The other thing is that this time of year I crave chips and dip A LOT. After a long, sweaty workout, I my body needs some extra salt to replace that which I lost during my workout. Rather than grab a sports drink, I prefer to eat salty foods, such as soup, or pretzels, salted watermelon or CHIPS & DIP. Who doesn't like some chips and dip this time of year?
Anyways, the following recipe ties in Julia's Breakfast Nachos creation with the black bean and corn dip that I initially made for my husband's birthday party earlier this month. Not only is it a delicious dip in it's own, but it makes for a versatile addition to a number of dishes for a variety of different meal options including omelets, tacos, salads, breakfast nachos... you get the idea!
Special thanks to Virginia Tech dietetics student Whitney for helping me to pull this recipe together including the photos!
Recipe adapted from: Breakfast Nachos with Spicy Fried Onions by Juggling with Julia
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Kristen Chang is Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN), Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD) and triathlete residing in southwest Virginia with her husband and dogs. Follow along as she shares favorite fueling recipes, general wellness and sport nutrition tips and stories from her athletic endeavors.
Another year has flown by, which means it's time to sit back and reflect on the past season. It has been a season of challenge in many regards, and most definitely not the season I had hoped or planned for. Thinking back to my coaching meeting in January, coach Jim and I had discussed taking things to the next level and I set some pretty high goals for myself. That remained the plan through June, until I through a complete 180 by dropping Chattanooga and deciding to focus on my health. I can vividly remember that day, sitting next to the pool after a short workout when coach asked if Chattanooga was still in the cards. I don't remember whether or not I actually responded, but I do remember the emptiness and defeat I felt in that moment knowing in my heart that the answer was no. I consider myself a "fighter"... being Italian makes me stubborn to the core and I am very loyal to the commitments that I make. However, in that moment God was calling me to let go of my own personal plans and trust in Him instead. As humbling and difficult as it was to walk away from Ironman training this past season, I'm incredibly glad that I did.Hearty Miso Soup
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