Healthy Nutrition Tips, Snacks and Recipes
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 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”
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?”
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!
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”
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”
Prep Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 1 16 oz can of chickpeas or garbanzo beans 1/4 cup liquid from can of chickpeas 3-5 tablespoons lemon juice (depending on taste) 1 1/2 tablespoons tahini 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons olive oil Preparation:… Continue Reading “Hummus Dish”