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Miso Lazy: How to make a simple vinaigrette

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The 360 no handed spoon whip to vinaigrette

Whether you’re suffering with a concussion and can hardly walk to the fridge, you’re having a jammed day of activities or you’re just lazy, don’t face plant into a bowl of cereal! I have the EASIEST vinaigrette recipe for a super quick & healthy salad!

Do you make your own homemade salad dressing? If not, you should! It’s so easy and much healthier than store bought. I have a secret…you don’t need a recipe and you don’t even really need measuring spoons — all you need is a basic understanding of how oil and vinegar work together. Here is everything you need to know, plus my favourite quick draw salad drizzle.

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Wild & Fiery Jerk Chicken Tacos with Mango Coulis

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Don’t be a hangry jerk

Jamaican jerk soft tacos with mango coulis are bursting with flavour, super easy to make and will retard your hanger pangs instantly.

When you’re in the throes of hanger, you’re tempted to reach for that Snickers—stop! Junk foods induce spikes in blood-glucose levels that come crashing down fast. Instead, think nutrient-rich, natural foods and proper meals that help satisfy hunger for as long as possible.

The Scotch pepper found in jerk spice contains capsaicin. Capsaicinoids trick the brain into thinking you’re being burned—owee! The brain responds by releasing endorphins and dopamine. This triggers a sense of euphoria similar to a “runner’s high”. Capsaicin is also used for manufacturing pepper spray—perfect, now when you see that damn bear on the Mashiter you can throw a taco at her.

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Breakfast/ Lunch/ Nutrition for Sport/ Recipes/ Snacks

Mango go! Pre-workout smoothie

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Hit your flow with Mango

A nutrient-packed smoothie can help you hydrate and prepare for some pedal-pushing power. Vital to a good workout is balanced and easily digested energy beforehand. It’s important to consider the type of workout you’re doing and the required levels of carbs and protein.

This Mango-go smoothie is the perfect setup for a shorter high-intensity workout with its blend of healthy complex carbohydrates and fibre, which supplement your glycogen stores. The banana, date and ginger fuel you with energy and vitamins and the chia seeds will give you a little kick of protein.

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Bowls/ Dinner/ Lunch/ Recipes

Miso Hungry: Recovery Protein & Electrolyte Bowl

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Ride strong, recover stronger

Physically and mentally drained after your sport, you walk through your door past your dog who’s furiously licking the sweat from your legs. You’re spent, but you know you have to muster the energy put together a post-workout recovery meal.

As the body loses electrolytes through sweat, you’ll feel symptoms like muscle cramps, fatigue, nausea, and mental confusion. And if you’re not replenishing with the right amount of carbs, electrolytes, fats, fluids and proteins you’ll experience increased muscle damage and free-radical buildup—Making you feel weaker and weaker with each sweat session.

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Turmeric up the Zen Sauce

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Feel like a winner with a vinaigrette that’s pure gold

Whether you’re an Olympic athlete or a weekend warrior, you can benefit from the healing power of this tasty Turmeric Vinaigrette.

Not only a mouth-watering combination to drizzle atop your favourite dishes, this Turmeric sauce provides an abundance of benefits capable of supporting cellular health, stabilizing mood, supporting the body’s natural healing abilities and balancing blood sugar. Continue Reading…

Bars/ Breakfast/ Nutrition for Sport/ Recipes/ Snacks

Zesty Life Energy Bar

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Chewy, nutty, fruity and packed with goodness

You were riding along at good pace, focused and energized… then seemingly without warning your legs turned to cement, you begin to lag behind and the muscle-trembling feeling of hunger and nausea sets in—Get home quick, cause you’re going to bonk!

Your ability to run, bike, ski and get zesty in any activity that exerts yourself, hinges on the capacity of the body to extract energy from food. Riding strong and steady is about eating the right amounts of the right foods at the right times. And drinking adequate amounts of water! Continue Reading…