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Pinole Oatmeal Recipe
Toast 1 cup of cornmeal on medium
      heat in a lightly-oiled frying pan for
      about 8 minutes, until it's light
      brown, while stirring often.

  2. In a bowl, mix toasted cornmeal
      with 1 teaspoon of cinnamon, 2
      tablespoons of honey and 1.25 cups
      of hot water.

  3. Spoon-feed yourself!  

Iskiate Recipe
Stir 1 tablespoon of chia seeds into         10 ounces of warm water.

  2. Let stand for 5 minutes.

  3. Stir 3 tablespoons of lime juice  
      and 1 tablespoon of honey into
      water mixture, until honey has

  4. Chug it!

Pinole Brownie Recipe
  1. Toast 1/2 cup of cornmeal on
      medium heat in a lightly-oiled
      frying pan for about 7 minutes, until
      it's light brown, while stirring often.

  2. In a bowl, mix toasted cornmeal
      with 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon, 1
      tablespoon of honey and 5/8 cup of
      water.   Spoon onto a lightly oiled
      baking sheet, flatten it out some and
      then bake at 350 degrees for 21

  3. Let cool for 10 minutes and chomp!  

Spicy Tarahumaran Soup Recipe
  1. Put 1/6 a chopped head of cabbage,
      1/2 of a chopped chili pepper, 1/2 a
      can of pinto beans, 1/2 of a cubed
      yam, 1 tablespoon of minced garlic,
      and 2.5 cups of water into a pot and
      bring it to a boil.

  2. Turn it down to medium heat and
      simmer uncovered for 15 minutes,
      while stirring occasionally.

  3. Stir in 3/4 teaspoon of salt.

  4. Slurp it!

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Spicy Tarahumaran Burritos Recipe
  1. Sauté 1/2 a sliced chili pepper on
      med. heat in a lightly-oiled frying
      pan for 3 minutes. (Stir

  2. Add a little more oil and 1/6 a sliced
      head of cabbage, and sauté for 7
      more minute. (Stir often)

  3. Add 1/2 a can of pinto beans and
      cook for 3 more minutes. (Stir
      occasionally)  Roll what you can
      into 2 tortillas and plop the rest
      on the side, son!

* Portion-Controlled Meal of Whatever I Want

* 1 Pinole "Brownie"
* 1 Glass of Iskiate

* 1 Hard-Boiled Egg
* 1 Orange
* Half a Pinole Oatmeal

Cheat Day
* 1 Day a Week Where I Eat as Much of Whatever I Please

A lot of these recipes were inspired by another site I found, but here are the exact recipes I will be using on my running days (Monday, Wednesday and Friday), which mainly consist of ingredients that the Tarahumara people would be able to get their hands on...


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