Tagged: meal planning

10 Tips for Holiday Meal Planning

Holiday parties, gift buying, and baking, oh my! Meal planning can be challenging any time of year. Add in the stress of the holidays and it can quickly become a disorganized mess. Need help keeping up the festivities while maintaining organization and feeding your family well-balanced meals? Follow these tips to make meal planning easier […]

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How to Eat Like an Olympian: Part 4 of 4

Planning your meals in advance may help save on stress, time, and calories. Olympians stick to a strict meal plan using healthy options during their athletic training to prevent impulse eating and to keep their energy at an optimum level. This blog, the fourth in a four-part series on how to eat like an Olympian, […]

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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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Top 10 Benefits of Eating Kale

Kale is being dubbed the “new nutritional powerhouse.” Should we believe the hype? The answer is a simple, yes! Here are ten amazing nutritional benefits of adding kale to your diet plus a delicious kale soup recipe for you to enjoy.

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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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Food Prep Hacks for the Whole Family

For years I have heard from my clients the dilemmas that are created when there is no plan for the next meal. It took me back to the days when, as a teenager, I would be on the phone with my two college professor parents asking “what is for dinner tonight? There are six kids […]

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Staff Highlight: Sarah Brunner

We are pleased to have you meet our new Registered Dietitian, Sarah Brunner. Sarah recently graduated from the Coordinated Program at Mount Mary University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics. She also has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education and Mathematics from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.

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Wilted Cucumber & Tomato Relish Recipe

This relish or simple side comes to us from an Elite Sports Club – North Shore member and grandmother, who enjoys making this for her family with fresh vegetables right out of the garden. In my opinion, it is far tastier than just a regular platter of cucumber and tomatoes. And at this time of […]

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Finding Your Perfect Elite Smoothie

These newly redeveloped cream smoothies were reintroduced recently at all Elite Sports Clubs. Not long ago, I shared a favorite Elite smoothie of most members at the Mequon club, the Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie. Since then, I have done quite a bit more reading about the Elite smoothies and their reformulation. Not often are companies able […]

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The Best Ever Green Sauce Recipe

Today, modern cooks are able to get away from the calories from rich sauces and gravies by using more of a plant-based herb, vegetable, and nut sauces with much less fat, salt, and sugars. This particular green sauce is very good for flavoring meats, vegetables, and salads for a real pick-me-up for recipes.

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