Monthly Archives: April 2013

Training and Antioxidants

Finding the Right Fuel for your Active Body 1. First and foremost You need to eat antioxidants: When you are very physically active, you need to prevent free radical damage. Your body uses extra oxygen when the body’s activity level rises … Continue reading

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The Perfect Spring Salad

Spring and Salads go to together! However, sometimes when people hear “salad” they think DIET food! Not true! Most restaurant and fast food salads are loaded with fat, calories and salt. Did you know….. The Carl’s Jr. Cranberry Apple Walnut … Continue reading

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Start eating your Greens

Green vegetables are such an important part of healthy eating. In particular, spinach is a green that is becoming more and more popular, however, many people are still not eating enough, regularly. Spinach is a nutrient filled green, it can … Continue reading

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Nutrition Recovery for the Athlete

An important part of being an “athlete” is fueling, however, refueling/food recovery is just as important.  When you train, you cause physical stress and depletion. After a hard day of training, muscle and glycogen are affected. Muscle needs to be … Continue reading

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Green Machine Protein Drink

My hubby was craving a protein drink and we had tons of leftover fruit….. he came up with the green machine for himself and our son. I tasted this drink and it was delicious. This recipe makes 48oz, so about … Continue reading

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Simple Black Bean Recipes

Black beans are simple, delicious, affordable and easy to prepare. Keep meal times simple with these simple and delicious black bean recipes. Black Bean and Chicken Salad  2 Tbsp. lemon juice 2 Tbsp. white wine vinegar 1 garlic clove, minced … Continue reading

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Super Spring Quinoa and Beet Salad

Quinoa and Beet Salad This is a perfect salad for Spring! Lots of color and lots of nutrition! 6 small beets, cleaned, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch pieces 2 tbsp. Olive oil 2-3 Tbsp. red wine vinegar 1 garlic … Continue reading

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Mix and Match for Easy Meals

Meal planning can be simple and easy by Mixing and Matching!!! Your body is seeking fuel. It is important that you eat enough and the right mix of foods, this can help prevent you from over eating later in the … Continue reading

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