Tagged: healthy snacks

Myth vs. Fact: Workout Snacks

In this month’s mini-series, we will bust some common nutritional myths with regards to exercise. Read on to learn more about when and what an appropriate workout snack may be, pre- and post-workout supplements, and how much to eat to fuel your workouts.

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Healthy Snacks to Bring Hiking or Camping

Two common summer activities include camping and hiking. Planning your route or your trip is the easy part, but what do you pack to fuel your adventure? Read on to learn more about grab-and-go options that travel well and are suitable for your next hiking or camping excursion!

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Snack This, Not That: Recipes for Healthy Snack Alternatives

Elite Sports Clubs dietitian Sarah Brunner was featured on Fox 6’s Real Milwaukee in a segment titled “Snack This, Not That.” Sarah gave healthy alternative for common snack choices and demonstrated some healthy snack recipes. If you want to try some of the recipes mentioned, they are listed below!

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Proper Fueling for Youth Soccer Players

As the calendar switches, two things will happen this summer: kids sports will pick up, specifically soccer, and the 2018 World Cup takes place in Russia. The average professional soccer player will run an estimated 7+ miles during their 90-minute matches. While younger kids will run much less than that, fueling properly before their soccer […]

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How to Eat Like an Olympian: Part 3 of 4

Healthy snacks are just as important to Olympic athletes as their regularly scheduled meals. Snacks that combine two or three food groups ensure that athletes consume a variety of vitamins and minerals necessary for various muscle and nerve functions. This blog, the third in a four-part series on how to eat like an Olympian, will […]

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How to Approach School Year Meal Planning with Your Kids

Now that you’ve settled into the school year, it’s time to discuss with your children what they can expect regarding meals and snacks at home. A general meeting at home about all expectations can save you any communications breakdowns at the wrong times. Why, you say, is this important?! Let me give you a couple […]

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Mid-Afternoon Snack Ideas to Kick that "2:30 Feeling"

During the course of our Team Weight Loss Challenge program, questions have come in from participants as to the best foods as snacks to include in their plan during the six week event. I thought I would share their comments and questions with you, in particular this one about snacking in the afternoon at work.

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Family-Centered Eating & Healthy Snacks

In today’s frantic, busy world have the days of family dinners been all but lost? Do your kids’ after school activities consume your weeknights; leaving little time for cooking, let alone actually sitting down together to enjoy a meal?

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9 Everyday Tips for Healthy Bag Lunches & Snacks

Guidelines for Healthy Eating and Snacking on a Daily Basis Whether the kids are headed off to school or you are brown bagging it to work, many of us prepare and pack our own snacks and lunches every day. Use the tips below to help you be mindful of your food choices not just during […]

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