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October Produce

Eating seasonally provides our bodies with exactly what it needs at the right time of year. In fall, we start to get away from the juicy water based produce, and into the fleshy, starchy produce. More carbohydrates, denser flesh to allow our bodies to increase energy stores for the cold winter months. Less zucchini and more butternut squash. Less peaches, more pears. Did you know the rind on acorn squash is edible? Totally is.

If you are training, this is a great time of year to add endurance drills to your training – conditioning your body to use energy stores effectively on long slow runs.

Apples

Artichokes

Arugula

Bananas

Beets

Blackberries

Broccoli

Brussel Sprouts

Butternut Squash

Cabbage

Carrots

Cauliflower

Celery

Collard Greens

Corn

Cucumbers

Cranberries

Cucumbers

Dates

Eggplant

Fennel

Figs

Garlic

Grapefruit

Grapes

Honeydew Melon

Kale

Kiwi

Leeks

Lettuce

Limes

Mushrooms

Pears

Plums

Pomegranate

Potatoes

Pumpkins

Rutabagas

Spinach

Sweet Potatoes

Tomatoes

Turnips

Winter Squash

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French Toast Fruit Burritos

HEEELLLOOOO – It’s almost summer and here in Arizona we are still enjoying our under-100 degree weather for a few more days. It’s been super nice to be outside in the early mornings and even in the early evenings yet, but that is soon to change… Continue reading French Toast Fruit Burritos