COOKING TIME | Antioxidant-Packed Almond Trail Mix

Ingredients: 3 cups Blue Diamond Almonds, 3/4 cup (unsweetened) dried cherries, ... Read More

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COOKING TIME | Brussels Sprouts with Shallots & Almonds

Directions: Trim ends of Brussels sprouts. Cut in halves, or quarters, depending on size, for even cooking. In a large skillet (I prefer cast iron), ... Read More

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You know, your mom was right after all - failing to plan is planning to fail.

When you’re short on time and your days are hectic, plan ahead! Prepare a travel pack with snacks and beverages that support your performance eating plan. Items that ... Read More

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Amino Acid Deficiency in Athletes

By Dr. David I Minkoff, M.D. – As a nutritionally oriented MD and an avid ironman triathlete with over 40 full Ironman finishes plus over 100 half-Ironman finishes, my goal is to help restore and maintain optimum health for everyone I see. An athlete in peak health can enjoy running and can keep their youthful performance levels far beyond what they believe is possible. Read More

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March is National Nutrition Month!

When it comes to choosing what to eat, nutrition is important, but flavor is likely the true motivator and also the key to eating right, according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. This March, during National Nutrition Month®, experiment with new flavors and flavor combinations in healthy meals and "Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right." Read More

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In Honor of President's Day, Raise A Glass of Red Alert or Try A Red Recharger Smoothie!

After all, cherries are a powerful package of antioxidants & phytonutrients delivers: Read More

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Did you know February is National Cherry Month AND Potato Lover’s Month?

Try this recipe after your Saturday morning intensity ride this weekend. It includes both cherries, which are loaded with valuable vitamins & antioxidants and potatoes, which are excellent sources of carbohydrates, potassium, and fiber. Homefries can be a healthy addition to a recovery meal - such as scrambled eggs loaded wilted spinach, sundried tomatoes and a bit of goat cheese with a side of Cherry Homefries. Read More

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Quick Nutrition Tip: Begin Creating New Habits

If it takes 3 weeks to break a habit and just one week to make a habit, why not start now? Some tips to help you begin creating new habits, or to break those old ones include: Read More

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Race Recap By John Williams, Jr.

I’m sitting in the hotel room with my bike packed away for travel and ice on my sore shin. So, somewhat immobile, I thought it might be wise to record my experience at the 2013 El Tour de Tucson for future reference. I doubt words can give the physical element the sensation it requires, but this is my attempt to record and share. Read More

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Halloween Nutrition Quick Tip

"There are three things I have learned never to discuss with people: religion, politics, and the Great Pumpkin." – Linus van Pelt Read More

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