Food, recipe

ROBERT’S MASON JAR SALAD

ROBERT’S MASON JAR SALAD   SERVES 4 YOU’LL NEED 2 oz avocado oil 1 oz red wine vinegar 1 tsp Dijon mustard 1/4 tsp black pepper 1/8 tsp kosher salt 1/2 cup chopped red onion 1/2 cup sliced cucumber 1 cup chickpeas, cooked 1/2 cup sliced bell pepper 1/2 cup sliced hearts of palm 1/2 […]

Food, recipe

TOMATO & AVOCADO APPETIZER

TOMATO & AVOCADO APPETIZER   SERVES 5 YOU’LL NEED RANCH DRESSING: 1/3 cup low-fat buttermilk 1/8 cup chopped fresh cilantro 1/8 cup chopped fresh parsley 1/8 cup chopped fresh tarragon 2 tbsp reduced-fat sour cream 1 tbsp reduced-fat mayonnaise 1/2 tsp grated lime rind 1/4 tsp minced fresh garlic 1/4 tsp sea salt 1/8 tsp […]

Fitness, Health

Summer Chisel

Slimmer Waists and Chiseled Cores – a Summertime Special You’ve been hard at work at getting your body ready for its summer debut. The weights have been lifted and the miles have been logged. Sweat has soaked everything except the dinner plate full of lean meats and vegetables that have become your normal dining selection. […]

Health, transformation

MY HUMBLING EXPERIENCE

MY HUMBLING EXPERIENCE Unexpected setbacks will happen. You can’t plan for them, but there’s an upside to each one. BY ROBERT IRVINE A few weeks ago, I was in my favorite place—the gym—doing my favorite thing—working out. Suddenly I felt a huge pop on the back of my left arm. A visit to the doctor […]

Food, recipe

ROBERT’S STEAK PANZANELLA

ROBERT’S STEAK PANZANELLA    SERVES 6   YOU’LL NEED 1 lb skirt steak, trimmed 1/2 tsp kosher salt 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper 3 tbsp avocado oil 2 tbsp red wine vinegar 2 cups arugula 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion 1/2 cup thinly sliced fresh basil 2 large heirloom tomatoes, cut into wedges […]

Food, Health

SOUPING IS THE NEW JUICING

SOUPING IS THE NEW JUICING Fact: You need your veggies, but somehow, it’s still a daily struggle. Fact: Despite the whirl of your juice machine, it seems like you’re still hungry after drinking that $50 bag of veggies you just brought home from Whole Foods. Idea: Why not try souping? It’s America’s hottest liquid food trend. Or you […]

Food, Health

10 Foods To Pack For The Beach

Mixed Nuts Like the jerky, mixed nuts provide outstanding protein in addition to healthy fats that support proper function of all parts of the body. Studies have even shown high levels of omega 3 fatty acids, found in walnuts, can lower inflammation and help decrease body fat. Kale Chips You don’t have to deny yourself […]

Events, Food

Get Your Party on Right This Cinco De Mayo

Get Your Party on Right This Cinco De Mayo Party! Fiesta! Despite the rumors, Cinco de Mayo isn’t Mexico’s Independence Day, but celebrates the triumph of the small Mexican army over French forces. We’ll close out that little history lesson with a question: How can you win the battle of too many carb and fat […]

Food, Health

THE BENEFITS OF GOING GLUTEN FREE

THE BENEFITS OF GOING GLUTEN FREE Chef Robert Irvine has made a deal with gluten. He isn’t banning it from his kitchen (or his plate), but he does give it a time limit. “Wheat doesn’t agree with a lot of people” He says. “One great strategy is to avoid gluten from noon to the next […]

Fitness, Workout

Train Like a Soldier

Train Like a Soldier Known for unshakeable valor and a concrete commitment to country, our military personnel are driven by a calling that extends well beyond “just another day at work”. The sacrifice, courage, and selflessness is something that each of us can strive to embrace in our own lives. Beyond these personality traits and […]