Think Fresh!Blog

Hemp Pesto

Hemp is regarded as one of the finest forms of plant protein available and contains dozens of amino acids, including the nine essential, plus a significant dose of healthy fats. The flavor is a bit “nutty”and mixes well with other ingredients complementing them without being overpowering. This vegan version of pesto offers many options, including…

| Tags: Blog, Recipes
Shares

New Year’s Resolutions Tips From 3 Top Trainers

The year is winding down, and many people are likely starting to consider their New Year’s resolutions. Three of the most common health-related goals are to lose weight, to gain muscle, and to improve overall health. Unfortunately, in my experience, those goals often go unmet due to several possible mistakes. People’s first mistake is setting…

| Tags: Blog, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Our Athletes, Training, Weight Loss
Shares

Roasted Heritage Pork Tenderloin with Glazed Carrots

Very few things can conjure up those great memories of family dinner on Sunday like slow-roasted tenderloin. This once-a-week experience gathered the whole family around the dinner table to enjoy a hearty meal – only improved upon with great conversation. Our Roasted Pork Tenderloin & Glazed Carrots embodies everything you remember and love about those…

| Tags: Blog, The Meals
Shares

Roasted Crispy Chickpeas

Turn any salad into overload with the addition of roasted chickpeas. These super treats are very versatile. Pack them into the back of your cycling jersey on your next century ride for a perfect Carb:Protein (3:1) fueling option. Surprise your athlete health buff peers during the holidays with a little bag of these (Bow not…

| Tags: Blog, Recipes
Shares

Can a Low Carb Diet Reduce Chronic Inflammation?

The word “inflammation” is somewhat of a trigger in today’s health and fitness world. Yet when you break it down, inflammation is just your body’s response to injury. Whether you break a leg or develop an infection, your immune system needs to initiate inflammation to begin the healing process. The problem occurs when your body…

| Tags: Blog, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Training, Weight Loss
Shares

Chicken Florentine Pasta

Looking for a light, delicious pasta you can enjoy without any guilt? Look no further than our Chicken Florentine Pasta. Yes, you read that correctly, a light Florentine Pasta. And did we mention it is overflowing with flavor, because it is! To accomplish this culinary feat, we took the conventional Florentine sauce and made it…

| Tags: Blog, The Meals
Shares

Italian Winter Soup with Job’s Tears

If you’re looking for a new gluten-free grain to try, look no further!  Job’s tears, or coix, a grain native to Southeast Asia, is gaining popularity for its flavor, texture, versatility and amazing health benefits. Once cooked, it’s roughly the size of a pea and has a soft and chewy texture that mixes well with…

| Tags: Blog, Recipes
Shares

Can a Gluten-Free Diet Improve Brain Health?

Everyone wants to have a healthy brain that functions optimally. We all want to improve our focus, clarity, memory, and ability to learn and process new information. We also want to decrease our risk for depression, memory loss, dementia, and mood disorders. On a larger scale, our quality of life depends on our brain health….

| Tags: Blog, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Weight Loss
Shares

Oven-Baked Chicken Parmesan with Penne Pasta al Pomodoro

Unlike the breaded, deep-fried and topped with cheese-like product chicken parmesan you would get at your neighborhood trattoria, our Oven-Baked Chicken Parmesan is guaranteed to be just as delicious without any of the guilt. By blending gluten-free bread crumbs, parmesan cheese, Mediterranean sea salt and fresh Italian herbs, our classically trained chefs have created the…

| Tags: Blog, The Meals
Shares

Cranberry Pistachio Bark

Be in control of your chocolate this holiday season! With 3 simple ingredients as a base (two of which are superfoods!) you can make countless chocolate treats without soy lecithin or other unwanted additives. We’ve made a colorful and festive chocolate bark that will delight your holiday senses. Ingredients 1 cup Organic Cacao Butter 1/2…

| Tags: Blog, Recipes
Shares