What is Lectin intolerance? Where did it come from? What is a lectin anyway? Lots of questions and very scientific answers. But from my point of view, and as unscientifically as I can explain it, lectins are found in all plants and they perform a defensive barrier to other creatures who want to consume them.
The past few months have been fun and exciting as I was introduced to a new product line of spreads and spices, headquartered here in Orlando. Kitchen Crafted is a gourmet maker of signature blends of herbs and spices. Products include an all-natural and gluten-free spread and a new line of 100 percent natural and
The number one detriment to an athlete’s meal/fueling program is snacking and hydration at home. As a chef for performance athletes, often overlooked by the athlete’s is snacking and hydration habits developed off the field. They are often destined for failure due to inadequate training and coaching in the art of grocery shopping, meal planning
First, I want to make it clear, that I am not being paid by the Garden of Life company for this review of their products. I simply want to share my thoughts and opinions based on my culinary arts background. As a chef, I am now a fan of plant based protein powders for my
Spring training is a fun and exciting time for a professional baseball player and that’s why I want my clients making news for how awesome they look on the first day of training camp and not the opposite. I feel that the real secret to an athlete’s success starts with a year-round routine of nutritionally
It’s the end of the month, and this is an exciting time for a professional baseball player. So, the question is, what are you doing to get ready for the MLB 2017 Spring Training Season? A professional baseball player should have been asking himself this question 3 weeks ago, because the beginning of January, is
Table Touching is a restaurant term and a technique utilized by a member of the management team to stop by tables in the dining room and check on the guests to see if everything at the table has been satisfactory. Now this is a broad stroke of the meaning and depending upon the restaurant chain
Food, is in your system the moment you are born and you don’t have one word to say about it. You are forced feed a diet immediately after you are born and then afterward programed to follow a diet that was inherited by your parents and from their parents, based on their heritage, upbringing,
Fueling Performance Athletes has officially been launched! Meet the awesome team of Cindy, Michelle, Lionel, Gina and Gideon. They are the Power Performance Team behind FPA and read why they are the driving force in creating a platform for healthcare professionals, sports teams, personal trainers and nutritionists finding culinary services for their high performance athletes.
In June of this year, I participated in the Florida Hospitals Gourmet Soiree of Central Florida. The Gourmet Soiree is hosted by the Florida Hospital for Children and has partnered with WebMD and Sanford Health to get local families involved in the national “FIT” initiative. I was fortunate enough to be invited for its inaugural