Category: "Nutrition" Articles

January 1, 2015
  As a staff, we are so excited that this year’s list reflects the diversity of the Austin fitness community. Life as a fit family includes a lot of moving parts, so we’ve tried...
January 1, 2015
Yields: 1 dozen cupcakes  What You Need  2 medium beets  1/4 cup water 1 1/2 cups whole wheat pastry flour  1/2 cup cocoa powder  2 teaspoons baking soda  1/4 teaspoon salt  3/4 cups evaporated...
December 1, 2014
I have been watching the increase in popularity of meal kit delivery services with some enthusiasm, wondering if they’re worth it. For me, whether something’s “worth it” includes cost, but let’s be honest; sometimes getting...
December 1, 2014
To prepare dried beans:  Soak beans overnight in four times as much water as beans. Discard soaking water. Place beans in a pot and cover with two inches of water. Cook for one to...
December 1, 2014
The holidays mean celebrations, guests, and food—lots of food. Often, that food is eaten out, either as part of an event or because you’re just too tired from all the activity to cook at...
December 1, 2014
Since holiday parties are usually brimming with not-so-good-for-you menu items, I love offering guests something that’s delicious and completely guilt-free, like this carrot soup with cumin and ginger. It’s a cozy weeknight dinner option...
December 1, 2014
The saying “what goes in, comes out” perfectly describes how a good nutrition plan can influence triathlon training and racing. Just like for general training and workouts, it makes sense to apply periodization to...
December 1, 2014
How can you not win when you combine great kids with wholesome, fun to prepare recipes? The Whole Kids Cooking Challenge—this year, with five winners, thanks to the addition of the new Whole Foods...
November 1, 2014
Tadka dal is all about the tadka (seasoning). This warm sputter of spices added to a healthy mix of lentils (dal) makes for a very delicious and nutritious meal. Dal can be made with...
November 1, 2014
What You Need 4 medium eggplants, halved lengthwise 8 tablespoons olive oil 1 ½ teaspoon ground cumin 1 ½ tablespoons sweet paprika 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon 2 yellow onions, finely chopped 1 pound ground...
October 1, 2014
What You Need (Serves 4) 2 sweet potatoes, cut into ½ pieces 3 tablespoons olive oil salt and pepper 1 ½ tablespoons fresh orange juice 2 tablespoons whole grain mustard 1 bunch Tuscan or...
October 1, 2014
For smoothie lovers, the NutriBullet is one of those must-have items. Its blades break down and extract nutrients, which is a step above the whipping and stirring that occurs in most blenders. The NutriBullet...
September 1, 2014
  What You Need (Servings: 6) 1 ½ tablespoons olive oil 3 medium zucchini/summer squash, cut lengthwise and then crosswise into semicircles ½ onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced ½ teaspoon cumin powder ½...
August 1, 2014
The first day of school is just around the corner, and it’s time to stock up on essentials for the new academic year. Along with pencils, backpacks, and folders, parents should add healthy after-school...
August 1, 2014
What’s the secret ingredient missing in the recipe for a healthy lifestyle? According to a growing health trend, this ingredient is—wait for it—butter. Specifically, butter in your coffee. Bulletproof coffee, a type of coffee...
August 1, 2014
What You Need Note: This recipe serves 8 to 10 people and can be cut in half. Green Chile Enchilada Sauce 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 ½ cup yellow onion, finely chopped 3 cloves...
August 1, 2014
August in Texas is kickoff season for back-to-school youth sports, which means teen athletes are practicing in 95 degree-plus temperatures that include humidity levels rivaling those found in Houston. When it comes to sports...
July 1, 2014
Quinoa is a complete protein. Combine this healthy food with orange, coconuts, and almonds for a sweet summer side dish.
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