Members’ Favorite After School Snacks & Treats

Once a week at each of the five Elite Sports Clubs locations I host a program called “Ask the Dietitian“. It’s a free program for members where they can come discuss programs they’re are interested in, popular nutritional topics that are found in the press, medical concerns and the resulting diet, or how they wish to match a fitness program with the appropriate diet. At one of my sessions members shared their own favorite after school snacks and treats, and I thought I’d share these with the rest of you today. Continue reading Members’ Favorite After School Snacks & Treats

Holiday Flavor Hits: Turkey Stuffing Chips & Cranberry Spritzers

From pumpkin spice, to gingerbread, to peppermint candy cane … You can sense the change in seasons not just by the color of the leaves and crispness in the air, but also by the flavors offered at your grocery store and local coffee shop! Each year manufacturers try to come up with the next holiday flavor hit. Here’s a few I found interesting, that you may want to try as well. Continue reading Holiday Flavor Hits: Turkey Stuffing Chips & Cranberry Spritzers

Pumpkin Energy Bites Recipe

This fall Elite Sports Clubs fitness intern, Taylor Thompson, prepared this dish as a quick energy dessert for willing tasters following their workout at various Elite clubs locations. I personally love the great taste and ease of preparation for these Pumpkin Bites, which could be taken to a holiday party without any baking! Continue reading Pumpkin Energy Bites Recipe

Food Products to Make the “Healthy Life” More Convenient

Every couple of weeks there are new foods products that are convenient and easy for you to use to help you work towards that healthy life! Take a look at these four items that are definitely worth a try. Continue reading Food Products to Make the “Healthy Life” More Convenient

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