What Every Athlete Needs To Know About Electrolytes

By Jenna Gorham, RD, LN If you’ve ever looked at a bottle of Gatorade, you’ve likely seen the term “electrolytes”. But why is this scientific term so important to athletes, when do you need electrolytes, and can you get them without drinking sugar-filled sports drinks? Electrolytes are minerals that have an electrical charge and play [...]

Greek Lentil Power Bowl

Have you ever heard the term pulse (in reference to food)? Pulses are the superfood group made up of lentils, dried beans, peas and chickpeas. This recipe features one of my favorite pulses--lentils. Lentils are a protein-rich and gluten-free pulse, with 9 grams of protein in ½ cup cooked. Partly due to their protein and [...]

Tri-Color Spring Salad

Can we talk about red cabbage for a second? I recently bought some for a recipe I created for a client, and I had so much leftover. With the extras, I decided to make cabbage salad that I could eat all week. [tweetthis]A tri-color spring #salad that is as healthy as it is beautiful. #vegetarian[/tweetthis] Red [...]