11.06.2012 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
For the past 2 weeks we have been discussing Kale, a food often labeled a “super food”. This week I would like to look more closely at this theme of “Super Foods” by inviting back our guest blogger, Christine Turpin. She offers great tips on making your holiday meals Super Bowl caliber. Enjoy!
Jane Jakubczak MPH, RD, CSSD, LDN
Washington Redskins Team Dietitian
Super foods, are they foods which wear capes, face masks and have magical powers? What is all the fuss about super foods? According to Merriam-Webster's Open Dictionary: New Words & Slang, a super food is “a super ... Read More
11.05.2012 / Blog Posts Redskins
Around The Water Cooler: Redskins Lose To Panthers, 21-13
The Washington Redskins had a spirited Homecoming Weekend with more than 150 alumni in attendance for their game yesterday against the Carolina Panthers.
But the Redskins couldn't find the offensive or defensive consistency they needed in the game, and lost 21-13 in front of 79,767 fans at FedExField.
It was certainly a frustrating day for the Redskins, who, at many points in the game, outplayed the Panthers (2-6) — and certainly on offense. But ultimately, a lack of execution — as well as several drive-killing penalties — was too much ... Read More
11.02.2012 / Blog Posts Recipes
Sam Malone McCormack, Dinner Matters
When you hear Carolina, you think barbeque, right?
Well, here at Dinner Matters, when we hear Carolina we think…barbeque too! We love a good pig pickin’, slow cooked flavors, and meat falling off the bone. But, we also love the lighter side of barbeque, something packed with flavor, and easy to do.
Our Mesquite Grilled Salmon fits the bill. Four simple ingredients and five easy steps. We like to pair this with brown rice and French green beans to keep it healthy all the way through!
Mesquite Grilled Salmon
4 6oz salmon filets ... Read More
11.01.2012 / Blog Posts Fashion
Who doesn't love a good pair of Redskins sweatpants? Stay comfortable and warm while supporting your team as they take on the Carolina Panthers this Sunday and throughout the winter. Enjoy an exclusive WOW offer today only, just for being a member!
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Limited quantity available. This deal is for TODAY only! Read More
10.29.2012 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
Becky Johnson, Certified Personal Trainer (ACE); IBNFC Certified Nutrition Coach
Staying active and fit in a largely sedentary culture takes effort and at times, may feel like more than you can handle. Even the most dedicated fitness enthusiasts and athletes go through times when they just don’t feel like exercising. Set yourself up for success by creating a personalized support system to help you stay on track.
First, pinpoint the obstacles that sometimes keep you from being active. Examples include long working hours, home responsibilities, procrastination, lack of energy and bad weather. Next, think about the kind ... Read More
10.29.2012 / Blog Posts Redskins
Yesterday's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers was just one of those occasions where not much went right for your Washington Redskins.
The defense struggled to stop both the run and the pass, while the offense had a tough time simply catching the football and making the plays it needed to keep up with the quick-paced Pittsburgh offense. The result was a 27-12 Redskins loss at Heinz Field.
The Redskins' three scoring drives ended in two field goals and a touchdown. The touchdown drive featured a gutsy play call on fourth down that was two yards from the ... Read More
10.26.2012 / Blog Posts Recipes
Sam Malone McCormack, Dinner Matters
This week’s game takes us to Pittsburgh – and who can’t help but think about a delicious Primanti Brothers Sandwich! For those who have not had the scrumptious pleasure – imagine your favorite deli sandwich, topped with fries and coleslaw. The complete deal – but maybe just a little filling…
Our healthy twist on this favorite is a flank steak in a simple, yet flavorful Asian-style marinade, paired with spicy sweet coleslaw. While here at Dinner Matters, we don’t normally make this into a sandwich – we think that the thinly sliced steak, on a soft ... Read More
10.25.2012 / Blog Posts Local Lifestyle
Tell your kids to grab their running shoes and get ready for their adrenaline to start pumping. The Marine Corps Marathon, alongside The Washington Post, will host their annual “Healthy Kids Fun Run” this Saturday in Arlington. Kids, ages 5-12, will get their daily dose of exercise by running a one-mile course around the Pentagon North Parking Lot.
The “Healthy Kids Fun Run” started in 2000 to help promote a positive experience with running and to keep kids motivated to be healthy and active. Twelve years later the event has gained the largest number of participants yet, with 3,600 ... Read More
10.25.2012 / Blog Posts Redskins
Ladies - The Washington Redskins are celebrating the team's 80th Anniversary in more ways than one this year including the release of Reserve, a limited edition Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon created especially for the team by Nick Goldschmidt, an internationally acclaimed winemaker.
Reserve is now located at more than 350 retail stores in the Washington, D.C., region. The last time the team authorized a commemorative wine was 30 years ago — don’t wait another 30 years and order your bottle or case of Redskins Reserve today!
Order online or view a list of retail locations carrying Reserve near you ... Read More
10.23.2012 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness
Jane Jakubczak MPH, RD, CSSD, LDN; Washington Redskins Team Dietitian
I hope you enjoyed learning about the All-Star veggie known as kale last week. Thanks so much to all the WOW members who offered encouragement and advice on how they enjoy kale! I wa quite inspired by your enthusiasm - Click here and scroll to the bottom to check out last week's reader comments!
As promised I will share how to purchase, prepare and enjoy this powerhouse of nutrients. Many of my clients, including Redskins Players (especially the rookies) admit they don’t eat certain vegetables because they don’t ... Read More
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