Category: "Nutrition" Articles

What’s Good About Going Organic?
June 1, 2015
Growing up, I remember my parents being total health nuts. My dad often experimented with making his own protein bars to take to 5 a.m. gym workouts while my mom took the time to...
Chorizo-Stuffed Baked Zucchini
June 1, 2015
What You Need  1/4 cup olive oil 2 zucchinis, ends removed and cut into quarters  1/2 cup cooked brown rice 1/2 cup chorizo or soyrizo, crumbled 2 teaspoons dried oregano Salt, to taste Black...
Probiotics and Performance
June 1, 2015
If you are active and involved in the fitness community, you’ve probably been informed at some time or another that you need to take certain supplements in order to perform better. BCAA’s, whey protein,...
In the Garden with Gretchen: How to Be a Good Garden Parent
May 1, 2015
There’s no better natural indicator of how fast time flies than to take a quick glance out the window at your growing garden. Those tiny seedlings sprout up so fast! It was just in...
Fried Rice Fritters
May 1, 2015
What You Need  3 teaspoons olive oil, divided ½ medium onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup cooked veggies, finely diced 1 ½ cups cooked brown rice (or other grain)  ¾ cup breadcrumbs,...
Dig. Plant. Repeat.
April 1, 2015
You’ve made your bed. Now it’s time to sow in it.
Orange Glazed Tempeh Triangles
April 1, 2015
What You Need  8 ounces of organic tempeh 1 cup freshly squeezed, organic orange juice 2 teaspoons organic tamari or shoyu 1 1⁄2 teaspoons mirin 2 teaspoons agave nectar 1⁄2 teaspoon ground coriander 1...
How to Healthfully Feed a Hungry Family
April 1, 2015
Three meal-prep strategies to bring back dinner (and save your sanity).
Orthorexia: The New Eating Disorder?
April 1, 2015
Adopting a healthy diet is one thing. Obsessing over it is another.
Coconut Oil vs. Olive Oil
April 1, 2015
Dr. Oz recently proclaimed coconut oil—specifically virgin coconut oil—as having “superpowers” and health enthusiasts everywhere are touting it as the healthiest new oil to use in cooking. But what about olive oil, the staple...
How to Build a Raised Garden Bed
March 1, 2015
Greet the upcoming spring season by exercising your green thumb.
Raising the Bar
March 1, 2015
These locally made energy bars are finding tasty ways to keep Austin weird. The Austin Fit staff tore off the wrappers and put them to the test.
Sustainability in the City
March 1, 2015
Take a glance at some of Austin’s up-and-coming trendsetters who are all too eager to lead this city toward an eco-friendly future.
Mahi Mahi Vera Cruz
March 1, 2015
What You Need  ¼ cup olive oil 4 filets of mahi mahi, 6 ounces each 1 yellow onion, sliced thin ½ cup green olives, pitted and cut in half 4 cloves garlic, minced 3...
Swiss Chard Fritatta
February 1, 2015
Yields: 6 Servings What You Need  1/2 bunch Swiss chard (or substitute with spinach)  1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cloves of garlic 1 medium onion, minced  1 jalapeño, chopped and minced 1/2 cup strong...
How to Overcome Addictive Patterns
February 1, 2015
In our quest for ultimate health and vitality, it is inevitable that we’ll encounter behavioral roadblocks that threaten to sabotage our end goal. Old patterns and negative behaviors are bound to surface as we...
Are you Really Hungry?
February 1, 2015
After five years of writing for AFM, contributor Anne Wilfong has decided to focus on her expanding nutrition counseling practice, Sparkman Nutrition. In her honor, we’re featuring one of her favorite columns, which first...
January 2015: What’s In Your Fridge?
January 1, 2015
Q: What are a few things you have stocked in your fridge at all times? A: I always have fresh squeezed green juice that I make from all sorts of weird combinations of veggies,...
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