Sometimes we just need a little bit of lovin’ from our foods. Plus, this time of year (mid February, when the temperatures rise a bit, the snow melts, but the skies remain gray and we’re caught in their weird in-between from Winter to Spring) we may be tiring of those sweet little roots and tubers … More Potato Cream Sauce Recipe
The first thing to understand about “proper fueling” is to know that proper fueling does not begin the morning of your race or adventure. Giving your body the energy that it will need for a multi-hour race actually requires days of preparation. This past weekend I raced my first ski-mountaineering race of the year (second to … More Quick Tips on Fueling Before a Multi-Hour Adventure
If you keep up with nutrition trends, then you’ve definitely read about lectins recently. And what you’ve read has likely told you that lectins are horribly bad for you and will cause terrible problems in your digestive tract if you eat them. Lectins are a class of low-level plant toxins, found in most plant foods. Think … More On the Current Anti-Lectin Trend
This time of year I often find myself telling myself “I should drink less coffee”. I’m not sure why that is; but if I venture to guess, it has to do with the already shortened daylight hours, and the feeling that I have to force my body and mind awake against their better judgement. Drinking coffee … More Licorice Root & Stinging Nettle: Cold-Weather Alternatives to Hot Coffee
This past weekend Michael and I had a bit of a whirlwind 32 hours. We left town on Friday night around 7:00 PM en route to Geneva NY to check out our friend’s bluesy-jazz show at Club 86. The show was bumpin’ and fun, but we failed to schedule time to eat dinner prior to … More Recovery from Eating on the Go
Sometimes, we just need a little sweetness (without the aftermath of headache). I’ve had a hankering for this chia seed pudding lately…I just haven’t found the time to make it…so, I was a little rushed in making it tonight, but I just couldn’t wait any longer! Normally I wouldn’t recommend making this at 9:38 PM, … More Chia Pudding Recipe
eat this (or something like it) after your next workout … More Post-Workout Breakfast
This is the excerpt for a featured content post. … More Mmmm Mache!