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This recipe has been exclusive runner Shalane Flanagan’s go-to breakfast before all her difficult workouts as well as races for more compared to 8 years. It’s sustained her through her marathon launching in NYC, the London Olympics and also when she snatched the American course document at the Boston Marathon. It will be in her future cookbook, Run Quick Eat Slow, written with Elyse Kopecky (Rodale, Autumn 2016).

Flanagan has this oat meal bowl before every race with coffee and coconut water, and also for longer races she’ll likewise commonly include toast with almond butter and also honey. Being slightly superstitious as well as true to her Irish roots, she brings along her favorite brand of oats, McCann’s Quick Cooking Irish Oat meal, whenever she’s on the roadway (using boiling water from an electrical tea kettle, she could make this breakfast in less than 5 mins).

Race-Day Oats

Serves 1

½ cup instant oats

½ banana, sliced
¼ cup almond milk
Walnuts or almond butter, to taste
Raisins or fresh berries, to taste
Cinnamon, to taste
Honey, to taste

Combine oats, banana and also 3/4 mug water in a microwaveable dish. Microwave over power for 1– 2 mins, or until thickened. Mash banana slightly and stir in milk, walnuts or almond butter, as well as raisins or berries. Top with a spray of cinnamon and also a drizzle of honey.