Southwest Breakfast Tacos – Premier Fitness Camp – Fitness Article

Southwest Breakfast Tacos – Premier Fitness Camp Yes- you can still eat tacos for breakfast (or lunch… or dinner…) and meet your health and fitness goals! This recipe makes 2 servings… INGREDIENTS: 1 tsp Grapeseed Oil 2 Eggs, whole 4 Egg Whites 1/4 C Black Beans, cooked, low sodium 2 Tbsp Cheddar Cheese, grated* 1/4 C Bell Peppers, chopped 1/4 C Onion, chopped 1/2 tsp Smoked Paprika 2 Corn Tortillas, medium-sized*Optional DIRECTIONS Drain and rinse the black beans. Wash and…

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Importance of Fiber in your Diet – Fitness Article

Importance of Fiber in your Diet Fiber – it’s part of our diet, and we all know it’s important… but why is that? You may  be surprised how beneficial fiber is – especially when it comes to heart health. Take a quick read, and learn all about the importance of fiber in your diet… The Importance Of Fiber In Your Diet: What The Heck Is Fiber? First off, dietary fiber includes parts of plant foods that your body can’t digest…

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Shakshuka – Premier Fitness Camp – Fitness Article

Shakshuka – Premier Fitness Camp Shakshuka is a popular Arabic breakfast dish comprised of poached eggs in a sauce made from tomatoes, peppers, and onions that is often spiced with cumin–similar to Purgatory Eggs. Shakshuka means “a mixture” in Arabic. This dish is thought to have originated in Tunisia.Our friends from The Spice Way worked with us to create this recipe, and it was so popular in camp we wanted to share it with the world! Let us know how…

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“Diet” : What does it mean? – Fitness Article

“Diet” : What does it mean? Let’s talk about the word diet and how we have skewed what it means to often represent a way of eating that is overly strict, negative, and not sustainable for long periods of time. We’ve all heard it far too often, either from ourselves or someone we know and love…  “I’m going on a diet.” or “I can’t eat that, I’m on a diet.” These statements are usually followed up with a complaint about having…

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Easy Superfood Chocolate Bark – Premier Fitness Camp – Fitness Article

Easy Superfood Chocolate Bark – Premier Fitness Camp Superfood chocolate bark is a year round favorite- and it’s much easier to make that you would think! This recipe calls for coconut oil, cacao powder, and a few different nuts, seeds, and superfoods. While you can follow this superfood chocolate bark recipe “to the T” and be happy every time, the only really important ingredients and amounts to use are the coconut oil and cacao powder. Everything else can be left…

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Garlic Mashed Cauliflower – Premier Fitness Camp – Fitness Article

Garlic Mashed Cauliflower – Premier Fitness Camp Hello there, beautiful vegan, gluten-free, and incredibly delicious mashed potato substitute! While we love a good mashed potato (including the fibrous skin, of course), having a low-carb option to pair alongside traditionally carb-heavy holiday side-dishes is definitely not a bad option! Plus, it tastes SO GOOD you won’t even miss the potatoes. This 6-ingredient recipe is simple, delicious, and only takes 30 minutes to whip up! Did we mention it’s gluten-free and vegan?…

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Roasted Balsamic Brussels Sprouts – Premier Fitness Camp – Fitness Article

Roasted Balsamic Brussels Sprouts – Premier Fitness Camp Brussel sprouts are high in antioxidants, Vitamin K, fiber and contain ALA Omega-3 fatty acids… plus when cooked right they taste absolutely incredible! Be sure to roast these up for any holiday party- they only take 15 minutes and can easily be roasted alongside other veggies (like this Roasted Baby Carrot Recipe)!*Note: This recipe makes one serving, multiply accordingly if you plan on making enough for a shared dinner. INGREDIENTS 4 oz…

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Roasted Baby Carrots – Premier Fitness Camp – Fitness Article

Roasted Baby Carrots – Premier Fitness Camp Carrots are an incredibly rich source of Beta-Carotene, antioxidants, fiber, potassium, and have been linked to improved eye health. Adding these delicious roasted carrots to any meal will up the wow-factor for both taste and the eyes. More good news? This recipe only takes 15 minutes, and you can easily roast other veggies at the same time (Like this Balsamic Roasted Brussel Sprouts recipe)!*This recipe makes one serving, multiply as needed! INGREDIENTS 4…

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Thanksgiving Day Health Hacks – Premier Fitness Camp – Fitness Article

Thanksgiving Day Health Hacks – Premier Fitness Camp BE ACTIVE Thanksgiving is a day known for inactivity; a free pass to stuff yourself and watch football all day. Don’t throw your health goals and wellness out the window to be followed by guilt and regret the next day. Start your morning with a walk to kick start your metabolism.  Twenty minutes of physical activity can boost your metabolism, decrease stress, and increase your energy level (20 minutes is only 1.4%…

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The Easiest Vegan Pancake Recipe EVER – Fitness Article

The Easiest Vegan Pancake Recipe EVER March 4, 2019 Over the past few years I’ve spent time, effort and money trying out “healthy” protein pancakes, then more recently searching for the perfect vegan protein pancake that would be easy enough for me to follow and delicious enough for Chris not to miss the eggs and dairy. It’s been tough – I’m not the greatest cook at the best of times, but especially pancakes evaded me! I finally nailed an easy…

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5 Grab and Go Breakfast Ideas – Fitness Article

5 Grab and Go Breakfast Ideas No time for breakfast?  Here’s some ideas for grab and go breakfast ideas for those days you struggle to find time to eat in the morning. Breakfast is an important meal but sometimes when you’re busy making time for breakfast doesn’t always happen.  Research shows that breakfast eaters tend to have an increased nutrient intake and improved concentration.  I’ve been on a bit of a mission to mix up my breakfast lately and been…

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Feijoa and coconut loaf – Eat Well NZ – Fitness Article

Feijoa and coconut loaf – Eat Well NZ This feijoa and coconut loaf tastes amazing and is a nice way to use up feijoas . If you’ve got a tree no doubt you’ll have them in abundance and when you can’t eat any more as they are, then there are plenty of yummy ways to cook with them. I have to admit, I’m not a fan of moving into the cooler seasons, but one thing I do love is feijoas.…

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Moroccan tomato and chickpea soup – Fitness Article

Moroccan tomato and chickpea soup April 28, 2019 by Nicola 3 Comments There’s nothing like soup to warm you on a cold winters day.  This Moroccan tomato and chickpea soup contains a warming mixture of spices, including the Tunisian chilli paste called harrisa.  This is made with chilli, garlic, caraway seeds and other herbs and spices.  It’s available at specialty food stores and many supermarkets.  I bought a tube for $2.50.  Using a little of this gives the soup a little kick,…

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Supplement with Quality – Premier Fitness Camp – Fitness Article

Supplement with Quality – Premier Fitness Camp A common question when striving for healthier nutrition is “Do I need supplements?” The answer is not as easy as ‘yes’ or ‘no’… it often depends on an individual’s current health, diet, and wellness goals. Ideally, we should get enough foundational vitamins and minerals from our food if we are eating a nutrient-rich, whole foods diet. However, there are a few limitations to this theory. As our population continues to grow, the demand…

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Pumpkin Spice Protein Pancakes – Premier Fitness Camp – Fitness Article

This recipe is a perfect way to start your day. You get a healthy serving of protein, fiber, carbs, fat, and a flavor that’ll help it really start to feel like Fall! This recipe is also very simple- it take just a few minutes to make and keeps you full for hours. Enjoy! | INGREDIENTS: •1 Egg + 2 Egg Whites•1 Scoop Orgain Vanilla Protein Powder• 1/4 Cup Organic Pumpkin Puree (Unsweetened. Make sure you use pumpkin puree, not pumpkin…

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DIY Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe – Fitness Article

DIY Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe It’s finally Fall- and you know what that means… Pumpkin Spice Lattes all around! Basic or not, you can’t deny the primal call for something cozy as the days get cooler and shorter… the wild call for the ever seasonal and highly popular Pumpkin Spice Latte! The only problem with this? They’re typically LOADED with sugars, artificial sweeteners, flavors, preservatives, chemicals, flavorings, and dairy-laden creamers and milk. Blah! Don’t worry- we’re going to show you…

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Creating a Nutritious Workspace – Premier Fitness Camp – Fitness Article

Creating a Nutritious Workspace – Premier Fitness Camp Do you agree that your employees are your largest and most valuable investment? Do you also agree that if your employees are healthy, happy and feel appreciated, that their productivity, presenteeism, and loyalty to the company will increase while absenteeism and turnover will decrease? If you believe these facts, your wellness program is a valuable investment. Wellness programs can come in all forms, from grass-roots to intricately organized; but the most important…

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Protein For Everyone – Premier Fitness Camp – Fitness Article

| THE IMPORTANCE & THE MYTHS OF PROTEIN Protein for everyone! We all need protein in our diet, but it can be difficult to know what to eat if your diet style restricts consumption of certain types of foods- like a vegan or paleo diet, for example. So, whether you follow vegan guidelines or consume all types of food, we’ve got some great suggestions for you and a little bit of information on why you need to include protein in…

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The 3 Supplements I Take As A Vegan Strength Athlete – Fitness Article

March 13, 2019 This month I’m celebrating my one year vegan-niversary, and I’m pleased to say that after making a big effort over the past few months with my nutrition, training and rest, I’m feeling better than I ever have done before. Recently I’ve honed in on which supplements are really working for me and which were unnecessary by both seeing how I feel and using MyFitnessPal to track things like micronutrients and how much protein I was getting. Remember…

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Try this Easy & Delicious Jambalaya Recipe for Runners – Running Fitness Article

I’d like to preface this recipe by letting you know that I am a Minnesotan. This is not a recipe handed down from Cajun grandmother to Cajun mother to Cajun daughter. It certainly is not traditional. But I do use the Cajun Trinity and some of the traditional jambalaya elements and I can promise you that it is both easy and delicious! Featured Event I love the taste of jambalaya and the dish has a ton of potential to fit…

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Pumpkin Alfredo Pasta with Crispy Bacon and Sage – Running Fitness Article

Pumpkin Alfredo Pasta with Crispy Bacon and Sage It’s that wonderful time of year again! After suffering through all of the hot summer miles, runners everywhere are crushing their fall goal races, followed by enjoying the relief that comes with cooler temperatures and reduced mileage. Part of my personal post-marathon recovery always includes indulging in the things that I try to limit during training. This means comfort food, more social events, and the ability to enjoy a glass of wine…

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My First Postpartum Run Was With Shalane Flanagan – Running Fitness Article

My First Postpartum Run Was With Shalane Flanagan Editor’s Note: This post is written by special guest contributor, Malia Freeburg, wife of Minneapolis Running owner & creator, Nathan Freeburg. Enjoy!I run but I don’t consider myself to be a runner. I am married to a runner, and I get to watch first-hand the dedication and passion he has for the sport. For him, it’s a near addiction, and nothing is more exhilarating than a great race. For me, running is…

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