Embrace Outside with Molly Hurford

Category: Food


Interbike Survival 101: Healthy Habits


I love Interbike and Las Vegas, I have to admit. But still, it’s a draining week, and in years past, it’s taken me a few weeks to recover from. This year, we came straight from Madison and the Trek CXC race and go straight …




Fuel Your Ride (Without Cookies): My Month Off Treats


A week ago, I was going to write this as the worst experience ever. But the other night, when we were getting dinner with my sister and her friend, a strange thing happened. Colleen’s friend and Peter both ordered dessert and Vic’s was this amazingly …



Fuel on the Road: Hotel Room and Travel Food Hacks


With Fuel Your Ride almost available (and already out for preorder!), I’m pretty excited. But I’m also increasingly self-aware about my own nutrition. I’ve been pretty good about taking care of myself and, well, fueling my ride both on and off the bike for …



Fueling My Ride—Seeing the Ride from a New Perspective


Here’s a poorly kept secret: When you write about cycling, you don’t always practice what you preach. That means there are some weeks where I barely touch a bike (those are sad weeks, but they happen). Sure, I train most days, but that might …




Gluten-Free, Ultra-Easy Pumpkin-Chocolate Chip Cookies


I’m not gluten-free, I’ll start by saying. However, I am surrounded by people who are, and usually when it comes to cooking for our crew of friends, it’s easiest to plan to bake sans gluten when possible. These cookies, I came up with while …



Overnight Cold Oatmeal Win—New Recipe


I am a major fan of lazy cooking lately. With so many of us in the house, it’s a lot easier to slam a bunch of things into a pan and let them slow cook, versus making five different dishes, for example. This one …



Chia Seed and Apple Oatmeal Breakfast Recipe


I was looking for a slightly healthier alternative to my peanut butter-sugar-salt oatmeal that basically looks like a bowl of oatmeal but more closely approximates a very sweet oatmeal cooking, but that would still give me the Omega 3s and protein, and still be …