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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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
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 […]
Perfect for recovering after training, or just cooling down - my recipe of the week packs healthy ingredients and our Healthy Fuel of the week: Blueberries.
Frozen Blueberry Greek Yogurt
3 cups fresh or frozen blueberries (about 1 pound)
3 Tbsp lemon juice
½ cup honey (or to taste)
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon […]
I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling the heat this summer! Maybe it’s being 9 months pregnant, living lower in elevation and higher heat than I’m used to, or just plain ol’ hot weather. No matter the reason, it’s time to recover with a perfect recovery-nutrition frozen treat. tomorrow, I'll give you a great recipe: […]
Like I said, I really love grapes. Use them as a part of your healthy fuel this week...
Recipe of the Week: Grilled Chicken with Grape Glaze
3 cups seedless red grapes
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 cup chopped onion
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
2 teaspoons Bragg's liquid aminos […]
Maybe I’m being a little selfish. This week’s featured ingredient, grapes, is probably my all-time favorite food. I can’t really think of any food I like more…to me, they are perfect just as they are: a whole-food sweet package of goodness from the earth. Love ‘em, just like ‘em, or not, there’s no denying that […]
Whole-Food Bars vs. Sports Nutrition Energy Bars: The When & The Why
This week, instead of focusing on the benefits of a specific ingredient, I’m going to explain why I believe "whole-food bars," such as “LARA” and “KIND” bars (mock-KIND bar recipe coming to you tomorrow), are good for daily nutrition or long-endurance events, and […]