Spicy White Bean Dip Recipe

By Rita Larsen, RD; Elite Sports Clubs Dietitian & Nutrition Counselor

Spicy White Bean Dip Elite Sports Clubs Recipe

Here’s a great dip recipe to bring to a Packer party or other Fall gatherings! It’s grain and dairy free, so it can easily accommodate some of the most common dietary restrictions these days. What’s your go-to party platter or side? Do you try to change up your recipes to be allergy and intolerance-friendly? Continue reading Spicy White Bean Dip Recipe

Fit Food Trainer Comes to Elite

In mid November Elite will be launching its partnership with Fit Food Trainer, a weekly meal service run by Sarah Dusseau out of the kitchen at Elite River Glen. In today’s blog post, we talk about what Fit Food Trainer is, answer your most frequently asked questions and get to know the owner, Sarah Dusseau, a little bit better. Continue reading Fit Food Trainer Comes to Elite

Fiber! Part 4: The Best Fiber Foods

By Rita Larsen, RD; Elite Sports Clubs Dietitian and Nutrition Counselor

Fiber Part 4: The Best Fiber Foods

This is the last post in a 4-part series on FIBER! (Read Part 1,  Part 2, & Part 3.)

Fiber is an important component in your diet because it aids in digestion, lowers blood cholesterol and is a great way to help you control your weight. There are several natural, great-tasting foods that you can consume on a regular basis to improve your diet and your overall health. Continue reading Fiber! Part 4: The Best Fiber Foods

Fiber! Part 3: The Benefits of Eating Fiber

By Rita Larsen, RD; Elite Sports Clubs Dietitian and Nutrition Counselor

Fiber Part 3 Benefits of Eating Fiber

This is Part 3 in a 4-part series on FIBER! (Read Part 1 & Part 2.)

Fiber is a substance found in the skins of fruits and vegetables and in whole grains, which is hard to digest and important for digestion. It is recommended that adults incorporate between 30 and 40 grams of fiber per day, but most adults only get 10 grams per day through their normal diet. There are a variety of health benefits to increasing the amount fiber in your diet. Continue reading Fiber! Part 3: The Benefits of Eating Fiber

Fiber! Part 2: The Downfalls of Eating Fiber

By Rita Larsen, RD; Elite Sports Clubs Dietitian and Nutrition Counselor

Fiber Part 2: The downfalls of eating fiber

This is Part 2 in a 4-part series on the wonderful world of FIBER! (Read Part 1 here.) In recent years, fibrous foods have received praise for their health benefits. Dietitians and doctors encourage their patients to increase their fiber intake. However, eating even a moderate amount of fiber foods can have some downfalls. Continue reading Fiber! Part 2: The Downfalls of Eating Fiber