t take long.  I really didn’t want to make a gel out of maltodextrin.  Without really knowing much about it, maltodextrin just seems like a weird laboratory concoction that companies must use because it’s cheap or shelf-stable or something.  It can’t possibly be good for you and it’s about as far from a […]

Real Food Endurance Gels

I hate gels.  When I first started running and started learning about fueling runs, the whole idea of sucking down lab-created maltodextrin and mysterious “natural flavors” didn’t sit well with me.  I became plant-based because I wanted to eat whole, unprocessed plants.  Gels don’t fit into that plan.  Still, when I picked up some free […]