Red Sox versus Yankees versus Dodgers?! Doesn’t matter who you’re rooting for, these recipes from Major League Baseball players will have you cheering—and eating well.
They’re from the new cookbook The Game of Eating Smart: Nourishing Recipes for Peak Performance Inspired by MLB Superstars by Julie Loria with Allen Campbell, who was personal chef to New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, so he knows what he’s talking about!
Get the Recipe: Cashew-Crusted Salmon Skewers
Matt Kemp, Cincinnati Reds outfielder (former Dodger)
Why it’s a winner: salmon, nuts and seeds are a home-run combo of healthy protein and fats
Get the Recipe: Green Monster Crunch
David Price, Boston Red Sox starting pitcher: ”Discovering that I enjoy eating healthy food was a big revelation.”
Why it’s a winner: This nutty snack is great by the handful or sprinkled on yogurt, soup or smoothies. It contains chlorella, a form of algae (available at amazon.com or walmart.com) that’s packed with protein and antioxidants.
Get the recipe: Cinnamon Almond Fig Bars
Giancarlo Stanton, New York Yankees outfielder: ”When I eat poorly, I feel the difference in my body when I wake up or do physical activity.”
Why it’s a winner: These sweet bars offer a quick, satisfying energy boost on the go.
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