Somersault Receipe Challenge: Appetizers

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

This past week the Somersault Team split into two teams to battle, Iron Chef Style, at ITK Culinary in Sausalito, CA. Our secret ingredient? You guessed it…sunflower seeds! We’ll share (1) appetizers, (2) entrées and (3) dessert recipes with you. We started with wine, but what’s the one menu today? Appetizers by our very own […]


M.E. Time – Happy Mother’s Day!

Friday, May 10th, 2013

If your first name is “Mom,” you might be surprised with breakfast in bed this Sunday on Mother’s Day. But for the other 364 days of the year, you–and other busy moms–are in charge of your family’s nutrition. Balancing work, family, and your own life is difficult enough, but making sure that your family is […]


Fueling your Training Run – Last Minute Tips

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

A couple last minute tips to keep you on track and ready for the big race day. Stay hydrated Runners must stay hydrated before, during and after a run — essentially, all the time! The Institute of Medicine recommends 2.2 liters of fluid intake daily, but everybody is different; most doctors recommend that you drink […]


Fueling your Training Runs – Fats!

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Your training efforts are paying off and you’re feeling your body respond, but you can’t forget to fuel your body with the necessary fats. Yes fats! Roughly 25% of a runner’s calories should come from healthy fats, like those found in nuts, seeds, avocados, fish, and olive oil. Healthy fats (polyunsaturated, monounsaturated, omega-3 fatty acids, […]


Fueling your Training Runs – Pre & Post Workout Snacks

Thursday, September 13th, 2012

Training for a marathon is grueling: most runners log 40-50 miles a week (and some even more!) Putting that sort of stress on your body — no matter how fit you are — requires proper nutrition, including pre- and post-workout snacks, recovery meals and hydration. We’ll touch on snacking this week and I’ll follow up […]