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Try this smoothie recipe for a refreshing, power-packed morning or mid-afternoon pick-me-up! Ingredients: 1 cup frozen berries 1 cup fresh spinach 2 tbsp Bob Red Mill’s Flax Seed Meal 1 tsp raw unsalted almond butter 1/2 cup 100% orange juice 2 pitted dates 1 scoop Wilderness Athlete Green Infusion Blend and enjoy!

Ingredients: 1/2 pound elk burger (or bison, lean hamburger, turkey burger) 1/2 egg plant (cut vertically into thin slices) 1/4 fresh avocado 1/2 yellow bell pepper 1 small vine tomato 1 thin slice of Jarlsberg cheese 3 baby bella mushrooms, sliced EVOO Directions: 1. Fire up the BBQ. While the grill is warming up, prep the burger into a patty (about 1-1 1/2 inch thick), season with some garlic powder and cracked pepper. 2. Slice cheese, mushrooms, and bell peppers. 3.  Drizzle bell pepper with EVOO, set on grill plate.

Ingredients: 6 whole eggs 4 egg whites 2 cups chopped spinach 1/2 cup chopped tomato 1/4 minced red onion 1/2 chopped red bell pepper 4 oz elk sausage or meat of choice Cracked pepper and garlic pepper (season to taste) Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 350F. 2. Begin sautéing meat of choice. 3. While the meat is cooking, wash and chop veggies. 4. In a medium size mixing bowl, crack eggs, and whisk until mixed. 5. Add the chopped veggies and cooked meat into the mixing bowl. 6. Pour mixture

This salad is power-packed with protein, vitamins, potassium, fiber, omega-3 fatty acids, and rich nutrients. Ingredients:  (Serves 1) 1/2 cup organic spinach 1/4 cup diced organic butternut squash 1/4 cup diced yellow bell peppers 1/4 avocado 4oz baked balsamic salmon filet 2 tbs chopped pecans pinch dried cranberries 2 tbs balsamic vinegar cracked pepper (to taste) organic extra virgin, cold-pressed coconut oil Directions: 1. Set oven to 375 degrees. While oven is heating, marinade salmon filet in balsamic vinegar, cracked pepper, and garlic powder. 2. In a small pan bring

While comfort food might be at the top of your list if your body is feeling a little sluggish and under the weather, that probably won’t aid in your recovery or help you jump out of bed any quicker. Even if a stomach bug has you disgusted by the mere mention of food, there are things you can consume in order to put yourself on the fast track to wellness. Or at least slow the decline into feeling even worse. Next time you find yourself with a cold, stomachache, or

Food is a complicated matter. From portion sizes to meal makeup, it can seem virtually impossible to give your body exactly what it needs to reach your fitness goals or to simply live a healthier, more balanced life. Luckily, there are plenty of apps that can not only help you track what you’re taking in, but help you better understand how food is (or isn’t) serving you. Here are a few to check out today. Fooducate (iOS, Android) FREE Eating healthy is hard enough without having to decipher complicated nutrition

Ingredients:  1/3 cup steele cut oatmeal 1 cup water 3 tbsp hemp hearts/seeds 10 raw almonds, chopped 1 tbsp nut butter 1 cup almond milk 1 tsp cacao 1 tbsp organic maple syrup pinch of cinnamon pinch of sea salt Directions:  1. In a microwave safe bowl, mix steele cut oats and water. Microwave for ~2 min [time dependent on microwave]. 2. Add almond milk, raw nut butter, and hemp hearts. Mix thoroughly. 3. Add in maple syrup, cacao, and cinnamon. Mix it up! 4. Lastly, dress oats with sea salt, chopped nuts, dash of

The holidays are the time for packing on a few pounds, right? While this might be the general consensus across the United States, gaining ten pounds over the holidays doesn’t have to be the norm. And no, this doesn’t mean you have to bow out of every office party or family get together. Peak8Fitness is all about taking the recipes you love and making small changes so they are still delicious, but much kinder to your body and waistline. With that philosophy in mind, we’ve compiled a list of some

Ingredients:  1 bunch baby kale 2 cups diced butternut squash 2 cups Brussels sprouts, quartered 1/2 cup pecans 3 tablespoons EVOO pinch of sea salt 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar sprinkle of garlic powder Directions:  1. Clean and dice butternut squash. 2. Clean and quarter Brussels sprouts. 3. Clean and chop baby kale. 4. In a large pan bring EVOO, avocado oil, or coconut oil to medium heat. 5. While pan is heating, toss diced butternut squash, quartered Brussels sprouts and chopped baby kale in a large mixing bowl with balsamic vinegar and EVOO. Season to

Growing up, I was surrounded by kids who were not as fortunate as myself. I played sports with kids who were giving it their all based on what little nutrients their bodies had received; I studied with kids who suffered poor grades not because they didn’t try, they weren’t smart enough, or they lacked discipline — they were simply hungry, malnourished, and defeated. At an early age I watched as my parents generously prepared meals for the football teams my dad coached. Often times my brother and I were a

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