Chicken Stout Stew with Mushrooms

runner's table

When you start running higher mileage, nutrition becomes really important. In addition to feeling hungry all of the time, running a lot can make you tired, and getting a good balance of protein, carbohydrates, and fats is important for performance and recovery.

Last week I bumped up my mileage quite a bit, and this week I’ll increase even more. I have been trying to plan and cook dinners ahead of time so that I don’t arrive home starving with nothing to eat.

This stew is perfect for famished evenings, and it keeps well in the refrigerator. When you cook the chicken long enough, it begins to fall off the bone. If you use skin-on chicken thighs, pull the skin off before serving (you could always save it and use it to make a home-made stock if you don’t like throwing food away). Serve this stew with a side of brown…

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