Category: Healthy Recipes

Healthy Nutrition Tips, Snacks and Recipes

PR Bar

Was reading online on bars that don’t have that much junk in them, you can use on the bike or pre workout, not have that much sugars in which will mess up your Gi or shoot your glycemic index threw the roof. I ran… Continue Reading “PR Bar”

Xocolate Energy Balls

Xocolate Energy Balls

Spinach Rice

Ingredients 1 cup Brown Rice 2 teaspoons kosher salt, divided 1/4 cup Vegetable stock 2 teaspoons sugar 1 tablespoon good olive oil Freshly ground black pepper 1 tbsp chopped rosemary 2 ripe tomatoes, large-diced 1 cup packed baby spinach (1 large bunch), chopped Directions… Continue Reading “Spinach Rice”

White Bean Hummus

White Bean Hummus Ingredients 1/4 cup chopped green onions 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons tahini (sesame-seed paste) 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 1 (19-ounce) can white beans, rinsed and drained 1 garlic… Continue Reading “White Bean Hummus”

Summer Spinach Salad

Summer Spinach Salad 1 Granny Apple Diced 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 (5-ounce) packages (8 cups) baby spinach leaves 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoons honey 1/3 cup light feta cheese 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, toasted 1/4 cup of cranberries 1/4 cup of mandarin oranges 1/4 cup thin sliced carrots Directions:… Continue Reading “Summer Spinach Salad”

The Vegetarian Athlete

The Vegetarian Athlete Many athletes have made the decision to stop eating meat. Despite common misconceptions, the word “vegetarian” has nothing to do with consuming vast amounts of vegetables. Although vegetables do play a large role in the vegetarian diet, the word itself actually… Continue Reading “The Vegetarian Athlete”

Protein Intake – How much?

How much protein should endurance athlete consume? Numerous studies have demonstrated that endurance athletes in heaving training need more protein than recreational athletes. Previously, it was believed that 1/2 gram of protein per pound about (1/2 kilogram) of body weight  – 75 grams for 150… Continue Reading “Protein Intake – How much?”

Protein Smoothie

Best Smoothie 1 whole banana 6 strawberries 1/4 cup of blue berries 1 cup of skim milke 1 cup of water 2 scoops of whey protein total of 25 grams (Vanilla or Chocolate) Directions: Blend all ingredients Drink and enjoy!

Spanish Pork Burger – Lean Burger

From EatingWell:  May/June 2008 INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 3 cups thinly sliced Spanish onion 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper, divided 1/4 teaspoon salt, divided 1 pound lean ground pork 1 tablespoon finely chopped Spanish green olives, such as Manzanilla 2 teaspoons minced garlic… Continue Reading “Spanish Pork Burger – Lean Burger”

Healthy Falafel

Baked Felafel Sandwiches 2007, Ellie Krieger All Rights Reserved Prep time: 20 min Cook time: 40 min Servings: 4 Ingredients Felafel: 1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas, preferably low-sodium, drained and rinsed 1/4 cup minced onion 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander 1/2 teaspoon… Continue Reading “Healthy Falafel”

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