What do your favorite Olympians really eat? The food they choose fuels them to represent our country with pride in Sochi this year. We checked in with a few of your fav female athletes who shared their top dishes to enjoy during peak training…and their secret splurges, too!
Ashley Wagner – Women’s Figure Skating
Her all-American taste and commitment to her health make Ashley a stellar competitor and figure of wellness on and off the ice!
Favorite Healthy Food: Quinoa
Favorite Indulgence: Apple pie with ice cream
Favorite dish to make: Rosemary Lemon Chicken
Katie Uhlaender – Skeleton
This daredevil athlete shows her southern tastes with her dish of choice!
Favorite Healthy Food: Spinach
Favorite Indulgence: Sweet potato fries
Favorite dish to make: Barbecued beef
Heather McPhie – Freestyle Skiing: Moguls
This former gymnast and female moguls pioneer stays in top shape with green smoothies.
Favorite Healthy Food: Hummus (Check out our Top 5 favorite flavors of hummus here!)
Favorite Indulgence: Pizza
Favorite dish to make: Smoothies with kale, spinach and fruit
Hilary Knight – Ice Hockey
Fun Fact: Hilary scored the fastest goal in Olympic hockey history at only 53 seconds during Saturday’s win vs. Finland. How does she do it? Cake and ice cream!
Favorite Healthy Food: Oatmeal
Favorite Indulgence: Skinny Cow Cookies & Cream Ice Cream Sandwich
Favorite Dish to Make: Double layer chocolate cake (Glad we’re not the only ones!)
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February 13th, 2014