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Nutrition Tip Tuesday: Post-Exercise Nutrition

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As a Registered Dietitian and Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach, I am often asked several questions regarding nutrition before, during, and after exercise. Today, I am going to talk about what and when to eat after exercise. This meal is known as the “post” meal and serves to replenish your energy stores and help rebuild muscle tissue that was broken down during exercise.

Nutrition Tip Tuesday: Pre-Exercise Nutrition

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As a Registered Dietitian and Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach, I am often asked several questions regarding nutrition before, during, and after exercise.  To make nutrition for performance less confusing, I have come up with some quick tips for proper nutrient timing and my top meals and snacks to eat to fuel you for your next long run, training session or competition.

Recipe Feature: Roasted Golden Beet and Fig Salad

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It's Sunday!! Which most likely means it's meal prep day and boy, oh boy, do I have a special salad recipe to share with you!! The best part is that you can prepare the majority of this salad ahead of time during your weekly meal prep and make your lunch or dinner for tomorrow in under 5 minutes! And to top it off, this Roasted Golden Beet and Fig Salad may just be the most beautiful (and delicious) salad you will ever eat!

Recipe Feature: Roasted Beet Hummus (Gluten-free, Bean Free, & Vegan)

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Looking for a quick, healthy appetizer or side dish to whip up during meal prep for the week? Try my recipe for Roasted Beet Hummus that is the perfect shade of pink and packed with antioxidants and healthy fats. You may have seen this pink hummus around lately as it was the star of the show in my Nutrition Workshop on how to Build a Better Balanced Lunch Box and now I'm sharing the recipe with everyone else who couldn't attend!

Meal Made in Minutes: Lightened-up Italian Chicken & Mozzarella Dish

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Looking for a Traditional Italian Dish that is full of flavor, yet lacking unnecessary calories and fat and can be made and on the table in under 10 minutes? Then look no further than this week's Meal Made in Minutes that also doubles as a Meal Makeover with a few minor tweaks to boost the nutrient factor while reducing the calories and fat found in most traditional Italian dishes. Trust me, you won't regret the makeover!

Meal Makeover: Zucchini Pancakes with Creamy Dill Sauce

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Looking for a savory dinner that's actually healthy and delicious? Then look no further than this meal makeover of a classic Ukrainian dish! With a little tweaking of ingredients, these Zucchini Pancakes with Creamy Dill Sauce will knock your socks off with their crispy and creamy texture and please even the pickiest of taste buds! Don't believe me? Give it a try and see for yourself!