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Nutrition

By now you’ve probably heard of the Keto Diet, a low carb diet that helps the body produce ketones in the liver to be used as energy. Ultimately, if this diet is properly maintained it should bring your body into a state of ketosis — where the body’s cells use fat for its energy source instead of sugars. Try out a few of these beginner Keto recipes and see if you notice the difference not just in your energy levels, but in your physical and mental health as well. Sautéed

It may not get very cold in San Diego in the winter, but if you are feeling chilly, this posole recipe is perfect to enjoy a bowl of cozied up on the couch. Not only does it taste amazing, you'll see just how easy it is to prepare! Posole Recipe Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large onion (chopped) 3 cloves garlic (chopped) 1 can roasted diced tomatoes 2 tomatoes (chopped) 4 bone in chicken thighs 2 medium cans of white hominy 4 cups chicken

The countdown to Thanksgiving is on and you’ve got one huge feast ahead of you. It can be a little daunting though if you’ve been working hard all year to hit your fitness goals and you don’t want end up feeling guilty at the end of your Thanksgiving meal. Thankfully, with a few recipe swap outs you can make the classics just as tasty but not as unhealthy! But wait

We may not get the typical Fall experience in sunny Southern California, but that doesn't mean we can't take advantage of seasonal vegetables! This fall season, try experimenting with these recipes that include different types of squash. Not only is this vegetable incredibly diverse and tasty, it also offers a healthy dose of Vitamin C, iron and potassium! Fiesta Stuffed Acorn Squash Ingredients: 1 acorn squash 1 cup cooked quinoa (or rice) 1 can black beans (drained and rinsed) 1 medium yellow onion 2 cloves of garlic chopped 1⁄2 teaspoon cumin 1⁄2 teaspoon

You or the kids might be headed back to school, or maybe your schedule is about to get really busy, but that's still no excuse to start slacking on your diet! Here are four easy (and healthy!) recipes to make when you're short on time or when you need something to munch on while you're on the go. 3 Ingredient Pancakes Ingredients: 1 ripe banana 1 egg 1 handful oats Directions: Mash banana in a bowl until smooth consistency. Add in the egg and oats and mix together. Put coconut oil in a

Sweet Green Detox Smoothie ½ frozen banana ¼ cucumber 1 cup spinach 4 pieces of pineapple-cubed 1 cup spinach 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon fresh ginger 8 ounces coconut water Instructions: Place all ingredients in a blender and enjoy! Strawberry Pineapple Smoothie  ½ banana ½ cup strawberries ½ cup fresh pineapple 8 ounces almond milk 3 ice cubes Instructions: Place all ingredients in a blender and enjoy!   Peachy Green Coconut Smoothie 2 fresh or ½ cup frozen peaches 1 cup spinach 8 ounces coconut milk 3 ice cubes Instructions: Place all ingredients in a blender and enjoy!     Almond Butter Protein Smoothie ½ frozen banana 2 tablespoons almond butter 1 tablespoon hemp or flax seeds 1 scoop

Summer is finally here and it’s time to hit the beach, lay by pool, and BBQ with family and friends! When on the go (especially if you have little ones) it can be quite a challenge to fit in a healthy snack. Try out my 3 favorite recipes that I like to pack and eat with almond crackers and/or my favorite vegetables. I am HUGE fan of dips while on the go! You can make these ahead of time and store in your fridge up to 5 days. I eat

The perfect recipe for the next Taco Tuesday! Salmon: 2 teaspoons lime juice 1⁄2 teaspoon ground cumin 4 ounce wild caught salmon Olive oil 2 big lettuce leaves Slaw: 1 tablespoon plain nonfat greek yogurt 1⁄2 teaspoon red wine vinegar 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro 1⁄2 cup shredded red cabbage Avocado Crema: 1⁄2 cup mashed avocado 2 tablespoons plain nonfat Greek yogurt 1 teaspoon lime juice Pinch of cayenne for heat Instructions: Massage the lime juice and cumin into the salmon so that the fish is evenly coated. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 10-15 minutes. While waiting for the salmon, combine the yogurt, red wine

Try out this perfect summer salad recipe from Chef Ryan Leiberman and let us know what you think! Raspberries Vinaigrette Salad Ingredients: 1 package mixed greens mix 1-2 ounces goat cheese ¼ cup walnuts 1 pomegranate 1 package raspberries ¼ cup canola oil ½ rice vinegar Salt and pepper to taste For the vinaigrette: Place raspberries and rice vinegar in a blender and blend at medium speed until well combined. Slowly start to add the canola oil and mix until well combined. Note: Double up the ingredients and store some in the fridge. This will stay good up to four days! For the salad:

Happy almost-Summer! Memorial Day is around the corner and this glorious 3-day weekend marks the beginning of summer on our calendar at NAKOA. That means more outdoor gatherings with friends and family and an abundance of delicious food and drink. We all love a good barbecue: good vibes, good friends, and of course, good eats. But we’ve all been there: you’ve been working hard to eat healthy and stay fit but the tables laden with tasty treats are hard to resist. Stay on track with your fitness & nutrition by committing to

Spring is finally here and summer is just around the corner. It is that time of year we all want to take care of our bodies to look, feel, and perform at our best. No matter what your goals are, it is important that we are fueling our bodies properly so it can function optimally. That means eating plenty of good fat, protein, fruits and vegetables. This is the time where a TON of produce comes in season and our local farmers markets are flourishing with beautiful bright colored locally

How is everyone doing on their New Years transformations? Eating clean? Working out on a regular basis? January is coming to an end and whether you have been going on strong or have had a couple slip ups here and there, don't stress! Keep the good momentum going by fueling your body with the whole foods it needs. If you are that person who feels as though you have been slipping up on your diet or decided to skip out on workout or two