15 Must Haves for your Kitchen

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First, I have a confession, this list was really long at first. I love to cook and when I was looking at my pantry, cupboards and fridge I had a hard time narrowing it down. With that being said, this list could easily be longer and your top 15 is most likely different than my top 15. None-the-less, … [Read more...]

Egg White Snacks

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  These are so incredibly easy and  huge hit at my house! Once they are made, they do not last long in my house, however, they do keep well and are easily re-heated.   So, make a bunch and have an easy, healthy, go-to snack.  When I made this batch I used only red peppers, onion, and … [Read more...]

Ironman California 70.3 – Oceanside Race Report

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Have you ever wanted something so bad that you feel like you are starting to smother the idea of it and you just might possibly jinx yourself into not getting it because you want it so bad?  That is how I felt leading up to Ironman 70.3 California in Oceanside.  So much so that I forced myself to do … [Read more...]

My Ironman Arizona 2013 Race Report

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  Do you have the confidence to set and go for your GOALS?  Why do you set GOALS? By no means am I veteran, but the level of calmness I felt the morning of Ironman Arizona 2013 was comforting.  Growing up in southern California, I spent many days at the beach and in the ocean.  To say, I … [Read more...]

10 Tips on Hiking with Kids

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10 Tips on hiking with kids. Do you love hiking with your kids?  Have you had great experiences or ones so disastrous to the point you will not attempt it again?  There is definitely an art to hiking with kids, one that involves planning and patience.  But it's worth it.  Proper planning will … [Read more...]

My 2013 Ironman World Championship Experience

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  My 2013 Ironman World Championship Experience The door to the plane opened and I could not wait to get to the doorway to smell the Hawaiian air. I was told to stand there and look around, take a deep breath and take in the energy form the island.  I did just that.  Kona’s airport is not … [Read more...]

Our Halloween Tradition

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Do you blindly following culture and tradition or do you think outside of the box and start your own tradition? Another Halloween is fast approaching, bringing with it more than $2.2 billion in candy.  For parents who work hard year-round to help their children make healthy choices, finding a way … [Read more...]

Tips for Eating Healthy on the Go

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Tips for Eating Healthy on the Go “This bus is leaving, you better get in.”  “We gotta go.”  “Get in the car. NOW!” As my children get older our family schedule gets fuller and fuller. We now have activities every day of the week. Throw in the mix me running a business and doing Ironman … [Read more...]

Quick, Easy, & Healthy Tomato Basil Pasta Recipe

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'Blow your MIND' Tomato Basil Pasta - No straining, Just Stirring! As a mom of 3, Ironman triathlete, business owner, chef, taxi driver, maid, pool girl, et al., I look for simple and healthy recipes all the time.  I came across this recipe, was inspired to try it and had to share.  The great thing … [Read more...]

Grilled Avocado-Mango Guacamole

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Towards the end of a long bike ride I start dreaming about food.  It has become a little bit of a ritual for me to make guacamole and devour the whole bowl with a mix of tortilla chips, bell peppers and carrots and today was going to be no different.  With it being a holiday weekend my family … [Read more...]



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