4 Things to Remember When Buying Frozen Pizza

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

When it comes to being ready for a last minute dinner, a frozen pizza could be your best friend. Just because you are taking a shortcut, doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice a healthy dinner. So, here is what you should look for when buying that “store bought” frozen pizza. Continue reading 4 Things to Remember When Buying Frozen Pizza

Watercress Salad with Sesame Garlic Dressing

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

I remember that watercress was always used for tea sandwiches in the fanciest of hotel dining rooms.

Watercress stands up to the bold flavors of radicchio and a fish sauce spiked dressing in this spring salad. If you want a heartier meal, add grilled chicken. These bold flavors will satisfy your hunger in a big hurry! Continue reading Watercress Salad with Sesame Garlic Dressing

Prepping Meals the Weekend Before is Easier Than You Think

By Alissa Dresang, Certified Personal Trainer at Elite Sports Club-West Brookfield

I think we’ve all hit that wall at times after a long day’s work when we get home and just simply don’t want to devote the time and energy to make dinner. So, what do we do? Order takeout or throw in a frozen pizza. We are all guilty of this at some point or another, but it can be easily avoided by setting aside a couple of hours the weekend before. If you’re on the go, like myself, you will find that this makes life a lot easier. Continue reading Prepping Meals the Weekend Before is Easier Than You Think

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?