Your Healthy Snack Isn’t So Healthy

Treating yourself to a nice healthy salad for a snack today? Too bad that ranch dressing has 145 calories per serving and 15 grams of fat. Watch out for items like this “sneaky snack” when you’re working on your weekly meal plan!

This month we have focused on rewarding yourself in a healthy way, but just because something has the connotation of being healthy, doesn’t mean it actually is. So let’s take a look at those sneaky snacks disguised as being healthy. Continue reading Your Healthy Snack Isn’t So Healthy

How to Time Hack Your Snacks

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

Part of the success in planning dietary programs can come from the knowledge of how long foods “last” in the body. Imagine being able to decide what you really need to eat based on the time you have?! And, you can! Continue reading How to Time Hack Your Snacks

What Foods Make You Feel Satisfied Quicker and Longer?

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

All foods are made of protein, fat, and/or carbohydrates. The meals and snacks that are the most satisfying, and keep you feeling comfortable the longest, are comprised of all three. Continue reading What Foods Make You Feel Satisfied Quicker and Longer?

Healthier Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

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

Try this recipe for your family tonight. Far fewer calories and fat, but still has that familiar old fashioned taste!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Makes: 6-8 servings

Cook Time: 25 minutes in oven

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What Does the Perfect Diet Look Like?

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

Results are in from various studies as to just what exactly will make up the “perfect diet.” Young and old alike will benefit from knowing when they are consuming enough but not too much!

Here’s a breakdown of the perfect diet:

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