January 2016

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Top Foods for Exercise Recovery

There are countless methods to enhance exercise recovery, good nutrition and hydration standing out as two of the most beneficial. These are my top 10 favorite foods for post workout recovery. 1. Plain greek yogurt with fruit- Greek yogurt provides anywhere from 15-25 grams of protein in 1 cup, and most fruit  has enough simple sugars to create the perfect post workout snack 2.  Omelette- Anyone in my family knows this is my all-time favorite post workout dish. I usually start with 2 whole eggs, 2 egg whites, 1/2 cup of cheese and my roster of veggies I choose from are - broccoli, tomatoes, peppers, brussels sprouts, spinach, kale, and onions. This meal will give me about 400 calories total that includes 30 grams of fat, 30-40...

Shredded Chicken Tacos with Mango Salsa

Possibly the favorite meal in our household.  It's easy, and a very healthy go-to for us.  We make a huge batch of the mango-salsa and often just throw it on top of a bed of lettuce and add a protein such as chicken.  DELICIOUS!   Ingredients: 12 ounces skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice, divided 1 tablespoon canola oil 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, divided 3/4 cup chopped peeled ripe mango 1/2 cup chopped seeded tomato 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro 1 tablespoon minced seeded jalapeño pepper 8 (6-inch) corn tortillas 1 cup packaged angel hair coleslaw Preparation: 1. Place chicken in a skillet, and cover with water; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Boil 1 minute. Remove pan from heat; cover and let stand 15 minutes or until chicken is done. Remove chicken from...