Tag Archive: nutrition

Grassroots Nutrition: Perform at your best by fueling with sugar?

October 25, 2018 4:03 pm

Perform at your best by fueling with sugar? The current trend in the media is to compare sugar to hard drugs.  They suggest the two have addictive properties and these properties can lead us to an early death. Do we need to start hiding our children and picketing with anti-sugar messages to protect the youth?… View Article

Grassroots Nutrition – Fueling on Your Rest Days

June 13, 2018 6:25 pm

GRASSROOTS NUTRITION TIPS Fueling on Your Rest Days: Rest days are a critical part of training and help the body to recover and replenish. I often get the question from athletes about how to fuel on rest days. The awesome thing about bodies is that they will let you know what they need. However, if… View Article

Grassroots Nutrition – Post Workout Fueling Ideas

April 26, 2018 2:41 pm

GRASSROOTS NUTRITION TIPS We know that fueling post exercise is critical.  Below are 10 easy grab and go snack and 10 easy prepared snacks to fuel with post ski day. 10  Easy Grab & Go Snack: Pre-portioned hummus (Costco)with Crackers or veggies Boom Chia Pop Pre-Portioned Guacamole (Costco) with Crackers or veggies Snapea Crisps (Costco)… View Article

Healthy Snack Ideas & Recipes

March 29, 2018 10:32 am

Classic Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Energy Balls Prep Time: 5 mins Total Time: 5 mins Yield: 12 Ingredients 1 cup dry oats (I like 1/2 old fashioned oatmeal and 1/2 quick cooking) 1/4 cup peanut butter 1/4 cup honey 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips dash of salt 1/2 teaspoon vanilla, optional Instructions In a medium bowl,… View Article