The Magic of Clean Eating and Racing

It’s always an awesome experience for athletes when they figure out how to dial in their nutrition and really nail race goals. Below is Jenny’s experience on her most recent Ironman that she emailed to me. Way to go Jenny!!! To answer your question, the race was great. The days leading up to it, I […]

Summer Fresh Basil and Strawberry Chicken

All athletes, whether endurance or strength focused, need adequate protein in their diets. The main reasons (but trust me, there are A LOT more) are protein is needed to: Promote muscle repair Boost glycogen storage Support immune system So without further ado, try this awesome, filling but also light and refreshing summer protein dish. 1-2 […]

Overnight Oats

COLD OVERNIGHT OATS This recipe is great for a summer grab and go breakfast. Make the night before and save yourself some hassle. Ingredients 1/3 to 1/2 cup liquid such as dairy milk, unsweetened almond, cashew or coconut milk 1/3 to 1/2 cup old-fashioned rolled oats 1/3 to 1/2 cup plain yogurt 1 teaspoon chia seeds […]

How to Make Food Prep Easier

The first step to making food prep a successful adventure, is to actually enjoy the food you are eating! Protein and veggies can be bland and unappealing but with a little sauce (everything’s better when it’s saucy, right? 😉 they can become an exciting and flavorful meal. Below are three sauces recipes to dress up […]

Easy and Delicious Beet Greens

EASY AND DELICIOUS BEET GREENS   Ingredients: 1 bunch beet stems and leaves, cleaned and chopped 1 small onion, finely diced 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 1/2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 1 lemon, juiced and zested Black pepper to taste Preparation: Add onion and garlic to pan and sautĂ© until caramelized. Add beet greens and stems, […]

Your Poo and You! Digestive Health 101

Are you a star gazer? Good for you. Now let’s switch it up. Become a stool gazer. What?! Yep, as crazy as it sounds, checking out your poo and paying attention to your bathroom habits is a fantastic way to get a snapshot of your digestive health. What’s going on in your gut impacts your […]

Shamrock Smoothie

Lucky Green Shamrock Smoothie What better time of year to really start incorporating greens in your diet than St. Patrick’s Day Weekend, when green is the lucky color?! This recipe is a crowd favorite and is super refreshing right after a St. Patty’s day run or bike ride.  Shamrock Smoothie: 1 c. kale or fresh […]

Why Nutrition Matters for Running Your Best

Nutrition, It Matters! Jen’s Story My weight loss journey didn’t start off as a walk in the park. But, as many of us do, I had to ask myself, is anything that’s worth doing actually easy?  Once I started to work with Rachel and Next Level Nutrition, I got an education in nutrition …Nutrition 101 […]