Nutrition

Take a summer food vacation to Greece by combining all of the signature flavors in a tasty, grilled burger! These burgers can easily be made with beef, bison, or even lamb for a truly authentic experience. Ground meat is combined with the salty tang of feta cheese and pimientos, which are simply small pieces of
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Lighten up your summer eating with this chickpea based vegetarian burger. Mixed up with a compliment of Italian seasonings, these chickpea patties bring a bit of pizzaz to your table while providing protein and fiber. One of the problems I’ve come across when making vegetarian burgers is that they tend to be more of a
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Summer sun leads to relaxing summer grill-outs with friends and family. Change up your barbequed burger routine with a little something unexpected. Using meats that are not just beef for your patties brings both flavor and variety to your table. Ginger scallion pork burgers combine ground pork with the zestiness of garlic, ginger, and scallions
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In a wave of evangelical fervor, the 18th amendment outlawed alcohol in the United States, thus initiating a disastrous 14-year experiment known as prohibition. Organized crime grew rampant, laws were blurred by inconsistent enforcement, and, despite an initial drop, alcohol use and abuse increased sharply, particularly amongst women and children. The intent was good. Following
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Flexible dieting is not a new approach, but it’s still one that receives pushback. Old-school competitors and hardcore meal preppers turn their noses up at flexible dieters because this “if it fits your macros” (IIFYM) approach allows, even encourages, eating unhealthy foods as part of a cutting phase. To detractors, this concept of fitting cheat
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It’s the season of holiday parties, game days, and other special events that center around getting together with friends, family, and finger foods. Eliminate the stress of an elaborate spread with a simple and creamy pesto bean dip that comes together in just minutes. Inspired by a winter caprese salad, this appetizer combines plain Greek
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Once upon a time, when I was smaller than I am now but looking to get as big as possible, I lived off of tuna and potatoes almost exclusively for a period of years. That, plus a scoop of protein powder in my morning cereal, was my muscle-building master plan. Did it work? Sure, to
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Soothing soups are a staple during the winter months because of their warm comforting qualities. This broccoli blue cheese soup is a nutritious addition to your soup repertoire. Bone broth is used as the liquid base for an added boost of amino acids, collagen, and minerals to enhance your immune system during cold and flu
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Have you been watching every calorie, denying yourself all the things you love to eat the most—and are still not seeing any results? If you’ve been dieting and following your plan to the letter but haven’t seen that scale budge, it’s time to take a closer look at your approach. Sometimes little issues that pop
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Stews that “stick to the ribs” have a comforting appeal, particularly during the most recent polar vortex. Nordic style stews, like this fish chowder, use a variety of vegetables to flavor the base and most often use starchy root vegetables like celeriac, turnip, or potatoes to provide thickening to the soup as well as nutritional
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We live in the age of instant gratification. A smartphone driven world now expects instant responses to mail that once would have taken weeks and feels like they are slumming it when they choose to go with Amazon’s free 2-day shipping. NFL fans expect their quarterbacks to be legends by year three and beginning weightlifters
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Easy and economical, this simple soup is a quick and flavorful way to feed your family. Inspired by the ethnic origins of peanut soup, this soup utilizes another common staple of African cuisine, the yam, or its similar relative, the sweet potato, and combines these key components with Thai curry paste and lentils. Thai cuisine
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Earthy and vibrant, this creamy soup gets its texture from pureéing the softened chestnuts and vegetables together. This technique results in a perfectly thick spoonable delight that’s teaming with a rounded assortment of nutrients perfect for athletes. In this roundup of nutrition, beets are a superstar for athletes. Compounds found in beets increase the body’s
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