Posts in Twist Recipes
Pumped Up Kid-Approved Breakfast

We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Start the day strong, and you can keep going all day long. I want to teach my kids this. Throwing a bowl of cereal at them in the morning would be the easiest, but I know that it is not the most nutrient dense and will not keep their brains and bodies working properly for too long.

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Twist RecipesJennifer Pahl
TWIST Eats: Nutrition and Sports

Eating before a football game is serious business. Players need to have sufficient energy to last for anywhere between 48-60 minutes. In order to do this, players must have energy in immediate reserves. Nutrition and sports go hand-in-hand to really take your craft to the next level. Well-rounded nutrient intake is vital for performance, while maintaining good health. Carbohydrates are especially key when it comes to game time.

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TWIST EATS: Grilled Peaches with Ricotta and Kelly's Jelly

Summer is in full swing. It's officially "farmers market" season, and we couldn't be more excited to try this yummy, easy and versatile recipe from local business owner and yogi, Kelly Calabria, of Kelly's Jelly. Kelly was gracious enough to tape a quick video of this delicious recipe at another local favorite, Nic & Fig's.  Check out this beautiful Lake Oswego locally-owned spot for sewing, craft making and cooking class for kids and adults.

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TWIST Eats: 50 Shades of Smoothies

Everyone is doing it. The ubiquitous smoothie. The quickest way to get in a healthy meal before work or working out, or after working out, for that matter. Have kids that eschew all things green? Throw in some mild greens along with the fruit and they will be none the wiser. All you need is a blender and you can whip up countless variations to suit even the pickiest eaters.

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Twist RecipesJennifer Pahl
TWIST Eats: Cook Once; Eat 4 Times (and it’s darn good!)

I don’t know about you, but I read these recipes all the time, and either they look too hard to prep or don’t actually look super-appealing. But, on Sunday after Thanksgiving, I was browsing my Pinterest boards and found this little gem. It looked easy, fast, and actually quite tasty. It delivered on all counts. It was just what we needed post stuffing, pie, wine, and relatives.

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Twist RecipesJennifer Pahl
TWIST Eats: Vegan Dark Chocolate Truffles

Vegan Dark Chocolate Truffles If you were fortunate enough to be in our Tuesday, Nov. 17h meditation class with Kristin Fritz, you experienced these delectable little gems of goodness. As we focused this month on Asteya, Kristin shared a practice of "non-stealing" as we concentrated on staying present. It was the perfect way to prepare for the holidays, and we got to enjoy these delicious truffles at the end! Meditation and chocolate - yes, please!

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