Try a Guayaki Organic Yerba Mate in the AVAC® Poolside Cafe. It has the strength of coffee, the health benefits of tea, and the euphoria of chocolate, all in one beverage! Of the six commonly used stimulants in the world: coffee, tea, kola, cocoa, and guarana, yerba mate triumphs as the most balanced and healthful while... Continue Reading →
Adapted from simplegreensmoothies.com 1) Blend in stages to avoid leafy chunks. [I personally think this one is the most important!] Chewing your green smoothie is no fun! To get a “smooth” green smoothie experience, blend up your leafy greens and liquid-base first. Then add your remaining fruits and blend again. 2) Follow the 60/40 formula. When... Continue Reading →
Members and Guests are invited to join us at the upcoming "Love Your Liver Detox" beginning February 13 at AVAC®. A 14-day detox including a 'pre-cleanse' week to slowly wean off forbidden foods. An ideal way take charge of your health in 2017! via - Laura Hsu, AVAC® Nutritionist Happy New Year! With the holidays behind us, and... Continue Reading →
via - Outside.com Vegans Will Own the Podium Why ultrarunners, climbers, and NFL linemen are turning to plant power More and more pro athletes are going vegan. But can their plant- based diet really allow anyone to perform at their best?
Last night, as I was making my son his traditional grilled cheese on wheat, I realized that it had been quite some time since I'd made myself something ooey and gooey! But instead of succumbing to the basic grilled cheese (as yummy as it...) I decided to step things up and add some fruit to the... Continue Reading →
via - DamnDelicious Skip Chipotle and try these burrito bowls right at home. It’s easier, healthier and 10000x tastier! TASTY BURRITO BOWLS YIELD: 6 SERVINGS PREP TIME: 10 MINUTES COOK TIME: 15 MINUTES TOTAL TIME: 25 MINUTES INGREDIENTS: 1 cup uncooked rice 1 cup salsa, homemade or store-bought 3 cups chopped Romaine lettuce 1 (15.25-ounce) can... Continue Reading →
There's more to life than drinking smoothies after every run. Here are 10 great options to help you rebuild after tough workouts. via - outsideonline.com What you eat after a long, hard run has a big impact on how well you recover and how hard you can run the next day. “Eating well after endurance exercise... Continue Reading →