Pasta salad with tuna, capers & balsamic dressing

Marathon recipes

30 Recipes

Anita Bean, an expert from the London Marathon team, has selected these recipes to eat after training, with roughly a 3 to 1 ratio of carbs to protein and antioxidant-rich fruit, vegetables, nuts and pulses to promote faster muscle recovery.

Seafood tagine

3.92857

(7 ratings)

Use a frozen mix of fish and shellfish to make this Moroccan stew, served over a zesty almond couscous
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chicken & pasta salad

4.392855

(7 ratings)

For a speedy, superhealthy supper this pasta dish is just the thing - save leftovers for lunch the next day
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Seven-cup muesli

4.75

(13 ratings)

Mary's muesli will set you up for a busy day, it counts as one of your 5-a-day and is high in iron and packed with fibre
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Lamb & chickpea pitta burger

5

(2 ratings)

Flavour minced lamb with mint and cumin for a burger with a difference. Stuff into pittas with houmous, pomegranates and peppers
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Superhealthy pizza

4.365855

(41 ratings)

The quantities for this are generous, so if you have any leftovers, pop a wedge of cold pizza into your lunchbox the next day
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Black bean, tofu & avocado rice bowl

4.166665

(3 ratings)

Mix up your midweek meals with this vegetarian Mexican brown rice and grilled tofu dinner - swap for chunks of chorizo to make it meaty
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Falafels with houmous & tabbouleh

3.61111

(9 ratings)

Make your own chickpea and butter bean fritters and serve with a herby couscous salad - the recipe makes enough for two meals
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Five-veg lasagne

3.9529

(69 ratings)

This vegetarian main is a great source of vitamins and iron and a simple way to get your 5-a-day
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chana masala with spinach

4.0625

(16 ratings)

A superhealthy vegetable-packed curry with chickpeas, spinach and tomatoes. Serve with filling brown basmati rice
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Stuffed butternut squash with quinoa

4.365385

(13 ratings)

A filling vegetarian supper of roasted squash with a healthy pepper, pine nut and olive-flecked quinoa stuffing
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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