Poolside Fun this Summer at Elite Sports Clubs

The summer is a great time to get outside and enjoy the sun, fresh air, and especially swimming! Fox 6 Wake Up host, Laura Langemo stopped by our Elite Sports Club-Mequon location last week to talk to some of our staff about pool safety, outdoor boot camp, aqua therapy, and healthy grilling. Continue reading Poolside Fun this Summer at Elite Sports Clubs

Homemade Sweet Potato Chips Recipe

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

Between summer BBQ’s with friends and poolside snacking, you’re probably craving a crispy salty side every now and then. But obviously being the health-conscious person that you are, you’re going with something that is high in vitamin B6 and iron….sweet potato chips that is!

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Marinated Shrimp Salad with Avocado Recipe

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

Enjoy shrimp in a salad with this easy, fresh recipe for marinated shrimp salad with avocado. Drizzle with a homemade citrus vinaigrette for a perfect punch of flavor! Continue reading Marinated Shrimp Salad with Avocado Recipe

Think You Are Eating Enough Fruits & Vegetables? EAT MORE!

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

How many servings of fruits and vegetables do adults actually need per day? 5-servings per day will be sufficient to supply needed nutrients. A serving is considered ½-cup cooked vegetables and 1-cup raw or fresh vegetables. Whatever the case, it will take some dedication to provide these important foods to your diet. It will, however, make a tremendous difference.

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Oven Roasted Asparagus Recipe

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

Oven Roasted Asparagus Recipe-Elite Sports Clubs

Prepare at the last minute before serving your dinner! Dry heat in the oven or on the grill is a favorite way to cook many vegetables, including asparagus. If you remember the way that your mother probably used to cook on the stove until it was overcooked, this is an all new taste. Children will love it and can eat as a finger food. Continue reading Oven Roasted Asparagus Recipe