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Month: October 2019

Month: October 2019

Chicken Parmesan
October 31, 2019 Nutrition Challenge oleglorycrossfit

When Beau was returning home from Kuwait, I asked him what he wanted for his first home cooked meal. His response was Chicken Parmesan. (after I made suggestions because he kept saying he didn’t know!!) I’ve tried a couple different “healthier” versions of Chicken Parmesan over the years and I think this one is the

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Endurance and Stamina
October 30, 2019 Wisdom Wednesday oleglorycrossfit

In our last Wednesday Wisdom, we introduced you to the ten general physical skills used to define fitness. They are cardiovascular/respiratory endurance, stamina, strength, flexibility, power, speed, coordination, agility, balance, and accuracy. According to CrossFit, “you are as fit as you are competent in each of these ten skills.” As promised over the next few

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Blueberry Madness Smoothie
October 29, 2019 Nutrition Challenge oleglorycrossfit

This recipe is very simply, tasty and very filling. Feel free to put your own spin on it. The flaxseed oil can be substituted with peanut oil or 1 tsp of lemon-flavored fish oil. Any berries can be used, of course. The sweetener can also be substituted with stevia. For a post-workout option, replace the

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Rancher’s Omelet
October 28, 2019 Nutrition Challenge oleglorycrossfit

I did not do a bang-up job of putting this omelet together however, it was still a mountain of goodness!! This is a hearty, no-nonsense breakfast and is full of lean proteins and vegetables and is a great way to kick-start your morning. This took about 5 minutes to prep and 10 minutes to cook.

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Satsuma Salmon
October 25, 2019 Foodie Friday oleglorycrossfit

It’s satsuma season here in Louisiana! This recipe is the perfect way to add some Vitamin C and Omega-3’s to your diet. All you need is a hand full of ingredients, and the prettiest satsumas on your tree. I usually pair this with some roasted veggies while prepping my salmon. Easy peasy satsuma squeezy! Marinade

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Nat’s Green Beans
October 24, 2019 Nutrition Challenge oleglorycrossfit

This one is for you Laura Giesemann! There’s nothing really special about my green beans, but I’ll explain it in detail anyways. I grew up in the country. My grandfather was a farmer and everything we ate as a kid was fresh vegetables from his garden. My mom always cooked green beans and I’ve always

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Tuna Flakes
October 24, 2019 Nutrition Challenge oleglorycrossfit

I have this snack that I tend to make ALL of the time! Why? Because it’s so quick and simple, plus it doesn’t need to be heated up. In fact, I make it so often that Coach Kim has named it “Tuna Flakes”. She claims it looks like a bowl of cereal, minus the milk

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Plantains for Breakfast!
October 23, 2019 Nutrition Challenge oleglorycrossfit

Have you ever tried a plantain? They are similar in looks to a banana, but a little less on the sweet side. I often eat plantains with my breakfast. Carbs are important to have at breakfast to kick start your metabolism for the day! So these are a perfect solution! When picking out a plantain

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CrossFit and Fitness
October 23, 2019 Wisdom Wednesday oleglorycrossfit

You show up, hustle, sweat, rip, gasp for air and push through the toughest WODs everyday, but do you even know what “CrossFit” and “Fitness” means? Why do we push ourselves this way? What is the end goal? Many of you don’t know that it’s way more than you think. Let’s explain… In the simplest

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Bison Chili with Butternut Squash
October 22, 2019 Nutrition Challenge oleglorycrossfit

This recipe ya’ll! LOVE, LOVE, LOVE! It’s the perfect fall recipe. A couple years ago, we did the Lurong Nutrition Challenge and this was one of the recipes. I’ve cooked it a few times since then, but recently cooked it again and STILL LOVE IT! Do yourself a favor and add it to next week’s

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