Carrot Pancakes with Salted Yogurt

Posted by on Jun 3, 2014 in Nutrition |

Curated from: Bon Apetite With a texture somewhere between a latke and a pancake, these vegetarian fritters are also gluten-free. INGREDIENTS 4 large eggs, beaten to blend 1 pound carrots (about 8 medium), peeled, coarsely grated ⅓ cup chopped fresh cilantro ¼ cup chickpea flour Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 3 tablespoons (or more) olive oil, divided 1 cup plain whole yogurt 1 cup spicy greens (such as baby mustard greens,...

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Quick Pickle Your Veggies

Posted by on Jun 2, 2014 in Nutrition |

If you’ve never pickled, now is the time. Pickling vegetables is an awesome way to lengthen their “shelf-life”, saving you money and time. Once in the brine, the veggies are good for up to 2 weeks! And this is all without the lengthy process of canning. Prep at the beginning of the week and add pickled veggies to salads, eggs, sandwiches, and sautees. They’re convenient, ready-to-go, and taste deliciously fresh. Not to...

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The Fraud That Works: Gluten-Free Diets for Performance

Posted by on May 29, 2014 in Nutrition |

  Curated from: Outside Magazine Author: David Despain Gluten-free diets shouldn’t work. The science, as shown by recent research, isn’t on their side. But talk to the athletes who willingly deprive themselves of gluten (a protein found in wheat, rye and barley) and they’re likely to respond with miraculous tales: gone are their days of feeling bloated and fatigued. They’ve lost weight. They recover faster. And they’ve never felt better. Can...

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10 Tips to Achieve Your Fitness Goals

Posted by on May 28, 2014 in Fitness, Nutrition |

Undoubtedly, every person has some idea of where they’d rather be physically. Many folks want to clean up their diet and lose weight. Certain people want to bulk up for body competitions. Others want to simply move more. No matter your fitness goals, we want to help you achieve them. But we know it can be tough. That’s why we’re providing you with our best tricks of staying on track. Perhaps you’ll find other ways of...

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Allergy Addiction

Posted by on May 21, 2014 in Living with Fitness, Nutrition |

A few years ago I read The Diet Cure by Julia Ross and it was a startling eye opener on the subject of allergy addiction. The Diet Cure helped lay the foundation for a major sift in my eating habits and overall well being. If you’ve not heard those two words used together – allergy addiction – that’s ok but it is something you might want to investigate further if you’ve ever struggled with weight and more importantly –...

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Environmental Toxins and Fat

Posted by on May 20, 2014 in Living with Fitness, Nutrition |

Scientists recently uncovered a surprising and disturbing fact: Environmental toxins make you fat and can cause diabetes. Here’s an article from Dr. Mark Hyman citing a powerful link between environmental toxins and fat loss. We already know that our daily lives bring us into contact with hundreds of toxins but you may be surprised to learn that you body has to make fat to capture those toxins and protect you from their harmful effects....

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