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Recovery Done RIGHT!

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Guest post by Melissa Mathes, RD. Melissa is a registered dietition who is an expert in sports nutrition counseling and medical nutrition therapy. She has counseled athletes and patients with medical nutrition therapy needs for the last 15 years. We’re so glad we found her and feel really fortunate that she’s willing to share her knowledge with our community! Please enjoy her post on Recovery Done RIGHT!: Recovery Timing: With in 15 minutes of workout immediate recovery drink With in the first hour of workout you need 24oz. of fluid total. This includes your recovery drink! After the first 2 hours of…

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Easy Butternut Squash Soup

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It’s That Time of Year again… It’s getting cold and it’s time to cozy in on the couch (after you’ve swung your kettlebell for the day, of course) and have some nice hot soup! Easy Butternut Squash Soup 2 bags Trader Joe’s Pre-cubed Butternut Squash 4 cups Chicken or Vegetable Stock 1/2 Cup of 1/2 and 1/2 or Heavy Cream 1 tbsp. Butter Salt, pepper, nutmeg, cinnamon to taste In a stockpot combine 2 bags of Trader Joe’s pre-cubed Butternut Squash with enough chicken or vegetable stock to completely cover the squash. I used 3 cups chicken stock 1 cup water….

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Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup

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What happens when we get a much needed rainy day in sunny SoCal? I pull out the crockpot and make a pot of soup. Here is the recipe for one of my favorite comfort soups. 1 lb of dried green split peas Olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 2 organic celery stalks, chopped 2 organic carrots, peeled and chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 5-6 slices of cooked bacon 6 cups of water 2 teaspoons of fresh thyme, minced 2 teaspoons fresh sage, minced salt pepper In a large skillet, heat about 1 tablespoon of olive oil over a medium-high heat….

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Healthy Pancake Recipe

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Myself, I’m not a big breakfast kinda girl. My family, on the other hand loves a big weekend breakfast and at least once a month, on any given Sunday, I oblige them. This weekend was an unseasonably (for SoCal) cloudy, drizzly morning and the heat hadn’t kicked in yet so I took the opportunity to bust out my skillet and whip up a big breakfast for everyone. I’ll usually include eggs, bacon, and pancakes. We had all of my ingredients on hand so we were in luck! Today I’m sharing with you my tried and true recipe that will leave…

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