Happy Tuesday, everyone!
It’s finally rain-free so it took less will-power than usual to get out the door and onto the road for a long run.
Still, there’s nothing wrong with some added incentive to (quite literally) go the extra mile.
For example, chocolate.
I’m not kidding about these muffins providing extra stamina. Teff, an ancient, tiny grain from Northeast Africa, is renowned for the energy it supplies. It is estimate that Ethiopians and Eritreans get about 2/3 of their dietary protein from teff (it has 7 g protein per 1/4 cup dry teff), and long-distance runners from Ethiopia and Eritrea credit their energy, health, and athletic prowess to the grain.
If that does not sell you, these muffins will. Teff flour works especially well in partnership with bold spices, molasses and chocolate.