Locally-Sourced Ingredients Spring is the time to discover perennial herbs in the garden. Perennials are plants that come back each year without having to replant, such as strawberries. They are good for the soil, nutritious, and easy to take care of! Spring is also the perfect time to enjoy many other fresh herbs, such as…
More Than Just Greens Our TrueFood Athlete’s Salad is a salad prepared as the main dish. Fresh salads are great for recovery, but in order to replace what was lost during sport, salad must be more than just greens. While fresh greens provide plenty of vitamins and minerals important for recovery, they do not restore…
When you go to the grocery store, you see fresh produce from all over the world, but just because fruits and vegetables can be found in your grocery store doesn’t mean they are currently in season. Seasonal eating means eating fruits and vegetables that are locally grown during their official growing season. When food is…
Next time you have to travel for competition, take this list to the store to
help you plan and shop for your next trip!
Next time you have to travel for competition, take this list to the store to help you plan and shop for your next trip!
Whether you focus on a single athletic event with minimal travel or get on a bus or plane for an out-of-state or international competition, here are some general recommendations to ensure you are ready to do well at your destination.
Honey and apples are a great quick snack for racing. Both honey and apples are loaded with glucose and fructose that are a quick source of energy.
Pumpkins and squash are very versatile. While pumpkin carving is a fun family activity, remember pumpkins are here for you to eat. They are a great snack to recover after exercise.
Apples are one of the easiest fruits to pick and use. They are delicious, not easily bruised, and most varieties store well. Apples can be eaten fresh, cooked, frozen, and made into many tasty and healthy dishes!