Fiber: Top Nutrient for a Good Mood

Recent research has shown that dietary fiber improves our mood. The gut-brain axis, which is the communication network between the gut microbiota and the brain, allows fermentation byproducts to produce neurotransmitters and reduce inflammation. Foods that are considered good sources of fiber are fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes (beans, peas, lentils), nuts and seeds.

Challenge Recipe Week 3 | Trader Joe’s Inspired Summer Salmon Salad

Welcome to Week 3 of our May Recipe Challenge! To enter to win our Challenge, simply post the recipe you make to Instagram and tag @elevated.nutrition with #levelup. Post your recipe picture during May for our challenge to win a batch of Elle Bars. Elle Bars are pre-workout granola bars formulated by Registered Dietitian Eleanor …

Whole Wheat Berry Pancake Recipe

Pancakes are a comfort food favorite, so we created a nourishing recipe the whole family will enjoy. These pancakes are made with 100% whole grains and contain more fiber and protein than the traditional recipe. Be inspired to ...

Recovery Cookie Dough Bites

We are dropping this cookie dough bite recipe that you can eat on the regular! Is this some kind of joke? NOPE! Get ready for mouth watering, tempting little bites that will satisfy your sweet tooth and boost your workout recovery. Too good to be true? Nah, this is Elevated Nutrition!

The Best Black Bean Burgers

Nothing beats a seriously good veggie burger with its crispy outside seared from the cast iron skillet to its meaty inside loaded with veggies. This feel good recipe is a must in any household. Plus when you make this ahead, it comes in clutch for a quick and easy weeknight meal!

Instant Pot Minestrone Soup

Are you in search of a veggie rich recipe that uses seasonal vegetables, increases fiber, satiates and helps manage weight? Then this Minestrone Soup is a no brainer! As an athlete, this is a great option to help you stay hydrated and focused on your next workout. Enjoy the clean energy that this minestrone soup will bring to your day.