The ultimate fuel and recovery snacks, runners, cyclists and triathletes are mad about flapjack for all the right reasons.

With a base of nutritious slow release energy from oats, combined with fats from butter quick access energy from the sugar and fruit, they may not be something you can eat EVERY day, bu to keep you going on a long run or ride, or to refuel quickly afterwards, they are the nutritional bomb. and sugar

Here’s a starter recipe to get you off on the right foot. However, we strongly urge you to experiment with your flapjacks to keep it interesting, and to find a combo of flavours that keeps you going.



150g butter

250g oats

100g brown sugar

2tbsps honey or maple syrup

pinch of seasalt

about 100g fruit, nut, seeds of your choice…


  • Coconut and cherry. Use 100g of chopped cherries as the fruit, and add 50g dessicated coconut
  • Walnut and apricot; 50g of chopped walnuts and 50g chopped dried apricots
  • Almond and cranberry; 50g of flaked almonds and 50g dried cranberries



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