This blog is for athletes attending the Santa Clarita Speedo Sectionals meet in Santa Clarita, CA July 21st- July 24th. This meet is being held at the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center which is close to a variety of restaurants and food chains. Here are some suggestions for breakfast, lunch, and dinner during your stay in Santa Clarita!

BREAKFAST

Thelma’s Breakfast: Two fresh eggs, Applewood bacon, Turkey bacon, or sausage patties, toast, and your choice of house potatoes or hash browns. Choice of toast (sourdough), sausage or turkey bacon, house potatoes or fresh fruit as side.*Turkey is a great healthy lean choice of protein

Smoked Salmon Benedict: Smoked salmon two poaches eggs, tomato, snd basil on an English with a side of fruit. *Salmon is high in Omega 3s as well as vitamin B12 which supports a healthy metabolism, immunity, and nervous system function

Healthy Basil and Spinach & Goat Cheese Omelette: Fresh basil, spinach, heirloom tomatoes, and goat cheese with a side of fruit or potatoes. *Goat cheese is rich in riboflavin, vitamin K, A, niacin and folate

  • Mama’s Table (10 min) 
  • 23340 Cinema Dr, Santa Clarita, CA 91355

Egg Benedict Florentine: Avocado, eggs, spinach, hollandaise sauce on English muffin (ask for sauce on the side) get fresh fruit or home fries as a side. *Avocados are packed with healthy fats and eggs are a quick absorption protein 

Spinach and Cheese omelette: Mushroom, tomato, and Swiss cheese with side of fruit or home fries and choice of toast (sourdough, multigrain, or wheat). *Mushrooms are a rich source of fiber, protein, and antioxidants

Lox Benedict: 2 poached eggs on an English muffin, with ham, and hollandaise sauce (on side). Pair with fresh fruit or potatoes. *Great source of Omega-3s!

Avocado Benedict: 2 poached eggs on sourdough bread, with smashed avocado, tomatoes, and cheese. *Avocados are packed with healthy fats and eggs are a quick absorption protein 

My O Combo: 2 eggs with your choice of bacon, sausage, or ham. Home fries or fresh fruit 

Popeye Omelet: Ham, spinach, mushroom, and mozzarella cheese. *Spinach is rich in vitamin B and other important vitamins such as A, E, K, and C 

 LUNCH

Smoked Turkey Panino: Smoked turkey breast, avocado, and mozzarella. *Turkey is a great healthy lean choice of protein

Smoked Salmon Panino: Smoked salmon, tomto, pesto, and mozzarella. *Salmon is high in Omega 3s as well as vitamin B12 which supports a healthy metabolism, immunity, and nervous system function

Salmon with Lemon Basil Sauce: Seared salmon served with Jasmine steamed rice and sautéed veggies topped with lemon basil sauce 

Turkey Burrito Bowl with Cilantro Lime Sauce: Ground turkey seasoned with Plate Therapy taco seasoning and served with fajita veggies, green rice. Topped with our fresh house made cilantro lime jalapeno dressing. The perfect amount of spice! Carbs: 30g / Protein: 38g / Fat: 14g

Chicken Power Bowl: Organic chicken breast marinated in cilantro lime house-made sauce. Served with quinoa salad (quinoa, black beans, garbanzo beans, mango, red onion, cilantro, mint). Carbs: 30g / Protein: 50g / Fat: 15g

Cali Plate: Blackened chicken with roasted sweet potatoes and zucchini spears. Carbs: 40g / Protein: 45g / Fat: 10g

Grilled Chicken Club: Grilled chicken on toasted sourdough with black bean mayo, Dijon, avocado, bacon, lettuce, and tomato. *Chicken has a very high protein content, which plays a very important role in sustaining muscles

Spicy Salmon Sandwich: Blackened salmon on sourdough roll with tartar sauce, lettuce, tomato, and onion. *Salmon is high in Omega 3s as well as vitamin B12 which supports a healthy metabolism, immunity, and nervous system function

Grilled chicken and red peppers: Grilled chicken on ciabatta with fresh mozzarella, roasted red peppers, spinach, and pesto mayonnaise.

Blackened Salmon Wrap: Spicy Salmon with crisp romaine, avocado, and tomato rolled in a flour tortilla. Served with yogurt dressing and fresh fruit.

DINNER

ROASTED HALF CHICKEN: Slow-roasted with housemade herb butter. Served with choice of two sides (Quinoa, Farro & Brown Rice Medley and a veggie of choice) 

GRILLED ATLANTIC SALMON: Blackened or grilled. Served with choice of two sides (Quinoa, Farro & Brown Rice Medley and a veggie of choice) 

CHICKEN & QUINOA MEDITERRANEAN: Pulled roasted chicken, tomatoes, cucumbers, artichoke hearts, onions, olives, feta cheese and quinoa blend on romaine lettuce tossed in red wine shallot vinaigrette. *Quinoa is filled with rich nutrients and high-fiber carbohydrates

Lemon Rosemary Chicken: Mashed Potatoes, Spinach & Mustard Garlic Sauce

Cilantro Pesto Salmon: Wild Mushrooms, Bok Choy & Red Pepper Veggie Soba Noodles, Sweet Soy & Lemongrass Broth. *Bok choy is loaded with vitamin A, C, and K and contains antioxidants as well as a significant amount of calcium and magnesium  

Remember to include lean protein, high fiber carbohydrates, vegetables, and small amounts of fats for lunch and dinner!

  • Grilled lean meat, grilled vegetables or salad, and baked potatoes
  • Grilled fish, quinoa or brown rice, or asparagus
  • Lasagna, salad, and vegetables

 Pre-Meet & During Meet Fuel:

  • Banana
  • Purely Elizabeth Granola
  • Oatmeal with chia seeds and fruit
  • Orange
  • Pack of Honey Stinger Chews
  • HU Crackers
  • Handful of Grapes
  • ½ Lara Bar or RX Bar
  • Nuts
  • Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich
  • Hydrate: Water, Nuun Electrolyte Drink

Good luck with your meet and fuel as your body needs! Even if you don’t feel hungry after a race or session be sure to put something in your body to help it recover and prepare for the next session! Recovery food is very important post-race. Immediately after your last race of the session be sure to have a protein shake or Bar with equal carbs and equal protein. Remember the 30-minute magic window for fueling after a meet/ session! Good options are Lara Protein, Primal Kitchen Protein Bar, and RX Layers Bar.

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