For Nostalgic Sake

The recipe below is one of my family's recipes. My grandmother loved to bake and she made the best ever banana bread. Is it healthy...not by any means...there is Crisco in the recipe.  In my opinion, it's normal to occasionally have a special treat, and this is a special treat for me and my family.... Continue Reading →

Too Much to Do & Not Enough Time

Under Training, Under Eating & Under Sleeping….a recipe for disaster. My body was as good as burnt toast last weekend!  Today, I am going to share a true story from my training last week. First, I want to start off with saying….I am a Registered Dietitian and know better, but I am still human and... Continue Reading →

Need for Speed

Most athlete who I consult one-on-one, are looking for nutrition education as well as a new edge in their sport. The new edge may be a new protein powder, electrolyte supplement, BCAAs or even antioxidant green drinks. The options are endless. When selecting a new supplement, key word supplement, it is important to ensure the... Continue Reading →

Go Further with Food

Ever since 1980, March has been recognized as National Nutrition Month. The theme this year is “Go Further with Food”. In response to the theme, I decided to pose a question to my readers…. What would it look like, if you could go further than ever before?  What image popped into your mind? Was the... Continue Reading →

The Innie or Outie Concept

I want to give a heads up that today’s article is going to be WOMEN focused. The link to the article (listed at the bottom of the blog) is VERY VISUAL of the woman’s anatomy and I am giving fare warning if you check it out! Men: I did not want to leave you completely... Continue Reading →

Parmesan Crusted Salmon with Parsley

Parmesan Crusted Salmon with Parsley (Serves 4) Ingredients 16 ounces Salmon, Wild Caught (leave skin on filet) 2 tablespoons lime juice 1/3 cup fresh Parsley, chopped ¼ cup Parmesan cheese, grated Directions Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Line baking sheet with aluminum foil. Rinse salmon and pat dry. Place salmon, skin side down, onto foiled... Continue Reading →

Fueling the Vegetarian Athlete

It’s all about planning! Athletes who choose a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle risk insufficient intake of calories and protein as well as certain vitamins and minerals. When planned correctly and proper nutrients are consumed daily, vegetarian or vegan athletes are at no additional risk than any other athlete for deficiency. Common sources of nutrients that... Continue Reading →

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