Cooking For Dancers

Cooking For Dancers: Black-Bean Burgers

Posted by on 05.09.2012

Cooking For Dancers: Black-Bean Burgers

Welcome to the third installment of TENDUS’ new series “Cooking For Dancers,” a series of posts that aim to bring my readers healthy, balanced meals to fuel a dancer’s body.  I plan to bring you my food experiments that are not only healthy, but taste like they’re not! Recipe three is sure to satisfy that burger craving, without all the calories!  I found this recipe a couple years ago on www.epicurious.com.  I have made a few small changes, but I cannot take all the credit for this winning dish!  I love to pair this with my recipe for guacamole and a side of fresh corn, recipes for which you will find below.     Epicurious Black-Bean...

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Cooking For Dancers: Roasted Tomato, Basil, and Mozzarella Risotto with Grilled Shrimp

Posted by on 05.02.2012

Cooking For Dancers: Roasted Tomato, Basil, and Mozzarella Risotto with Grilled Shrimp

Welcome to the second installment of TENDUS’ new series “Cooking For Dancers,” a series of posts that aim to bring my readers healthy, balanced meals to fuel a dancer’s body. I plan to bring you my food experiments that are not only healthy, but taste like they’re not! Recipe two brings you my spin on my favorite Italian dish, Risotto: Roasted Tomato, Basil, and Mozzarella Risotto with Grilled Shrimp. Oven roasting the tomatoes takes about 5 hours, so I like to make this meal on my day off. I often roast a double recipe and freeze the tomatoes with a little olive oil, to use in pastas or other dishes; you can really use them in anything! Roasting the...

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Cooking For Dancers: Grilled Chicken with Polenta, Caramelized Onions, and Asparagus

Posted by on 04.26.2012

Cooking For Dancers: Grilled Chicken with Polenta, Caramelized Onions, and Asparagus

Welcome to the first installment of TENDUS’ new series “Cooking For Dancers.” I have decided to start a series of posts that will aim to bring my readers healthy, balanced meals that fuel a dancer’s body.  I have always enjoyed cooking.  In the past few years, I have begun to experiment with different recipes to create food that is not only healthy, but tastes like it’s not! Today, we will start off with Grilled Chicken with Polenta, Caramelized Onions, and Asparagus. Nutrition facts: Servings: 4     Calories: 401   Fiber: 4.2g    Protein: 31.9g     Potassium: 219mg* *Potassium is great to prevent muscle cramps during high activity. ...

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