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Category Archives: Daily Nutrition

Wednesday’s Healthy Fuel: Staying Lean this Winter Tip #2 & Protein Bar Recipe

What do you get when you eat like you're summer-training even when you're not? You've guessed it; most athletes get unwanted pounds. At the heart of the issue is the idea that athletes can, and should, eat a certain way and non-athletes should eat another.  I disagree.

I think that both groups should eat a […]

Short on Time? My Favorite Autumn Slow Cooker Recipe to the Rescue!

Do your days begin to feel a time-squeeze with less daylight hours?  Although the number of hours in the day stays the same, less daylight often makes me feel more rushed than ever.

For many people, less time equals less cooking.  I know this because it's this aspect of life I work on most with […]

How to Add Vitamin D for upcoming Winter Months

If you are out on the trail or road most days, you likely believe you get plenty enough sunshine to make plenty enough Vitamin D.  I get it.  I'm lucky enough to live in a state that boosts more than 300 days a year of sunshine.  So, how come so many of us are Vitamin […]

Training Nutrition Thursday: Minimize the Damage from Endurance Training

Training Nutrition Thursday: Let's face it.  Endurance training can actually cause damage to our bodies. The long hours, over-use, and tough conditions can leave us fatigued, malnourished, and even injured.  Here's how to minimize the damage:
5 Ways to Minimize the Damage of Endurance Training

Training Nutrition Thursday: How Probiotics Specifically Help Athletes Stay Healthy & Keep Training

Training Nutrition Thursday: Before the Autumn colds and flus come around...Here's the link to my www.active.com article: 3 Reasons Athletes Need Probiotics.  I hope you find it helpful!

Nourish Your Body. Fuel Your Adventure.

You can have your own Apex Nutrition Plan: Everything you need to meet your strength to weight ratio goals, everyday nutrition for […]

Tuesday’s Healthy Fuel Recipe: RAW Power for Athletes

When it comes to veggies, the question I'm asked most (beside, do I have to?) is should they be eaten raw rather than cooked? The simple answer in most cases is yes...most of the time.  I like to see vegetables eaten raw more than 50% of the time, and when cooked, I recommend following the […]

Tuesday’s Healthy Fuel Recipe: Delicious Summer Grilling Tradition


Fourth of July may be over, but there's still plenty of summer left.  Plenty of time to test out some of my favorite recipes and newest tradition: BBQ's with delicious burger toppings.  Grilling. Burgers. Delicious & Healthy Toppings.  Seems like it ought to take off.

We started last year with 5 amazing toppings for grilled meat […]

Tuesday’s Healthy Fuel Recipe: 10-Minute Brazilian-Inspired Spicy Coconut Milk Sauce

I've got a fever. It's called World Cup fever. I don't know about you, but I think it's great fun...I'm a fan of most all sports, but as an official soccer-mom, the World Cup is serious business in our household.

In honor of the World Cup 2014 hosted by Brazil, I've got a spice-loaded sauce recipe […]

Friday ReCap: In Case You Missed It 6-6-2014


In case you missed it, we've had a lot to talk about this week.  Fuel Right Blog June 2 - June 6, 2014:

Marketplace Monday: 5 Real Foods that Should Be in Every Athlete's Kitchen
Fuel Right Race Light ebook Review by LW Coaching
Delicious and Easy Mango Coconut Milk Ice-Cream
Advanced Recovery Tactics
And, […]

Tuesday’s Healthy Fuel Recipe: The Great Pasta Swap for Spaghetti Squash

How many endurance athletes out there depend on pasta as a staple of your diet?  While you can make some good choices with pasta (such as choosing noodles made with whole grains or garbanzo beans), wheat flour products will almost always fall short of the nutrition offered in vegetables.  Sure, you’ll get some vitamins and […]

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