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Photo Credit: Wil Matthews JoJé Founder and CEO Jess Cerra becomes the newest member of the RoadRunner team SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (March 17, 2021) – Since starting JoJé Bar in 2016, Founder and CEO Jess Cerra’s mission has been to create a line of energy bars...
When it comes to female role models, I consider myself to be extremely fortunate. My mom is tough as nails. She is a woman made of grit and carries passion and perseverance in everything she does. My mom is strong, fit, technically skilled in all her sports, and is an...
I remember it clearly. It was a Friday in March when Sam came home from a substitute teaching job to announce that schools were closing until April 10th. At that moment, I didn’t fear the pandemic or its progression. Instead, I immediately feared the...
Over five years ago professional cyclist, Jess Cerra, and Cat 1 cyclist, John Abate, started making energy bars out of their kitchen for friends and fellow athletes. Little did they know that one day they would be packaging them and selling them in bike shops, coffee houses and other fitness locations.
Kickstarter Project is FUNDED! Thank you for the support! Thanks for all of the love and support. We raised more than our initial goal. We can't tell you how much we appreciate the support! Check out the Kickstarter Campaign Here
JoJé Bar reviewed in Triathlete Magazine 3 New Bars We’re Excited About... We love that nutrition companies are paring down their ingredient lists to only real, recognizable foods. Here are our three new favorite bars. JoJé Bars Co-founded by pro cyclist...
We will be out in full support at the 3rd Annual South Bay Cycling Awards rocking T-s and giving away some samples, Come out and see us and support this great cause!
Hey Jojé fans, check out this incredible podcast. The SoCal Cyclist Podcast is all about the sport. For Cyclist by cyclists. Jojé is a proud sponsor.
We are proud to team up with the No Kid Hungry Foundation. a portion of our sales will go to support this cause!
JoJe´ Bar Founders John and Jess Advocate for Safer Local Streets ENCINITAS — It has been nearly a year since an unidentified motorist struck John Abate from behind on his bicycle on Leucadia Boulevard and nearly ended his life. Since his near-fatal experience, the...
Recipes from our Chef
“Nourishing, colorful and delicious food has always inspired my love for cooking and creating recipes. I’m so excited to share some of my favorites with you! ”
– Jess Cerra
Limes, cilantro, jalapenos, and tequila make a flavorful marinade for juicy, tender chicken on the grill. Fruit salsa is turned up a notch by grilling the pineapple (also yummy with peaches), a perfect complement for summer cooking.
This comforting breakfast recipe can triple for lunch or dinner. Butternut squash adds fiber and a healthy dose of immune-boosting vitamin C. Spinach is a great way to add iron, which bolsters blood and aids in recovery. With just the right amount of crispy bacon and a dash of maple to bring all the flavors together, toast up some crusty bread and enjoy this replenishing post training meal.
Load up on endurance athlete nutrient essentials Vitamin B, zinc, and iron with this dark meat chicken preparation. * Warm, spiced flavors married together in a simple one-skillet meal. Easy enough for weeknight fare, yet creative enough for a dinner get-together. Serve up with garbanzo beans, potatoes, or couscous and the meal is complete.
This soup is batch cooking at it’s best. Quick and easy to develop killer flavors with the nutrient-packed ingredients. As the weather cools down, warm up with this unique recipe.
This beautiful cheese tray is perfect for holiday entertaining or your Christmas day feast. Grilled persimmons serve as a makeshift cracker, and balsamic and red wine marinated figs add a deep flavor ideal for pairing with this creamy cheese. Savory toasted walnuts bring a nice texture to round everything out. Follow these easy steps below and wow any crowd.
Italian Couscous – Great little Italian Dish!
This salmon recipe looks and tastes gourmet but is shockingly simple to prepare. Lending big health benefits from the salmon, containing essential omega 3-s which help decrease inflammation, and from blueberries, which are potent antioxidants that specifically strengthen the cardiovascular system, this recipe is a win-win. Try serving with Summery Peach Couscous, tossed with baby spinach (as pictured) LINK HERE:
Transform chicken with this recipe that showcases a bold Indian style sauce filled with warm spices. After making this dish you can fuel your body with flavorful nutrition and feel like a cooking genius at the same time. Plus it’s a batch-cooking recipe so you will have leftovers for the week or to freeze.
Craving pancakes for breakfast but don’t have time to stand around and flip them? This simple method of baking creates one light and fluffy cake, ready to cut, eat and go. Plus, the addition of almond flour adds a touch of extra protein to help sustain you through the morning.
Bison burgers are the perfect treat after a mammoth training session or long race. That juicy and savory bite that you crave with significantly less fat and cholesterol as ground beef. Loaded with protein and iron to replenish your tired muscles. Slather this burger with a warm tomato, onion, and amber ale relish and you will be licking your fingers.