Food for Fitness

Registered Dietitian and Certified Athletic Trainer Dana Angelo White picks the best recipes for energy and recovery. Here's what to eat, and why.

Strength-Training Foods

Working with weights? Promote muscle recovery with these protein-rich meals.

Black Bean-Quinoa Salad with Basil-Lemon Dressing
Jan Smith

Whole Grains with Protein

Quinoa (pronounced “KEEN-wah”) is a mild grain with a pleasant chewy texture―and it’s higher in protein than most whole grains. Cooked in broth, it has even more flavor. Lima beans, black beans, and tofu add extra protein and fiber to this satisfying vegetarian salad, which contains about 10 grams of protein per serving.

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25 Best Vegetarian

Whether you have made the full vegetarian plunge or just want to mix it up, sans the meat, once a week, these healthy, meatless main dishes will have you swooning.

Fontal Polenta with Mushroom Sauté