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MAC's Recipe of the Month: April 2018

MAC Nutrition - Sunday, April 01, 2018

Balanced Post-Workout Protein Smoothie Refueling after a tough workout is extremely important. The refuel meal or snack gives your body the carbohydrates needed to replenish glycogen, which is the storage form of carbohydrates that your muscles rely on during prolonged exercise. Refueling also provides protein to help you ..

Go Further with Food

MAC Nutrition - Thursday, March 22, 2018

Happy National Nutrition Month! March is National Nutrition Month, a time for us to continue the conversation about nutrition and why it matters so much. This year, the National Nutrition Month theme is “Go Further with Food.” Food gives us energy for our daily lives and fuels our fitness, professional, and  ..

MAC's Recipe of the Month: March 2018

MAC Nutrition - Thursday, March 01, 2018

The Ultimate Balanced Plate for a Nourishing Start to Spring Grain bowls and grain-based salads make for a wonderfully balanced meal as we transition from winter to spring. Their inclusion of whole grains, vegetables, and lean protein means you get a nutrient-dense meal that will be satisfying and delicious. You can mi ..

MAC's Recipe of the Month: Feb 2018

MAC Nutrition - Thursday, February 01, 2018

Dinner for Chilly Nights February is Heart Health Month, bringing our awareness to all of the factors that affect this vital organ, one of which is, of course, the foods we eat! February is also a chilly month, so what could be better than a warm, hearty, nourishing bowl of chili (pun intended)? This recipe uses ground turkey  ..

MAC's Recipe of the Month: Jan 2018

MAC Nutrition - Monday, January 01, 2018

Nourishing Winter Breakfast It’s January, and the weather outside is frigid to say the least. Oatmeal is a nourishing, warm meal that’s perfect for a winter morning. Oats are high in fiber and also have some protein, making oatmeal a filling and satisfying meal. Adding nuts and nut butter brings in more protein and ..

Reconnect over the Holidays

MAC Nutrition - Thursday, December 21, 2017

Five Ways to Reconnect With Your Goals During the Holidays In our last Nutrition Workshop at the Mount Auburn Club, we discussed the difficulty that the holiday season presents to anyone who is trying to eat well. From Halloween all the way through New Year’s (and even Valentine’s Day), the fall and winter months are  ..

MAC's Recipe of the Month: Dec 2017

MAC Nutrition - Friday, December 01, 2017

A Versatile Dish for Holiday Celebrations Quiche is one of those dishes that can go well with most occasions. It can be a delicious breakfast for when family is in town, or it can act as a perfect appetizer or even side dish for holiday meals. This version is made with eggs, potatoes, and roasted vegetables, making it a  ..

Happy World Vegan Month

MAC Nutrition - Tuesday, November 28, 2017

November is World Vegan Month! The term “vegan” is controversial, to say the least. To many people, it sounds like an extremely restrictive “diet,” while to others it is a way of life that makes so much sense that they’re not sure why everyone isn’t doing it. In honor of World Vegan Month, let’s br ..

MAC's Recipe of the Month: Nov 2017

MAC Nutrition - Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Happy World Vegan Month! November is World Vegan Month. It also happens to be the month of Thanksgiving! It may seem like the turkey, buttery mashed potatoes, stuffing, and pumpkin pie that are typical of the Thanksgiving menu mean that this holiday is impossible to be made vegan. You might also wonder why anyone would even want to  ..

How to Make Comfort Foods Healthier

MAC Nutrition - Thursday, October 19, 2017

5 Ways to Make Comfort Foods Healthier As the weather gets colder and the holidays loom in sight, we often crave (or have on the holiday menu) heavier comfort foods such as mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese, and baked goods. For those of us with health and fitness goals, overindulging in foods like these more than once in a  ..