Tagged: lunch

How to Eat Like an Olympian: Part 2 of 4

Olympic athletes always need to be at peak physical condition. They optimize their diets by consuming nutrient-rich, mostly plant-based foods to fuel before and after, sometimes during, exercise. The second in a four-part series on how to eat like an Olympian, this blog will cover the topic of lunch. If you’re looking to improve athletic […]

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Elite’s Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie: A Meal in a Cup

Last Saturday, our dietetic intern, Sarah Brunner and I visited with Pam Koch about the new and improved ingredients for the smoothie drinks available at the eCafé at Elite Sports Club – Mequon, as well as the other Elite clubs. We wanted to see for ourselves. Pam, the general manager, made a tasty favorite of hers called […]

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Pumpkin Energy Bites Recipe

This fall, Elite Sports Clubs fitness intern Taylor Thompson prepared this dish as a quick energy dessert for willing tasters following their workout at various Elite clubs locations. I personally love the great taste and ease of preparation for these Pumpkin Bites, which could be taken to a holiday party without any baking!

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Fast Food Restaurants Now Offering Superfood Sides

In our endless search for good food on the go, one fast food restaurant has come up with a great idea. Chick-fil-A has introduced a new side menu item, superfood kale with broccolini. It is a part of a growing trend of fast food chains that are making savvy decisions to add healthy side dishes for those who want to […]

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Vegetable Quesadillas Recipe

This Vegetable Quesadillas recipe is delicious and full of wonderful fresh vegetables that you will enjoy while managing to meet all of your nutritional needs! Many of us struggle to get in our daily recommended vegetables. Maybe you’re not a fan of veggies all together, or maybe you’re just intimidated by cooking them (especially over-cooking them — […]

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Warm Winter Lentil Soup or Salad Recipe

I really enjoy this satisfying lentils recipe that I revamped from a french cookbook. It can be served as a salad on lettuce leaves in the summer or as a warm soup in the winter. You can also serve with a drizzle of olive oil over the top and hot turkey sausage.

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Are Fast Food Meal Deals Worth It?

You see them all the time, advertisements for some deal or special at a fast food restaurant. Whether it’s “2 for $2,” or “4 for $4,” or even “5 for $4” it’s easy to wonder if these meals are actually worth the few dollars you’ll spend on them. After all, it’s just a quick lunch or […]

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What Kids Really Want from Parents, Teachers & School Lunch

Classroom surveys of kids reflect some interesting attitudes on their part about what they really want from those around them—teachers, parents, and school lunch providers. We should empower them to make the right nutritional decisions.

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Open-Faced Roast Beef Sandwich Recipe

Elegant, yet easy with leftover roast beef pieces. It is a crowd pleaser and comes out of the oven in just minutes.

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Watercress Salad with Sesame Garlic Dressing

I remember that watercress was always used for tea sandwiches in the fanciest of hotel dining rooms. Watercress stands up to the bold flavors of radicchio and a fish sauce spiked dressing in this spring salad. If you want a heartier meal, add grilled chicken. These bold flavors will satisfy your hunger in a big hurry!

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