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.

So, why eat MORE fruits and vegetables? Continue reading Think You Are Eating Enough Fruits & Vegetables? EAT MORE!

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

Honey Meyer Lemon Curd Recipe

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

Honey Meyer Lemon Curd Recipe-Elite Sports Clubs

Use as a dessert, on ice cream, or on pancakes or toast. Meyer Lemons are a specialty lemon available for a very short period during the year. The fruit is a thinner skin, full of aroma, and tangy delicious juice. This curd recipe is well worth making as a special sauce. Continue reading Honey Meyer Lemon Curd Recipe

Recipe: Avocado, Bean, and Corn Salsa

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

Avocado Bean Corn Salsa Recipe-Elite Sports Clubs

Now that Spring has finally sprung, I have been looking to liven up my weekly meals with fair that is a little more fresh and light than the usual hearty winter dish. I find myself drawn to raw fruits and vegetables, fresh herbs, and a little zest to wake up the taste buds. That’s why today I’d like to share with you a simple recipe for “Avocado, Bean, and Corn Salsa.” Continue reading Recipe: Avocado, Bean, and Corn Salsa