#179 Hot Weather Hacks

It’s hot! Daphnie loves steamy weather, but it can definitely be hard on your body. For those of you who aren't as in love with the high temps, we're sharing a few of our favorite hacks for living your best life in the heat of the summer.

Links in this episode: Recipes: Gazpacho, 18 rice noodle ideas, Summer Rolls, Thai Larb. BodyGlide for Her Anti Chafe Balm, MegaBabe Thigh Rescue Anti Chafe Stick, Lush “Silky Underwear” Dusting Powder, Collapsible water bottle, Athia Post Workout Spray



#079RR 10 Ways to Spring Clean Your Life

Does Spring have you feeling like doing some spring cleaning on...yourself? Looking for ways to scratch the itch to “detox” without diets or juice cleanses or other things that are terrible for you? Our list of 10 Ways to Spring Clean Your Life is full of satisfying ideas that are truly healthy (and hopefully sustainable). Plus, Daphnie answers a listener question about running strollers.

Links in this episode: Here are some good salad recipes that are Sweetgreen copycats: Guacamole GreensSpicy SabziHarvest BowlEarth BowlGreat salad container for packing your lunchAir filter for allergiesSalt block lampMattress coverOur Spring Break Workout episode

#032RR Fit Pregnancy

To kick off our Pregnancy series, we’re revisiting this episode from May of 2016! Pregnancy is like a secret club where no one wants to tell you anything until you’re a member. Daphnie starts to break down the wall of secrecy by talking about how to treat your body if you’re trying to get pregnant, and how to stay fit and healthy throughout pregnancy. Plus, we talk about one of Daphnie’s favorite Power Foods!

Links in this episode: Environmental Working Group's resources on avoiding toxinsInfo from Mayo Clinic on prenatal yoga, How to do the bird dog exerciseCoconut oil roasted sweet potatoes recipeVegan sweet potato chiliTurkey quinoa sweet potato chiliSweet Potato Bisque with Corn and Jalapenos

#156 Top 5 Foods to Add In

If you’re looking for a way to make your eating life more awesome, we want to encourage you to add things IN instead of taking things OUT. So to get you started, we put together our list of our Top 5 Foods to Add In for great nutrients, powerful protein, and some gosh darn excitement when you’re bored of all your normal food. Plus: we row and fly in Daphnie’s Favorite Exercise!

Links in this episode: Email us your questions! Why spinach is so good for you, Same for cashews, Our Gut Microbiome episode, Banza pasta on Instagram, Daphnie’s favorite collagen powder, More on the research into eating collagen



#155 Squats and Lunges

There are two essential exercises you can’t escape when you strength train: squats and lunges. Daphnie explains why they matter and how to do them properly, and Joanna makes her come up with approximately one billion variations because no one likes a boring workout. Plus, does Daphnie really eat cookies for breakfast? We find out in “What Your Trainer Eats”.

Links in this episode: Form videos for squats, lunges, sumo squats, side lunges, curtsy lunges. Daphnie’s favorite breakfast cookie recipe.



#067RR Meal Planning and Grocery Shopping

We all want to eat better and spend less money, but let’s be honest: it takes a lot of preparation to eat at home in a way that really is cheap, nutritious, and doesn’t take one million hours. This week, Daphnie and Joanna share how they handle meal planning and grocery shopping, including their best tips and their many failures. Plus, Daphnie totally flips out over what Joanna found for this week’s “This is Crazy, Right?”

Links in this episode: Meal planning tips for familiesTodoist app10 crock pot freezer meals in under an hour, Joanna's favorite Indian food and Chinese food cookbooks, Dirty Dozen guide to pesticides and produce

#114 Eating for Power: Winter

It’s the winter edition of our “Eating for Power” series! Prepare your soups and stews, ladies and gentlemen. And, may we suggest, your curries? In this episode, Daphnie explains what it means to eat for power, and she and Joanna share some of their favorite powerful warming recipes for the winter months.

Links in this episode: GrowNYC list of what's in season in New York, Beef and cabbage "egg roll" stir fry, More info on the Maillard reaction, Video of how to safely cut open a squash, Recipes: French Onion soup, Beef Stew, Caramelized onions, 25 Sweet Potato recipes, Roasted Delicata Squash, Blood Orange Almond and Ricotta Cake

#110 Gift Guide 2017

It’s the time of year for buying gifts for all sorts of people in your life (and the time of year for making a wish list for yourself!) This “Just One More” gift guide is full of Joanna and Daphnie’s ideas for fitness and nutrition related gifts that normal people won’t think are a bummer (or a fat-shaming hint or something).

Here's our page of links to all of the products we mention in this episode!

#105 Cooking with Kids with Ashley Moulton

Cooking with kids makes them more likely to try new foods, helps them establish healthy habits, and reinforces the skills they learn in school. Plus, it’s a great chance to bond as a family! But cooking with kids can also be messy, and time consuming, and...what if you aren’t that great of a cook yourself? Nomster Chef founder Ashley Moulton gives us great tips and tricks for getting started with kids in the kitchen even if you aren’t a Master Chef.

Links in this episode: Nomster Chef Kickstarter, Nomster Chef website, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest, Learning Design and Technology program at Stanford, YouTube Kids, Curious Chef, Montessori learning towers, Chop Chop magazine, Sesame Street cookbook

#103 Eating for Power: Fall

It’s the fall edition of our “Eating for Power” series! Time for apples, squash, Brussels sprouts, and weather cool enough to make us want to use our ovens again (finally!). In this episode, Daphnie explains what it means to eat for power, and she and Joanna share some of their favorite powerful autumn recipes. Plus, Daphnie gets creative in “Daphnie’s Favorite Exercise.”

Links in this episode: GrowNYC's chart of what produce is in season, Fuchsia Dunlop's Smothered Rainbow Chard with Garlic, Shakshuka with cabbage, Kung Pao Brussels sprouts, Beet quesadillas, Eggplant pasta sauce, Smokey egplant dipInfo on air chilled chicken, Sheet pan fajitas

#091 Eating for Power: Summer

It’s the summer edition of our “Eating for Power” series! Time for corn salad, gazpacho, and getting WAY too excited about green beans. In this episode, Daphnie explains what it means to eat for power, and she and Joanna share some of their favorite powerful summer recipes. Plus, Daphnie gives us some alternatives to holding planks forever in “Daphnie’s Favorite Exercise.”

Links in this episode: GrowNYC's chard of What's In Season, Food waste documentary Daphnie mentions, How to use collard greens as wraps, Smoothie recipe that uses yellow squash, Tomato sauce recipe that doesn't make you peel the tomatoes, Food mill, Daphnie's gazpacho, Frosé (Frozen Rosé) recipe

#090 Stop Wasting Food with Hannah Jastram Aaberg

Food waste is bad in two big ways: it means throwing away perfectly good food in a world where many people don’t have enough to eat, AND it means basically ripping up your hard earned cash and throwing it in the garbage. This week, Registered Dietitian and Flavor Maven Hannah Jastram Aaberg gives us tips for making the most of the food we buy, from using every last bit of that bunch of herbs to a hilarious use for pickle juice. Never fear what’s hiding in your crisper again!

Links in this episode: Hannah's recipe for Green Stuff, Hannah’s awesome blog, Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us HumanHannah on Twitter, Hannah on Instagram

#084 Breakfast

Everyone’s always yelling at us to eat breakfast, but, like, why? What’s the big deal? Daphnie explains why you’re “screwing yourself over” if you don’t eat breakfast, and she and Joanna brainstorm the only list of breakfast ideas you’ll ever need. Plus, a special appearance by Daphnie’s husband Stuart in “Daphnie’s Favorite Exercise”!

Links in this episode: More on how sumo wrestlers gain weight by skipping breakfast, Joanna's favorite nutty granola recipe, Crustless spinach quiche recipe, Greek yogurt chocolate banana muffins recipe, Freezer breakfast sandwich recipe (not sure it's a good idea to microwave them with the plastic wrap on, but you do you)Freezer breakfast burritos

#079 10 Ways to Spring Clean Your Life

Does Spring have you feeling like doing some spring cleaning on...yourself? Looking for ways to scratch the itch to “detox” without diets or juice cleanses or other things that are terrible for you? Our list of 10 Ways to Spring Clean Your Life is full of satisfying ideas that are truly healthy (and hopefully sustainable). Plus, Daphnie answers a listener question about running strollers.

Links in this episode: Here are some good salad recipes that are Sweetgreen copycats: Guacamole Greens, Spicy Sabzi, Harvest Bowl, Earth Bowl. Great salad container for packing your lunchAir filter for allergies, Salt block lamp, Mattress cover, Our Spring Break Workout episode

#056 Pumpkins Apples and Spices

This time of year, anyone who’s producing #content is posting fall recipes. We’re...also doing that. But this isn’t just seasonal fluff! Daphnie explains the actual health benefits of your favorite fall foods and why they’re not just delicious but also nutritious. So grab a PSL and let’s get cozy! Plus, Daphnie faces her toughest “Best Choice” yet: McDonald’s!

Links: Recipe for Orecchiette with Pancetta, Pumpkin, and Broccoli Rabe, Recipe for Gnocchi with Squash and Kale, Best apple picking near NYCU of M Apple Development, Apple pie smoothie

#034 Listener Questions

You asked, we answered! This week, we have an entire episode of listener questions. Daphnie and Joanna cover fitness and nutrition topics from tennis balls to breakfast sandwiches and everything in between. What is between a tennis ball and a breakfast sandwich, you ask? You’ll have to listen to find out!

Links in this episode: Whole 30 Review by dietitian, We're on Google Play Music now, Joanna's videos including her appearance on AndersonYoga Tune Up Balls, Melt Balls, Yoga Tune Up Youtube channel, Hip flexor stretch, Recipe for steel cut oats in the crock pot

#026 Eggs!

In honor of the upcoming Easter holiday, we’re talking about the incredible edible egg! One of nature’s best sources of protein, eggs are also low in calories, high in nutrients, and at the top of Joanna and Daphnie’s grocery lists. In this episode we talk about why eggs are so great, how to pick good ones, and how to cook them once you have them. Plus, Daphnie tells us how to make the Best Choice at Panera: The Land of Bread.

Links in this episode: Daphnie's former professor Dr. Lisa Young, Egg carton labels explained by NPR, Joanna's favorite way to fry eggs, Eggs in Purgatory recipe

 

#012 Christmas

Christmas: the holiday that lasts four weeks. Whether you celebrate it or not, the season of cookies, parties, and disrupted work schedules can do a number on your health and fitness routine. We talk about what’s hard about the Most Wonderful Time of the Year: how to enjoy carb-y treats without food guilt, what to do at the office party, how to travel like a Prepared Panda, and what to do when you’re a guest in someone else’s house. Our christmas gift to you: a holiday without food chatter. Plus, Daphnie tells us how to make the best choice when we’re at Starbucks.

Links from this episode: Almond Kale Banana smoothie recipe, Oatmeal Cocoa Chippers recipe


#011 Protein

Everyone loves protein: it helps rebuild and repair muscles, and it keeps us feeling full. But how much do we really need? How do we get more of it? Do we need to eat steak in meat sauce? Why does quinoa taste like rocks?  Daphnie and Joanna offer tons of protein-filled tips for normal people who like their food to taste like food, instead of a pile of crunchy dust. Plus, another listener question from Joanna's Dad!

Links in this episode: one great quinoa recipe

#009 Thanksgiving

It’s Turkey Lurkey Time! Otherwise known as Food Guilt and Family Stress Time. Joanna and Daphnie break down how can you fully enjoy your Thanksgiving without feeling overly stuffed, or overly guilty. Are mashed potatoes really so bad? Can stuffing come from somewhere other than a box? How can I go for a Turkey Trot when I have 15 houseguests? (Answers: No! Yes! We’ll tell you!) Plus, Daphnie shares her favorite exercise for when you’re traveling.

Links from this episode: Stuffin Muffins, Joanna's favorite pecan pie recipeCranberry Sauce from scratch, Jalapeno Cheddar Corn Bread recipe , Video of rocket squats