Good Items for a Dancers Lunch Box:
Hard Boiled Eggs
Tofu - Vegetarian
Seitan (Wheat Gluten)Vegetarian
Chicken or Turkey with out skin
Hummus with celery or carrots
Bean and Rice Mixtures
Peanut Butter w/ Ezekiel Bread (by Food for Life) or Apples or Bananas
Brown Rice Cakes
Cheese Cubes ( we like raw cheddar or jack cheese available at Whole Foods, Trader Joe's or Henry's. We also like Kosher Cheese made with vegetable enzymes it is REALLY good)
Water (of course) 8oz of fluid every 15 min or when breaks in class
I have read two guidelines for protein
1.4-1.6g per kg body weight and 1/2 gram for every pound body weight
Experiencing Cramping? You might need Calcium, Potassium or Fluids.
Make sure to get your Calcium, Iron and B12!!
There is a link or 2 to the right on ballet Nutrition.
Please share your creative, on the go, healthy snack ideas and quick healthy dinner ideas as most of us get home late!
What do you think of pita chips (good with hummus) ? What about those Cliff Bars (we buy the kid's Z Bars)?