Healthier Holiday Dessert: Frozen Yogurt Pie Recipe

By Rita Larsen, RD, CD; Elite Sports Clubs Nutrition Educator & Diet Counselor

Frozen Yogurt Pie Recipe-Elite Sports Clubs

With all that we have to do over the holidays, it would seem reasonable that we should keep our recipes easy on the preparation. This may include the delicious cookies you have put together and stored in the freezer. But, you may also want to consider an easy-does-it Yogurt Pie in whatever flavor you wish! Preparation takes 15 minutes and then into the freezer to be removed just before serving! Take a look! Continue reading Healthier Holiday Dessert: Frozen Yogurt Pie Recipe

Member Stories: Joe Fraunfelder “Active, but not fit”

Active But Not Fit-Elite Sports Clubs

We’re extremely proud of our members. Over the years their work out agendas and sporting endeavors serve as healthy examples of how it feels to be “Elite,” and how exercise not only adds years to your life, but life to your years! Today we’d like to highlight another member’s experience: Continue reading Member Stories: Joe Fraunfelder “Active, but not fit”

Tricks of the Trade for Holiday Eating

By Rita Larsen, RD, CD; Elite Sports Clubs Nutrition Educator & Diet Counselor

Tricks of the Trade for Holiday Eating Elite Sports Clubs

All jokes aside, we all have some notions in the back of our minds about how we will “do” with our Holiday eating! Many people suggest that it is just too overwhelming to figure out how to lose weight or at least keep from gaining while attending a slew of parties over the holiday season. In fact, the average person will attend 12 more food-providing events over the holidays than their normal social calendar any other time of year. But, is it REALLY that difficult to do? Continue reading Tricks of the Trade for Holiday Eating

So, Why Do I Do What I Do? Confessions of a Dietitian

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

The Holidays and Aunt Mary's Cake

Recently I had the fortune of arriving at my Aunt Mary’s house, and found that she had made my favorite Rum Cake for dessert. My mouth watered as the flashbacks of eating that wonderful cake began to return to memory. It was warm, light on the inside, and crunchy on the outside and rich with rum flavor! Before I had my coat off, I thought it wouldn’t be that bad just this once, to have not just one, but two slices of the cake when it was served. The anticipation was building! Continue reading So, Why Do I Do What I Do? Confessions of a Dietitian

Health Up Your Holidays!

By Sarah Dusseau, Head Chef & Owner of Fit Food Trainer

Health Up Your Holidays-Fit Food Trainer at Elite

Cookies, cakes & pies – as tempting as these holiday treats are, they can be brutal to your waistline! Why wait until January to jump on the healthy eating band wagon? Continue reading Health Up Your Holidays!