Pumpkin, Kale and Black Bean Stew- Has anyone ever told you that it’s always best to eat in season? Eating fruits and vegetables at the time they are naturally produced often allows you to eat the produce that is in the peak of flavor. It is also less expensive, compared to buying the items during
Tuna Noodle Casserole- An old-school favorite since World War II, tuna casserole is fall essential when it comes to comfort food. Try it for dinner the night before a big workout, as it will fuel you with the right proportion of carbohydrates, fats and protein. You can prepare the noodles and sauce before hand, making
Ratatouille- Fall is just a few days away making it a perfect time to start using some of the seasons’ flavorful foods. This warm dinner dish is packed with vitamins and minerals from the variety of vegetables it has to offer. Pre-make the dish and store it in the refrigerator until you are ready for
Celery & Apple Revitalizing Spritzer- Celery often has a bad rep for being known as a free food because of its high water content and low caloric value. Truth be told, this crunchy vegetable is high is calcium and is a good source of potassium. The high fiber content is essential for a healthy GI
Spring Remix of the Tuna Salad- Tuna sandwiches for lunch and pasta for dinner can get boring after a while! Try this spring twist on the everyday salad to mix up your daily routine. The White Bean, Tuna and Radicchio Salad provides plenty of protein from the fish and beans to fill you up. The
Guacamole- Avocados are the earth’s natural butter! The creamy texture and nutty flavor are the perfect substitution for butter that is high in saturated fat and does not help the waistline. Avocados are a rich source of monounsaturated fats which are healthy for your heart. Vitamin E can boost your immune system, keeping skin healthy
Carrots and Brussels Sprout Sauté- Spring is just a few weeks away, but there is still time to cozy up and enjoy the winter vegetables available this year. The blend of sweet carrots and bitter Brussels sprouts are a hearty accompaniment to any main course. These vegetables are plentiful in fiber and vitamins A, C
Mushrooms are an underestimated vegetable to say the least. One cup provides 40calories, 5g of protein and 3g of fiber. Naturally low in fat and cholesterol, they are a good source of Thiamin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Magnesium, Zinc and Manganese, and a very good source of Riboflavin, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus, Potassium, Copper and Selenium.
Fishing for a Feast Craving some summer sunshine? What about fish on the grill? Swordfish is one of the seas deepest treasures. A 4oz piece will provide you 27g protein, 5g fat with healthy omega-3’s! It is a good source of Vit B6, and a very good source of Niacin, vitamin B12, phosphorous and selenium.
Smoothie Madness Hungry and in a rush? Craving something easy to build your muscles? Need something to tide you over between work and workout? Try one of these vitamin, mineral and protein packed smoothies for an extra kick!