Perfect Tailgating Chili

As a follow up to my post on Tailgating Nutrition I wanted to send you a Pearl and Sassy approved chili recipe!

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There are entire festivals devoted to the wonderful food that is chili. There are about a bajillion different ingredients you can add to it. This is my most recent twist on a traditional chili but I will soon be coming out with a white chicken chili to fill your belly through the cold winter months! Anytime you make a recipe found here or on our Harvest ebook please take a picture and tag us in it on social media! Don’t forget to use the hashtags #adventuresofsassyandpearl and #teamnutritiongenius
Enjoy!

Xo

Pearl

Perfect Tailgating Chili

Perfect Tailgating Chili

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dry kidney beans
  • 1/2 lb pasture raised bacon
  • 1/2 cup bone stock
  • 5 medium tomatoes, diced
  • 1 small zucchini, diced
  • 1 large green pepper, diced
  • 1 6oz can tomato paste
  • 1 small jalepeno, minced
  • 1 lb grass fed ground beef
  • 1 large white onion
  • 2 large garlic cloves
  • 1 T chili powder
  • 1 T cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 2 stalks chives, chopped
  • 1/2 cup shredded raw cheddar cheese

Instructions

  1. Cook kidney beans according to package instructions, drain and rinse, set aside.
  2. Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until crisp, set aside and reserve bacon grease.
  3. Add bone stock, tomatoes, zucchini, green pepper, tomato paste, and jalepeno to a large stock pot. Cook over low heat until vegetables are soft and tomatoes start to break down.
  4. While vegetables are cooking, add ground beef, onions, and garlic to a large skillet with reserved bacon grease over medium heat until beef is browned and cooked to a temperature of 165°F.
  5. Add chili powder, cumin, paprika, salt, garlic powder, oregano, and pepper to beef for the final 5 minutes of cooking.
  6. Add kidney beans and beef mixture to stock pot and simmer over low heat for ~15 minutes to allow flavors to blend.
  7. Top with crumbled bacon, chives, and cheddar cheese.
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#14: Sports Nutrition Supplementing Like a Champ (Part 2)

Supplementing Like A Champ Part 2! Fish Oil, glucosamine and chondroitin, sodium bicarb BCAA, CLA, and a whole lot of awkward voices and random dance parties can be found on this episode of Nutrition Genius Radio. Let’s dive in!

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Show Notes:

Adirondack High Peaks in Upstate, NY

Tongariro Crossing in New Zealand

Fish Oil Buyers Guide

Green Pasture Fermented Cod Liver Oil*

*Our recommendations have changed since this posting. You can find new fish oil supplement recommendations here and here.

Chameleon Cold Brew

Kao Jai Coffee

Tweet our show —-> #madgainzzzson

Millennium CRE-02 Creatine

More information on Creatine

Recoverease

Thorne FX Essential Amino Acid Powder Complex

Master Amino Acid Pattern Tablets

Bone Broth Recipe

 Marie’s Takeaway: Bone broth and grass fed meats will get you just about all of the things you need! If you are going to supplement my favorite is Fermented Cod Liver Oil 🙂

Laura’s Takeaway: Try again with fish!

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#13: Sports Nutrition Supplementing Like A Champ (Part 1)

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PROTEIN POWDER, MUSCLE MILK, HGH! Supplements you need to get #madgainzzz right?! WRONG-O. No worries, mate. This week Pearl and Sassy continue the Sports Nutrition Series with Supplements- Part One.

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Oh, and one last thing before you go! Scroll to the bottom of this page and enter your email address to receive your FREE fall cookbook!

Let’s Dive In!
 
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Show Notes:
Sassy’s BAE-BAE Muffins
Sassy’s Allergen-Free Menu
Pearl on Tailgating Nutrition
Jimmy Fallon Ew Video
Ben Greenfield Fitness Review 
Dear Darla Video
Marcel The Shell With Shoes on Part 3
Sports Nutrition Podcast Series- Sports Nutrition 101Pre-WorkoutPost-Workout
Word of the DayErgogenic
John Oliver on Dr. Oz and Nutritional Supplements
Episode 4: Protein and Protein Powders
Protein Powders (if you fit our criteria) Great Lakes Gelatin, Raw Organic Whey, NOW Foods Egg White Protein

“Body building requires unnatural means for unnatural results.” –Ben Greenfield

Bars (NOT a meal replacement) Larabars, Steve’s Paleo Bar, Simple Squares, Clif- Kit’s Organic
Gels (fat based, no vegetable oils and artificial sweeteners) GU, Artisana, Huma, Justin’s Nut Butter, Pocket Fuel, Vespa, V-fuel, Chia Surge, Win force, Hammer Gel, Yum Butter, etc.
Calcium supplement for ammenoric individuals
Natural Calm Magnesium
Vitamin D Supplements we like: Metagenics, Thorne

Laura’s Takeaway: Take one Epsom salt bath per week!
Marie’s Takeaway: Calcium and vitamin D from raw, organic dairy and bone in sardines!

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#12: Sports Nutrition Post-Workout

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We are back with our Sports Nutrition Series and today we discuss Post-Workout Nutrition and why REAL FOOD wins every time. #MADgainzzzson
Today while listening you will be encouraged to GET UP AND MOVE!! We urge you to leave a review on iTunes here and you may get a shout out NEXT episode!! (and t-shirts coming soon 🙂 ) #freebies
And don’t forget to hashtag #AdventuresofSassyandPearl and #NutritionGeniusRadio while you are listening to our podcast 🙂
Post-Workout Nutrition
Step 1: Consider your workout, time of day, goals, body type and current diet
Step 2:  What fuel do you need post workout? Hint: Real Food
Step 3: When should you eat? 
Step 4:  Ok so what do I eat?  (Nutrient Density > Calorie Density) 
Word of the Day:
“Sassy and I are not mythomanes because we give you accurate nutrition info!” – Pearl
Pearls 3 Things To Avoid:
1. Artificial Colors
2. Artificial Sweeteners
3. Anything Labeled for a Vegan
Sassy’s 3 Things to Avoid
1. Vegetable Oils
2. Artificial Sweeteners/Flavors
3.  Artificial Colors
#nocoffeenoworkie
“If you can get the same results with a better diet that can promote health and longevity then why wouldn’t you?” – Sassy
Let’s Dive In!
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SUBSCRIBE and LEAVE A REVIEW!!! –> iTunes

Show Notes:
Philadelphia Eagles Fight Song: Fly Eagles Fly
Philadelphia’s Reading Terminal Market
 Philadelphia’s South 9th Street Italian Market
Coming Soon! Adventures of Sassy & Pearl Harvest Edition Cookbook (Subscribe)
Johnny Brenda’s in Philadelphia, PA
Prancersize A Youtube Fitness Tutorial
Past NGR Sports Nutrition Podcasts: 1 and 2
Ben Greenfield: Sitting Podcast
Biggie: Hypnotize
Workout of the Day (aka “WOD”)
 Research on Post Workout Nutrition
How I Met Your Mother Ted/Marshall/Lily Video
Dare To Be Different: Black Sheep Athletics
Nora Gedgaudas: Primal Mind, Primal Body
Vermont Traditional Foods and Health Symposium: YouTube Lectures
Post Workout Research: More Info
Homemade E-lyte Drink:
Gatorade aka Hatorade
Real Food Smoothies:
Magnesium: Epsom Salts, Topical Lotion/Spray, Powder

*Our recommendations have changed since this posting. You can find new fish oil supplement recommendations here and here.

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For our How I Met Your Mother Fans…JJ is the Ted to our Marshall and Lily 🙂
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#11: Sports Nutrition-Pre-Workout

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Welcome back to another episode of Nutrition Genius Radio! This week we continue our Sport Nutrition series with a discussion on how to fuel yourself before your workouts without chemical filled supplements. Real food is possible?! Who knew?! #sarcasm
Sorry, you  know Sassy and Pearl can’t be serious too long.
Let’s dive in!
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#10: Q&A: Chia Seeds, Health Resources, Jerky and More!

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Welcome Back to another episode of Nutrition Genius Radio!

You do NOT want to miss this episode! We dish on our new business venture that will bring you SO much nutrition genius info, recipes, etc. We also answer YOUR questions! So tune in and enjoy!

Let’s dive in!

Show Notes:

Facebook 

Twitter

Instagram: Pearl & Sassy

  1. Shelburne Farms, Shelburne, Vermont
  2. Weston A. Price
  3. The Vermont Traditional Foods and Health Symposium
  4. Instagram Pictures: @PearlONutrition & @TheSassyRD
  5. Nora Gedgaudas, CNS, CNT “Primal Mind, Primal Body”
  6. Ben Greenfield Fitness 
  7. Spartan Race
  8. NEW business –> Team Nutrition Genius
  9. Jimmy Fallon #hashtag
  10. Nutrition Genius Radio Sports Nutrition Series
  11. Chia Seeds
    1. Coconut Pudding
    2. Overnight Coffee Chia Pudding
    3. Busy Athletes
  12. Resources
    1. US!
      1. Laura: www.thesassydietitian.com
      2. Marie: www.pearlsofnutrition.com
      3. Coming Soon: Team Nutrition Genius
    2. Blogs
      1. Ben Greenfield
      2. Chris Kresser
      3. Robb Wolf
      4. Weston A. Price
      5. Mark Sisson
      6. Daniel Vitalis
      7. David Wolfe
      8. Denise Minger
    3. Books
      1. Food Rules by Dr. Cate Shanhan
      2. It Starts with Food by Melissa and Dallas Hartwig
      3. In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan
      4. Death by Food Pyramid by Denise Minger
      5. Rich Food, Poor Food by Jayson and Mira Calton
  13. Jerky
    1. DIY Recipes
      1. Oven
      2. Dehydrator (Buy one!)
    2. Favorite Brands:
      1. In Store: Krave, some ObertoThe New Primal, Trader Joe’s
      2. Online: US Wellness Meats, Steve’s Paleo Goods
    3. Where to find MSG on labels
  14. Healthy Living Market in Saratoga Springs, NY
  15. Ghee
    1. Recipe
    2. Brands: Pure Indian FarmsPurity Farms
  16. Potatoes
    1. Recipe
    2. Resistant Starch

#9: Sports Nutrition 101

Sports Nutrition 101

Welcome back to another episode of Nutrition Genius Radio! As promised we are starting a Sports Nutrition series on our podcast for all levels of athletes. There is no one size fits all diet and there is no one size fits athlete!

Confused on what you should be eating to fuel your performance? Have no fear your nutrition genius’ Pearl and Sassy are here to save the day! Today we are starting with the basics and will build on them as we go…for the athlete in all of us 🙂

Leave your questions to hear us answer them on an upcoming Podcast!

Let’s Dive In!

xoxo

Team Nutrition Genius

Show Notes:

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  1. Marie’s Egg Bake Recipe: http://www.pearlsofnutrition.com/blog/leeks
  2. Ground Cherries Blog: http://www.pearlsofnutrition.com/blog/ground-cherries
  3. Word of the Day- Abrogate: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/abrogate
  4. Laura’s Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf Recipe: http://thesassydietitian.com/2014/08/sassy-bacon-wrapped-meatball-muffins/
  5. Sugar list: http://whole9life.com/2010/06/sugar-sugar-sugar/
  6. How Canola Oil is Made: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=omjWmLG0EAs
  7. Natural Rehydration Beverage Recipe: http://wellnessmama.com/2575/natural-sports-drink/
  8. Massage Therapist Christine http://cliftonparkmassage.com/our-team/
  9. Quote: “Worrying is like a rocking chair, it gives you something to do, but it gets you nowhere.”-Glenn Turner
  10. Positive Affirmation Girl: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qR3rK0kZFkg
  11. 5 Minute Journal: http://www.fiveminutejournal.com
  12. Blue light blocker: https://justgetflux.com/

#8: Check In w/Sassy & Pearl

Welcome back to another entertaining episode of Nutrition Genius Radio! This week we are just checking in with YOU our listeners and we want to hear from you! But do not worry we still made sure to add some of nutrition genius knowledge in there for you!

Send us your questions and we will answer them on our podcast! They can be personal & anonymous or simple and straight forward! No nutrition question is too small!

Let’s dive in!

Because we don't take ourselves to seriously. #twinning
Because we don’t take ourselves to seriously. #twinning

 

xoxo

Pearl & Sassy

Show Notes:

Facebook 

Twitter

Instagram: Pearl & Sassy

1. Laura’s Meatloaf Muffins
– On the blog
2. Mindless Eating by Brian Wansink, Ph.D.
3. Misguided Medicine by Colin E. Champ, M.D.
4. Relentless Roger and the Caveman Doctor Podcast
7. Marie’s Bone Broth

#7: Do You Dair(y)?

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Welcome back to another entertaining yet educational episode of Nutrition Genius Radio! We are going to skim the surface of milk and dairy in this episode (pun most definitely intended) and let you decide whether you should consume the controversial food or not!

We Dair(y) you to listen! Feel free to leave any questions or comments below!

Please share with your friends, family and anyone who wants to be a Nutrition Genius groupie!

Let’s dive in!

xoxo

Pearl & Sassy

Show Notes:

Facebook 

Twitter

Instagram: Pearl & Sassy

1. Word of the day- Imbibe
3. Explanation of the different types of pasteurization- YouTube
6. Honest Weight Food Co-Op in Albany, NY
9. Sassy’s blog on diary
10. Pearl’s blog on dairy

#6: It’s a bird, It’s a plane, it’s SUPERFOOD! (Sardines, Tea, Eggs and more!)

Because we don't take ourselves to seriously. #twinning
Because we don’t take ourselves to seriously. #twinning

Welcome back to another episode of Nutrition Genius Radio! Today we are talking about SUPERFOODS! And beware we do not think that there is one food that cures all so hold on to your blueberries and buckle up for another entertaining yet educational podcast!

Please share with your friends, family and anyone who wants to be a Nutrition Genius groupie!

Let’s dive in!

xoxo

Pearl & Sassy

Show Notes:

Facebook 

Twitter

Instagram: Pearl & Sassy

  1. Thousand Islands: Visit
  2. Maryland Style Crabs: Basic Steamed Blue Crab
  3. Old Bay Seasoning
  4. Horseshoe Casino
  5. Johnny Sanchez
  6. PYO (Pick Your Own) Vegetables/Fruit: Pick Your Own
  7. In Season Fruits/Vegetables
  8. Tea
    1. Tazo: Refresh Mint
    2. Yogi: Perfect Energy
  9. Spices
    1. McCormick Science Institute
    2. Health benefits of herbs and spices
  10. Sardines: Wild Planet
  11. Eggs: Organic, Cage-Free, Free-Range or Pastured…Sorting Through the Confusion on Egg Labels
  12. Tessamae’s Dressings & Condiments