How to Make Bacon Energy Boosters at Home

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Amid the pro peloton, real food is replacing bars and gels – nutritionists suggest that it’s more digestible and less likely to cause mid-race rumbles. This saddlebag-ready snack cooks in less than 15 minutes, and wrapping it in foil means you’ve got a portable hit of protein and fat. Not planning to cycle anywhere? Just have it for breakfast.

Baked eggs with cheese and bacon

Ingredients (serves 4)

12 eggs / 12 rashers bacon / 60g grated Parmesan / 2tbsp rapeseed oil

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To make

  • Preheat the oven to 180°C/gas mark 4.
  • Grill the bacon until crisp and set to one side.
  • Grease every cup of a 12-cup muffin tray, then crack an egg into each one. Place in the centre of your oven and cook for ten minutes, rotating the tray halfway through cooking.
  • Break up the bacon into tiny pieces. Remove the eggs from the oven, cover the tray with the bacon pieces and cheese and return to the oven for a few minutes until set. 
  • Remove from the tray using a small spoon and serve.

Nutrition facts

Eggs provide biotin, which stabilises blood sugar.

Parmesan provides vitamin a, which boosts immunity.

Bacon provides zinc, which aids muscle growth

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