They say you are what you eat, but could what our Olympic athletes eat make the difference between a gold or a silver medal? This summer, it’s up to U.S. Olympic Committee executive chef Jacque Hamilton to plan every meal for the entire 600-athlete American delegation, a group that depends on tasty, healthy food devoid of butter, trans fats or high sodium. Hamilton shares her delicious, nutritious recipes — fit for a Beijing champion — and the favorite dishes of weightlifter Carissa Gump and judo fighter Myles Porter:

Recipe: Roasted brussels sprouts (on this page) Recipe: Chicken stir-fry (on this page)

Recipe: Baja chicken salad (on this page)